John Paul Savage

Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee

Born in Socorro, New Mexico in 1898; grew up in El Paso and attended Texas School of Mines from 1917 to 1921. Career as mining engineer in Mexico until retirement in 1964.

Summary of Interview

This is not an interview, but rather well-organized reminiscences. Biographical information includes much about early Socorro and El Paso. Describes his years as student at Texas School of Mines 1917-1921, student activities and faculty stories. Much information about mines in the Southwest and general info on mining industry.

Date of Interview


Length of Interview

2 hours

Tape Number

No. 764

Transcript Number

No. 764

Length of Transcript

34 pages


Rebecca Craver

Interview Number

No. 764

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