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Oral history interview with Richard Blackburn Black, 1962

Creator: Black, Richard Blackburn, 1902-1992
Project: Naval history project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 89 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Naval officer, explorer.

Scope and Contents

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.


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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1971.

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