C. Robert Jones

        Playwright

 

NAME                                                        INTERVIEWER                                  DATE



1.  Douglas Gordon                               Julie Treacy Fortney                             July 8, 2008
2.  The Creative Team who                   C. Robert Jones                                    July 17, 2008
     wrote and produced 
     Through the Long Years:
          Robert Chapman, Darryl
          Norton, Walter Smith,

          Rachel Chapman and Pat Smith 
3.  Pauline Cheek                                  Richard Dillingham                              July 22, 2008
4.  Richard Dillingham                           Pauline Cheek                                     July 29, 2008

5.  Donald Anderson                              Richard Dillingham                              August 5, 2008

6.  Edith Swann                                     Robert Melvin                                     August 11, 2008
7.  Harley Jolley                                    C. Robert Jones                                  August 14, 2008
8.  Emmett Sams                                    Susan Kiser                                        September 9, 2008
9.  Ruth Anderson                                   Richard Dillingham                            September 11, 2008
10. Edwin Cheek and
      Donald Anderson                              Pauline Cheek                                    September 30, 2008
11.  John Hough                                     C. Robert Jones                                  October 23, 2008
12.  Everett (Buddy) Gill                         C. Robert Jones                                  October 30, 2008
13.  Mark Cabaniss                                  C. Robert Jones                                  December 12, 2008
14.  Jim Fish                                           Richard Dillingham                             March 3, 2009
15.  Margaret M. Verhulst                        Gregory Lisenbee                                March 5, 2009
16.  Sue Fitzgerald                                  C. Robert Jones                                  March 12, 2009
17.  The Southern Appalachian                C. Robert Jones                                  March 12, 2009
       Repertory Theatre (SART)
       Pioneers - Founding of SART 
       James W. Thomas,

       C. Robert Jones,  Bill Gregg,
       Earl Leininger   
18.  David Knisley                                   James Lenburg                                      April 9, 2009
19.  The Department of                          C. Robert Jones                                     April 16, 2009
        Religion 
        Page Lee, Earl Leininger,
        Robert Melvin,
        Thomas Sawyer 
20.  Doris Bentley                                   C. Robert Jones                                     May 12, 2009
21.  Earl Leininger                                  James Lenburg                                      May 19, 2009
22.  Sylvia Murphey                                 C. Robert Jones                                     June 4, 2009
23.  Nancy Fosson                                   C. Robert Jones                                     June 16, 2009
24.  Noel Kinnamon                                 Carol Boggess                                       June 18, 2009
25.  Charity Ray                                      Gregory Lisenbee                                  June 18, 2009
26.  David Riggins                                   John Hough                                           July 14, 2009
27.  Nina Pollard                                     Phyllis Smith                                         July 16, 2009
28.  Robert Knott                                    James Lenburg                                      July 22, 2009
29.  Robert Kramer                                 C. Robert Jones                                     July 27, 2009
30.  Julie Treacy Fortney                         C. Robert Jones                                    July 28, 2009
31.  Donald Schmeltekopf                       James Lenburg                                      July 29, 2009
32.  Oralene Graves Simmons                  Teresa Buckner                                      August 6, 2009
33.  John Rogers                                      C. Robert Jones                                    August 20, 2009
34.  JoAnne Alexander                             C. Robert Jones                                    August 25, 2009

35.  Virginia Hart                                     JoAnne Alexander                                August 25, 2009

36.  A. Max Lennon, 
         Ruth  Lennon                                  Robert Melvin                                       October 5, 2009

37.  Beverly Lunsford                               C. Robert Jones                                    October 26, 2009
38.  The Social Sciences Faculty               George Peery                                        November 9, 2009  

