Skip to main content

 ROCKvoices: Slippery Rock University Oral History Project  



Donald Kelly

Dr. Donald Kelly taught in Slippery Rock University's History Department, specializing in Native American studies. Kelly had a true Slippery Rock education: he attended Slippery Rock High School on the campus grounds and was taught by Slippery Rock College graduates.

After serving in the Korean War, Kelly completed his undergraduate studies in History, returning later to head the Department of History. He was instrumental in starting both the History master’s degree program and  the Slippery Rock University Archives. During his time at SRU Kelly wrote two books on local history and managed the Old Stone House. He was the first ex-faculty member on the Board of Trustees

The Interview
October 28, 2008

Kelly's interview is available in three formats.  
Click below to watch, listen to, or read his story.
To read the transcript you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download it for free here.


For additional
information contact:

Slippery Rock
University Archives

Bailey Library

Slippery Rock University
of Pennsylvania

Slippery Rock, PA

(724) 738-2658