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Title Hochman, William R.
Author Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-
Type of Resource mixed material
Digital Origin reformatted digital
Date Created 1992-04-07
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 Professor William R. Hochman was born on August 28, 1921 in New York City, and received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees from Columbia University. He served in the United States Navy during World War II. Professor Hochman joined the Colorado College faculty as instructor of history in March, 1955, was assistant professor from 1955 through 1960, associate professor from 1960 to 1965, and professor of history from 1965 until his retirement in 1998. He served as Chair of the Department of Education for four years, beginning in 1964 and as Chair of the History Department from 1970 to 1983, and Dean of the Summer Session from 1990–1998. He also served on innumerable campus committees and as faculty marshal for many years. Notable for his compelling public speaking, Professor Hochman was long active in local, state and national Democratic party politics but he is best known as an outstanding teacher by his many former students, particularly the alumni of Freedom and Authority.
Note (admin) Digitized from the original Special Collections Audio tape R69. 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
Colorado College. Dept. of History
Colorado College. Dept of Education
Subject (personal name) Hochman, William R., 1921-
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:3085
Attached Files
Name Description MIMEType Size Downloads
HochmanWilliam1.mp3   Audio access 1 audio/mpeg 55.95MB 0
HochmanWilliam2.mp3   Audio access 2 audio/mpeg 55.84MB 0
HochmanWilliam3.mp3   Audio access 3 audio/mpeg 56.08MB 0
HochmanWilliam4.mp3   Audio access 4 audio/mpeg 55.03MB 0
HochmanWilliam5.mp3   Audio access 5 audio/mpeg 12.14MB 0
HochmanWilliamPhoto1.jpg   Photo 1 -- William Hochman. Source: Special Collections. Photo File. Biography image/jpeg 344.67KB 0
HochmanWilliamPhoto2.jpg   Photo 2 -- William Hochman. Source: Special Collections. Photo File. Biography image/jpeg 378.27KB 0
HochmanWilliamPhoto3.jpg   Photo 3 -- William Hochman. Source: Special Collections. Photo File. Biography image/jpeg 1.49MB 0
HochmanWilliambSummary.pdf   Summary index of interview application/pdf 114.15KB 0
HochmanWilliamcTranscript.pdf   Transcript of interview application/pdf 663.03KB 0
HochmanWilliamdAgreement.pdf   Permission agreement application/pdf 55.77KB 0

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