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Collection Details


Collection Name: California Society and Family Life
Repository Name: University of California, Berkeley. Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Berkeley, California, United States
URL: http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt8p30068x/
Material Formats: [1 document with text]
Description: The Jack London family, including grandmother Eliza London Shepard and father Irving Shepard; memories of growing up on the London "Beauty" Ranch and of Charmian Kittredge London; London daughters Joan Abbot and Becky London; the controversy surrounding the London estate and London's alleged suicide; London biographers, including Irving Stone and Sailor on Horseback; London scholarship; history of the Jack London Ranch and London's agrarian dream; development of Jack London State Park; issues of development and conservation in Sonoma County; running the London vineyards in the 21st century. Includes interviews with Sue Hodson, Jeanne Reesman, Waring Jones, and Jacqueline Tavernier-Courbin.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 1
Interviews: [1 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Broad Subjects: Relationships; Sociology
ASP Subjects: California; Community; Family; Family--California; Oral history; United States
Other Subjects: Society
Collection Code: OHC0000079