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Collection Details


Collection Name: Big Bend National Park
Repository Name: University of Texas, El Paso. Library. Special Collections Department. Institute for Oral History [Repository Details]
Repository Location: El Paso, Texas, United States
URL: http://www.dmc.utep.edu/oralh/BigBend.html
Dates Spanned: 1994-1994
Description: This project, conducted in 1994 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the creation of the park, consists of 20 interviews with former park administrators and area residents affected by the establishment of Big Bend National Park on the Texas-Mexico border. These interviews present a wide range of perspectives on the history, ecology, and wildlife of the Big Bend area from the 1920s to the present.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 20
Broad Subjects: Environment
ASP Subjects: Animals; Ecology; History; Mexican-American Border Region; Mexico; National parks and reserves; Nature and nurture; Nature conservation; Oral history; Parks; Plants; Texas
Other Subjects: Big Bend National Park; Border; Wildlife
Collection Code: OHC0002131