Interview Participants

Interviewee: James P. Myers, Jr, Professor of English, Gettysburg College

Interviewer: Brad R. Miller '13, Gettysburg College

Document Type

Oral History


James Myers was interviewed on March 28 & 31, 2011 by Brad Miller about his childhood, collegiate years and teaching at Gettysburg College. He also discussed Carl Arnold Hanson's presidency, the political unrest during that time, and how the college has changed during his time here.

Length of Interview: 103 minutes

Course Information:

  • Course Title: HIST 300: Historical Method
  • Academic Term: Spring 2011
  • Course Instructor: Dr. Michael Birkner '72

Collection Note: This oral history was selected from the Oral History Collection maintained by Special Collections & College Archives. Transcripts are available for browsing in the Special Collections Reading Room, 4th floor, Musselman Library. GettDigital contains the complete listing of oral histories done from 1978 to the present. To view this list and to access selected digital versions please visit --

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