Interview with Lawrence S. Thompson, March 8, 1982

Project: University of Kentucky Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Lawrence Thompson discusses W. Hugh Peal, one of the first Rhodes Scholars from the University of Kentucky, lawyer, and prolific book collector. Peal donated much of his personal library collection to the University of Kentucky Library. In this interview Thompson discusses Peal's background, and his education and connections at the University of Kentucky. He discusses Peal's collecting interests, the value of his collection for researchers, and his attitudes regarding collecting materials.

Interview Accession

1982oh069_af145

Interviewee Name

Lawrence S. Thompson

Interviewer Name

Terry L. Birdwhistell

James Birchfield

Interview Date

1982-03-08

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Thompson, Lawrence S. Interview by Terry L. Birdwhistell. 08 Mar. 1982. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Thompson, L.S. (1982, March 08). Interview by T. L. Birdwhistell. University of Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Thompson, Lawrence S., interview by Terry L. Birdwhistell. March 08, 1982, University of Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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