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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:   Book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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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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