Carlton-Anthony Tampa Oral History Project

Interviewee

Samuel Proctor

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Interviewer

Greenberg, Mark I.

Publisher

University of South Florida Libraries

Date

2002-08-25

Publication Date

12-16-2009

Abstract

This is an oral history interview with Dr. Samuel Proctor, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Florida. Dr. Proctor describes his family history, childhood, undergraduate education, and military service during World War II. In 1942 he earned his master's degree, writing his thesis on Florida governor Napoleon Bonaparte Broward. After the war, he became an instructor at UF while completing his Ph.D.; his dissertation was on the university's creation and early years. Dr. Proctor taught at UF for fifty years, and also held the offices of University Archivist and University Historian. He describes his relationships with the University Press of Florida, the Florida Historical Society, the University of Florida Oral History Program, UF Hillel, and other organizations. Dr. Proctor also discusses his family, retirement, travels, and religious activities. He died in 2005 at the age of 86.

Keywords

Jewish college teachers--Florida, Jewish college teachers--Interviews, Jewish families--Florida, Jewish historians--Interviews, Historians--Interviews, Oral histories, History--Florida

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1 sound file (491 min.) : digital, MPEG4 file + ;

Subject: topical

Jewish college teachers--Florida; Jewish college teachers--Interviews; Jewish families--Florida; Jewish historians--Interviews; Historians--Interviews; Oral histories; History--Florida

Language

English

Type

Sound

Genre

Oral histories; Online audio

Format

audio/mp3

Holding Location

University of South Florida

Collection

Carlton-Anthony Tampa oral history project

Identifier

U11-00020

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