William Penn Mott Jr. Papers, 1931-1992


William Penn Mott Jr. Papers, 1931-1992

William Penn Mott Jr. Papers, 1931-1992

Covers over six decades of Mott's professional life as a student of landscape architecture and as a park and recreation professional managing parks at the local, regional, state, and national levels. A comprehensive collection of his speeches form the bulk of the collection. Also included are files regarding his positions as Superintendent of the Oakland Park and Recreation Dept., General Manager of the East Bay Regional Park District, Director of the California Dept. of Parks and Recreation, Director of the United States National Park Service and other professional activities. Includes miscellaneous documents and reports about issues and projects in which he was involved and places he visited. There is little, however, of Mott's personal working papers, such as correspondence, writings, or meeting notes. Includes Mott's blueprints for Strawberry Canyon Park drawn for the Civilian Conservation Corps during the 1930s.

Number of containers: 6 boxes, 8 cartons, 2 oversize boxes, 12 oversize folders, and 1 tube; Linear feet: 15.2


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United States. National Park Service

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U.S. National Park Service has managed the Morristown National Historical Park since 1933. From the description of Morristown National Historical Park resource management records, 1933-1994 (bulk 1938-1970). (Morristown National History Park). WorldCat record id: 71014733 The National Park Service is the U.S. federal agency that manages all National Parks, many National Monuments and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations. It was created...

California State Parks Foundation

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Mott, William Penn.

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Director of the National Park Service 1985-1989; Director of the California State Department of Parks and Recreation, 1967-1975; General Manager of the East Bay Regional Park Destrict, 1962-1967; Superintendent of Parks for Oakland, California, 1946-1962. From the description of William Penn Mott papers. 1985-1989. (Clemson University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 22965395 William Penn Mott, Jr. (1909-1992) was manager of the Oakland Park Dept. and later the East Bay Regio...

Oakland (Calif.). Park and Recreation Dept.

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California. Dept. of Parks and Recreation.

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Strawberry Canyon Recreational Area (Berkeley, Calif.)

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