Samuel Chester May papers, 1929-1947.


May, Samuel Chester, 1887-1955. Samuel Chester May papers, 1929-1947.

Samuel Chester May papers, 1929-1947.

Box 1: Material, ca. 1929-31, re his interest in East Bay regional parks, including correspondence with East Bay Regional Park Association, U.S. National Park Service (with letters from Ansel F. Hall), Duncan McDuffie, and others, and related reports and papers on proposed parks; and papers relating to his World War II civil defense work, including correspondence with California State Council of Defense, various county defense councils, San Francisco Bay Region metropolitan Defense Council and with various offices of the University of California, Berkeley, relating to his work as campus coordinator of war information and training. Box 2: Papers re the San Francisco Bay Region Metropolitan Defense Council, including minutes of meetings, memoranda, mutual aid agreements, clippings, etc.

2 boxes.

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