William M. Purdy, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Everett L. Cooley

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Title William M. Purdy, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Everett L. Cooley
Alternative Title No.173, William M. Purdy, interview by Everett L. Cooley
Creator Purdy, William M.
Contributor Cooley, Everett L.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1989-10-03; 1989-10-12
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Date Digital 2014-09-16
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States, http://sws.geonames.org/5780993/
Subject Purdy, William M.--Interviews; Educators--Utah--Salt City--Biography; Rowland Hall (Salt Lake City, Utah); School administrators--Utah--Salt Lake City--Biography; Schools--Utah--Salt Lake City--History; Education--Utah--Salt Lake City--History
Description Transcript (119 pages) of interviews by Everett L. Cooley with William M. Purdy, former head master of Rowland Hall and St. Mark's School in Salt Lake City, on October 3 and 12, 1988. This interview is no. 173 in the Everett L. Cooley Oral History Project, and tape nos. 887, 888, 889, and 890
Abstract Purdy (b. 1921) recalls his life growing up in coal mining camps in Wyoming and Utah; World War II experiences as a pilot; and teaching in Salt Lake City and Manila, Utah, prior to becoming a teacher and later headmaster at Rowland Hall-St. Marks in Salt Lake City. He discusses his work at Rowland Hall and his theories about education. Interviewer: Everett L. Cooley
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
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Topic Educators--Biography; School administrators; Rowland Hall (Salt Lake City, Utah); Schools; Education
Setname uum_elc
ID 804135
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b86wcb