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Title Wood, Richard E.
Author Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-
Type of Resource mixed material
Digital Origin reformatted digital
Date Created 1991-12-11
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 After 30 years as Colorado College's Director of Admissions, Richard E. Wood retired in 1991. He was known as the dean of admissions directors on a national level, due to his remarkable success in his field. Born in 1927 in East Orange, New Jersey, Wood graduated from Dickinson College in 1952, and received an M.A. from Columbia Teachers College in 1953. After positions at Pratt Institute and Denver University, he came to Colorado College in 1959 as Assistant Director of Development. Named Admissions Director in 1961, he also served several years as Registrar and Financial Aid Director.
Note (admin) Digitized from the original Special Collections Audio tape R68. 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 administrators
Subject (corporate name) Colorado College
Subject (personal name) Wood, Richard E., 1927-
Subject (time) 1950-1959
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:3084
Attached Files
Name Description MIMEType Size Downloads
WoodRichard1.mp3   Audio access 1 audio/mpeg 53.88MB 0
WoodRichard2.mp3   Audio access 2 audio/mpeg 25.46MB 0
WoodRichardPhoto1.jpg   Photo 1 -- Richard Wood. Source: Special Collections. Photo File. Biography image/jpeg 682.29KB 0
WoodRichardPhoto2.jpg   Photo 2 -- Richard Wood. Source: Special Collections. Photo File. Biography image/jpeg 392.47KB 0
WoodRichardPhoto3.jpg   Photo 3 -- Richard Wood. Source: Special Collections. Photo File. Biography image/jpeg 684.25KB 0
WoodRichardaBio.pdf   Biographical information sheet application/pdf 155.78KB 0
WoodRichardbSummary.pdf   Summary index of interview application/pdf 96.83KB 0
WoodRichardcTranscript.pdf   Transcript of interview application/pdf 272.68KB 0
WoodRicharddAgreement.pdf   Permission agreement application/pdf 59.66KB 0

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