Catalogue I of the Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979


Catalogue I of the Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979



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Lange, Dorothea, 1895-1965 (person)

Dorothea Lange (1895-1965), American documentary photographer and photojournalist, was born Dorothea Margarette Nutzhorn in Hoboken, New Jersey. She worked for the Farm Security Administration during the Great Depression. From the description of Lange, Dorothea, 1895-1965 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10582293 In the spring of 1942, Dorothea Lange was hired by the War Relocation Authority to document the movement of Japanese-Americans during relo...

Matthews, Burnita Shelton, 1894-1988 (person)

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Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 (person)

Jeannette Pickering Rankin (June 11, 1880 – May 18, 1973) was an American politician and women's rights advocate, and the first woman to hold federal office in the United States. She was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives as a Republican from Montana in 1916, and again in 1940. Rankin graduated from the University of Montana in 1902. She subsequently attended the New York School of Philanthropy (later the New York, then the Columbia, School of Social Work) before embarking on a care...

Field, Sara Bard, 1882-1974 (person)

Poet and suffragist Sara Bard Field lived in Portland in the early part of the twentieth century. Her poetry, her support of women’s suffrage, and her controversial relationship with Charles Erskine Scott Wood, a Portland cultural icon, made an indelible imprint on the history of Oregon. Field was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on September 1, 1882, to strict Baptist parents. The family moved to Detroit, where, at the age of eighteen, she married the much older Baptist minister Albert Erghott. T...

Burger, Warren E., 1907-1995 (person)

Chief justice of the United States Supreme Court; d. 1995. From the description of Papers, 1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 34149469 Chief justice of the United States Supreme Court; died 1995. From the description of Warren E. Burger introduction, 1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983627 ...

KENNEDY, Lawton R., 1900- (person)

MEYER, Otto E., 1903- (person)

Schultz, Vera Smith, 1902- (person)

LENKOFF, Aleksandr N., 1896-1975 (person)

Sibley, Carol Rhodes, 1902- (person)

GRANGER, Christopher, 1885-1967 (person)

Miles, Josephine, 1911-1985 (person)

Noted poet, literary scholar and teacher. Member of the faculty of the Dept. of English at the University of California, Berkeley, 1952-1978. From the description of Josephine Miles papers, 1911-1986. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122514475 American author; d. 1985. From the description of Papers, 1957-1968. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 26090013 Biography ...

DAVIS, Pauline, 1917- (person)

GRABHORN, Jane, 1911-1973 (person)

SIMPSON, John Lowrey, 1891- (person)

Kamen, Martin David, 1913-2002 (person)

Professor of biochemistry, University of California, San Diego. Professor at University of California, Berkeley in the late 1930s. From the description of Martin David Kamen papers : ms., [ca. 1937-1945]. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122514517 Biochemist educated at the University of Chicago (B.A. 1933, Ph. D. 1936), co-discoverer of carbon-14, and prominent professor of biochemistry and researcher in photosynthesis, cytochromes, and...

McGILLIVRAY, William J., 1891- (person)

Wente, Ernest A., 1890- (person)

Colby, William Edward, 1875-1964 (person)

Biographical Sketch William Edward Colby was born in Benicia, California, in 1875. His mother, Caroline Amelia (Smith) Colby, had been a teacher in the Young Ladies Seminary, and his father, Gilbert Winslow Colby, was a `49er, merchant, state assemblyman and state senator. After attending public schools in Benicia and Berkeley, Colby was graduated from the Hastings College of Law in 1898. He began his practice in San Francisco and soon specia...

Turner, Ethel Duffy, 1885-1969 (person)

GILL, Tom, 1891- (person)

Small, Merrell Farnham (person)

BLACK, Rexford, 1894- (person)

DOWNEY, Stephen W., 1886-1958 (person)

MASON, J. Rupert, 1886-1959 (person)

PATTERSON, Edgar James Pat, 1923- (person)

Kitayama, Kimiko Fujii, 1922- (person)

Guins, George Constantine, 1887-1971 (person)

Born Georgii Konstantinovich Guins, 1887. Emigrated to the United States from Russia in 1941. Came to UC Berkeley in 1945, where he held positions in both the Slavic and Political Science departments until he retired in 1954. Specialist in the history of Russia, the Soviet Union, and China. From the description of George Constantine Guins papers, [ca.1920-1971]. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122454574 Russian educator; White Russian political lead...

HOLMES, Lulu H., 1900? -1977 (person)

CRUESS, William V., 1886-1968 (person)

Carter, Jesse W., 1888-1959 (person)

Jesse Washington Carter was born in Carrville, California in 1888. In 1913, he graduated from Golden Gate Law College, and in 1913, Carter opened a law office in Redding, California. In 1918 he became the district attorney for Redding; he also served as city attorney for Mt. Shasta and Redding. In 1939 he became a California state senator and was appointed to the state supreme court. He served until his death in 1959. From the description of Letters of Jesse Washington Carter, 1941-1...

Toklas, Alice B., 1877-1967 (person)

Toklas was a writer and companion to Gertrude Stein. From the guide to the Alice B. Toklas letters to William Alfred, 1951-1961., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Biographical Note Alice B. Toklas (1877-1967) was an author and the life partner of Gertrude Stein. Don Frank is the son of one of Toklas' childhood friends. After his service in the armed forces, he met Toklas in Europe. ...

Wollenberg, Albert C. (person)

FALK, Adrien J., 1884-1971 (person)

Schechter, Hope Mendoza, 1921- (person)

Benson, Andrew A. (Andrew Alm), 1917- (person)

Andrew Alm Benson was born 24 September 1917 in Modesto, California. He received his B.S. in 1939 from the University of California (Berkeley) and his Ph.D. in 1942 from the California Institute of Technology. He served as instructor of chemistry at the University of California and as a research chemist at Stanford University before his appointment to the radiation laboratory staff. In 1951, he went to Norway as a Fulbright lecturer at the Agricultural College of Norway. He published more than 4...

KENNEDY, Alfred L., 1927- (person)

ASAWA, Ruth (Mrs. Albert Lanier), 1926- (person)

Harding, Sidney T. (Sidney Twichell), 1883-1969 (person)

Biographical Information Sidney Twichell Harding was born on October 20, 1883, in Brookfield, Massachusetts. After a boyhood spent in Texas and Kansas, he graduated from the University of Michigan in 1905 with a degree in civil engineering. Prior to joining the faculty of the University of California in 1914, Harding worked on irrigation projects in various capacities in Washington, Montana, and California. His assignment in Calif...

