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Oral history interview with Ken Curtis, 2007 Sept. 27

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TitleOral history interview with Ken Curtis, 2007 Sept. 27
IntervieweeCurtis, Kenneth Stewart
InterviewerMarkee, Katherine
Purdue ID NumberPOH0708012(Curtis)
Date RecordedSeptember 27, 2007
Abstract of InterviewA local resident and recipient of BS degree from Purdue in 1946 and Masters in 1946, recounts work in the School of Civil Engineering, particularly surveying and mapping. Was involved with Ross Camp and gives description of camp function and activities. The camp had been started in 1913 and closed in 1960. From 1929 till its closing, was located west of campus on land given to the University by David Ross. Campus life in the 1950's and 1960's and beyond. He is recipient of National Council of Land Surveyors; Earl J. Fenney Award of American Congress on Surveying and Mapping. In retirement has maintained affiliation with Professional Surveying Association and WALLA [Wabash Area Lifetime Learning Association Inc.]
SubjectsCurtis, Kenneth Stewart--Interviews
Purdue University--Alumni and alumnae
Surveying
Genre (AAT)Interviews
Oral history (document genres)
Sound recordings
Media Typeaudio/mp3
Original Formataudio/wav
Duration47 min.
CollectionPurdue University Oral History Program Collection
RepositoryPurdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
RightsCopyright Purdue University. All rights reserved.
URI ark:/34231/c62b8x33
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