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Title Ormes, Robert Manly
Author Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-
Type of Resource mixed material
Digital Origin reformatted digital
Date Created 1977-01-18
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 Professor Ormes (CC class of 1926) taught English at Colorado College from 1952 to 1973. He was also well known and highly regarded as a mountaineer, raconteur and author of several books, including A Guide to the Colorado Mountains, Colorado Skylines, Pike's Peak Atlas, Tracking Colorado's Ghost Railroads and Railroads and the Rockies. Born in Colorado Springs in 1904, Ormes was the son of Manly Ormes, former head librarian of Coburn Library, Colorado College. Ormes recounts his memories of growing up around Colorado College and his adventures in the nearby mountains.
Note (admin) Digitized from the original Special Collections Audio tape R7. 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
Subject (corporate name) Colorado College
Colorado College. Dept. of English
Subject (personal name) Ormes, Robert M.
Subject (time) 1920-1929
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:3005
Attached Files
Name Description MIMEType Size Downloads
OrmesRobert1.mp3   Audio access 1 audio/mpeg 58.63MB 0
OrmesRobert2.mp3   Audio access 2 audio/mpeg 20.63MB 0
OrmesRobertPhoto1.jpg   Photo 1 -- Robert Ormes. Source: Colorado College Nugget 1954, p. 11 image/jpeg 1.21MB 0
OrmesRobertaBio.pdf   Biographical information sheet application/pdf 500.34KB 0
OrmesRobertbSummary.pdf   Summary index of interview application/pdf 1.19MB 0
OrmesRobertcTranscript.pdf   Transcript of interview application/pdf 231.86KB 0
OrmesRobertdAgreement.pdf   Permission agreement application/pdf 90.83KB 0
OrmesRobertdm1.wav   master 1 audio/x-wav 323.20MB 0
OrmesRobertdm2.wav   master 2 audio/x-wav 113.72MB 0

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