Interview with Elvis J. Stahr, Jr., October 30, 1985

Project: University of Kentucky Medical Center Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Dr. Elvis J. Stahr, Jr. (Professor of law at the University of Kentucky 1947, Dean of the University of Kentucky College of Law 1948-1957, Provost of the University of Kentucky 1954-1957) served as chairman of the first exploratory committee for a University of Kentucky Medical Center in the fifties. In this interview, Stahr discusses the process undertaken before the establishment of the University of Kentucky Medical Center. He compares that process to other universities he was a part of which also underwent historic medical education changes while he was employed. In addition, Stahr discusses in detail his career after the University of Kentucky and his service as Secretary of the Army and university president.

Interview Accession

1985oh236_ukmc011

Interviewee Name

Elvis J. Stahr, Jr.

Interviewer Name

Richard C. Smoot

Interview Date

1985-10-30

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Stahr, Elvis J., Jr. Interview by Richard C. Smoot. 30 Oct. 1985. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Stahr, E.J., Jr. (1985, October 30). 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.

Stahr, Elvis J., Jr., interview by Richard C. Smoot. October 30, 1985, University of Kentucky Medical Center Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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