GALLO, Ernest, 1909- (person)

Pittman, Tarea Hall (person)

Tarea Hall Pittman was a native of Bakersfield, Calif., a member of one of the pioneer families of Kern County. She received her B.A. degree from San Francisco State College and a Master of Social Welfare degree from the University of California, Berkeley. While attending Berkeley she began a career in radio, founding the program "Negroes in the news" with which she would be affiliated for many years. Always active in civic affairs, Pittman accepted an appointment as field secretary for the NAAC...

KROEBER-QUINN, Theodora, 1897-1979 (person)

EVANS, Clinton W., 1889-1975 (person)


Corley, James H., 1904- (person)

EBRIGHT, Carroll, 1894-1979 (person)

Terman, Frederick Emmons, 1900-1982 (person)

Engineer and educator. Frederick Emmons Terman began his teaching career at Stanford in 1925 and became a full professor in 1937. In 1937, he also became head of the Electrical Engineering Department. As dean of the School of Engineering (1945-1960) and as Provost (1955-1965) and Vice-President (1959-1965) of the University, Terman played a key role in developing University faculty, research facilities and funding. He interrupted his Stanford career during World War II to direct the Harvard Radi...

WILFRED F. LANGELIER, 1886- (person)

Underhill, Robert M. (Robert Mackenzie), 1893- (person)

Underhill, at the time of his retirement in 1963, served 45 years in the U.C. system, the longest period then known. He graduated from U.C. Berkeley in 1915 and in 1918 began working for U.C. as an accountant. In 1933 he was appointed treasurer and in 1959 vice president. As a U.C. administrator, he was involved with the development of Los Alamos and later with the Atomic Energy Commission. From the description of Robert M. Underhill papers, 1934 (bulk 1943-1965) (University of Calif...

Bartlett, Louis, 1872-1960. (person)

Biography Lawyer and mayor of Berkeley, Calif. From the guide to the Louis Bartlett Papers, bulk 1931-1945, (Water Resources Collections and Archives) ...

Woods, Baldwin M. (Baldwin Munger), 1887-1956 (person)

SHUMATE, C. Albert, 1904- (person)

Dotsenko, Paul, 1894- (person)

Member of the Russian Socialist Revolutionary Party; cooperatives instructor in Siberia. From the description of Paul Dotsenko miscellaneous papers, 1917-1986. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867352 Biographical/Historical Note Member of the Russian Socialist Revolutionary Party; cooperatives instructor in Siberia. From the guide to the Paul Dotsenko miscellaneous papers, 1917-1986, (Hoover Institution Archi...

Amerson, A. Wayne, 1905- (person)

GOLDBLATT, Louis, 1910- (person)

Magnin, Edgar F. (Edgar Fogel), 1890-1984 (person)

Edgar Magnin was born in San Francisco, California on 1 July 1890. He attended Temple Israel in San Francisco as a boy and always knew that he wanted to enter the rabbinate. Magnin was ordained from Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1914. Magnin returned to his beloved California immediately following ordination to serve one year in Stockton, California, before becoming the rabbi at the oldest Jewish congregation in Los Angeles, B'nai B'rith Temple (which became...

WITTER, Jean C., 1892-1972 (person)

Crafts, Edward C. (Edward Clayton), 1910- (person)

Conservation consultant, U.S. Forest Service administration, director of Bureau of Outdoor Recreation, U.S. Department of the Interior. From the description of Edward C. Crafts papers, 1951-1975. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423128 Edward Clayton Crafts was born in Chicago, April 14, 1910. In 1931, following his graduation from the University of Michigan, Crafts went west as a forester with the Intermountain Forest and Range Experimental Station in Ogden, ...

Schmidt, Henry, 1899- (person)

CONSTANCE MACKY, 1883-1961 (person)

Hart, Ruth Arnstein (person)

Ruth Hart Arnstein (1917-1977) was a member of the board of directors of the Berkeley Community YWCA. She worked primarily on issues relating to the role of women in politics and the labor force, and the need for racial integration. She helped shape the direction of organizations significant to Berkeley, California, during the years from 1945-1975. From the description of Concern for the individual; the community YWCA and other Berkeley organizations : oral history transcript, 1978. ...

Drury, Newton Bishop, 1889- (person)

Conservationist. From the description of Parks and Redwoods, 1919-1971 : oral history, 1972. With introductions by Horace M. Albright and DeWitt Nelson. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122445603 From the description of Reminiscences of Newton Bishop Drury : oral history, 1972. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309744063 Drury (1889-1978), served as director of the National Park Service from 1940 to 1950. From the descripti...

Boone, Philip Sandford (person)

Scudder, Kenyon J. (Kenyon Judson), 1890-1977 (person)

STEWART, Jessie Harris, 1892- (person)


JENKINS, Allen, 1922- (person)

ZELLERBACH, Harold Lionel, 1894-1978 (person)

LEWIS, Rubin M., 1899-1976 (person)

Leedom, Sam R., 1896-1971 (person)

Olney, Mary McLean, 1873-1965. (person)

Native of Oakland,Calif., 1895 graduate of the University of California, and first dean of women at Pomona College. Active in civic affairs in the San Francisco Bay Area. The diaries were compiled during a tour of Europe following Olney's graduation from the University of California. From the description of Scrapbook diary of a European tour, 1896 Sept. 3 - 1897 Aug. 4. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 214803431 ...

WAGNER, Eleanor, 1917- (person)

Sproul, Ida Wittschen, 1891- (person)

Hoffman, Claire Giannini, 1904-1997 (person)

Claire Giannini Hoffman was on the Board of Directors of the Bank of America from 1949 to 1985 and a member of the General Executive Committee of the Bank of America. From the description of Claire Giannini Hoffman papers, 1887-1997. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 57437421 Biographical Information Claire Evelyn Giannini was born on December 30, 1904 to A...

Breed, Arthur H. (person)

Hilborn, Walter S. (Walter Stern) (person)

Lawyer, community leader, and philanthropist, of New York, N.Y., and Los Angeles, Calif.; b. 1879; d. 1976. From the description of Papers, 1855-1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86133798 Lawyer, community leader, and philanthropist, of New York, N.Y., and Los Angeles, Calif.; b. 1879 in Boston, Mass.; d. 1976. From the description of Walter Hilborn papers, 1916-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 252135077 ...

Bary, Helen Valeska, 1887-1973 (person)

Coffman, John D., 1882-1973. (person)

Forester. From the description of Reminiscences of John D. Coffman : oral history, 1973. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122343082 ...

