The Resource Robert Platt Boyd Jr. oral history

Robert Platt Boyd Jr. oral history

Label
Robert Platt Boyd Jr. oral history, 1990
Title
Robert Platt Boyd Jr. oral history
Inclusive dates
1990
Creator
Contributor
Creator
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The interview provides information and personal observations about Boyd's background, military training and experiences during World War II; specifically related to engineering and the construction of bridges and roads
Note
Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
Robert Platt Boyd, Jr. was born in Montgomery, Ala. on August 21, 1911. Boyd served with the 10th Mountain Division during World War II. He was assigned to the 126th Mountain Engineer Battalion. During combat operations in Italy, Boyd received two Bronze Star Medals. He retired in 1966 from the Army as a full Colonel. Following retirement, Boyd was a professor of industrial engineering at Auburn University. He died on November 22, 2000.
Cataloging source
DPL
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1911-2000
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Boyd, Robert Platt
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
interviews
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not applicable
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Unknown
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  • Boyd, Robert Platt
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Armed Forces
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
  • Camp Swift (Tex.)
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Robert Platt Boyd Jr. oral history
Link
http://digital.denverlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16079coll36/id/2693
Instantiates
Production
Note
This oral history was digitized as part of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Recordings at Risk grant project
Accompanying material
  • 1 envelope
  • 1 PDF file
Carrier category
  • audiocassette
  • other
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • ss
  • sz
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • spoken word
  • text
Content type code
  • spw
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Extent
  • 1 audiocassette (31:12 min.) +
  • 1 MP3 audio file (44MB)
Immediate source of acquisition
Unknown donor;
Media category
  • audio
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • n
Other physical details
sound +
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1057287967
  • (OCoLC)on1057287967
  • 1864167
Label
Robert Platt Boyd Jr. oral history
Link
http://digital.denverlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16079coll36/id/2693
Production
Note
This oral history was digitized as part of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Recordings at Risk grant project
Accompanying material
  • 1 envelope
  • 1 PDF file
Carrier category
  • audiocassette
  • other
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • ss
  • sz
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • spoken word
  • text
Content type code
  • spw
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Extent
  • 1 audiocassette (31:12 min.) +
  • 1 MP3 audio file (44MB)
Immediate source of acquisition
Unknown donor;
Media category
  • audio
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • n
Other physical details
sound +
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1057287967
  • (OCoLC)on1057287967
  • 1864167

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