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Oral History Interview: Arthur Robinson (0206)

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Smail, Laura
Respondent
Robinson, Arthur
Date
1982
Subject(s)
World War II; UW-Madison Department of Geography; Cartography; Cartographic Laboratory
Description
Background; Work before coming to UW; Geography Department in 1940s; Formation of Meteorology Department; Turning geography into science; Replacement of regional studies; Development of area studies; Use of computers; His role in developing quantitative geography; Use of computers for cartographic problems; Setting up Cartographic Laboratory; Initial opposition to it; Course requirements for cartographers; Art in cartography; Business arrangements; Institute for Environmental Studies; TA Strike of 1970; Tripp Commons and University Club; Athletic Board; Committee on Student Conduct and Appeals; Mapping in Wisconsin.
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