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Two Departmental Histories

By on March 5, 2012

Last week Dr. John Wiebe shared with me two written histories from his personal files–one by Randolph H. Whitworth about the Psychology Department and the other by John O. West about the English Department. In three pages, Whitworth’s history of

C. L. Sonnichsen, Grassroots Historian

By on February 24, 2012

The UTEP Library’s Special Collections is named for C. L. Sonnichsen, a long-time English professor known by many of his friends and former students as “Doc.”  He came to El Paso in 1931 after doctoral studies at Harvard to teach