The Resource Steve P. Knowlton oral history

Steve P. Knowlton oral history

Label
Steve P. Knowlton oral history, 1990s
Title
Steve P. Knowlton oral history
Inclusive dates
1990s
Creator
Contributor
Creator
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The interview is conducted by Martha Teichner, CBS Network commentator, provides information and personal observations about Knowlton's experiences: influence of the European ski stars in the 10th Mountain Division; what made the 10th an elite unit; experiences in combat; and his achievements after the war including competing in the Winter Olympics in France after the war
Note
Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
Stephen P. Knowlton was born August 3, 1922 in Pittsburg, Pa. He began skiing when he was seven years old and was captain of his high school ski team. While attending the University of New Hampshire, Knowlton won several skiing awards. He volunteered for the ski troops in 1942 and became a squad leader in the intelligence and reconnaissance platoon with the 86th Mountain Infantry Regiment. Knowlton also recieved two Bronze Star Medals for his actions at Mt. Terminale on March 3, 1945 and during the Apennines and Po River campaigns in Spring of 1945. Following the war, Knowlton won the U.S. National Downhill Ski championship in 1946. He was a member of the 1948 U.S. Olympic ski team. He later helped develop Aspen, Colo. as a ski resort and was responsible for opening Ski Broadmoor in Colorado Springs. Knowlton was inducted into three different halls of fame: National Ski Hall of Fame (1975); Colorado Ski Hall of Fame (1981), and the Colorado Restaurant Hall of Fame (1993). He died in Denver, Colo. on October 1, 1998.
Cataloging source
DPL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1922-1998
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Knowlton, Stephen P.
Credits note
Interviewed by Martha Teichner
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
interviews
Music parts
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Teichner, Martha
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Knowlton, Stephen P
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Steve P. Knowlton oral history
Link
http://digital.denverlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16079coll36/id/2793
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 tape index sheet
  • 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
Dimensions
7 1/4 x 3 1/2 in., 1/4 in. +
Extent
  • 1 audiocassette
  • 3 MP3 audio files (47MB)
Immediate source of acquisition
Steve Knowlton;
Media category
  • audio
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • n
Other physical details
  • 3 3/4 ips, mono
  • sound +
System control number
  • (OCoLC)898743365
  • (OCoLC)ocn898743365
  • 1315037
Label
Steve P. Knowlton oral history
Link
http://digital.denverlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16079coll36/id/2793
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 tape index sheet
  • 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
Dimensions
7 1/4 x 3 1/2 in., 1/4 in. +
Extent
  • 1 audiocassette
  • 3 MP3 audio files (47MB)
Immediate source of acquisition
Steve Knowlton;
Media category
  • audio
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • n
Other physical details
  • 3 3/4 ips, mono
  • sound +
System control number
  • (OCoLC)898743365
  • (OCoLC)ocn898743365
  • 1315037

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