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Title Roberts, Carl L., Jr.
Author Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-
Type of Resource mixed material
Digital Origin reformatted digital
Date Created 1986-12-10
Date Digitized 2010-04-11
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 Carl Roberts came to the field of psychology after serving in the Navy, going to college for a short time, working in the business world, and then returning to college. From graduate school at the University of Missouri, Roberts came to Colorado College as assistant professor in 1957 to teach experimental psychology. He became associate professor in 1961 and full professor in 1967. He was interested in the experimental analysis of behavior, behavior modification, learning theory, animal behavior, and the philosophy of science. With student help, he built an experimental lab for the department. He was successful in increasing funding for the department by interesting Presidents Worner and Benezet in the department’s research. He also received several national grants.
Note (admin) Digitized from the original Special Collections Audio tape R53. 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
Psychology
Subject (corporate name) Colorado College
Colorado College. Dept. of Psychology
Subject (personal name) Roberts, Carl L., 1926-
Subject (time) 1950-1959
1960-1969
1970-1979
1980-1989
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:3068
 
Attached Files
Name Description MIMEType Size Downloads
RobertsCarl1.mp3   Audio access 1 audio/mpeg 58.73MB 0
RobertsCarl2.mp3   Audio access 2 audio/mpeg 28.04MB 0
RobertsCarlPhoto.jpg   Photo -- Carl Roberts. Source: Special Collections. Photo File. Biography. Psychology image/jpeg 674.74KB 0
RobertsCarlaBio.pdf   Biographical information sheet application/pdf 314.92KB 0
RobertsCarlbSummary.pdf   Summary index of interview application/pdf 97.60KB 0
RobertsCarlcTranscript.pdf   Transcript of interview application/pdf 280.58KB 0
RobertsCarldAgreement.pdf   Permission agreement application/pdf 58.61KB 0

 
 
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