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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Richard Blackburn Black
RLIN number: NXCP86-A27
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Naval History Project
Description: Education in North Dakota and on New York University's floating university, 1926-27; mining, rescue, and recovery work; Admiral Richard Byrd and second Antarctic expeditition, 1933-34; Hawaii, 1936; Antarctic Service Expedition, 1939; Hawaii and Pearl Harbor, 1941; Antarctic Support Forces, 1954-56; on Admiral Byrd's staff, 1956-57; Office of Naval Research.
Extent: Transcript: 89 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1972. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part I, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1962 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Black, Richard Blackburn, 1902-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1902
Speaker occupation: Explorer; Naval officer
Age at speaking: 60
Document date: 1962
Interviewer: Cromie, William
Organizations discussed: U.S. Navy
Locations discussed: Antarctica; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Antarctica; Explorers; North America; Polar regions--Discovery and exploration; Scientific expeditions--Polar regions; U.S. Navy; United States; Veterans
Topics discussed - Other terms: Black, Richard Blackburn, 1902-; Byrd, RichardEvelyn, 1888-1957
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016575-12018