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Interviews relating to Yosemite National Park, ca. 1948-1976 : oral history transcripts / 1946-1976.

Author: William Edward ColbyJulia C WatkinsRalph H AndersonConrad Louis WirthBen H ThompsonAll authors
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Donated Tapes Collection. Unedited transcripts of 24 tape recorded interviews, containing reminiscences of early Yosemite, buildings there, information on coaching in the Valley, the Ahwahnee Hotel, John Muir, Carleton E. Watkins, William Keith, local Indians, Mariposa Grove, etc.
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Interviews
Named Person: John Muir; Carleton E Watkins; William Keith
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: William Edward Colby; Julia C Watkins; Ralph H Anderson; Conrad Louis Wirth; Ben H Thompson; Eivind T Scoyen; John F Kennedy; Frederick A Seaton; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office.; United States. National Park Service.
OCLC Number: 227718026
Description: Transcripts : 22 folders in 1 box audio tapes : 24 audiotape reels : analog, 15/16 ips, 1 7/8 ips, 3 3/4 ips, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track ; 5 in, 7 in.
Contents: Phonotapes: Reel 1: Wawona Washburn Hartwig and Eleanor Crooks, Oct. 1976. 5 in., 3 3/4 ips, 15/16 ips --
Reel 2: Lecture on conservation and ecology in Yosemite. 5 in., 3 3/4 ips --
Reel 3: John F. Kennedy in Yosemite, Aug. 18, 1962. 5 in., 7 1/2 ips, 1 7/8 ips --
Reel 4: Eddie Webb, Aug. 16, 1961. 7 in, 3 3/4 ips --
Reel 5: copy 2 of reel 4 --
Reel 6: W.M. Sell interview, Jan. 15, 1959. 7 in, 3 3/4 ips --
Reel 7: W.M. Sell, Jr., July 9, 1958. 7 in., 3 3/4 ips --
Reel 8: Mrs. Scott Knight Smigh, Apr. 7, 1961. 7 in., 3 3/4 ips --
Reel 9: Ruth Van Heusen Brown, Aug. 11, 1964. 7 in., 3 3/4 ips --
Reel 10, track 1: William E. Colby, Aug. 24, 1948. 7 in., 3 3/4 ips --
Reel 10, track 2: Julia Watkins, Oct. 26, 1949. 7 in., 3 3/4 ips --
Reel 11: Mrs. Salina Lamarr (Hat Creek Indian at Sugewi). 7 in., 3 3/4 ips --
Reel 12: Lamarr, cont. 7 in, 7 1/2 ips --
Reel 13: N.A. Bishop, Oct. 2, 1966. 5 in., 3 3/4 ips --
Reel 14: Walter Bonitz, Sep. 23, 1961. 5 in., 1 7/8 ips --
Reel 15: Flora Hill McCullough, 1964. 5 in., 1 7/8 ips --
Reel 16: Bert Harwell. 7 in, 7 1/2 ips --
Reel 17: Owen (stage driver) 7 in., 3 3/4 ips. Phonotapes, cont.: Reel 18: Clara Wenger Greeley, George Wenger, Emma Wenger Trumbull and Glorine Watson. 7 in., 1 7/8 ips, almost inaudible due to bleedthrough --
Reel 19: William Kat, June 19, 1961. 7 in. --
Reel 20: Ralph H. Anderson, Jan. 16, 1953. 7 in., 7 1/2 ips --
Reel 21: Jack Leidig and William Mayhall, July 23, 1958. 7 in., 3 3/4 ips --
Reel 22: Jack Leidig and William Mayhall, May 10, 1960. 7 in, 3 3/4 ips --
Reel 23: Mission 66-In Action Progress Report, 1958-1959. 5 in., 3 3/4 ips --
Reel 24: Ribbon-cutting ceremony when east side of park was closed to private vehicles, July 9, 1970. 5 in., 3 3/4 ips.
Other Titles: Donated oral histories collection.
Responsibility: tape recorded interviews conducted under the auspices of the National Park Service and the Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California,

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Donated Tapes Collection. Unedited transcripts of 24 tape recorded interviews, containing reminiscences of early Yosemite, buildings there, information on coaching in the Valley, the Ahwahnee Hotel, John Muir, Carleton E. Watkins, William Keith, local Indians, Mariposa Grove, etc.

Interviewees include William E. Colby, Julia C. Watkins, Charles Albert Harwell, Ralph H. Anderson, John F. Kennedy, Conrad L. Wirth, Eivind T. Scoyen, Fred Seaton, Ben Thompson and others.

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