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An entrepreneur in mining in North and South America, 1930s to 1990s : oral history transcript / 1995.
BANC MSS 96/56 c; Phonotape 2804 C:1-2
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Title:

An entrepreneur in mining in North and South America, 1930s to 1990s : oral history transcript / 1995
Western mining in the twentieth century oral history series

Creator/Contributor:

Orr, James M., 1911-, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Jensen, James.

Creator/Contributor:

Brynelson, Bernard.

Creator/Contributor:

Swent, Eleanor, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

James Orr discusses growing up in British Columbia, using the spectrograph as a consulting engineer, mining diamonds in Brasil, and forming the Orr Engineering and Chemical Company.

Date:

1995 (issued)

Subject:

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Orr Engineering and Chemical Company.
Spectrograph
Mining engineers -- Interviews
Mines and mineral resources -- West (U.S.)
Diamond mines and mining -- Brazil

Note:

James M. Orr ; with an introduction by James Jensen and Bernard Brynelson. Interviews conducted by Eleanor Swent in 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 tape recording of the interview also available. Classified as: Phonotape 2804 C:1-2.
Also available online.
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:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (xiv, 47 leaves) ; 28 cm.
2 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3g31
BANC MSS 96/56 c
Phonotape 2804 C:1-2

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

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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