Oral History Interview with J. Edmund Kirby, March 1998

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A video interview with Dr. J. Edmund Kirby (1908-2006), a McMurry alumnus (class of 1931), and his wife Ruth discussing their experiences at McMurry and their life together. Dr. Kirby was a professor of Bible at McMurry from 1945-1947, and later served as a McMurry Trustee.

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1 video (33 min.) : sd., col.

Creation Information

Kirby, J. Edmund & Kirby, Ruth March 1998.

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  • Main Title: Oral History Interview with J. Edmund Kirby, March 1998
  • Added Title: 1998 Oral History Interview with J. Edmund Kirby

Description

A video interview with Dr. J. Edmund Kirby (1908-2006), a McMurry alumnus (class of 1931), and his wife Ruth discussing their experiences at McMurry and their life together. Dr. Kirby was a professor of Bible at McMurry from 1945-1947, and later served as a McMurry Trustee.

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1 video (33 min.) : sd., col.

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J. Edmund Kirby (1908-2006).

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 03_Kirby_J_Edmond_Amateur_Video_Historical_Documentation_March_1998
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth404810

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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

Part of a greater collection started in the 1980s, these video interviews with alumni and professors depict McMurry University history.

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  • March 1998

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  • April 27, 2014, 6:09 p.m.

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  • June 1, 2015, 1:59 p.m.

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Kirby, J. Edmund & Kirby, Ruth. Oral History Interview with J. Edmund Kirby, March 1998, video, March 1998; Abilene, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth404810/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting McMurry University Library.