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Howard E. Nielsen oral history interview (OH-01386)

Abstract

Oral history interview with Howard E. Nielsen conducted by Adina Elison on March 29, 2003 for the Public School Principalship Oral History Project. In this interview, Nielsen reflects upon his experience as a teacher and administrator in Utah and Arizona during the 1970s and 1980s. He describes his upbringing and the process by which he became a teacher, principal, and assistant to the superintendent following military service. He describes his approach to teaching and educational leadership, his regular responsibilities, and experience working across grade levels simultaneously.

Finding Aid - PDF
Date
2003-03-29
Extent
2 digital_files (0.129 GB) MP3
0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
0.10 Linear Feet
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Collection is open for research. Where use copies do not exist, production of use copies is required before access will be granted; this may delay research requests. Advanced notice is required.

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Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Howard E. Nielsen conducted by Adina Elison on March 29, 2003 for the Public School Principalship Oral History Project. In this interview, Nielsen reflects upon his experience as a teacher and administrator in Utah and Arizona during the 1970s and 1980s. He describes his upbringing and the process by which he became a teacher, principal, and assistant to the superintendent following military service. He describes his approach to teaching and educational leadership, his regular responsibilities, and experience working across grade levels simultaneously. Digital audio available; print transcript available.

Preferred Citation

Howard E. Nielsen, 2003 March 29. OH-01386. [Cite format consulted: Audio recording or Transcript.] Oral History Research Center, Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

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US::NvLN::OH01386
Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials from this oral history project were transferred to UNLV Libraries Special Collections and Archives by Professor Patrick Carlton of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas College of Education. Transfers began in 2002 and are ongoing.

Processing Information

Interview materials were processed by UNLV Libraries Special Collections and Archives in 2017. The audio cassette(s) for this interview have been reformatted by an external vendor into a digital format. MP3 files of the audio are available for research use. In 2022, Kassidy Whetstone wrote the collection description.

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