Interviews relating to Yosemite National Park, ca. 1948-1976 : oral history transcripts / tape recorded interviews conducted under the auspices of the National Park Service and the Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, 1946-1976.

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Colby, William Edward, 1875-1964. Interviews relating to Yosemite National Park, ca. 1948-1976 : oral history transcripts / tape recorded interviews conducted under the auspices of the National Park Service and the Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, 1946-1976.

Interviews relating to Yosemite National Park, ca. 1948-1976 : oral history transcripts / tape recorded interviews conducted under the auspices of the National Park Service and the Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, 1946-1976.

Donated Tapes Collection. Unedited transcripts of 24 tape recorded interviews, containing reminiscences of early Yosemite, buildings there, information on coaching in the Valley, the Ahwahnee Hotel, John Muir, Carleton E. Watkins, William Keith, local Indians, Mariposa Grove, etc. Interviewees include William E. Colby, Julia C. Watkins, Charles Albert Harwell, Ralph H. Anderson, John F. Kennedy, Conrad L. Wirth, Eivind T. Scoyen, Fred Seaton, Ben Thompson and others.

Transcripts : 22 folders in 1 box.Phonotapes : 24 sound tape reels : analog, 15/16 ips, 1 7/8 ips, 3 3/4 ips, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track ; 5 in, 7 in.

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United States. National Park Service

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Seaton, Frederick A., 1909-

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Keith, William, 1838-1911

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Watkins, Julia C.

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Thompson, Ben H. (Benjamin Hunter), 1904-

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Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

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Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office

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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....

Colby, William Edward, 1875-1964

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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...

Wirth, Conrad Louis, 1899-1993

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Government executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Conrad Louis Wirth : oral history, 1966. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527269 ...

Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...

Anderson, Ralph H. 1920-

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Scoyen, Eivind T.

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Ahwahnee Hotel

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Muir, John, 1838-1914

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American author and naturalist. From the description of Papers of John Muir [manuscript], 1885-1915. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647833450 From the description of Letter to Dewitt Miller, 1895 February 18. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 64433074 Naturalist, author, conservationist, John Muir is considered a precursor of the environmentalist movement. Through his numerous books and articles, which emphasize the importance of wildernes...