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Oral History Interview with Pat Sullivan, 1986

Identifier: M054.01.0002.00016


Pat Sullivan discusses details about the University Park area of Denver, Colorado and the changes that took place since he moved to the neighborhood in 1940. He talks about the local businesses including a gas station and butcher store, how he used the streetcar to go to football games at the University of Denver, playing softball and soccer with his friends in Observatory Park and the professions of the neighbors in the area.


  • 1986


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Oral History Interview with Pat Sullivan

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1 Items (sound tape cassette)

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

The series consists of 50 oral histories collected by Barry Matchett during 1986. The interviewees were all persons who lived in the University Park neighborhood, and concerned their memories of growing up and living in the neighborhood over a number of years.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

1 audiotape cassette 28 minutes, 21 seconds


Gift of Barry Matchett, 1986

Related Materials

Digital reproduction. Colorado Springs, Colo. : Mediawerx Corp. ; Denver, Colo. : University of Denver, Penrose Library, 2008. 1 sound file in 2 formats : digital, AIFF (26,326,026 bytes) and MP3 (899,583 bytes) files. Preservation master digitized at 16 bits per sample, mono.; access copy streamed for high bandwidth users at 22.050 kHz sample rate, 24 Kbits/sec. data rate. Also available as a Redbook audio CD-R, 44.1 kHz sample rate, 16 bits per sample, stereo.


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Title supplied by cataloger. ||Interview conducted at 1847 S. Milwaukee St., Denver, Colorado in 1986. ||Participants: Unidentified interviewer ; Patrick Sullivan. ||W. Patrick Sullivan moved with his parents to the University Park area of Denver, Colorado in 1940. His father was one of the owners of University Park Lumber Company, and Sullivan later worked at his father's company as an assistant manager


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