Parks and redwoods, 1919-1971 : oral history transcript / Newton Drury ; tape recorded interview conducted by Amelia R. Fry and Susan Schrepfer in 1959-1970. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, Calif., 1972 : and related material, 1959-1972.

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Drury, Newton Bishop, b. 1889. Parks and redwoods, 1919-1971 : oral history transcript / Newton Drury ; tape recorded interview conducted by Amelia R. Fry and Susan Schrepfer in 1959-1970. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, Calif., 1972 : and related material, 1959-1972.

Parks and redwoods, 1919-1971 : oral history transcript / Newton Drury ; tape recorded interview conducted by Amelia R. Fry and Susan Schrepfer in 1959-1970. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, Calif., 1972 : and related material, 1959-1972.

Comments on his father Wells Drury and his journalistic career in Nevada and San Francisco; his brother, Aubrey Drury; college days at University of California, 1908-1912; teaching and working as assistant to the President of the University; organization and work of the Save-the-Redwoods League; association with others prominent in conservation movement; development of the California state park system and the role of the California State Parks Council; formation of the State Park Commission; career as director of the National Park Service, 1941-51, as chief of the California Division of Beaches and Parks, 1951-59, and as secretary of the Save-the-Redwoods League from 1959. Also with the interview: 2 cartons of supplementary documents provided by Mr. Drury to illustrate points in the interview, arranged according to chapter headings in the transcript.

Transcript : 2 v. ([822] leaves) ; 28 cm. + related material.

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