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Stanford University, School of Earth Sciences, Oral History Interviews
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Audio recordings 1983-1999

Physical Description: microcassettes except where noted
box 1

Coleman, Bob and Pomeroy, Russell 1.1-1.2 1996

Coleman, Bob and Pomeroy, Russell (Use Copy, Side A): 1996
Coleman, Bob and Pomeroy, Russell (Use Copy, Side B): 1996
Coleman, Bob and Pomeroy, Russell (Use Copy, Side B): 1996
Coleman, Bob and Pomeroy, Russell (Use Copy, Side A): 1996

Physical Description: 2 audiocassette(s) (microcassette)
box 1

Compton, Robert R. 1.3 1999

Compton, Robert R. (Use Copy, Side A): 1999
Compton, Robert R. (Use Copy, Side B): 1999

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette(s) (microcassette)
box 1

Harbaugh, John 1.4-1.5 1996

Harbaugh, John (Use Copy): 1996Harbaugh, John
Harbaugh, John (Use Copy, Side B): 1996
Harbaugh, John (Use Copy, Side A): 1996

Physical Description: 2 audiocassette(s) (microcassette)
box 1

Ingle, Jim 1.6 1986

Ingle, Jim (Use Copy, Side A): 1986
Ingle, Jim (Use Copy, Side B): 1986

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette(s) (microcassette)
box 1

Kennedy, Mary Balch 1.7 1997

Kennedy, Mary Balch (Use Copy, Side A): 1997
Kennedy, Mary Balch (Use Copy, Side B): 1997

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette(s) (microcassette)
box 1

Krauskopf, Konnie 1.8-1.9 1996

Krauskopf, Konnie (Use Copy, Side B): 1996
Krauskopf, Konnie (Use Copy, Side A): 1996
Krauskopf, Konnie (Use Copy, Side A): 1996
Krauskopf, Konnie (Use Copy, Side B): 1996

Physical Description: 2 audiocassette(s) (microcassette)
box 1

Lyon, Ron 1.10-1.11 2000

Lyon, Ron (Use Copy, Side A): 2000
Lyon, Ron (Use Copy, Side B): 2000

Physical Description: 2 audiocassette(s) (microcassette)
box 1

McDowell, Edgar A. 1.12-1.13 1999

McDowell, Edgar A. (Use Copy, Side B): 1999
McDowell, Edgar A. (Use Copy): 1999
McDowell, Edgar A. (Use Copy, Side A): 1999

Physical Description: 2 audiocassette(s) (microcassette)
box 1

Miller, Frank G. 1.14 1986

Miller, Frank G. (Use Copy, Side A): 1986
Miller, Frank G. (Use Copy, Side B): 1986

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette(s) (microcassette)
box 1

Miller, Frank & Ingle, Jim 1.15 1986

Miller, Frank & Ingle, Jim (Use Copy, Side A): 1986
Miller, Frank & Ingle, Jim (Use Copy, Side B): 1986

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette(s)
box 1

Page, Ben & Dickinson, William R. 1.16-1.17 1996

Page, Ben & Dickinson, William R. (Use Copy, Side A): 1996
Page, Ben & Dickinson, William R. (Use Copy, Side B): 1996
Page, Ben & Dickinson, William R. (Use Copy): 1996

Physical Description: 2 audiocassette(s) (microcassette)
 

Transcripts 1983-1999

Transcripts: 1983-1999

box 2

Bob Coleman and Russ Pomeroy; interviewed by Judy Terry Smith. October 29, 1996

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include football, G.I. Bill, role of TA's, geology field work, asbestos, use of computers in geology, earthquakes, future of geological sciences, and Coleman's experiences teaching in Oman.
box 2

Robert R. Compton; interviewed by Janet Bauder Thornberg and Judy Terry Smith. October 13, 1999

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include life at Stanford before and after World War II, his experiences in the Navy during World War II, living at Stanford Village after the war, the summer geology course and admitting women to it, geology curriculum especially the G-1 and G-2 classes, and the student strike of 1970.
box 2

John Harbaugh; interviewed by Keith Kvenvolden, Ben Page, and Judy Terry Smith. August 9, 1996

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include history and development of the School of Earth Sciences, use of computers in geology, outside funding, university committee work, entrepreneurial activities, and alumni relations.
box 2

