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Title Keener, Helen Lennox
Author Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-
Type of Resource mixed material
Digital Origin reformatted digital
Date Created 1979-10-29
Date Digitized 2010-04-09
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 Helen Lennox Keener graduated from Cutler Academy in 1913 and then from Colorado College (CC class of 1917). Mrs. Keener's family, the Lennox family, was one of the prominent pioneer families of the Pikes Peak region. With her husband, George Keener, she owned and operated for many years the Plaza Hotel (now Spencer Center) at the southwest corner of Cache la Poudre and Tejon streets. Her interview describes life at Cutler Academy and the academic and social life at Colorado College between 1913-1917.
Note (admin) Digitized from the original Special Collections Audio tape R27. 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. Cutler Academy
Subject (personal name) Keener, Helen Lennox, 1893-1982
Subject (time) 1910-1919
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:3021
Attached Files
Name Description MIMEType Size Downloads
KeenerHelen1.mp3   Audio access 1 audio/mpeg 56.28MB 0
KeenerHelenPhoto.jpg   Photo -- Helen Lennox Keener. Source: 1917 Nugget image/jpeg 711.16KB 0
KeenerHelenaBio.pdf   Biographical information sheet application/pdf 192.87KB 0
KeenerHelenbSummary.pdf   Summary index of interview application/pdf 628.73KB 0
KeenerHelencTranscript.pdf   Transcript of interview application/pdf 399.08KB 0
KeenerHelendAgreement.pdf   Permission agreement application/pdf 77.72KB 0
KeenerHelendm1.wav   master 1 audio/x-wav 310.27MB 0

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