Collection: Naropa University

Leontov, Tania – OH1402
Interview Date: 2006

ABSTRACT: Tania Leontov came to Boulder, Colorado, in 1975, following Buddhist teacher Trungpa Rimpoche. Tania talks about the two roles she has had during her life in Boulder. She recalls her experience as a business woman who owned and managed … Continue reading

Paddock, Laurence T. “Laurie” – OH0671
Interview Date: 1994

  People: Fire Chief Johnson, Martin Parsons, Miles Ennis (Public Road project), John Valentine Sr., Ira DeLong, Allen J. Lefferdink Places: Boulder, Nederland, Tungsten (town) Subjects: Boulder Creek bridges, construction of Boulder Canyon road, Barker Dam, Hurricane Hill, tungsten, Caribou, … Continue reading

Thorne, Oakleigh II – OH0658
Interview Date: 1994

Supplemental material available in OH file. Boulder: Thorne Films, Thorne Ecological Institute, Greenbelt, University of Colorado Buffoons, Wizards, Nature Conservancy, bird banding, Bettie Willard, Cecil Effinger, Mary Estill Buchanan.  

Usow, Marcia – OH1425
Interview Date: 2006

People: John Visvader, Chogyam Trungpa, Karl Usow, Diana Pybus Mukpo, Sakyong Mipham, Pema Chodron   Places: Boulder   Topics: Boulder in the mid-1960s, meditation, bringing Chogyam Trungpa to Boulder, first meeting with Chogyam Trungpa, Chogyam Trungpa’s surgery for an impaired … Continue reading

Worley, Lee – OH1383
Interview Date: 2005

ABSTRACT: Lee Worley has been a faculty member of Naropa since its inception in 1974. She is the director of the Theater Studies Program and chair of the Interarts Department. She discusses her memories of Naropa Institute‚Äôs early years and … Continue reading