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James H. Pickering
James H. Pickering sitting on a table
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James H. Pickering - James H. Pickering sitting on a table. [1992-1995]. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 21, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll6/item/116/show/104.

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([1992-1995]). James H. Pickering - James H. Pickering sitting on a table. University of Houston People. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll6/item/116/show/104

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Title James H. Pickering
Date [1992-1995]
Description James Pickering came to Houston in 1981 as dean of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts. He became UH's interim provost in 1991 and acting president after Marguerite Ross Barnett stepped down in January 1992 due to illness. Pickering was then given a two-year appointment as acting president by UH System Chancellor Alex Schilt who believed that time was needed to begin a national search. Prior to coming to UH Pickering emphasized the striking similarity of his and Barnett’s vision for UH – making it address society's shift toward urban human needs, catering to non-traditional students. Pickering served as an English professor at Northwestern University and an English department chairman and Honors College director at Michigan State University.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • College presidents
  • College administrators
Subject.Topical (SAA)
  • presidents
  • administrators
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Pickering, James H.
  • University of Houston
Genre (AAT)
  • black-and-white photographs
Physical Description 12 photographs
Type (DCMI)
  • Still Image
Format (IMT)
  • image/jpeg
Original Collection UH Photographs Collection
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=58
Digital Collection University of Houston People
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll6
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This image is in the public domain and may be used freely. If publishing in print, electronically, or on a website, please cite the item using the citation button.
Item Description
Title James H. Pickering sitting on a table
Description James H. Pickering sitting on a table, looking over schematics.
Original Item Location ID 1969-037, Box 12, Folder 57
File name uhp667cc.jpg