Interviewee

Ruperto G. Aguilar

Interviewer

W. Noel McAunulty, Jr.

Project

Mining in Mexico

Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee

1946 Metallurgy graduate of Texas College of Mines; mining engineer and metallurgist for several Mexican companies including ASARCO, Peñoles, and San Francisco del Oro.

Summary of Interview

Part of Mining in Mexico Oral History Project; Describes years at TCM; relates early professional career; experiences as independent mine operator; offers opinions of principal changes in mining in Mexico including implementation of new technology and mechanized equipment.

Date of Interview

6-19-1996

Length of Interview

40 minutes

Tape Number

No. 911

Transcript Number

No. 911

Length of Transcript

18 pages

Interview Number

No. 911

Terms of Use

Unrestricted

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