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Thoughts on conservation and the Sierra Club oral history transcript : Bestor Robinson

Author: Bestor Robinson; Susan R Schrepfer; Francis Peloubet Farquhar; Sierra Club. History Committee.
Publisher: San Francisco : Sierra Club History Committee, 1974.
Series: Sierra Club Oral History Project, 3.
Edition/Format:   Book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Robinson discusses federal lands and their administrative agencies and continues with his involvement in the five great conservation issues of the 1950s and 1960s (Dinosaur National Monument, dams in the Grand Canyon, Cascades National Park, Redwood National Park, and Mineral King). He concludes with the changes in the Sierra Club in the 1950s and 1960s including the controversy associated with David Brower and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Interviews
Named Person: Bestor Robinson; David Brower
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Bestor Robinson; Susan R Schrepfer; Francis Peloubet Farquhar; Sierra Club. History Committee.
OCLC Number: 18431295
Notes: Typescript (photocopy). Original tape recording and transcript located at Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Transcript of an interview completed under the auspices of the Sierra Club History Committee.
Description: v, 64 leaves, bound ; 28 cm.
Series Title: Sierra Club Oral History Project, 3.
Responsibility: an interview conducted by Susan R. Schrepfer ; [with a preface by Francis P. Farquhar].

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Robinson discusses federal lands and their administrative agencies and continues with his involvement in the five great conservation issues of the 1950s and 1960s (Dinosaur National Monument, dams in the Grand Canyon, Cascades National Park, Redwood National Park, and Mineral King). He concludes with the changes in the Sierra Club in the 1950s and 1960s including the controversy associated with David Brower and the club's loss of tax status.

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