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Riess, Suzanne B.

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Works: 154 works in 338 publications in 1 language and 1,067 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Interviews  Catalogs  Bibliographies  History  Personal correspondence  Bibliography‡vCatalogs 
Roles: Interviewer, Author
Classifications: Z1261, 016.9794
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Most widely held works about Suzanne B Riess
 
Most widely held works by Suzanne B Riess
Catalogue of the Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979 by Bancroft Library( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The making of a documentary photographer by Dorothea Lange( Book )

4 editions published in 1968 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 31 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
Paul Schuster Taylor, California social scientist : an interview by Paul S Taylor( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Landscape architecture : the profession in California, 1935-1940, and Telesis by Garrett Eckbo( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Church, landscape architect : interviews by Suzanne B Riess( Book )

5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A life in physics : Bell Telephone Laboratories and World War II, Columbia University and the laser, MIT and government service, California and research in astrophysics by Charles H Townes( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Townes discusses his family background in South Carolina, education at Furman, Duke, Caltech, Bell Telephone Laboratories; his career as a professor of physics and research Officer in the Navy including research in microwave spectroscopy, the maser and the laser, quantam physics, issues surrounding patents, his Nobel prize, Berkeley in the 60's, astrophysics and infrared work, among others. Includes interview with Townes' wife, Frances Brown Townes
A life in architecture : Indian dancing, migrant housing, Telesis, design for urban living, theater, teaching by Vernon Armand DeMars( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DeMars discusses his California boyhood; Panama-Pacific Exposition, Indian dance performances; UC Berkeley School of Architecture, 1931; Telesis; various competitions and building designs; creativity studies with architects; figures in the profession: Eric Mendelsohn, Frank Lloyd Wright, Philip Johnson, Nat Owings, Ralph Rapson, Carl Koch, Don Reay, John Wells, Lawrence Halprin; includes joint interview with Jack Kent
An anthropologist's life in the twentieth century : theory and practice at UC Berkeley, the Smithsonian, in Mexico, and with the World Health Organization by George M Foster( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family and background, Ottumwa, Iowa; anthropology at Northwestern, Melville Herskovits; Ph. D. at UC Berkeley, Alfred Kroeber, Robert Lowie; first travel to Mexico; marriage to Mary LeCron, 1938, and trip to Austria; research with Sierra Popoluca, 1940-1941; teaching at Syracuse and UCLA; colleagues and work at Smithsonian Institution, Washington and Mexico: Institute of Inter-American Affairs, Institute of Social Anthropology, 1943-1953, start of long-term field research in Tzintzuntzan, sabbatical in Spain; UC Berkeley Department of Anthropology since 1953: planning Kroeber Hall, course work, administration, expanding faculty, Ph. D. curricula, funding students; American Anthropological Association presidency; sixties, seventies issues of free speech, ethics, Vietnam war; evolution of medical anthropology; community development advisory role for World Health Organizaion, Agency for International Development; discusses field work, writing, students, personal change, beliefs, family, friendships, and some current issues in anthropology
California native plantsman : UC Berkeley Botanical Garden, Tilden Botanic Garden by Wayne Roderick( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roderick discusses his childhood; Roderick family nursery, 1945- 1959; UC Berkeley Botanical Garden, California native plant area, 1960-1976; Tilden Park Botanic Garden, 1976-1982; California Native Plant Society; comments on rare and endangered species inventory
Finding the themes : family, anthropology, language origins, peace and conflict by Mary LeCron Foster( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

LeCron and Cowles family history in Iowa, friends, schools, Des Moines neighborhoods; life themes, rituals, illness; studying anthropology at Northwestern University, Melville Herskovits; marriage to George Foster and study in Vienna, 1938; fieldwork in Mexico: Sierra Popoluca, 1941, long-term work in Tzintzuntzan; mounting anthropology museum exhibitions; Ph. D. in linguistics, UC Berkeley; teaching linguistics at Cal State Hayward; organizing 1977 Wenner-Gren symposium, "Fundamentals of Symbolism"; children Melissa and Jeremy, and family life in Mexico, Washington, and Berkeley, vacations, social groups; integrating anthropology and peace, PACT, International Peace Academy, Ploughshares; Language Origins Society and current work on global language reconstruction. Appendices include "Cognitive Requisites for Language" and "Countering Offense: Institutionalized Alternatives to Military Action" by Foster; and an interview by Jan Thomas with Foster on the methodology and findings of language origins research
The Ratcliff Architects, in Berkeley since 1909 by Robert Williams Ratcliff( Book )

5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ratcliff discusses the architectural practice and principled philosophy of his father, Walter H. Ratcliff, exploring the relationship of the first two generations of Ratcliff architects to Bay Region architects such as Maybeck and Wurster. They discuss social planning, growth, and development concerns of Berkeley, as well as the city's cultural life
Thomas D. Church, landscape architect by Suzanne B Reiss( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothea Lange : the making of a documentary photographer : an interview by Dorothea Lange( Book )

3 editions published between 1968 and 1979 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interview with photographer Dorothea Lange by Suzanne B. Riess, 1960-1961, sponsored by the Regional Oral History Office of the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
Architectural practice in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1938-1996 by Joseph Esherick( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph Esherik discusses his Quaker background, his mentor uncle Wharton Esherick, and his education at the University of Pennsylvania; his wartime experience; his early clients in the San Francisco Bay Area, and the San Francisco chapter of the American Institute of Architects; his thoughts on the work of William Wurster and Bernard Maybeck; the Forties, the Fifties, and the Sixties; teaching at the Dept. of Architecture, University of California, Berkeley; the firm of Esherick, Homsey, Dodge, and Davis; and his philosophy of architecture
California garden societies and horticultural publications, 1947-1990 by Owen Pearce( Book )

5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pearce discusses his Colorado background; architecture studies, UC Berkeley, and Bay Area building construction work, 1920-1964; founding member, California chapter of American Rhododendron Society and western chapter of American Rock Garden Society, Strybing Arboretum Society, California Horticultural Society, San Francisco Business Men's Garden Club; Victor Reiter and other plantsmen; editing the California Horticultural Society Journal; photography and mountaineering
Catalogue II of the Regional Oral History Office, 1980-1998 by Bancroft Library( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marion Cunningham, an oral history by Marion Cunningham( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Athenian School founder by Dyke Franklin M Brown( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interview with found of the Athenian School in Danville, California, a college preparation private school founded in 1965 by Brown. Also included is an interview with Edwin Ellis, hired in 1966 as Dean of Students. He worked at the school for 26 years as the dean and athletic director
 
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A life in architecture : Indian dancing, migrant housing, Telesis, design for urban living, theater, teaching
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