History of the University
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Physics Professor at the College of Mines and Metallurgy (U.T. El Paso), 1938-1981.
Summary of Interview
Coming to the Physics Department in 1938; faculty members; working with the Civilian Pilot Training program and war research between 1942-1945; how he wrote Foundations of Electricity and Magnetism; course load; scheduling cl asses; the name change to Texas Western College; the Schellenger Research Laboratories.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
Length of Transcript
Interview with Thomas G. Barnes by Rebecca Craver, 1983, "Interview no. 690," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.