OLNEY, Warren, III, 1904-1978 (person)

Hagemeyer, Johan, 1884-1962 (person)

Biographical and Career Information Biography Johan Hagemeyer was born into a working class family in Amsterdam, Holland on Whitsunday, June 1, 1884. Sickly from childhood, and self-described as the "black sheep" among his 4 siblings, the introspective Johan was very well-read and excelled at writing and drawing at a young age. Under pressure from his parents to aspire toward a higher social status, Jo...

Meyer, K. F. (Karl Friedrich), 1884-1974 (person)

Karl Friedrich Meyer was born May 19, 1884, in Basel, Switzerland, and died in San Francisco, California on April 27, l974. He came to the University of California in 1914 as Professor of Bacteriology and Experimental Pathology. He became Director of the G. W. Hooper Foundation for Medical Research in 1924, and developed it into a center for study in world public health and epidemiology. From the description of Karl Meyer papers, [ca.1900-1975]. (University of California, Berkeley). ...

HUNT, Haywood, 1888-1974 (person)

Harris, Carroll T., 1891-1975 (person)

COSTELLO, John D., 1894- (person)

Magee, David Bickersteth, 1905-1977 (person)

David Bickersteth Magee (1905-1977) was a rare book dealer in San Francisco, California. He was the owner of Magee Book Shop. From the description of David Bickersteth Magee photographs, circa 1860s-1900s. (Brigham Young University). WorldCat record id: 228078867 In 1923 David Bickersteth Magee opened a bookshop in San Francisco, California. A successful book and manuscripts dealer, he served as president of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America, the Roxburghe C...

Hays, William Charles, 1873-1963 (person)

A member of the faculty at the University of California, Berkeley, Charles William Hays served as Dean of the School of Architecture from 1917-1919. Often collaborating with John Galen Howard, he designed buildings throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. From the description of William Charles Hays architectural clipping books, [19--]. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 38366233 Hays' architectural career began in Philadelphia in 1894. He moved to San F...

DORNIN, May, 1897- (person)

Paul, Alice, 1885-1977 (person)

Quaker, lawyer, and lifelong activist for women's rights, Alice Paul was educated at Swarthmore and the University of Pennsylvania, where her doctoral dissertation was on the legal status of women in Pennsylvania. She later earned law degrees from Washington College of Law and American University. Paul also studied economics and sociology at the universities of London and Birmingham and worked at a number of British social settlements (1907-1910). While in England she wa...

DUNSHEE, Bertram K., 1891- (person)

BIANE, Philo, 1909- (person)

LAPHAM, Roger, 1883-1966 (person)

Howell, Warren R. (person)

Adams, Frank, 1875-1967 (person)

Edward F. Adams was a farmer and businessman who settled in California. In California, he farmed in Santa Cruz County, was an organizer of farm cooperatives, and eventually agricultural editor and writer for the San Francisco Chronicle. He was also instrumental in the founding of the Commonwealth Club of California. Frank Adams was a distinguished professor of irrigation at the University of California Berkeley and an international consultant on agriculture. He was key t...

ELIASER, Ann, 1927- (person)

FARIES, McIntyre, 1896- (person)

Vernon, Mabel, 1883-1975 (person)

Porter, Robert Langley, 1870- (person)

MacGREGOR, Helen R., 1897-1975 (person)

Ringland, Arthur C. (Arthur Cuming), 1882- (person)

American Relief Administration worker in Czechoslovakia, 1921-1922. From the description of Arthur C. Ringland papers, 1921-1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754869015 Biographical/Historical Note American Relief Administration worker in Czechoslovakia, 1921-1922. From the guide to the Arthur C. Ringland papers, 1921-1960, (Hoover Institution Archives) ...

Bane, Frank, 1893- (person)

SCHOFIELD, William R., 1894-1973 (person)

DELLUMS, C. L., 1900- (person)

KOTOK, Edward I., 1888-1966 (person)

GALLAGHER, Mary (Mrs. Douglas Robson), 1883-1965 (person)

Hartzog, George B. 1920- (person)

Albrier, Frances Mary, 1898-1987 (person)

Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Frances Albrier. 1968. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321497 Community leader. From the description of Reminiscences of Frances Albrier : oral history, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122308222 ...

Merritt, Ralph Palmer, 1883-1963 (person)

Merritt was born on Feb. 26, 1883 in Rio Vista, CA; BS, UC Berkeley, 1907; president and managing director, Sun Maid Raisin Growers, 1923-28; project director for US War Relocation Authority (WRA) at Manzanar War Relocation Center, CA, Nov. 1942-Mar. 1946; UC Regent, 1923-30; died on Apr. 3, 1963 in Los Angeles, CA. From the description of Papers, ca. 1940-1950. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 39812836 Biography ...

Cox, Odessa, 1922- (person)

Taylor, Paul S. (Paul Schuster), 1895-1984 (person)

Biography Paul Schuster Taylor (1895-1984), an Iowa-born economist, graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1917. He served as a Marine captain with the Second Division, American Expeditionary Forces in France from 1917 to 1919. At the end of his military service, he resumed his studies at the University of California, Berkeley, where he received a Masters degree in 1920, and a Ph.D. in 1922. Joining the Department of Economics immediat...

Shields, Peter J., 1862-1962 (person)

Biography Peter J. Shields was born on April 4, 1862 in Hangtown Crossing, a small farming town near Sacramento, California. At the age of fourteen, Shields attended the Christian Brothers College in Sacramento and at seventeen he began to study law in Amos P. Catlin's law office. After being admitted to the Bar in Los Angeles in 1884, Shields established a small law office in Sacramento. At age twenty-three, he quit his law practice to trave...

Fuller, Jean Wood, 1912- (person)

Fuller was Director of Women's Activities of the Federal Civil Defense Administration. From the description of Papers, 1954-1956 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007286 ...

PEIRCE, Earl S., 1886- (person)

Calvin, Melvin, 1911-1997 (person)

HAVENNER, Franck Roberts, 1882-1967 (person)

POWERS, Lucius, 1901-1978 (person)

Brower, David, 1912-2000 (person)

David R. Brower was born in Calif. in 1912 and joined the Army at San Francisco, Calif. in 1942. At the time of his enlistment, he had two years of college and had worked as a postal clerk and photographer. He served at Fort Lewis, Wash., Camp Hale, Colo., Camp Swift, Tex., and in Italy. With the 10th Mountain Division he was a First Lieutenant and a member of the Mountain Training Group; Company L of the 87th Infantry Regiment; Headquarters, Company I, of the 1st Battalion, 86th Infantry Regime...

