Robert G. Beverly, Grand Junction, Colorado: Utah Uranium Oral History Project

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Title Robert G. Beverly, Grand Junction, Colorado: Utah Uranium Oral History Project
Alternative Title Robert G. Beverly, Utah Uranium Oral History Project
Creator Beverly, Robert G.
Contributor Engle, Clare
Date 1970-07-21
Date Digital 2016-05-04
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Spatial Coverage Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado, United States
Subject Uranium miners--Utah--Interviews; Beverly, Robert G.--Interviews; Vanadium industry--United States; Radium--Environmental aspects--United States; Uranium mines and mining--Utah; Uranium mill tailings--Environmental aspects--United States; Radon--Isotopes--Environmental aspects--United States
Keywords Atomic Energy Commission; National Lead Company; Union Carbide; Radon daughters
Description Transcript (81 pages) of an interview by Clare Engle with Robert Beverly, on July 21, 1970. From tape number UR-173 in the Utah Uranium Oral History Project
Abstract Clare Engle interviewed Beverly, a director of radiation and pollution control in the mining and metals division of Union Carbide, in Grand Junction, Colorado. Subjects: personal background, mill processes, Vanadium tailings and mills in the 1950s, effluents, mine safety and regulations, public awareness of hazards, Radon gas levels, workmen's compensation, smoking and lung cancer, silicosis and ventilation, respirators, radium in nature, ecological concerns, reclamation projects, the Arkansas study (81 pages).
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Extent 81 pages
Language eng
Rights Holder For further information please contact Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah at or (801)581-8863 or 295 South 1500 East, 4th Floor, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
Scanning Technician Mazi Rakhsha
Metadata Cataloger Matt Brunsvik; Anna Neatrour; Chris Anderson
Conversion Specifications Original scanned with Kirtas 2400 and saved as 400 ppi uncompressed TIFF. PDF generated by Adobe Acrobat Pro X for CONTENTdm display
ARK ark:/87278/s68s6wwm
Topic Uranium miners; Uranium mines and mining; Vanadium industry; Uranium mill tailings--Environmental aspects; Radium--Environmental aspects; Radon--Isotopes--Environmental Aspects
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Finding Aid
Setname uum_uoh
Date Created 2016-08-22
Date Modified 2016-08-22
ID 1054418
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