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Oral History Interview with Mable Phillips, February 20, 2001

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A video interview with Mable Phillips (McMurry class of 1934), in which she discusses her years as a student at McMurry. Phillips was a longtime public schoolteacher. She had a long career in education, serving in seven school districts in Texas as a teacher and counselor. While teaching at Franklin Junior High, she was named Teacher of the Year, according to an Abilene Reporter-News story in 1962, for the junior high school grades. In 2007 she was named a distinguished alumni by the McMurry University.

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1 video (57 min.) : sd., col.

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Phillips, Mable Frances February 20, 2001.

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McMurry University Library

The Jay Rollins Library at McMurry University partnered with us to provide access to The Totem, the McMurry University yearbooks. The Totem yearbook, 1924-2006, for McMurry College in Abilene, Texas, is the University yearbook, presenting a record of student and campus life during the previous academic year. Included are photographs, formal and candid, of students, faculty, administrators, staff, student organizations, social clubs, athletic teams, Homecoming, and other special events.

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  • Main Title: Oral History Interview with Mable Phillips, February 20, 2001
  • Added Title: February 20, 2001 McMurry University Interview with Mable Phillips

Description

A video interview with Mable Phillips (McMurry class of 1934), in which she discusses her years as a student at McMurry. Phillips was a longtime public schoolteacher. She had a long career in education, serving in seven school districts in Texas as a teacher and counselor. While teaching at Franklin Junior High, she was named Teacher of the Year, according to an Abilene Reporter-News story in 1962, for the junior high school grades. In 2007 she was named a distinguished alumni by the McMurry University.

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1 video (57 min.) : sd., col.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 08_Phillips_Mabel_McMurry_University_Interview_February_20_2001
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth404808

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Abilene Library Consortium

Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

Texas Oral History Collection

The Texas Oral History Collection is a group of oral history interviews from a variety of people discussing their lives in Texas.

McMurry University Oral Histories

The McMurry Oral History Collection consists of video interviews of alumni and professors of McMurry University about their experiences during the time they were associated with the university. These oral history videos are a part of a larger collection of oral histories, many of them in audio format, which began to be collected at McMurry in the early 1980s.

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  • February 20, 2001

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  • April 27, 2014, 6:09 p.m.

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  • June 1, 2015, 2:01 p.m.

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Phillips, Mable Frances. Oral History Interview with Mable Phillips, February 20, 2001, video, February 20, 2001; Abilene, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth404808/: accessed January 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting McMurry University Library.