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Pioneer in applied rock mechanics, Braden Mine, Chile, 1944-1950; St. Joseph Lead Company, 1955-1960; Colorado School of Mines, 1960-1972 : oral history transcript / 1993.
BANC MSS 94/93 c; Phonotape 2735 C:1-14
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Title:

Pioneer in applied rock mechanics, Braden Mine, Chile, 1944-1950; St. Joseph Lead Company, 1955-1960; Colorado School of Mines, 1960-1972 : oral history transcript / 1993
Western mining in the twentieth century oral history series

Creator/Contributor:

Reed, John J. (John Joseph), 1923-, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Barcus, Robert K.

Creator/Contributor:

Swent, Eleanor, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Reed discusses his family mining background; studies at the University of California School of Mines; his work as an engineer at Braden Copper Company, Chile, 194-1950; polio and rehabilitation; his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1955; pioneer work in drilling and blasting; the Colorado School of Mines; being a consultant on rock mechanics after 1960.

Date:

1993 (issued)

Subject:

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Colorado School of Mines.
Mining engineers -- Chile -- Interviews
Mining engineers -- West (U.S.) -- Interviews
Mines and mineral resources -- Chile
Mines and mineral resources -- Missouri
Mines and mineral resources -- West (U.S.)
Rock mechanics

Note:

John J. Reed ; with an introduction by Robert K. Barcus ; interviews conducted by Eleanor Swent in 1991. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Interviewed for the 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 interview also available. Classified as: Phonotape 2735 C:1-14.
Also available online.
Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library. Duplicate transcript.
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 includes index.

Type:

Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (xiii, 260 leaves) : facsims., plans, port. ; 29 cm.
14 cassette tapes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3b98
BANC MSS 94/93 c
Phonotape 2735 C:1-14

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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