Houston Gwynne Jones Oral History Interview
Houston Gwynne Jones is a 1949 graduate of Appalachian State Teachers College where he earned his BS in History and English. After graduation, Dr. Jones earned a MA from Vanderbilt University and his Ph.D. from Duke in 1965. He has remained an active volunteer for the university working with the Alumni Association and serving on the Library Advisory Board for two decades. In 2010 he inducted into the Reich College of Education’s Rhododendron Society and he was awarded Appalachian’s [ASTC’s] First Distinguished Alumni Award.
Information discussed in the interview: childhood, early education, attendance at Appalachian State University, the dormitories, social events and habits, daily life, weather, relationships, sports, class life, jobs held while at school, the library, and life after graduation.
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