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Transcript of interview with Kathy War by Claytee D. White, February 26, 2009







Kathy War fondly remembers being raised and educated in Helena, Montana. She and her husband Tom married in 1968 during an uncertain job market. After a short time in Seattle, they came to Las Vegas in 1970. Kathy drew upon her library work experience to apply for a job with UNLV's library. For the next four-and a half years she worked in the Curriculum Materials Library (CML). She then worked in the Inter-Library loan department and eventually moved to Special Collections. As she prepared to retire, she spoke of the growth that had transpired in Special Collections from three positions to ten. She describes the process of archiving over 60,00 photos and mentions the Oral History Research Center as important accomplishments of that department.

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Kathy War oral history interview, 2009 February 26. OH-1908. [Transcript]. Oral History Research Center, Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.


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