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Title Tyree, William Woodson
Author Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-
Type of Resource mixed material
Digital Origin reformatted digital
Date Created 1978-04-11
Date Digitized 2010-04-08
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 Woodson Tyree,was Professor of Speech and Drama at Colorado College from 1944 to 1968. A native of West Virginia, "Chief Tyree," as he was commonly known, grew up in Durant, Oklahoma, received his B.A. in English from Oklahoma University in 1926, and his M.A. from the State University of Oklahoma in 1938. Before coming to Colorado College, he taught school for 17 years in Ponca City, Oklahoma. While at Colorado College, Professor Tyree established the first FM radio station in the Rocky Mountain region, KRCC-FM, and produced many plays and variety shows in addition to his teaching duties.
Note (admin) Digitized from the original Special Collections Audio tape R25. 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
Subject (corporate name) Colorado College
Colorado College. Dept. of Speech and Drama
Subject (personal name) Tyree, William Woodson, 1900-1988
Subject (time) 1940-1949
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:3019
Attached Files
Name Description MIMEType Size Downloads
TyreeWilliam1.mp3   Audio access 1 audio/mpeg 58.58MB 0
TyreeWilliam2.mp3   Audio access 2 audio/mpeg 35.80MB 0
TyreeWilliamPhoto.jpg   Photo -- William Woodson Tyree. Source: 1953 Nugget image/jpeg 3.23MB 0
TyreeWilliamaBio.pdf   Biographical information sheet application/pdf 198.82KB 0
TyreeWilliambSummary.pdf   Summary index of interview application/pdf 579.75KB 0
TyreeWilliamcTranscript.pdf   Transcript of interview application/pdf 348.94KB 0
TyreeWilliamdAgreement.pdf   Permission agreement application/pdf 69.47KB 0
TyreeWilliamdm1.wav   master 1 audio/x-wav 322.93MB 0
TyreeWilliamdm2.wav   master 2 audio/x-wav 197.39MB 0

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