Interview with Frank G. Dickey, October 14, 1985

Project: University of Kentucky Medical Center Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Dr. Frank G. Dickey (President of the University of Kentucky 1956-1963) discusses his education, his rise to the presidency of the University of Kentucky, the attempts by members of state government to politicize the University, the Medical School and the Medical Center. Provides details of the earliest efforts to establish the Medical School and the Medical center, with particular detail being given to the role of Dr. Brick Chambers. Dr. Dickey provides some detail on his decision to step down as president of the University after a relatively short tenure.

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1985oh225_ukmc003

Interviewee Name

Frank G. Dickey

Interviewer Name

Richard C. Smoot

Interview Date

1985-10-14

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Dickey, Frank G. Interview by Richard C. Smoot. 14 Oct. 1985. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Dickey, F.G. (1985, October 14). Interview by R. C. Smoot. University of Kentucky Medical Center Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Dickey, Frank G., interview by Richard C. Smoot. October 14, 1985, University of Kentucky Medical Center Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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