History of the University
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Widow of Lloyd A. "Speedy" Nelson, one of the first three graduates of the Texas School of Mines, and later a professor at the College of Mines.
Summary of Interview
The first graduating class of the Texas School of Mines, of which Mr. Nelson was one of three; administrators and professors; how Mr. Nelson began teaching at the College of Mines; the first girls on campus; the APO engineering fraternity and St. Patrick's Day activities; the co-op (bookstore) in Main Building, run by Prof. NElson; faculty parties; how she and Prof. Nelson met
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
Length of Transcript
Interview with Fay W. Nelson by Rebecca Craver, 1984, "Interview no. 686," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.