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Castel, Albert, 1928-2014



Albert Castel was the professor emeritus of history at Western Michigan University. Castel joined the faculty in 1960 and retired in 1991 after 31 years of service to the University. He was a professor of history, regarded as one of the leading authorities on the Civil War in the West and authored numerous books and more than 100 articles on the subject. He won the Lincoln Prize for Best Civil War book published in 1992.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Oral history interview with Robert Russell, September 29, 1990

 File — Box 4-OralHist, Object: 19
Scope and Contents Oral history speeches and honors given at Robert R. Russel’s 100th birthday celebration conducted on September 29, 1990. Introduction by Lewis Carlson. Opening words by Ron Davis, Chair of History. Honors and recognition by Al Castel. Speeches given from Robert W. Johanson from the University of Illinois, James Dodson from McPherson College, Al Castel of University of Kansas, and Philip Denenfeld of WMU on behalf of form WMU President Dr. Haenicke. Each speaker highlights the impact of Dr....
Dates: September 29, 1990

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Discrimination in education -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Dissertations, Academic -- Southern States -- Economic Conditions 1
Student movements -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- Newspapers 1
Students -- Political activity 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Causes 1