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A publisher's career with the University of California Press, the Sierra Club, and the California Native Plant Society : oral history transcript / 2001.
BANC CD 081; BANC MSS 2001/112 c; Phonotape 3173 C:1-14; BANC MSS 2001/112 c suppl. v.2; ...
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Title:

A publisher's career with the University of California Press, the Sierra Club, and the California Native Plant Society : oral history transcript / 2001
University history series

Creator/Contributor:

Frugé, August, 1909-2004, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Frugé, Susan, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Riess, Suzanne B., interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Background in Idaho and Oregon, education at Stanford University; early jobs, UC Berkeley librarianship degree, 1937; marriage, library work in Sacramento; University of California Press: 1940s, under Sam Farquhar, early mandate; under Frugé, Editorial Committee meetings, sponsoring editors, new directions, paperback publication; UCLA office of the Press; finances, inventory, Board of Control, marketing; comments on George Stewart, Max Yavno, Ansel Adams, Franklin Murphy, others; American Association of University Presses and university publishing in Latin America, 1950s, Centro Interamericano de Libros Académicos; Sierra Club: Publications Committee, 1960s, and connections with UC Press, David Brower, creating Exhibit Format Books, internal conflicts. Includes a joint interview with Susan Frugé (1926-2001) on the California Native Plant Society, CNPS activists and field trips, plant sales, Fremontia, August's role in CNPS, Jim Roof, Ledyard Stebbins and others. Appendices include extensive correspondence, and writings by Frugé.
includes compact disc recording of Susan Frugé memorial service, March 4, 2001.
includes documents relating to August Frugé publishing career and the Sierra Club.
includes correspondence between Frugé and Suzanne Riess, clippings and miscellany, and a few photographs of Frugé and his wife.

Date:

2001 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Brower, David -- 1912-2000
University of California Press.
Sierra Club. -- Publications Committee.
Sierra Club -- Publishing
California Native Plant Society.
Association of American University Presses.
Publishers and publishing -- California
Scholarly publishing -- California -- Berkeley -- History
Unknown place

Note:

August Frugé ; with an introduction by Harlan Kessel. Interviewed by Suzanne B. Riess, 1997-1998. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Includes an interview with Susan Frugé.
Forms part of the University history series.
Portions of correspondence (supplemental vol. 2): RESTRICTED until 2025.
Portions of correspondence (supplemental vol. 2): RESTRICTED until 2025.
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 3173 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. (x, 332 p.) : col. ports. ; 29 cm.
15 sound cassettes.
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
2 v. ; 31 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z126h
BANC CD 081
BANC MSS 2001/112 c
Phonotape 3173 C:1-14
BANC MSS 2001/112 c suppl. v.2
BANC MSS 2001/112 c
BANC MSS 2001/112 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Portions of correspondence (supplemental vol. 2): RESTRICTED until 2025.
Portions of correspondence (supplemental vol. 2): RESTRICTED until 2025.
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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