          Donald Anderson, Julie Nooe,

          Ken Sanchagrin, Gail Sawyer,

          Larry Stern, Walter Stroud
39.  Betty Smith                                       C. Robert Jones                                    November 16, 2009
40.  George Peery                                     C. Robert Jones                                   December 10, 2009
41.  Charles Tomlinson                              C. Robert Jones                                   January 5, 2010
42.  Winona Bierbaum                              C. Robert Jones                                    February 16, 2010
43.  Susan Kiser                                       Gregory Lisenbee                                  February 18, 2010
44.  L. James Lenburg                              C. Robert Jones                                    March 9, 2010
45.  JoAnn Croom                                     C. Robert Jones                                    May 6, 2010
46.  Art & Nancy Wood                             John M. Hough                                      May 19, 2010
47.  Katharine Meacham                           C. Robert Jones                                    May 21, 2010
48.  Jay Ledford                                       Richard Dillingham                               June 16, 2010
49.  John Wells                                         Katharine Meacham                             July 12, 2010
50.  Donna Robertson                               Julie Fortney                                        July 14, 2010
51.  Joel Reed                                          Julie Fortney                                        July 19, 2010

52.  Dan G. Lunsford                                C. Robert Jones                                    July 27, 2010 and
                                                                                                                           August 18, 2010
53. Jeanne Hoffman                                 C. Robert Jones                                     August 3, 2010
54.  Ellen Coomer                                     C. Robert Jones                                    October 26, 2010
55.  Robert & Rachel Chapman                  C. Robert Jones                                    November 18, 2010

56.  Gerald Ball                                        C. Robert Jones                                    December 2, 2010
57.  Tom Plaut                                          James Lenburg                                     December 8, 2010
58.  The Imperials                                     C. Robert Jones                                   January 21, 2011
59.  Walter and Pat Smith                         C. Robert Jones                                    May 24, 2011
60.  Evelyn Anderson                                C. Robert Jones                                    May 24, 2012
61.  Ophelia (Fifi) De Groot                      C. Robert Jones                                    May 29, 2012
62.  Karen Hedrick                                    C. Robert Jones                                   June 5, 2012
63.  Frank Quick & William Hutt                C. Robert Jones                                    June 7, 2012
64.  Paula Clayton Dempsey                      C. Robert Jones                                    June 19, 2012
65.  Robert Merrill                                    John Hough                                          July 10, 2012

66.  Donald Russell                                   James Lenburg                                     July 12, 2012
67.  Ray Rapp                                           C. Robert Jones                                   July 13, 2012
68.  Lura Edsall                                        Gregory Lisenbee                                 July 22, 2014
69.  Lora Coomer                                      C. Robert Jones                                   July 23, 2014
70.  Gregory Lisenbee                               C. Robert Jones                                   July 29, 2014

71.  Rebecca Cody, Brenda Russell             C. Robert Jones                                   July 16, 2015   

72.  Neil St. Clair                                      C. Robert Jones                                   July 23, 2015

73.  Richard Dillingham                             C. Robert Jones                                   August 11, 2015

74.  Scott Pearson                                     C. Robert Jones                                   November 13, 2015

75.  Gregory Clemmons                             C. Robert Jones                                   December 11, 2015
                                                                      

SART founder, James W. Thomas (left)

Among the interviews so far are:

C. Robert Jones (center) with the authors of

Through the Long Years:
          Walter Smith, Darryl Norton, Robert Chapman

Also pictured:

Pat Smith (left) and Rachel Chapman (right)

Jones pictured with Mathematics professors, Susan Kiser and Emmett Sams

History Plays, Interviews, and Nonfiction Works

Children's Librarian Charity Ray

     C. Robert Jones created The Memories Collection, an oral history project of the Towards 2056 Committee at Mars Hill University.  (2056 will be the 200th anniversary of the University.)      

     This is an on-going series of video interviews of people who’ve had significant involvement with the University over the past seventy years. The interviews provide a rich living tapestry of life at the University.  

     The Memories Collection is housed in the Liston B. RamseyCenter for Regional Studies located on the first floor of Renfro Library. 

Contact: Karen Paar (kparr@mhu.edu or 828 689-1262) for more information.

Political Science professor George Peery, 2009

With former MHC First Lady, Doris Bentley

***An Oral History Project at Mars Hill University***

This page is still under construction.
Please visit again soon for a complete listing of C. Robert's historical works.

C. Robert Jones interviews legendary Appalachian folk musician and singer, Betty Smith