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James Mack Gerstley, Executive, U.S. Borax and Chemical Corporation : trustee, Pomona College : civic leader, San Francisco Asian Art Museum : oral history transcript ; with introductions by Elizabeth Lilienthal Gerstley and Norman J. Travis ; interviews conducted by Ruth Teiser and Eleanor Swent in 1990. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1991.
BANC MSS 93/42 c; Phonotape 2668 C:1-11
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Title:

James Mack Gerstley, Executive, U.S. Borax and Chemical Corporation: trustee, Pomona College : civic leader, San Francisco Asian Art Museum : oral history transcript ; with introductions by Elizabeth Lilienthal Gerstley and Norman J. Travis ; interviews conducted by Ruth Teiser and Eleanor Swent in 1990. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1991
Western mining in the twentieth century oral history series
Executive, U.S. Borax and Chemical Corporation

Creator/Contributor:

Gerstley, James M., creator, Interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Gerstley, Elizabeth Lilienthal.

Creator/Contributor:

Travis, Norman J.

Creator/Contributor:

Teiser, Ruth., Interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Swent, Eleanor., Interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Gerstley recalls his early years, his career with Pacific Coast Borax Company and U.S. Borax and Chemical Corporation, and his activities on the San Francisco Art Commission of the Asian Art Museum, securing the Brundage collection for San Francisco.

Date:

1991 (issued)

Subject:

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Pacific Coast Borax Company.
United States Borax and Chemical Corporation.
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. -- Avery Brundage Collection.
Art -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews
Industrialists -- West (U.S.) -- Interviews

Note:

Interviewed for the Western mining in the twentieth century oral history series.
Audio tape recording of the interview also available. Classified as: Phonotape 2668 C:1-11
Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library. Duplicate transcript.
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.
James Mack Gerstley, 1907-
Volume includes index.

Physical Description:

xiv, 236 p. : ill., port. ; 29 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 93/42 c
Phonotape 2668 C:1-11

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

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.