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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Edmund Astley Prentis and Katherine Prentis Murphy
RLIN number: NXCP87-A103
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Columbia College School of Mines; mining experiences, Mexico and Peru; Spencer, White & Prentis; military construction; White House repairs; King's College Room, Columbia, furnishings and acquisitions; comments on antique collecting.
Extent: Transcript: 232 leaves, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1962 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Prentis, Edmund Astley, 1883-1969
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1883
Speaker occupation: Collector; Mining engineer
Age at speaking: 79
Document date: 1962
Interviewer: Rounds, Frank W.
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Mining engineering
Topics discussed - Other terms: Collectors and collecting; Columbia College(New York, NY)--School of Mines; Murphy, Katherine Prentis, 1882-1969; Prentis, Edmund A. (Edmund Astley), 1883-1969; United States--Army--Military construction
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016866-12309