Kent, Roger, 1906- (person)

Reyher, Rebecca Hourwich, 1897-1987 (person)

Rebecca Hourwich Reyher was born on January 21, 1897, in New York City, the second child of Isaac Hourwich (1860-1924) and his second wife Louise Elizabeth "Lisa" (Joffe) Hourwich (1866-1947). Rebecca enrolled at Columbia University's extension school in 1915 and took classes at the University of Chicago in the early 1920s; she received her bachelor's degree in 1954, after taking summer school classes at the University of Chicago. While living in Washington, D.C., Rebecca became interested in th...

ISAAC, Leo, 1892-1970 (person)

Jones, Herbert C. (Herbert Coffin), 1880-1970. (person)

Lawyer and state legislator (1913-1934) from San Jose, California. From the description of Herbert C. Jones papers, 1921-1944. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122560460 Herbert C. Jones was born in Wichita on June 24, 1884. In 1915, while working for his father at the Jones Milling Company, Jones established the first bus line in Wichita by equipping a 1915 Ford with a wooden body that could hold up to 70 people. Jones operated the Wichita Motor Bus Company until...

Mitchell, Lucy Sprague, 1878-1967 (person)

Educator; interviewee married Wesley Clair Mitchell. From the description of Reminiscences of Lucy Sprague Mitchell : oral history, 1960. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309734845 Educator, author. Mitchell was a prominent advocate of experimental education, founder of the Bank Street College of Education, and author of numerous books for children. From the description of Lucy Sprague Mitchell papers, 18...

Grabhorn, Robert, 1900-1973. (person)

Employee of the Grabhorn Press in San Francisco, California. From the description of Letter, 1953. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122322719 ...

KNEIPP, Leon F., 1880-1966 (person)

LUBIN, Rebecca V., 1885- (person)

Erdman, H. E. (Henry Ernest), 1884- (person)

Sankary, Wanda, 1919- (person)

Sankary was born in 1919 on a farm near Scranton, ND; graduated from law school at the Univ. of Southern CA in 1950, and practiced law in Los Angeles and San Diego; in 1954 she was elected as a Democrat to the CA State Assembly, representing the 79th district (San Diego); was defeated in her 1956 re-election bid. From the description of Papers, 1954-1958. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 41263160 Biography ...

Hutchison, C. B. (Claude Burton), 1885-1980 (person)

Claude Burton Hutchison (April 9, 1885-August 25, 1980) was a botanist, agricultural economist, educator, and Mayor of the City of Berkeley, California, from 1955 to 1963. From the description of C.B. Hutchison papers, circa 1955-1963. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26872313 ...

Joslyn, Maynard A. (Maynard Alexander), 1904-1984 (person)

Maynard Alexander Joslyn, b. 1904; d. 1984; member of the California State Agricultural Society's Wine Tasting Committee; judge at the California State Fair. From the description of M.A. Joslyn papers and photographs, 1937-1947 and undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 252834586 ...

Marston, Otis R. (person)

Biographical note: Amateur historian and Colorado River runner. From the description of Colorado River travel research, ca. 1894, 1952-1972 (bulk 1952-1972 ). (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 457814147 Otis "Dock" Marston was a noted river-runner and historian of river lore. A key participant in the opening of Grand Canyon to motorized navigation and an organizer of the 1960 jet boat run up through the canyon, he was also a leadin...

Graves, Richard Perrin, 1906- (person)

Phleger, Herman, 1890-1984 (person)

Herman Phleger, San Francisco attorney, began his law practice in the city in 1914, after graduation from the University of California, Berkeley, as a member of the illustrious class of 1912, and studying law at Boalt Hall and at Harvard Law School. As a specialist in international law, he served as counsel to many prominent business concerns in California and the west, and was appointed to several important government posts. In 1945 he served as associate director of the Legal Division of the U...

LAUGHLIN, James William (1876-dec.) (person)

NAGY-TALAVERA, Miklos, 1929- (person)

SIRI, William E., 1919- (person)

Carter, Oliver J. (Oliver Jesse), 1911-1976 (person)

Brief Biographical Sketch Jesse Washington Carter was born in Carrville, California on December 19, 1888. He grew up on a ranch in Trinity County and in 1905 went to San Francisco. After graduating from the Golden Gate Law College, 1913, he was admitted to the state bar and practiced in the city. In 1914 he moved to Redding, opening a law office there on February 5. Although a relative newcomer, he ran for office of district attorney, losing ...

Koshland, Lucile Heming, 1898-1978 (person)

Political and civic volunteer, Lucile Wolf Heming Koshland (1898-1978) was born in New York City, graduated from Barnard College in 1919, and married Charles E. Heming, who died in 1929. In 1959 she married Daniel Koshland, Sr., former president of Levi-Strauss, and moved to California, where she lived until her death. She was president of the League of Women Voters of New York State, and first president (1947-1953) of the Carrie Chapman Catt Memorial Fund (later the Overseas Educat...

Rumford, William Byron, 1908- (person)

Norris, Kathleen Thompson, 1880-1966 (person)

Kathleen Thompson Norris, wife of author Charles Gilman Norris, was the author of many popular novels, beginning with Mother in 1911. From the description of Kathleen Thompson Norris letters : to Charles Gilman Norris, 1908 May-1909 July. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 85027109 Kathleen Thompson was born on July 16, 1880 in San Francisco, CA; briefly attended UC Berkeley; married author Charles G. Norris in 1909; began writing short stories in 1910...

Powers, Robert B., 1900- (person)

SELVIN, Herman F., 1904- (person)

FOSTER, Herbert Bismarck, 1885-1968 (person)

Gregg, John William, 1880-1969 (person)

John W. Gregg (1880-1969) was the first full professor and the director of UC Berkeley's Division of Landscape Gardening and Floriculture upon its establishment in 1913. He served as director of the school and primarily taught design and planning courses until his retirement in 1947. His activities outside of teaching included consulting Landscape Architect for the UC Berkeley campus in 1926, for UCLA in 1930, and for the Bureau of Reclamation on the "All American Canal" project in Imperial Vall...

Dennes, William Ray, 1898-1982 (person)

Haas, Walter A., 1889-1979 (person)

Richardson, Leon Josiah, 1868-1964 (person)

From In Memoriam, 1966 1868-1964 Professor of Latin, Emeritus Director of University Extension, Emeritus Leon Josiah Richardson was born February 22, 1868, in Keene, New Hampshire, and died December 4, 1964, at the age of 96, in Watsonville, California, where he had lived for four years with one of his daughters, Mrs. Florence Wyckoff. He was the son of Josiah Crosby Richardson and Isabel Jane Chamberlain (both of Puritan families long settled in New England)...

