Robert Rampton Porter, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Floyd A. O'Neil and Gregory C. Thompson (Volume 1)

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Title Robert Rampton Porter, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Floyd A. O'Neil and Gregory C. Thompson (Volume 1)
Alternative Title No. 90, Robert R. Porter, interview by Floyd A. O'Neil and Gregory C. Thompson, Volume 1
Creator Porter, Robert R., 1910-1985
Contributor O'Neil, Floyd A.; Thompson, Gregory C. (Gregory Coyne), 1943-; Cooley, Everett L.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1985-01
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Date Digital 2014-09-16
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States, ; South Africa,
Subject Porter, Robert R., 1910-1985--Interviews; Metallurgists--Utah--Biography; Mineral industries--South Africa--History--20th century
Description Transcript (102 pages) of three interviews by Floyd A. O'Neil and Gregory C. Thompson with metallurgist and University of Utah alum Robert Rampton Porter, on September 26 and 29 and October 1, 1984, the first three of eleven interviews. This interview set is no. 90 in the Everett L. Cooley Oral History Project, tape nos. U-344 to U-346
Abstract Porter (1910-1986) recalls his early life in Salt Lake; information about the Porter Walton Nursery; living in Federal Heights, 1920s-1930s; mining and metallurgy in the Western United States, 1930s-1980s; mining and metallurgy in Southern Africa, 1940s-1980s; and uranium Development in Southern Africa and the United States, 1950s-1980s. Interviewers: Gregory C. Thompson, Floyd O'Neil
Type Text; Sound
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Scanning Technician Matt Wilkinson
Metadata Cataloger Matt Brunsvik; Jeremy Myntti; Ken Rockwell; Patrick Miller
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 Metallurgists; Mineral industries
Setname uum_elc
ID 805645
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