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Title Corley, Fern Pring
Author Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-
Type of Resource mixed material
Digital Origin reformatted digital
Date Created 1977-03-15
Date Digitized 2010-04-06
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 Fern Pring Corley came to Colorado Springs in 1907, attending Garfield Elementary School and Colorado Springs High School. Corley (CC class of 1922) majored in chemistry. Her father, William J. Pring, was a pioneer rancher in the Pikes Peak region, and her husband's father, Mr. W. D. Corley, built the Corley Mountain Highway, now called the Gold Camp Road, on the roadbed of the old Short Line Railroad to Cripple Creek. Mrs. Corley describes student life at Colorado College including tuition, the Bruin Inn, student jobs, football, women's sports, freshman hazing, pranks, campus buildings, literary societies and Monument Valley Park. Included in the interview are descriptions of her early childhood in Colorado Springs, her family's early history in the area, and her husband's businesses.
Note (admin) Digitized from the original Special Collections Audio tape R12. 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
Subject (corporate name) Colorado College
Subject (personal name) Corley, Fern Pring, 1900-1997
Subject (time) 1910-1919
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:3009
 
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Name Description MIMEType Size Downloads
CorelyFern1.mp3   Audio access 1 audio/mpeg 60.31MB 0
CorelyFerndm1.wav   master 1 audio/x-wav 332.50MB 0
CorleyFernPringPhoto.jpg   Photo -- Fern Pring Corley. Source: Special Collections. Oral History File R12 image/jpeg 1.56MB 0
CorleyFernPringaBio.pdf   Biographical information sheet application/pdf 943.89KB 0
CorleyFernPringbSummary.pdf   Summary index of interview application/pdf 2.28MB 0
CorleyFernPringcTranscript.pdf   Transcript of interview application/pdf 285.52KB 0
CorleyFernPringdAgreement.pdf   Permission agreement application/pdf 335.60KB 0

 
 
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