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Reflections on the Sierra Club, the environment and mountaineering, 1950s-1970s : transcript, 1975-1977.

Author: William E Siri; Ann Lage; Phillip S Berry; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Interviews conducted in Richmond, California, 1975-1977, by Ann Lage for the Regional Oral History Office of The Bancroft Library as part of the Sierra Club History Series. Introduction by Phillip Berry; copies of photographs inserted. Comments on scientific studies at Chicago University and the University of California, Berkeley; experiences as a member of the Manhattan Project and later as a biophysicist with the
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Named Person: David Brower
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: William E Siri; Ann Lage; Phillip S Berry; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office.
OCLC Number: 227525545
Notes: Included in: History of Science and Technology Collection, and the Sierra Club History oral history series.
Description: Transcript: [11], 296 p. (1 v.) Phonotapes: 16 sound cassettes : analog.
Contents: Phonotapes: Reel 1: Nov. 24, 1975. Track 1: 723 ft., track 2: 722 ft. --
Reel 2: track 1: Nov. 24, 1975, 727 ft.; track 2: Dec. 16, 1975, 727 ft. --
Reel 3: track 1: Dec. 16, 1975, 646 ft.; track 2: Feb. 11, 1976, 688 ft. --
Reel 4: track 1: Feb. 11, 1976, 733 ft., track 2: Feb. 11 and Mar. 10, 1976, 709 ft. --
Reel 5: Mar. 10, 1976. Track 1: 748 ft., track 2: 743 ft. --
Reel 6: track 1: Mar. 10, 1976, 572 ft.; track 2: May 3, 1976, 734 ft. --
Reel 7: track 1: May 3, 1976, 748 ft.; track 2: May 3 and July 6, 1976, 746 ft. --
Reel 8: track 1: July 6, 1976, 730 ft.; track 2: July 6 and July 27, 1976, 729 ft. --
Reel 9: July 27, 1978. Track 1: 728 ft., track 2: 726 ft. --
Reel 10: Oct. 13, 1976. Track 1: 733 ft., track 2: 731 ft. --
Reel 11: Oct. 12, 1976 and May 1, 1977. Track 1: 732 ft., track 2: blank --
Reel 12: May 1, 1977. Track 1: 530 ft., track 2: 697 ft. --
Reel 13: May 16, 1977. Track 1: 689 ft., track 2: 716 ft. --
Reel 14: May 16, 1977. Track 1: 736 ft., track 2: blank --
Reel 15: Nov. 28, 1977. Track 1: 484 ft., track 2: 479 ft. --
Reel 16: Nov. 28, 1977. Track 1: 490 ft., track 2: 205 ft.
Other Titles: History of science and technology collection.
Sierra Club oral history series.
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Interviews conducted in Richmond, California, 1975-1977, by Ann Lage for the Regional Oral History Office of The Bancroft Library as part of the Sierra Club History Series. Introduction by Phillip Berry; copies of photographs inserted. Comments on scientific studies at Chicago University and the University of California, Berkeley; experiences as a member of the Manhattan Project and later as a biophysicist with the Donner Laboratory, 1945-1974; his work on the use of radioisotopes in diagnosis and treatment of diseases, and studies made in Peru for the Lab on effects of high altitude, 1950 and 1953; association with the Lawrence Laboratory's energy analysis program; Sierra Club activities from 1944 as secretary,

Board member, president, and member of the investment committee; the Sierra Club Foundation and the Sierra Club Council; new concerns of the Club-- pollution, pesticides, nuclear energy, etc., ; campaigns for the Redwood National Park, the Grand Canyon, and Mineral King; work with the U.S. Forest Service, U.S. National Park Service, the Coastal Alliance, the Save the San Francisco Bay Association and the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission; controversies over the Tioga Road in Yosemite, Diablo Canyon/Nipomo Dunes, Peripheral Canal/California Water Plan and David Brower; mountaineering in Yosemite, Peru and on expeditions to Makalu and Mount Everest; travels, 1957-1958, with the International Physiological Expedition to Antarctica to measure physiological stress on residents working in the area.

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