Leslie Ellison, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Elizabeth Shuput

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Title Leslie Ellison, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Elizabeth Shuput
Alternative Title No.455 Leslie Ellison
Creator Ellison, Les
Contributor Cooley, Everett L.; University of Utah. American West Center; Shuput, Elizabeth
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2006-10-25
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Date Digital 2014-06-11
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States, http://sws.geonames.org/5780993/
Subject Ellison, Les--Interviews; Rock climbing--Utah; Mountaineering--Utah
Description Transcript (36 pages) of interview by Elizabeth Shuput with Leslie Ellison, a rock climbing expert, on October 25, 2006
Abstract Leslie Ellison (b. 1951) grew up in Connecticut, where he learned to climb. He received a degree in Anthropology from the University of Maine in 1973. In the early seventies he came out to Utah with his brother Bruce to ski, and came the next season with Kurt Ottman to climb. He fell in love with the granite in Little Cottonwood Canyon, and applied to to graduate school at the University of Utah, where he received a master's degree in 1976 in Parks and Recreation Administration. Ellison discusses climbing with many famous Utah climbers, describes various climbs, and talks about first ascents. He has also climbed in South America, Canada, on Baffin Island, and in the Himalayas. Outdoor Recreation Project. Interviewer: Elizabeth Shuput
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Language eng
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
ARK ark:/87278/s6tx4zsp
Topic Rock climbing; Mountaineering
Setname uum_elc
ID 788357
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6tx4zsp