Reminiscences of Newton Bishop Drury : oral history, 1972.


Drury, Newton Bishop, 1889-1978. Reminiscences of Newton Bishop Drury : oral history, 1972.

Reminiscences of Newton Bishop Drury : oral history, 1972.

Secretary to University of California president Benjamin Ide Wheeler; Drury Brothers Advertising Agency; Save-the-Redwoods League; creation of California State Park system; National Park Service, 1940-51; Jackson Hole acquisition and other controversies; administration of California State Park system, 1951-59; first World Conference on National Parks; establishment of Redwood National Park; comments on campaigns, California legislators, state and federal officials, conservation leaders, and lobbying.

Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history.

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