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Title King, Jackson F.
Author Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-
Type of Resource mixed material
Digital Origin reformatted digital
Date Created 1977-05-27
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 Jackson F. King (CC class of 1927) majored in economics, and then went on to a successful career in investments and banking. While a student at Colorado College, he was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity, the business manager of the student yearbook, the Nugget, the treasurer of the senior class, and voted Most Likely to Succeed by his classmates. He was also employed at a theater on Pikes Peak Ave where he ran the motion picture projector. He talks about fraternity activities and student life. He recalls professors Jacob Swart, Ralph Gilmore, Lewis Abbott, A.P.R. Drucker, Dean of Students Charlie Brown Hershey, and President Mierow.
Note (admin) Digitized from the original Special Collections Audio tape R16. 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
Subject (personal name) King, Jackson F., 1905-1978
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:3011
Attached Files
Name Description MIMEType Size Downloads
KingJackson1.mp3   Audio access 1 audio/mpeg 50.51MB 0
KingJacksonPhoto1.jpg   Photo 1 -- Jackson King. Source: Special Collections. Oral History File R16 image/jpeg 751.04KB 0
KingJacksonPhoto2.jpg   Photo 2 -- Jackson King. Source: Special Collections. Oral History File R16 image/jpeg 473.17KB 0
KingJacksonaBio.pdf   Biographical information sheet application/pdf 206.85KB 0
KingJacksonbSummary.pdf   Summary index of interview application/pdf 454.99KB 0
KingJacksoncTranscript.pdf   Transcript of interview application/pdf 184.68KB 0
KingJacksondAgreement.pdf   Permission agreement application/pdf 64.69KB 0
KingJacksondm1.wav   master 1 audio/x-wav 278.46MB 0

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