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Bancroft Library Regional Oral History Office

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Works: 2,736 works in 5,116 publications in 1 language and 17,850 library holdings
Genres: History  Interviews  Biographies  Autobiographies  Oral histories 
Roles: Other
Classifications: Z231.5.P7, 686.0922
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Citizen participation in government by Lucile Heming Koshland( )

8 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comments on San Francisco and New York Jewish communities; her San Francisco grandmother, Delia Fleishhacker; work with the League of Women Voters; educational interests. Photographs included. Appended: copies of letters and clippings relevant to the interview
The action and passion of our times by Caroline Moore Charles( )

5 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comments on her involvement in volunteer work, as board member, trustee, chairman or president, of various organizations, including League of Women Voters, Stanford Hospital Auxiliary in San Francisco, Rosenberg Foundation, Stanford University Board of Trustees and KQED. Also includes information on her service as lecturer in community service, Mills College, 1949-59
Printing as a performing art. by Ruth Teiser( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The AIDS epidemic in San Francisco : the medical response 1981-1984( Book )

21 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lester Rowntree : California native plant woman. by Rosemary Levenson( Book )

6 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with Lester Rowntree's family, friends and colleagues re her contributions to the field of conservation, horticulture and ecology, incuding information on her botanic explorations in California and the West, seed collecting and her California native seed business. Brief interview with Lester Rowntree herself included. Conducted by Rosemary Levenson for the Regional Oral History Office, Bancroft Library. Introduction by Mildred E. Mathias. Copies of photographs and of documentary material supplementing the interviews inserted. Interviewees are as follows: Margaret Campbell. The Lester Rowntree Archive at the California Academy of Science; Robert Ornduff. California Native Plants: A Distinctive Flora; James Roof. Lester Rowntree: The female John Muir; Lester Rowntree. Apothegms; Cedric Rowntree. Lester Rowntree: Her Son's Perspective; Harriette Rowntree. The Daughter-In-Law's View: "It's Been Worth It;" Rowan Rowntree. A Totally Integrated Person; Lester Bradford Rowntree. Walk Softly in Nature; Patricia Rowntree Nash. Memories of Nanni-Esther; Nancy Rowntree, with Jennifer Rowntree. "Keep Your Pores Open and Keep Listening;" Heidi Rowntree Melas, with Erika Rowntree. She Gave an Example; Skee Hamann. Lester Rowntree: Fresh, Free Currents of Life; Jo Stallard. "She Was So Good." Appended: photocopies of additional documentary material, including transcripts of Rowan Rowntree's interviews with his grandmother Lester Rowntree, 1969 and 1971
Kurt Herbert Adler and the San Francisco Opera by Kurt Herbert Adler( )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Di Giorgios : from fruit merchants to corporate innovators by Robert Di Giorgio( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family winery and the California wine industry by Louis P Martini( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recollections of his early life, association with various wineries. The development of Martini family properties, vine culture and winemaking techniques. Additional documentary materials included in separate box
Biochemistry at Stanford, biotechnology at DNAX : by Arthur Kornberg( )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early career at National Institutes of Health: nutrition research, mentored by Severo Ochoa and Carl Cori; chairman, microbiology, Washington University, St. Louis: C.B. van Niel's microbiology course, faculty, Erwin Chargaff, nucleotide chain synthesis research, DNA as genetic material; chairman, biochemistry, Stanford University: renovation of Stanford Medical School, founding and staffing of biochemistry department, interaction of basic and clinical sciences, departmental operational style, new biochemistry curriculum, industry ties, Industrial Affiliates Program; research programs: DNA polymerase, DNA replication, viral synthesis, polyphosphate, Nobel prize; recombinant DNA: Senate testimony, 1968, patenting in biotechnology, controversy, Stanford biochemistry contributions to/failure to recognize commercial potential of, Peter Lobban's research on; ALZA Corporation; DNAX: foundation, funding, and staffing, purchase by interactions with Schering-Plough, antibody and interleukin research; anti-Semitism; Paul Berg; Dale Kaiser
Margaret Wentworth Owings : artist, and wildlife and environmental defender by Margaret Wentworth Owings( )

7 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wentworth discusses her family history and early childhood; education at Mills, Harvard; marriage to Malcolm Millard; life in Chicago and Carmel; marriage to Nathaniel Owings ; influential writers, naturalists; art studies, techniques, and exhibitions; wildlife conservation efforts; writings
The making of a documentary photographer by Dorothea Lange( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japanese-American relocation reviewed : interviews( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Julia Morgan architectural history project by Bancroft Library( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cotton, irrigation, and the AAA by Wofford B Camp( )

6 editions published between 1968 and 1971 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews conducted 1962-1966 by Willa K. Baum for Regional Oral History Office, Bancroft Library. Introduction by Paul S. Smith. Photographs inserted. Discussion of his career with U.S. Department of Agriculture, particularly in introducing cotton growing into San Joaquin Valley and establishing Shafter Experiment Station; working relationship with College of Agriculture, University of California; work with Bank of America as land manager, 1928-1933, and as assistant director of cotton program, AAA; his own farming operations in California; agricultural labor and farm labor strikes; associations of growers of cotton and formation of Associated Farmers; potato growing and marketing; irrigation and state water plan; political views; educational philanthropy. With this: copies of his speeches, clippings, press releases, reprints of articles, and other material documenting his career
From plant pathologist to Vice President for Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of California, 1947-1986 : by James Blair Kendrick( )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes his early life, family, and community, as well as his education at the University of Wisconsin. Includes his professional experiences at the Citrus Research Station, Riverside, California, as well as his community involvement there. Discusses his years with the Agricultural Extension Station, and its unification with the Division of Agricultural Sciences
Crown Zellerbach: timber, technology, and corporate development in the Pacific Northwest, 1920 to 1965 by Crown Zellerbach Corporation( )

5 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with seven men who worked as policy makers in various branches of the corporation, covering timber management, accounting procedures, technological innovations, personnel management and public relations. Conducted 1965-66 by Amelia R. Fry for the Regional Oral History Office, Bancroft Library. Copies of photographs inserted. Interviewees include the following: Otis Hallin, timber management; Howard Peterson, logging technology in Northwest timber operations from 1933; Harold Miller, technological developments in Northwest timber operations from 1927; Owen W. Bentley, log supply management from 1920 to 1965; John Dewey Ollsen, development of cost management in Northwest timber operations; Elias Buddy, personnel management and labor relations; William D. Welsh, public relations from 1939
Plant genetics and new grape varieties by H. P Olmo( )

5 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geraldine Knight Scott, 1904-1989, a woman in landscape architecture in California, 1926-1989 by Geraldine Knight Scott( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses her early impressions of the landscape of Idaho and Washington, her studies at UC Berkeley and Cornell, and early jobs in Beverly Hills and Marin County. Throughout her life she travelled as much as possible and she vividly recalls her trips to Europe and Japan. After her marriage to planner Mel Scott she became interested in housing and planning issues
The State Department of Water Resources, 1975-1983 by Ronald B Robie( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses California water quality and conservation, north-south claims for water rights, Peripheral Canal legislation, and other water issues faced as director of the California Department of Water Resources
Fisherman by trade by Dominic Ghio( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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controlled identityRegional Cultural History Project (University of California, Berkeley)

California Regional Oral History Office

California. University. Regional Oral History Office

Regional Oral History Office

Regional Oral History Office (Bancroft Library)

Regional Oral History Office, University of California

University of California, Berkeley Regional Oral History Office

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