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Title Olson, Howard M.
Author Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-
Type of Resource mixed material
Digital Origin reformatted digital
Date Created 1977-01-25
Date Digitized 2010-04-07
Rights Statement Portions of this interview may only be used for educational or scholarly purposes. All rights in the manuscript and recording, including the right to publish, are reserved to the Colorado College Tutt Library. PERMISSION TO PUBLISH IN ANY FORMAT MUST BE REQUESTED from Special Collections, Colorado College Tutt Library.
Description A graduate of Colorado College (CC class of 1925), Professor Howard M. Olson remained to teach physics at Colorado College between 1925 and 1969. He completed graduate work at the University of California at Berkeley. Olson remembers: Professors Tileston, Lovitt, Sisam, Daehler, Swart, Boucher, Wright and Presidents Duniway and Mierow. In his interview Olson also talks about classwork, fraternities (Pi Kappa Alpha - engineering), dances at the Broadmoor, Bruin Inn, his teaching philosophy, students during the late sixties, and the building of Olin Hall.
Note (admin) Digitized from the original Special Collections Audio tape R9. This interview is part of a larger collection totaling 89 individuals. Interview transcripts converted to PDF/A from Microsoft Word. Other file materials, biographical data sheets, indexes, legal releases scanned from originals and converted to text searchable PDF/A using Fujitsu 4150 scanner and Scandallpro software version 1.5. Scanned at 400 dpi. Photos scanned at 500 dpi and saved as jpeg. There are 131 preservation wave files (44.1 kHz, 16-bit) and 131 delivery mp3 files (128 kbps) in the set. Each file represents up to an hour of material, equivalent to one side of a reel-to-reel tape or both sides of a cassette tape. The 262 files are now located on both of two hard drives in Special Collections, the master drive (A1) formatted for Mac and a backup drive (B1) formatted for PC. (.wav preservation masters created by Tom Sanny using Final Cut Pro. Analog tapes digitized as QuickTime 44k16b .mov files. Dead air edited out and sound levels adjusted ; .wav files exported using FCP QuickTime Conversion tool ; .mp3 files created from .wav files using Switch.) All files are monaural.
Subject (topic) Oral history
Universities and colleges
College students
Alumni
Faculty
Physics
Subject (corporate name) Colorado College
Colorado College. Dept. of Physics
Subject (personal name) Olson, Howard M., 1901-1987
Subject (time) 1920-1929
1930-1939
1940-1949
1950-1959
1960-1969
Subject (geographic) Colorado
Colorado Springs (Colo.)
Subject (form) Personal narratives
Audio recording
Publisher Colorado College
Place of Publication Colorado Springs, Colorado
Language eng
Series Title Colorado College Oral History Collection
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/10176/coccc:3004
 
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OlsonHoward1.mp3   Audio access 1 audio/mpeg 58.52MB 0
OlsonHoward2.mp3   Audio access 2 audio/mpeg 10.55MB 0
OlsonHowardPhoto1.jpg   Photo 1 -- Howard Olson. Source: Special Collections. Photo File image/jpeg 2.68MB 0
OlsonHowardPhoto2.jpg   Photo 2 -- Howard Olson. Source: Special Collections. Photo File image/jpeg 925.14KB 0
OlsonHowardaBio.pdf   Biographical information sheet application/pdf 479.40KB 0
OlsonHowardbSummary.pdf   Summary index of interview application/pdf 534.10KB 0
OlsonHowardcTranscript.pdf   Transcript of interview application/pdf 167.20KB 0
OlsonHowarddAgreement.pdf   Permission agreement application/pdf 85.81KB 0
OlsonHowarddm1.wav   master 1 audio/x-wav 322.63MB 0
OlsonHowarddm2.wav   master 2 audio/x-wav 58.16MB 0

 
 
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