Interview of Thomas L. Jacobs
UCLA professor of organic chemistry and UCLA's faculty athletic representative. Interviewed because of connection to J.D. Morgan, UCLA tennis coach and athletic director.
- Right Man at the Right Time: J. D. Morgan
- Right Man at the Right Time: J.D. Morgan
- SportsUCLA and University of California HistoryUCLA Intercollegiate Athletics Staff
- Biographical Note:
- UCLA professor of organic chemistry and UCLA's faculty athletic representative. Interviewed because of connection to J.D. Morgan, UCLA tennis coach and athletic director.
- Jacobs, Thomas L.
- Supporting Documents:
- Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
- Regents of the University of California, UCLA Library.
- Series Statement:
- This series documents the contribution of UCLA Athletics Coach J.D. Morgan through interviews with individuals who had worked with Morgan both inside and outside the UCLA community.
- Thomas L. Jacobs on his memories of J. D. Morgan: First impression of Morgan: a vigorous adherent to the rules; Effectiveness as advocate; Special admissions; A working relationship between faculty athletic representative and athletic director; Conference Council meetings; Morgan as leading conference athletic director; Stature in NCAA; Relations with alumni; Enthusiasm as spectator; Walter Byers; Issues dealt with in NCAA conventions; Morgan as spokesperson for intercollegiate athletics in campus community; Faculty involvement in intercollegiate athletics; Intercollegiate athletics and the modern university; Maintaining control and integrity in intercollegiate athletics programs.