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Parks and redwoods, 1919-1971 : oral history transcript / and related material, 1959-1972.
Phonotape 1367 A; Phonotape 228:1 B; BANC MSS 73/157 c CARTON 1; BANC MSS 73/157 c CARTON 2; ...
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Title:

Parks and redwoods, 1919-1971 : oral history transcript: and related material, 1959-1972

Creator/Contributor:

Drury, Newton Bishop, 1889-1978, creator, Interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Albright, Horace M. (Horace Marden), 1890-1987

Creator/Contributor:

Nelson, DeWitt, 1901-

Creator/Contributor:

Fry, Amelia R., Interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Shrepfer, Susan., Interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Comments on his father Wells Drury and his journalistic career in Nevada and San Francisco; his brother, Aubrey Drury; college days at University of California, 1908-1912; teaching and working as assistant to the President of the University; organization and work of the Save-the-Redwoods League; association with others prominent in conservation movement; development of the California state park system and the role of the California State Parks Council; formation of the State Park Commission; career as director of the National Park Service, 1941-51, as chief of the California Division of Beaches and Parks, 1951-59, and as secretary of the Save-the-Redwoods League from 1959. Also with the interview: 2 cartons of supplementary documents provided by Mr. Drury to illustrate points in the interview, arranged according to chapter headings in the transcript.

Date:

1959 (issued)

Contents:

Phonotape 1367: Addendum to oral history memoir relating to Prarie Creek Redwoods State Park, Mar. 17, 1970. Reel 1: track 1: 1059 ft., track 2: 1055 ft. -- Reel 2: track 1: 1035 ft., track 2: 1032 ft.

Subject:

Drury, Wells -- 1851-1932
Drury, Aubrey -- 1891-1959
University of California (1868-1952). -- Class of 1912.
Save the Redwoods League.
California State Parks Council.
California State Park and Recreation Commission.
United States. -- National Park Service.
California. -- Division of Beaches and Parks.
Conservation -- United States
Parks -- California

Note:

Newton Drury; tape recorded interview conducted by Amelia R. Fry and Susan Schrepfer in 1959-1970. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, 1972 :
Introductions by Horace M. Albright and DeWitt Nelson.
Photographs and photocopies of documents pertinent to the interview included.
COLLECTION STORED IN PART OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for use.
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
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.

Type:

Oral histories.

Physical Description:

2 v. ([822 leaves]) ; 28 cm. + related material (2 cartons).
1 sound tape reel (1-360 ft.) : analog, 3 3/4 ips, 1 track ; 7 in.
2 sound tape reels : analog, 3 3/4 ips, 2 track ; 5 in.

Language:

English

Identifier:

Phonotape 1367 A
Phonotape 228:1 B
BANC MSS 73/157 c CARTON 1
BANC MSS 73/157 c CARTON 2
Phonotape 1367 A, etc.
BANC MSS 73/157 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED IN PART OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for use.
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.