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Poet and suffragist : oral history transcript / and related material, 1959-1979.
BANC CD 066; BANC CD 067:1; BANC CD 068; BANC MSS 80/132 c; ...
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Title:

Poet and suffragist : oral history transcript: and related material, 1959-1979

Creator/Contributor:

Field, Sara Bard, 1882-1974, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Fry, Amelia R., interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Erskine, Dorothy Ward.

Creator/Contributor:

Scholten, Catherine M., 1949-1981

Creator/Contributor:

Caldwell, Katherine Field Ehrgott.

Creator/Contributor:

Brophy, Robert J., interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Field, Sara Bard, 1882-1974, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Sara Bard Field comments on early marriage to minister and life as missionary bride in India and Burma; return to U.S. and growing interest in socialism and urban reform; role in women suffrage campaign and Woman's Party; relationship with Charles E.S. Wood; friendship with Clarence Darrow; anti-war movement, World War I; radical political and artistic movements in '20s and '30s; establishment of San Francisco School of the Arts of the Theater; friendship with artists and writers of the Bay Area and New York, including Beniamino Bufano, George Sterling, John and Llewelyn Powys, Genevieve Taggard, Robinson and Una Jeffers, Lincoln Steffens, Fremont Older, Ralph Stackpole and John Steinbeck; her poetry and that of C.E.S. Wood. Copies of photographs inserted.

Date:

1959 (issued)

Contents:

Phonotapes: Phonotape 1323: Reel 1: Oct. 1, 1959. Track 1: 703 ft. -- Reel 2: Oct. 6, 1959. Track 1: 895 ft. -- Reel 3: Feb. 1, 1960. Track 1: 847 ft. -- Reel 6: Feb. 1, 1960. Track 1: 847 ft. -- Reel 7: May 18, 1960. Track 1: 318 ft. -- Reel 9: June 2, 1960. Track 1: 368 ft. -- Reel 10: June 8, 1960. Track 1: 582 ft. -- Reel 11: Feb. 28, 1961. Track 1: 714 ft. -- Reel 12: Mar. 13, 1961. Track 1: 1433 ft. -- Reel 14: Mar. 28, 1961. Track 1: 838 ft. -- Reel 16: Apr. 26, 1961. Track 1: 811 ft. -- Reel 18: May 23, 1961. Track 1: 426 ft. -- (Reels 19-20 are on one reel) -- Reel 19: June 20, 1960. Track 1: 1426 ft., track 2: 1-94 ft. -- Reel 20: Mar. 22, 1962. Track 2: 95-554 ft. -- Reel 24: Track 1: 794 ft. -- Reel 32: Aug. 16, 1962. Track 1: 348 ft. -- Reel 33: Oct. 4, 1962. Track 1: 1014 ft., track 2: 106 ft. -- Reel 37: Mar. 21, 1963. Track 1: 835 ft. -- Reel 38: May 23, 1963. Track 1: 967 ft. -- Reel 39: May 28, 1963. Track 1: 646 ft. -- Reel 43: July 25, 1963. Track 1: 1181 ft. -- Reel 44: Aug. 8, 1963. Track 1: 396 ft. -- Reel 46: Aug. 22, 1963. Track 1: 1266 ft., track 2: 68-937 ft. Most tapes track 2 blank (unless otherwise noted) -- Phonotape 1531: July 3, 1963.

Subject:

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Field, Sara Bard -- 1882-1974 -- Interviews
Wood, Charles Erskine Scott -- 1852-1944
Darrow, Clarence -- 1857-1938
Bufano, Beniamino -- 1898-1970
Sterling, George -- 1869-1926
Powys, John Cowper -- 1872-1963
Powys, Llewelyn -- 1884-1939
Taggard, Genevieve -- 1894-1948
Jeffers, Robinson -- 1887-1962
Jeffers, Una -- 1884 or 1885-1950
Steffens, Lincoln -- 1866-1936
Older, Fremont -- 1856-1935
Stackpole, Ralph -- 1885-1973
Steinbeck, John -- 1902-1968
San Francisco School of the Arts of the Theatre.
Women -- Suffrage -- United States
Women poets, American -- 20th century
Missionaries' spouses -- India
Missionaries' spouses -- Burma
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Peace

Note:

tape recorded interviews conducted 1959-1963 by Amelia R. Fry for the Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, 1979 :
Forms part of: Suffragists Oral History Project.
Introductions by Dorothy Erskine and Catherine M. Scholten; afterword by her daughter, Katherine F. Caldwell. Robert J. Brophy participating in joint interview, Aug. 22, 1963.
Partial interviews. Reels 4-5, 8, 13, 15, 17, 21-23, 35-31, 34-36, 40-42, 45 not retained. Interview notes available for reels 1-2, 6, and 9.
Phonotape 1323 B: RESTRICTED: Use cassette or compact disc copy. CU-BANC
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Also available online.
Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles, Library. Duplicate transcript.
Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1979.141--PIC).

Type:

Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
[12], xix, 661 p. ; 28 cm. + related material.
23 sound tape reels : analog, 3 3/4 ips, 2 track ; 7 in.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z235z
BANC CD 066
BANC CD 067:1
BANC CD 068
BANC MSS 80/132 c
Phonotape 1323 B
Phonotape 1530 B
Phonotape 3157 C
Phonotape 3158 C:1-2
Phonotape 3159 C:1-2
BANC CD 067:2

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Phonotape 1323 B: RESTRICTED: Use cassette or compact disc copy. CU-BANC
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. 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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