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Title Copeland, William D.
Author Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-
Type of Resource mixed material
Digital Origin reformatted digital
Date Created 1977-04-13
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 William D. Copeland (CC class of 1919) served as instructor in English and secretary of the College from 1920 to 1935. He later served as president of Lincoln College in Lincoln, Illinois, vice president of Lake Forest College in Illinois, president of Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana, and pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Polson, Montana. Copeland gives his impressions of Colorado College both before and after World War I, including memories of Presidents Slocum, Duniway, Mierow, and Davies. He talks about the effects of the Depression,"straight-laced CC" in the 1920's, athletic teams, fraternities, and the San Luis School. Faculty mentioned in the interview: Cajori, Schneider, Parsons, Blum, Parrish, Hills, Howe, Hulbert, Gilmore, Strieby, and Okey.
Note (admin) Digitized from the original Special Collections Audio tape R13. 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
Faculty
College students
English
Alumni
Subject (corporate name) Colorado College
Colorado College. Dept. of English
San Luis School
Subject (personal name) Copeland, William D., 1897-1984
Subject (time) 1910-1919
1920-1929
1930-1939
Subject (geographic) Colorado
Colorado Springs (Colo.)
Subject (form) Personal narratives
Audio recording
Added Author Reid, J. Juan (James Juan), 1908-
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:3008
 
Attached Files
Name Description MIMEType Size Downloads
CopelandWilliam1.mp3   Audio access 1 audio/mpeg 51.02MB 0
CopelandWilliamPhoto.jpg   Photo -- William Copeland. Source: Special Collections. Oral History file R13 image/jpeg 10.03MB 0
CopelandWilliambSummary.pdf   Summary index of interview application/pdf 320.31KB 0
CopelandWilliamcTranscript.pdf   Transcript of interview application/pdf 237.12KB 0
CopelandWilliamdAgreement.pdf   Permission agreement application/pdf 75.37KB 0
CopelandWilliamdm1.wav   master 1 audio/x-wav 281.28MB 0

 
 
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