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Working for safety and health in underground mines : oral history transcript : San Luis and Homestake mining companies, 1946-1988 / 1995.
Phonotape 2874 C:1-65; BANC MSS 97/121 c v. 1; BANC MSS 97/121 c v. 2; BANC MSS 97/121 c
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Title:

Working for safety and health in underground mines : oral history transcript: San Luis and Homestake mining companies, 1946-1988 / 1995
Western mining in the twentieth century oral history series

Creator/Contributor:

Swent, Langan W. (Langan Waterman), 1916-1992, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Swent, Eleanor H. (Eleanor Herz), interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Chall, Malca, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Stoehr, Richard.

Creator/Contributor:

Madsen, Laura.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Langan Swent discusses his family and youth in Tayoltita, Mexico; studies at Stanford and at the University of California, Berkeley; service in Africa, Italy, and France during World War II; San Luis and Homestake mining companies; ventures in Missouri, Michigan, Australia, and Peru; mining health and safety standards; changes in corporate practices; mining technologies; management and personnel policies, politics and community relations; and foreign and domestic travel.

Date:

1995 (issued)

Subject:

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Swent, Langan W. (Langan Waterman) -- 1916-1992 -- Interviews
Swent, Eleanor H. (Eleanor Herz) -- Interviews
San Luis Mining Company.
Homestake Mining Company.
Mining engineers -- Interviews
Mines and mineral resources -- Mexico -- Tayoltita
Mines and mineral resources -- South Dakota
Mines and mineral resources -- Missouri
Mines and mineral resources -- Michigan
Mines and mineral resources -- Australia
Mines and mineral resources -- Peru
Mine safety
Mineral industries -- Health aspects

Note:

Langan W. Swent. Includes interviews with Eleanor H. Swent ; with introductions by Richard Stoehr and Laura Madsen. Interviews conducted by Malca Chall in 1987-1988, 1994. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Forms part of: Western mining in the twentieth century oral history series.
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Classified as Phonotape 2874 C:1-65.
Also available online.
Dept. of Special Collections, Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Volume two includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
remote
2 volumes (xix, 1007 pages) : illustrations, portraits ; 28 cm
65 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3h66
http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3h7r
Phonotape 2874 C:1-65
BANC MSS 97/121 c v. 1
BANC MSS 97/121 c v. 2
BANC MSS 97/121 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3h66
http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3h7r