ANTONINUS, Brother (William Everson), 1912- (person)

McLaughlin, Donald H. (Donald Hamilton), 1891-1984 (person)

Biographical Information Donald Hamilton McLaughlin was born in San Francisco on 15 December 1891, the son of William Henry and Katherine Hamilton McLaughlin. His father, a doctor, died when he was seven years old. His mother was employed as personal assistant to Phoebe Apperson Hearst, in whose home he spent much of his early years. Throughout her life Mrs. Hearst showed a lively interest in his life and career, urging him to pursue graduate...

TCHELISTCHEFF, Andre, 1901- (person)

Birge, Raymond T. (Raymond Thayer), b. 1887. (person)

Physicist (spectroscopy, statistics). On the physics faculty at Syracuse University, 1913-1918; University of California at Berkeley from 1918, department chair, 1933-1955; chairman of committee on physical constants, National Research Council, 1930-1937. From the description of Lectures by Niels Bohr and by R. T. Birge, 1922-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79125366 From the description of Comments on A. A. Michelson, 1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82481619 ...

Wilson, Adrian. (person)

MARTINEZ, Elsie Whitaker, 1890- (person)

Chao, Yuen Ren, 1892-1982 (person)

Yuen Ren Chao (1892-1982) was associated with the University of California, Berkeley, from 1947 as a professor of Oriental Languages and Literature. From the description of Yuen Ren Chao papers, 1901-1982. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122569688 ...

Marschak, Jacob, 1898-1977 (person)

Marschak was born on July 23, 1898 in Kiev, Russia; attended the Technical Institute of Kiev, 1916-18, and the Univ. of Berlin, 1919; received his doctorate at the Univ. of Heidelberg in 1922; taught at Heidelberg, Oxford, the Univ. of Chicago, and Yale Univ. before becoming a professor of economics and operations research at the UCLA Graduate School of Management in 1960; helped develop the information theory of economics and was a leading researcher in econometrics; published books include Eco...

HOSMER, Lucile, 1907-1978 (person)

Nutting, Franklin P. (Franklin Porter), 1876-1957 (person)

WINTHER, Ernest W., 1890-1975 (person)

Stauffacher, Jack W. (Jack Werner), 1920- (person)

Typographer, designer, publisher; San Francisco, Calif. b. 1920. From the description of Oral history interview with Jack Werner Stauffacher, 1993 Feb. 8 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82780147 Jack Werner Stauffacher has been the owner and operator of Greenwood Press since 1936, first in San Mateo, California, and then in San Francisco. In the 1950's he studied with master printers in Florence, Italy, for three years, under the auspices of a Fulbright Fou...

Chaney, Ralph W. (Ralph Works), 1890-1971 (person)

Ralph W. Chaney was born in Chicago, Illinois and educated at the University of Chicago. From 1922 he was a research associate at the Carnegie Institution and from 1931 a professor of paleobotany at the University of California, Berkeley. He was known for his ecological approach to paleobotany. From 1943 he was a member of the U.S. National Park Service Advisory Board on National Parks, Historic Sites, Buildings and Monuments, and from 1928 a member and officer of the Save the Redwoods League. ...

Lowdermilk, W. C. (Walter Clay), 1888-1974 (person)

W.C. Lowdermilk (1888-1974) was a soil conservationist. He worked with the Belgian Relief Effort after World War I, in China in the 1920s to help avert famine, in Palestine planning land and water use in support of the formation of Israel, and served as Assistant Chief of the U.S. Soil Conservation Service. From the description of W.C. Lowdermilk papers, 1914-1961. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 78383531 From the description of W.C. Lowdermilk pape...

Angelo, Valenti, 1897-1982 (person)

Italian-born, American illustrator and author of children's books. From the description of The long Christmas : production material, [1941?]. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62680448 From the description of Look out yonder ; production material, [1943?]. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62405863 From the description of The bells of Bleecker Street : production material, [1949?]. (University of Minnesota, Minneap...

BRADEN, Amy Steinhart, 1879-1978 (person)

Leonard, Richard M. (Richard Manning), 1908- (person)

MATYAS, Jennie (Mrs. John Charters), 1895- (person)

CHARLES, Caroline Moore, 1905- (person)

Crowley, Thomas, 1875-1970 (person)

FIGARI, William, 1886- (person)

HUFF, Elizabeth, 1912- (person)

COBB, Cully Anton, 1884-1975 (person)

Haas, Elise S., 1893-1990 (person)

Elise Stern Haas was born in San Francisco on Oct. 29, 1893, the only child of Rosalie Meyer and Sigmund Stern. Her father was president of Levi Strauss and Co., and nephew of Levi Strauss, who founded the firm in 1850. In 1914, she married Walter A. Haas, president of Levi Strauss and Co. from 1928 to 1955. They had three children: Walter A., Jr., Peter, and Rhoda. She died on Oct. 20, 1990. From the description of Elise Stern Haas papers, 1914-1955. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 7...

Hildebrand, Joel Henry, 1881- (person)

Professor of chemistry at University of California, Berkeley; president of the American Chemical Society; b. in Camden, N.J.; d. 1983. From the description of Papers, [19--]-[19--]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70976019 Died 1983. From the description of Oral history interview with Joel Henry Hildebrand, 1974 March 11 to 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82391791 From the description of Oral history interview with Joel Henry Hildebrand,, 1962 August 6...

LESSING, Ferdinand D., 1882-1961 (person)

Galarza, Ernesto, 1905-1984 (person)

Mexican American author, historian and lecturer. He received his Ph.D. from Columbia University. He was particularly interested in Mexican American farm labor. From the description of Spiders in the house and workers in the field : Video interview transcript, 1971 Mar. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122500355 Ernesto Galarza, born 1905 in Jalcocotán, Nayarit, Mexico, was a labor organizer, labor historian, author, community organizer, bilingual educator, and university p...

COLLINS, George L., 1903- (person)

McLaughlin, Emma Moffat, 1880-1968. (person)

PERRY, Newel, 1873-1961 (person)

Eu, March Fong (person)

Adams, Ansel, 1902-1984 (person)

Ansel Adams, American photographer, was born February 20, 1902 in San Francisco, California. He was tutored privately at home where he studied piano, San Francisco, from 1914 to 1927, then studied photography with the photofinisher Frank Dittman, in San Francisco, in 1916 and 1917. He married Virginia Best in 1928, and had two children, Michael and Anne. Adams began his career as a photographer, 1927, and worked as a commercial photographer, from 1930 to 1960. He was a photography correspond...

Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office (corporateBody)

According to the University of California, Berkeley Bancroft Library website: "The Regional Oral History Office (ROHO) is a research program of the University of California, Berkeley, working within The Bancroft Library. ROHO conducts, teaches, analyzes, and archives oral and video history documents in a broad variety of subject areas critical to the history of California and the United States." For more information regarding the ROHO and their work please consult their website: http://bancroft....

Campbell, Kemper, Mrs., 1886- (person)

May, Bernice Hubbard, 1897-1975 (person)

Bernice Hubbard May (1897-1975) entered politics after the death of her husband, UC Berkeley professor Samuel Chester May, in 1955, following a career in administration at UC. She first ran for Berkeley City Council in 1959 with the slogan, "In April, vote for May." Her successful campaign led to over a decade on the council, where she was a strong and respected progressive voice. She campaigned for several African-American council members, including Zack Brown, Roy Nichols, and Ron Dellums, and...

Fritz, Emanuel, 1886- (person)

Professor of forestry. From the description of Reminiscences of Emanuel Fritz : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86131827 Forester; Professor of Forestry, University of California, Berkeley; consultant in forestry, lumbering, and wood technology; advisor to the Foundation for American Resource Management and the California Redwood Association. From the description of Emanuel Fritz papers : additions, 1920-1957...

MANN, Walter, 1889- (person)

Camp, Wofford B. (Wofford Benjamin), 1894-1986 (person)

Wofford B. Camp, leader in agricultural innovation in California, supporter of a variety of conservative causes, successful business man and a government official in the United States Department of Agriculture, devoted his life to the improvement of the lot of farmers. He was instrumental in introducing cotton and potato farming in California. He was a proponent of Right-to-Work issues and the link between agriculture and the advancement of American living standards. From the descrip...

Wolfe, Carolyn, 1890- (person)

Carolyn Williams Wolfe, church and civic worker, was born in Payson, Utah. She was director of the Women's Division of the Democratic National Committee, 1934-1936, and active in state and national Democratic affairs and in the American Unitarian Association. From the description of Letters, 1934-1958 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007794 ...

OELÓEL QUITZOW BRAUN, 1926- (person)

HAGAR, Ella Barrows, 1897- (person)

McGAUHEY, Percy H., 1904-1975 (person)

Swett, Frank Tracy, 1869-1969. (person)

Chatters, Ford A., 1896-1974 (person)

Farquhar, Francis Peloubet, 1887-1974 (person)

Farquhar was born on Dec. 31, 1887 in Newton, MA; AB, Harvard Univ., 1909; became public accountant in Boston and San Francisco, 1909-59; also served as an accountant with the US National Park Service, 1922-25; president of the California Academy of Sciences, and California Historical Society; president of the Sierra Club, and editor of the Bulletin, 1926-46; president, California State Board of Accountancy, 1953-54; recipient of the John Muir award for conservation, 1965; made expeditions to Mt...

OLMO, Harold P., 1909- (person)

MORLEY, Grace L. McCann, 1900- (person)

Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956 (person)

Frederick Webb Hodge was an ethnographer, archaeologist, editor and museum director. Hodge's first exposure to archaeology was as secretary of the Hemenway Southwestern Archaeological Expedition. When the project was over he returned to work at the Bureau of American Ethnology as Librarian. His work as editor began with the revitalization of the American Anthropologist and carried through his 2 vol. set of the Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico, to the famous 20 vol. set by Edward S. C...

Grabhorn, Edwin, 1889-1968. (person)

Swayne, Lloyd, 1893- (person)

Wayburn, Edgar (person)

Edgar Wayburn was born on September 17, 1906 in Macon, Georgia. A medical doctor, he is best known as a national leader in the Sierra Club, beginning in the 1940s. With his wife, Peggy, he was a key player in the creation of Redwood National Park, Point Reyes National Seashore, and the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, all in Northern California.The Wayburns also worked tirelessly for the preservation of over 100 million acres of public lands in Alaska. Wayburn received the Presidential Meda...

Show, S.B. (Stuart Bevier), 1886-1963 (person)

Bancroft, Philip, 1881-1975 (person)

Philip Bancroft was a farmer and long-time resident of Contra Costa County. He was active in the California Republican Party and the Progressive Party, and was a member and officer of numerous agricultural organizations, including the Associated Farmers of Contra Costa County, the Contra Costa Walnut Growers' Association and the California Pear Growers' Association. From the description of Philip Bancroft papers, 1908-1959. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 84...

SHEBEKO, Boris, 1900 1976 (person)

Pike, Emily, 1921- (person)

MILLER, Loye H., 1874-1970 (person)

McLaren, Norman Loyall, 1892?-1977 (person)

LUND, Walter H., 1902- (person)

Adams, Leon David, 1905- (person)

Bureau Chief, McClatchy Newspapers, San Francisco (1928-1935); organized and led the Wine Institute (1938-1954) and the Wine Advancement Board (1938-1954); author of The Commonsense book of wine (1958), The Commonsense book of drinking (1960), and The Wines of America (1973). From the description of Papers, 1940-1975. (University of California, Davis). WorldCat record id: 32921015 ...

Bancroft, Margaret Wood (person)

Grether, Ewald Theophilus, 1899- (person)

Ewald Theophilus Grether (1899-1994) was a professor of Economics and Business Administration, Dean of the School of Business Administration at the University of California, Berkeley, and editor of the Journal of Marketing. From the description of Ewald Theophilus Grether papers, circa 1922-1954. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 214995725 Ewald Theophilus Grether (1899-1994) was a professor of Economics and Business Administration, Dean of the Colleg...

Neuhaus, Eugen, 1879-1963 (person)

Educator, painter; Berkeley, Calif. Taught at the University of California, Berkeley from 1908 to 1949 where he served as the first chairman of the art department. From the description of Eugen Neuhaus papers, [ca. 1906-1966]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122502789 Biography Eugen Neuhaus, painter and professor of art at the University of California, Berkeley, was born in Barmen, Germany, on Aug...