A. Myra Keen; interviewed in by Eugene V. Coan. September 1983

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include field work collecting marine shells along Pacific Coast, trips to the Gulf of California (Bechtel groups), recollections of Ida S. Oldroyd and her husband Thomas S. Oldroyd, her graduate students, and other collectors (Tom Burch, John A. Burch, Rose Burch).
box 2

Mary Balch Kennedy; interviewed by Judy Terry Smith and Juliet R. Crider. July 25, 1997

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include her student years at Mills College and Stanford, discrimination against women in the field of geology, her work history, friendship with Lucile Salter Packard, women's clubs, volunteering, and trips to Nepal in 1962 and Saudi Arabia in 1964.
box 2

Konnie Krauskopf; interviewed by Carol Ann Hodges, Judy Terry Smith, and Keith Kvenvolder. May 7, 1996

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include his work with the USGS, World War II and post-war work, the School under Dean A. I. Leverson, relations with Provost Fred Terman, funding, environmental issues, nuclear waste, collegiality among faculty, and his GSA presidential address, ca. 1968.
box 2

Ron Lyon; interviewed by John Harbaugh, George Parks, and Judy Terry Smith. February 8, 2000

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include his student experiences in Australia and at UC Berkeley, work life (Kennecott Research, SRI, NASA), remote sensing, lunar geology, mapping the Amazon Basin by radar, and the use of computers in geology.
box 2

Edgar A. McDowell; interviewed by Judy Terry Smith and John Harbaugh. July 26, 1999

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include the San Juan Hill faculty housing area on campus, his father's career at Stanford, alumni relations, the Newsoms (John F. Newsom, John B. Newsom, and Margaret Nagel Newsom), Lewis Terman, student life at Stanford, football games, Herbert and Lou Henry Hoover, the 1928 presidential election night activities on campus, and his career with Southern Pacific Railroad.
box 2

Frank G. Miller interviewed March 24, 1986.

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include his comments on Stanford faculty of the 1950s to 1970s, courses and field work in the petroleum engineering program, industry involvement, and curriculum for petroleum engineering.
box 2

Ben Page and William R. Dickinson; interviewed by Keith Kvenvolden, Judy Terry Smith, and Jackie Dickinson. April 16, 1996

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include the summer geology course, Dickinson's memories of Page as a teacher, doing work on the San Andreas Fault, plate tectonics, other Stanford faculty, and their respective careers.
 

Additional transcripts, supporting documents, and recordings Accession ARCH-2016-135

Scope and Contents

Interviews, supporting material, and recordings transferred from the School of Earth Sciences, 2016.
box 1, folder 1

Elmo Adams 1996 Jan 25

box 1, folder 2

Ben Page 1996 Apr 16

box 1, folder 3

John Harbaugh 1996 Aug 8

box 1, folder 4

Cecil H. Green 1995 Feb 9

box 1, folder 5

Robert R. Compton 1999 Oct 13

box 1, folder 6

Mary Balch Kennedy 1997 Jul 25

box 1, folder 7

Bob Coleman 1996 Oct 29

box 1, folder 8

Sully Marsden 1997 Jul 24

box 1, folder 9

Ron Lyon 2000 Feb 8

box 1, folder 10

Konrad Krauskopf 1996 May 7

box 1, folder 11

Edgar McDowell 1999 Jul 26

box 1, folder 12

Robert E. Wallace 1996

box 1, folder 13

George Parks 2000 Mar 29

box 1, folder 14

A. Myra Keen 1983 Sep

box 2

Cecil H. Green 2016-135.001; 2016-135.002 1995 Feb 9

Physical Description: 2 videotape(s) (vhs)
Box 2

Sullivan Marsden 2016-135.003; 2016-135.004 1997 Jul 24

Physical Description: 2 audiocassette(s) (microcassette)
Box 2

George Parks 2016-135.005 2000 Mar 29

Physical Description: 1 floppy disk(s) (3.5 inch)
Box 2

Frank Miller 2016-135.006 1986 Mar 24

Physical Description: 1 floppy disk(s) (3.5 inch)
Box 2

Ron Lyon 2016-135.007 2000 Feb 8

Physical Description: 1 floppy disk(s) (3.5 inch)