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A publisher's career with the University of California Press, the Sierra Club, and the California Native Plant Society : oral history transcript / 2001.

Author: August Frugé; Susan Frugé; Suzanne B Riess; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Background in Idaho and Oregon, education at Stanford University; early jobs, UC Berkeley librarianship degree, 1937; marriage, library work in Sacramento; University of California Press: 1940s, under Sam Farquhar, early mandate; under Frugé, Editorial Committee meetings, sponsoring editors, new directions, paperback publication; UCLA office of the Press; finances, inventory, Board of Control, marketing; comments
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Named Person: David Brower
Material Type: Biography, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: August Frugé; Susan Frugé; Suzanne B Riess; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office.
OCLC Number: 51574096
Notes: Includes an interview with Susan Frugé.
Forms part of the University history series.
Description: Transcript: 1 volume (x, 332 pages) : color portraits ; 29 cm audio tapes: 15 audiocassettes Supplementary material: 1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. Supplementary material: 2 volumes ; 31 cm
Other Titles: University history series.
Responsibility: August Frugé ; with an introduction by Harlan Kessel. Interviewed by Suzanne B. Riess, 1997-1998. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
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Background in Idaho and Oregon, education at Stanford University; early jobs, UC Berkeley librarianship degree, 1937; marriage, library work in Sacramento; University of California Press: 1940s, under Sam Farquhar, early mandate; under Frugé, Editorial Committee meetings, sponsoring editors, new directions, paperback publication; UCLA office of the Press; finances, inventory, Board of Control, marketing; comments on George Stewart, Max Yavno, Ansel Adams, Franklin Murphy, others; American Association of University Presses and university publishing in Latin America, 1950s, Centro Interamericano de Libros Académicos; Sierra Club: Publications Committee, 1960s, and connections with UC Press, David Brower, creating Exhibit Format Books, internal conflicts. Includes a joint interview with Susan Frugé (1926-2001) on the California Native Plant Society, CNPS activists and field trips, plant sales, Fremontia, August's role in CNPS, Jim Roof, Ledyard Stebbins and others. Appendices include extensive correspondence, and writings by Frugé.

Includes compact disc recording of Susan Frugé memorial service, March 4, 2001.

Includes documents relating to August Frugé publishing career and the Sierra Club.

Includes correspondence between Frugé and Suzanne Riess, clippings and miscellany, and a few photographs of Frugé and his wife.

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