Hagar, Ella Barrows, 1898- (person)

LUTGENS, Harry, 1893-1968 (person)

FLEISHHACKER, Mortimer, 1907-1976 (person)

ERIC SPENCER MACKY, 1880-1958 (person)

Cross, Ira B. (Ira Brown), 1880- (person)

Biography Ira Brown Cross, a descendant of William Bradford and John and Priscilla Alden of the Plymouth Colony, was born December 1, 1880 in Decatur, Illinois. He received his A.B. and M.A. degrees from the University of Wisconsin, and while a student there became a member of the Socialist Party. In 1904 he served as the Assistant Secretary of the National Convention of the Socialist Party in Chicago. Cross received his Ph.D. from Stanford U...

BOHNETT, Lewis D., 1880-1970 (person)

Lenzen, Victor F. (Victor Fritz), 1890-1975 (person)

Died 1975. From the description of Letter to Dorothy Michelson Stevens regarding Albert A. Michelson, 1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82331316 From the description of Oral history interview with Victor Fritz Lenzen, 1962 June 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84131974 Biography Victor Fritz Lenzen was born December 14, 1890 in San Josi, California to Theodore W. and Kate (Schnoor) Lenzen. He attended Bay Ar...

McLean, Hulda Hoover, 1906- (person)

Hulda Hoover McLean (b. 1906), author of Genealogy of the Herbert Hoover Family (1967) and Uncle Bert, A Biographical Portrait of Herbert Hoover (1974), is the niece of Herbert Hoover. From the description of McLean, Hulda Hoover, 1906- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10571252 Niece of Herbert Hoover. From the description of Hulda Hoover McLean papers, 1861-1990. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754869074 ...

Winkler, A. J. (Albert Julius), 1894-1989 (person)

Albert Winkler is the American and British History librarian at Brigham Young University and has been a senior librarian since 1979. He received his BA and MA from Utah State University in 1973 and 1976, an MA from the Catholic University of America in 1980, and an MLS and PhD from Brigham Young University in 1981 and 1982, respectively. From the description of Albert Winkler research papers, 1790-1909. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367884541 ...

CROWLEY, Thomas B., 1914- (person)

PERELLI-MINETTI, Antonio, 1882-1976 (person)

Simpson, Roy E., 1893- (person)

Simpson was born on Mar. 15, 1893 in Santa Rosa, CA; attended Heald's Business College in San Francisco, Armstrong College in Berkeley, and UC Berkeley; AB, Pomona College, and MA, Claremont College, 1931; taught at Anderson Union High School, 1915-17, serving as principal there, 1919-27; principal of Emerson Junior High School in Pomona and Pomona Evening High School; served as district superintendent of Gilroy Union High School District and Gilroy Elementary School District (1933-37), city sup...

Griffiths, Farnham P. 1884-1958. (person)

SNYDER, Elizabeth Carlson, 1914- (person)

CARTY, Edwin L., 1897- (person)

WELLMAN, Harry, 1899- (person)

Shirpser, Clara, 1901- (person)

Shirpser, Clara Garfield, 1901- From the description of Clara Shirpser papers, [ca. 1948-1968]. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 214934743 Born Clara Garfinkle in 1901, Clara Shirpser was involved in many national Democratic Party campaigns including the Stevenson-Kefauver and the Kennedy-Johnson campaigns. Shirpser also ran for Assemblywoman to District 18, Berkeley and Alameda in 1950. Clara Shirpser's three husbands predeceased her, her first husb...

STEVENS, Frank C., 1885-1965 (person)

Lambert, Charles Franklin, 1887-1959. (person)

Munger, Thornton T. (Thornton Taft), 1883- (person)

Thornton Taft Munger was born in North Adams, Minnesota, in 1883. He attended Hillhouse High School and Hotchkiss School in Connecticut, before attending Yale University (Class of 1905). Munger was a forester in Portland, Oregon, with the U.S. Forest Service and in 1924 became director of the Pacific Northwest Forest Experiment Station. From the description of Thornton Taft Munger papers, 1893-1972 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702168585 Thornton T...

McCULLOCH, Walter, 1905-1973 (person)

LYON, Eleanor Richards, 1899-1979 (person)

PETRI, Louis A., 1912- (person)

Scharrenberg, Paul, 1877-1969, (person)

Amerine, Maynard A. (Maynard Andrew), 1911-1998 (person)

Professor Emeritus, Department of Viticulture and Enology, University of California, Davis; author, lecturer, bibliographer, and consultant on wine matters. From the description of Papers 1959-1975. (University of California, Davis). WorldCat record id: 32172847 ...

TIMOTHY, Brother, 1910- (person)

SINTON, Edgar, 1889- (person)

DONNELLY, Ruth Norton, 1903-1973 (person)

DAVIDSON, Mary Blossom, 1884-1968 (person)

BENEDICT, Marjorie, 1899- (person)

RINDER, Rose, 1893- (person)

CUNNINGHAM, Imogen (Mrs. Roi Partridge), 1883-1976 (person)

Porter, Julia Gorman, 1897- (person)

Julia Porter's interest in community and political activities began when she joined the League of Women Voters in the 1930s. She served on the San Francisco Planning Commission from 1943 to 1976, was a co-founder of the San Francisco Housing and Planning Association (which became the San Francisco Planning and Urban Renewal Association), was a member of the Democratic State Central Committee from 1941 to 1960, and worked with other groups including the United Negro College Fund Drive and the San...


Underhill, Robert M. (Robert Mackenzie), 1893- (person)

Underhill, at the time of his retirement in 1963, served 45 years in the U.C. system, the longest period then known. He graduated from U.C. Berkeley in 1915 and in 1918 began working for U.C. as an accountant. In 1933 he was appointed treasurer and in 1959 vice president. As a U.C. administrator, he was involved with the development of Los Alamos and later with the Atomic Energy Commission. From the description of Robert M. Underhill papers, 1934 (bulk 1943-1965) (University of Calif...

Gatov, Elizabeth Rudel, 1911- (person)

LEVISON, Alice Gerstle, 1873-1973 (person)

BLAISDELL, Allen Carrier, 1897-1973 (person)

BOCQUERAZ, Leon Edward, 1871-1959 (person)

CHARLES QUITZOW, 1882- (person)

Jahnsen, Oscar J. (person)

Sweigert, William T., 1900-1983 (person)

LYON, Harvey B., 1883-1975 (person)

HAWKINS, Quail, 1905- (person)

THELEN, Max, 1880-1972 (person)

Younger, Mildred, 1920- (person)

McCormick, LaRue, 1909- (person)

Hoyem, Andrew 1935- (person)

Peyser, Jefferson E., 1899- (person)

Pepper, Stephen C. (Stephen Coburn), 1891-1972 (person)

Stephen Coburn Pepper was born in 1891, the son of well-known portrait painter Charles Hovey Pepper, and the grandson of a distinguished President of Colby College. Pepper majored in Philosophy and received both an A.B. and a Ph. D. from Harvard University. After teaching for a year at Wellesley College, Pepper was called to military service during World War I. In 1919, Pepper joined the Department of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley. Pepper was elected chairman of the Art De...

