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Professor of American intellectual history, University of California, Berkeley, 1952-1980 : oral history transcript / 1999.
BANC MSS 2000/91 c; Phonotape 3081 C:1-14
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Title:

Professor of American intellectual history, University of California, Berkeley, 1952-1980 : oral history transcript / 1999
University of California history series: Department of History at Berkeley

Creator/Contributor:

May, Henry F. (Henry Farnham), 1915-2012, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Lage, Ann, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bailey, David T.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Family, youth, and public school education in Berkeley; undergraduate years at University of California, social life and radical politics on campus, 1933-1937; graduate study in American history at Harvard University, 1937-1941: friendships, mentors, marriage, attitudes toward communism and the war in Europe; teaching at Lawrence College; World War II service in the Pacific as a Japanese language officer; professor at Scripps College, 1947-1952, Salzburg Seminar; professor of history at Berkeley, 1952-1980: social life of Berkeley faculty and community, faculty hiring and promotions; observations and role during the 1960s student protest at Berkeley: the Free Speech Movement, 1964, anti-war protests of 1960s-1970s, Third World strike, People's Park, impact on university teaching and society; research, writing, and teaching on American intellectual life, study of religion, family history; reflections on the craft of history.

Date:

1999 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
University of California, Berkeley. -- Department of History.
Free Speech Movement (Berkeley, Calif.)
College teachers -- California -- Berkeley -- Interviews
Historians -- California -- Berkeley -- Interviews
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- California -- Berkeley
Student movements -- California -- Berkeley

Note:

Henry F. May ; with an introduction by David T. Bailey ; interviews conducted by Ann Lage in 1998. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Forms part of: University history series, Department of History at Berkeley.
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Shelved as Phonotape 3081 C:1-14.
Also available online.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (xii, 218 p.) : port. ; 29 cm.
14 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z119n
BANC MSS 2000/91 c
Phonotape 3081 C:1-14

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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