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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Newton Bishop Drury
RLIN number: NXCP89-A7
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: 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.
Extent: Transcript: 651 leaves, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact Regional Oral History Office for information. Original oral history held by: Regional Oral History Office University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1972 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Drury, Newton Bishop, 1889-1978
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1889
Speaker occupation: Conservationist
Age at speaking: 83
Document date: 1972
Interviewer: Fry, Amelia R.; Schrepfer, Susan R.
Organizations discussed: U.S. National Park Service
Locations discussed: Jackson Hole, WY; North America; United States; Wyoming
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Conservation of natural resources; Jackson Hole, WY; National parks and reserves; North America; Oral history; Parks--California; U.S. National Park Service; United States; Wyoming
Topics discussed - Other terms: California--History--1950-; Conservationists; Drury, Newton Bishop, 1889-1978; Wheeler, Benjamin Ide
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0021027-16466