William G. Morris Interview

Interviewee

William G. Morris

Interviewer

Charles E. "Mike" Hardy

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Description

William Morris describes the work of Richard McArdle and Harry Gisborne during the 1930s to develop a fuel moisture indicator. Morris also discusses the studies conducted by McArdle and Gisborne to test the accuracy of weather forecasting as it relates to fire frequency.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Forest fire research; Forest fire prevention and control; Weather forecasting

Original Date

2-13-1976

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Harry Thomas Gisborne Oral History Project, OH 044, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 044-008

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (02:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (25 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:59:55 minutes

Local Filename

OH_044_008.pdf

William G. Morris Interview

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