Dr. Hugh Ayer was born on March 8, 1924. Dr. Ayer graduated form Calhoun, Kentucky High School in 1942. He received his Bachelor's deegree in 1948 from Western Kentucky University. His Master's and PhD (1950 and 1957) were earned at Indiana University. Ayer was a history professor at Culver Military Academy from 1952-1958. Afterwards he came to NTSU and taught history from 1958-1990. Ayer was also a Chairman of the Division of Social Science and Associate Dean of the College of Aers and Sciences. Dr. Hugh Ayer passed away on July 14, 2014.
Scope and Contents: Papers that document his class assignments and structure while at the University of North Texas. Dr. Ayer's also has a small selection of correspondence and items from the inauguration of President Nolen.