Alexis Kelner, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Erik Solberg, 25 June 2007

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Title Alexis Kelner, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Erik Solberg, 25 June 2007
Alternative Title No.457 Alexis Kelner
Creator Kelner, Alexis
Contributor Cooley, Everett L.; University of Utah. American West Center; Solberg, Erik
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2007-06-25
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Date Digital 2014-06-11
Spatial Coverage United States; Utah; Salt Lake County; Salt Lake City; Wasatch Range
Subject Kelner, Alexis--Interviews; Outdoor recreation--Utah; Mountaineers--Utah--Biography; Skiers--Utah--Biography; Environmentalists--Utah--Biography
Keywords Saltair; Cal Giddings; Wasatch Mountain Club; Outdoorsmen; Bruce Christenson; Gary Larson; Blaine Erickson; John McDuff; Dick Bell; Charles Leslie; and Harold Goodro; Larry Swanson; Dave Hanscom; Tom Stevenson; Karl Dunn; Dick Bass; Tom Spencer
Description Transcript (47 pages) of interview by Erik Solberg with Alexis Kelner on June 25, 2007
Abstract Alexis Kelner (b. 1938) was born in Rīga, Latvia. His family lived in a German Displaced Persons Camp after World War II. The family came to the United States in 1950, sponsored by the Unitarian Church in Salt Lake City.. He joined the Civil Air Patrol cadet program and attended the University of Utah. Kelner discusses skiing and mountaineering in the Wasatch Mountains, working at Saltair, being a research assistant for Cal Giddings at the University of Utah, and the Wasatch Mountain Club. He recalls fellow outdoorsmen such as Bruce Christenson, Gary Larson, Blaine Erickson, John McDuff, Dick Bell, Charles Leslie, and Harold Goodro. Also discussed are Larry Swanson, Dave Hanscom, Tom Stevenson, Karl Dunn, Dick Bass, and Tom Spencer. Kelner organized many touring trips in the Wasatch Range, and in recent years has been an opponent of wilderness development. Outdoor Recreation Project. Interviewer: Erik Solberg
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Is Part of Ski and Snow Sports Archives
Scanning Technician Matt Wilkinson
Conversion Specifications Original scanned with Kirtas 2400 and saved as 400 ppi uncompressed TIFF. PDF generated by Adobe Acrobat Pro X for CONTENTdm display
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Topic Outdoor recreation; Mountaineers; Skiers; Environmentalists
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ID 793249
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