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Oral history interview with Patrick Belcastro, 2007 June 20

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TitleOral history interview with Patrick Belcastro, 2007 June 20
IntervieweeBelcastro, Patrick F., 1920-
InterviewerMarkee, Katherine
Purdue ID NumberPOH0607037(Belcastro)
Date RecordedJune 20, 2007
Abstract of InterviewRecounts growing up in Pittsburg, PA, service in World War II as hospital pharmacist. Returned to Pittsburgh and worked as a pharmacist. Taught briefly at Duquesne and earned his masters degree, enrolled in Purdue for Doctorate in Pharmacy, which was conferred in 1953. After briefly teaching at Ohio State University, returned as a faculty member in the school of Pharmacy and Pharmacal Sciences and continued until retirement. Relates changes in program and curriculum in the school, the Pharm. D degree. Also talked about service on University Committees, especially University Library Committee where he chaired the Library Director Search Committee in the early 1970's. In retirement, he has continued teaching a "History of Pharmacy" course.
SubjectsBelcastro, Patrick F., 1920- --Interviews
Purdue University--Alumni and alumnae
World War, 1939-1945
Purdue University--Faculty
Pharmacists
Genre (AAT)Interviews
Oral history (document genres)
Sound recordings
Media Typeaudio/mp3
Original Formataudio/wav
Duration46 min.
CollectionPurdue University Oral History Program Collection
RepositoryPurdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
RightsCopyright Purdue University. All rights reserved.
URI ark:/34231/c6vt1r4s
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