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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Walter Clay Lowdermilk
RLIN number: NXCP89-A21
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood and education; Forest Service, 1915-17; Lumberjack Regiment, 1917-20; Forest Service, Missoula, Montana, 1920-22; China, 1922-27; studies of erosion, Nanking incident; Soil Erosion Service, Washington, 1933-35; Soil Conservation Service, 1935-37; consultant on soil, forest, and water conservation and reclamation in China, Israel, Africa, and United States.
Extent: Transcript: 684 leaves, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact Bancroft Library for information. Original oral history held by: Regional Oral History Office, Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1968 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Lowdermilk, Walter Clay, 1888-1974
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1888
Speaker occupation: Conservationist
Age at speaking: 80
Document date: 1968
Interviewer: Chall, Malca
Organizations discussed: National Forest Service
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: China--Description and travel; Conservation of natural resources; National Forest Service; North America; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: China--History--1900-1949; Conservationists; Lowdermilk, Walter Clay, 1888-1974; Soil conservation; Soil erosion
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020710-16151