The Eric Walz History 300 Collection, 2002-Present; MSSI 37 Collection Processed by: Samuel Passey, and Julie Held Register Created by: Samuel Passey, Kurt Hunsaker, Luke Kirkham and David Garmon Date: March 12, 2004
Edited by: Derek Abbott
Date: March 10, 2009
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Biographical Sketch of / Agency History
Eric Walz is a faculty member in the History Department at BYU-Idaho. He teaches courses in Asian, American, and Industrial Age history. He also teaches an introductory History Research and Writing Course.
Scope and Content
This collection consists of oral history interviews and research papers submitted by the students in Dr. Walz's History Research & Writing course. The interviewees are primarily war veterans of World War II, the Korean War, or the Vietnam War. The transcripts are arranged by the semester that they were interviewed, and alphabetically by the interviewee's last name within each semester. The research papers are arranged alphabetically by the author's last name in the given semester. The research papers are based primarily on documents found in the BYU-Idaho Special Collections & Archives, and relate to the development of Rexburg and Ricks College.
Oral History Interviews & Research Papers Box 5 - Student Research Papers Submitted Winter 2004 Folders: 1. Allen, Cale C. - “What was the Biggest Contributing Factor that Kept Ricks College from Permanent Closure during the administrations of 1895 and 1936?” 2. Ellgen, Meagan - “How did religion affect the origins of BYU-Idaho?” 3. Goodson, Karen Dee - “What was the Effect of World War II on the College Life of Students Attending Ricks?” 4. Larsen, Theodore R. - “Why was the 1937 Ricks College Bill Defeated?” 5. Porter, Pamela - “How did Ricks College Survive the Economic Troubles of the Early 1930’s?” 6. Rhodes, Jessica Josie - “Ezra C, Dalby: Threat or Victim?” 7. Thrap, Elsie - “What was the Reaction to the Cancellation of Intercollegiate Athletics at Ricks College?”