Arnstein, Lawrence, 1880-1979 (person)

Kingman, Harry L. (Harry Lees), 1892- (person)

YMCA counselor, lobbyist. From the description of Reminiscences of Harry Lee Kingman : oral history, 1972,. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743548 Biographical Sketch Harry L. Kingman was born in 1892 in Tientsin, China, the son of a Congregational missionary. Several years later his family settled in Pomona, California, where he attended public schools, and, in 1914, earned an A.B. d...

Stewart, George R., 1895-1980 (person)

American writer, professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley. From the description of George Rippey Stewart papers, 1914-1984. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 84641753 From the description of George Rippey Stewart papers : additions, 1750-1985. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 84653238 Biographical Information George Rippey Stewart, writer and ...

WARING, Henry C., 1901- (person)

WYMAN, Rosalind, 1930- (person)

Edmonds, Harry, 1883-1979 (person)

HUNTINGTON, Emily, 1895- (person)

FEDOULENKO, Valentin V., 1894-1974 (person)

Neylan, John Francis, 1885-1960 (person)

Biographical Information John Francis Neylan, lawyer, journalist, political and educational figure, was born in New York City on November 6, 1885. After graduation from Seton Hall College in New Jersey in 1903, he came West. California was his destination, but he stopped off in Arizona and worked there for several years as a teamster, bank teller and reporter. The desire for a newspaper career brought him to San Francisco and, eventually, a j...

SALZ, Helen Arnstein, 1883-1978 (person)

SHNEYEROFF, Michael M., 1880-1961 (person)

Banks, Harvey O. Papers (person)

Biography / Administrative History Harvey Oren Banks (1910-1996) was born in Chaumont, New York on March 29, 1910. He obtained his bachelor's degree in civil engineering at Syracuse University. From there he went on to attend Stanford University where he obtained his Master's degree in hydraulic and sanitary engineering. Between the years 1934 and 1955, Mr. Banks worked as an engineer in different capacities for various bodies including the C...

KNIESCHE, T. Max, 1888- (person)

TOWLE, Katherine A., 1898- (person)

Wurster, William Wilson (person)

Biographical Note William W. Wurster/Wurster, Bernardi & Emmons William Wilson Wurster, born in California in 1895, earned his degree in architecture from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1919. After obtaining his license in 1922, he worked briefly in firms in Sacramento and New York, then opened the firm William W. Wurster in 1924. He gained national recognition early in his career with an award-winning design for t...

METCALF, Woodbridge, 1888-1972 (person)

Lehman, B. H. (Benjamin Harrison), 1889-1977 (person)

Prof. Lehman was professor of English at U.C. Berkeley as well as first chairman of the Department of Dramatic Art. From the description of Benjamin H. Lehman papers, 1908-1978. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 84653022 ...

MOLTCHANOFF, Victorin M., 1886-1975 (person)

WARSCHAW, Carmen, 1917- (person)

McGEE, Richard Allen, 1897- (person)

Fuller, Leonard Franklin, 1890-1987 (person)

Nelson, DeWitt, 1901- (person)

Miller, John Charles, 1893- (person)

ROBB, Agnes Roddy, 1895- (person)

Dean, Mallette, 1907-1975 (person)

DURBROW, William, 1876-1958 (person)

Kuhn, Marshall H., 1916-1978. (person)

Puccinelli, Raymond 1904- (person)

Hart, James D. (James David), 1911-1990 (person)

Hart earned his Harvard AM in 1933 and his PhD in 1936. From the description of Notes in Comparative Literature 11, 1932-1933. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228511481 From the description of Notes in English 52, 1932-1933. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228511508 From the description of Notes in English 19, 1932-1933. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228511487 From the description of Notes in English 9, 1932-1933. (Harvard Un...

HITT, Patricia, 1919- (person)

Heller, Elinor Raas (person)

Packard, Walter E. (Walter Eugene), 1884-1966 (person)

Agricultural engineer. Assignments included work as superintendent of University of California's Imperial Valley Experimental Farm, 1907-1917 and Delhi State Land Settlement, 1920-1924; irrigation consultant in Mexico, 1926-1929; work with the Agricultural Adjustment Administration, Resettlement Administration, Farm Security Administration and Central Valley Project; land consultant to the Governor of Puerto Rico, 1945-1947; work in Greece as irrigation and reclamation expert under the Truman Do...

Sherry, Arthur H. (person)

MALOZEMOFF, Elizabeth, 1881-1974 (person)

CRAVATH, Ruth, 1902- (person)

RICHARDS, Bessie Launder, 1885-1969 (person)

CHESTER G. GILLESPIE, 1884-1970 (person)

Sperisen, Albert, 1908-1999 (person)

COGGINS, Herbert, 1881-1974 (person)

Lewis, Oscar, 1893-1992 (person)

San Francisco born author and historian of the West. From the description of Oscar Lewis correspondence : additions, 1931-1959. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26872328 American author. From the description of Correspondence with Caroline Wenzel : TLS, 1938-1957. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122647609 Biographical Information Oscar Lewis (1893-199...

BAGLEY, Julian, 1892- (person)

Dana, Samuel Trask,, 1883-1978 (person)

Professor of forestry and dean of the School of Natural Resources at the University of Michigan, member of the Hoover Commission on the Reorganization of the Executive Branch of the Federal Government, and fellow and president of the Society of American Foresters. From the description of Samuel Trask Dana papers, 1893-1970. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423096 Samuel T. Dana, a specialist in forestry and forest economics, was the first dean of ...

Wessels, Glenn A. (Glenn Anthony), 1895- (person)

Painter, lecturer, critic, and teacher; Berkeley, Calif. Born Captown, South Africa. Studied with Hans Hofmann in Munich. Professor of Art at University of California at Berkeley. From the description of Glenn Wessels papers, [ca. 1932-1982]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86122998 East Bay supervisor of the Federal Art Project (Calif.) and educator, Berkeley, California; Born Capetown, South Africa. Teaches at the University...

HAMILTON, Brutus, 1900- (person)

ROSSI, Edmund A., 1888-1974 (person)

Koshland, Daniel E. (Daniel Edward), 1892-1979 (person)