Interview with Jasper B. Shannon, July 11, 1973

Project: University of Kentucky Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Dr. Jasper Shannon was a professor of political science at the University of Kentucky from 1936 to 1956. In this interview he discusses UK President Frank McVey, including his personality, relationships with faculty and Kentucky politicians, and some of the conflicts he was involved in at the university. He discusses the selection of Herman Donovan as McVey's successor. Throughout the interview Shannon tells personal anecdotes about various university administrators and faculty members.

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1990oh328_af427

Interviewee Name

Jasper B. Shannon

Interviewer Name

Charles G. Talbert

Interview Date

1973-07-11

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Shannon, Jasper B. Interview by Charles G. Talbert. 11 Jul. 1973. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Shannon, J.B. (1973, July 11). Interview by C. G. Talbert. University of Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Shannon, Jasper B., interview by Charles G. Talbert. July 11, 1973, University of Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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