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Title Hamilton, Mary Alice
Author Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-
Type of Resource mixed material
Digital Origin reformatted digital
Date Created 1990-04-10
Date Digitized 2010-05-17
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 Dr. Mary Alice “Pinky” Hamilton first came to Colorado Springs in 1947 with her sister, Sally, and brother-in-law, Robert M. Stabler, at the time he joined the Colorado College faculty as a zoologist. A 1933 graduate of Elmira College, New York, Hamilton received her Ph.D. in physiology from Columbia University and from 1939 to 1941 did research at the University of Michigan Medical School. Hamilton became the associate lab director for the Colorado Foundation for Research in Tuberculosis from 1947 to 1952. She began to lecture in zoology at Colorado College in 1950, becoming assistant professor in 1958, associate professor in 1963, professor of biology in 1972, and retiring as professor emerita in 1977. She also assisted her brother-in-law, Robert Stabler, with research projects related to trichomoniasis in pigeons and falcons.
Note (admin) Digitized from the original Special Collections Audio tape R63. 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 Biology
Subject (personal name) Hamilton, Mary Alice, 1911-1997
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:3080
Attached Files
Name Description MIMEType Size Downloads
HamiltonMaryAlice1.mp3   Audio access 1 audio/mpeg 54.79MB 0
HamiltonMaryAlice2.mp3   Audio access 2 audio/mpeg 36.75MB 0
HamiltonMaryAlicePhoto1.jpg   Photo 1 -- Mary Alice Hamilton. Source: Special Collections. Photo File. Biography image/jpeg 127.52KB 0
HamiltonMaryAlicePhoto2.jpg   Photo 2 -- Mary Alice Hamilton. Source: Special Collections. Photo File. Biography image/jpeg 796.01KB 0
HamiltonMaryAliceaBio.pdf   Biographical information sheet application/pdf 341.55KB 0
HamiltonMaryAlicebSummary.pdf   Summary index of interview application/pdf 136.27KB 0
HamiltonMaryAlicecTranscript.pdf   Transcript of interview application/pdf 329.33KB 0
HamiltonMaryAlicedAgreement.pdf   Permission agreement application/pdf 59.80KB 0

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