Robert S. Olpin, Eccles Room: an interview by Everett L. Cooley
No.156, Robert S. Olpin, interview by Everett L. Cooley
Olpin, Robert S.
Cooley, Everett L.; University of Utah. American West Center
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Transcript (122 pages) of interviews by Edward L. Cooley with Robert S. Olpin, Art history professor and dean of the College of Fine Arts, University of Utah, on August 31 and September 14, 1987. This interview is no. 156 in the Everett L. Cooley Oral History Project, and tape nos. 697, 698, 699, and 700. Accompanied by Olpin's 1987 resume
Olpin (b. 1940) recalls his life growing up in California, his relationship with his uncle, A. Ray Olpin; his student days at the University of Utah, 1950s; schooling at Boston University; his academic career and colleagues at the University of Utah, and his work as dean of the College of Fine Arts, University of Utah, 1960s-1980s. Interviewer: Everett L. Cooley