Bernarr Bates papers, 1946-1973.


Bates, Bernarr. Bernarr Bates papers, 1946-1973.

Bernarr Bates papers, 1946-1973.

Contains correspondence, memorandum, reports, speeches, photographs, brochures and subject files, documenting Bates's conservation efforts including the California Redwood Association's frequently adversarial relationship with the timber industry and the creation of Redwood National Park.

2 cartons (2.0 linear ft.)

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