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Arthur Day Collection

 Collection
Identifier: COU-4429

Scope and Contents

This collection includes audio tapes and research materials for a study in the Western Federation of Miners for the purposes of conducting Oral Histories of some prominent members in the 1980’s. There are 221 cassette tape interviews with 73 prominent Mine-Mill members conducted mainly in 1986-1987. They are alphabetical by name and indicate the number of tapes including duplicates made by Day. If there is a summary of the tapes or a release form it is indicated. Some releases were obtained by the University of Colorado (CU) and others were obtained by the Montana Historical Society (MHS).

Dates

  • 1986 - 1988

Extent

12.5 linear feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Arthur Day started this project as a biography of Orville Larson. The tapes then went to the Montana Historical Society for transcription (not all of them), only after to be sent to the Archives at Boulder. Arthur Day died on November 15, 1995 in Tucson, Arizona. This collection includes audio tapes and background information for a study in the Western Federation of Miners for the purposes of conduction Oral Histories of some prominent members in the 1980’s.
Author
Preliminary Inventory by Cassandra Volpe; Surveyed by Stephanie Hodges, 2011 May; edited and uploaded by Jennifer Sanchez to ArchivesSpace
Date
2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries, Special Collections & Archives Repository

Contact:
1720 Pleasant Street
184 UCB
Boulder Colorado 80503 United States