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Richard M. Leonard: Mountaineer, Lawyer, Environmentalist : oral history transcript / 1972-1975.

Author: Richard M LeonardDoris Frances Corcoran LeonardSusan R SchrepferFrancis Peloubet FarquharMarshall H KuhnAll authors
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Some remarks by Doris Leonard, his wife, also included. Study of law, University of California, Berkeley; service during World War II; long association with Sierra Club (serving also as secretary and president) with information on the Club's main battles (dam construction, water and power rights, and logging in national parks, recreation facilities in wilderness areas, nuclear energy and power plants, multiple use  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Named Person: David Brower
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard M Leonard; Doris Frances Corcoran Leonard; Susan R Schrepfer; Francis Peloubet Farquhar; Marshall H Kuhn; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office.
OCLC Number: 26657602
Notes: Introductions by Francis P. Farquhar and Marshall H. Kuhn.
(Cont.)--Also included: comments by Doris Leonard on the role of Conservation Associates in the acquisition of Nipomo Dunes, Point Reyes and redwood forests. Photographs and copies of documentary material inserted and appended.
Description: 2 volumes ; 28 cm
Other Titles: Sierra Club History Series.
Responsibility: tape recorded interview conducted 1972-1973 by Susan R. Schrepfer for the Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, Calif.,
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Some remarks by Doris Leonard, his wife, also included. Study of law, University of California, Berkeley; service during World War II; long association with Sierra Club (serving also as secretary and president) with information on the Club's main battles (dam construction, water and power rights, and logging in national parks, recreation facilities in wilderness areas, nuclear energy and power plants, multiple use and clearcutting in national forests), on the David Brower controversy, on Club litigation with lumber companies, and on more recent Club concerns; experiences mountaineering and the formation of the Club's Committee on Rockclimbing; work with U.S. National Park and Forest Services, and as a member of the Governor's Redwood Park Commission, and with other conservation organizations; organization of the Sierra Club Foundation and the Trustees for Conservation; the Wilderness Act and its impact.

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