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Samuel A. Shipman Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2693

This collection contains an 81-page interview, conducted by the Center for the Study of War and Society for the Vetran's Oral History Project, which covers the life of Samuel Shipman from his youth, to serving in Vietnam, to his thoughts on the TVA.

Dates

  • 2000

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection contains an 81-page interview, conducted by the Center for the Study of War and Society for the Vetran's Oral History Project, which covers the life of Samuel Shipman from his youth, to serving in Vietnam, to his thoughts on the TVA.

Biographical/Historical Note

Author of 525-6 Military Operations, Lessons Learned Land Clearing, Samuel A. Shipman is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was born in Texas, the son of a WWII veteran and a nurse. He used the G. I. Bill to attend the University of Tennessee and then worked for the TVA. Shipman died on January 28, 2020.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Collection was donated to Special Collections in December 2005.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480