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The Resource A publisher's career with the University of California Press, The Sierra Club, and the California Native Plant Society : includes an interview with Susan Frugé, August Frugé ; with an introduction by Harlan Kessel ; interviewed by Suzanne B. Riess

A publisher's career with the University of California Press, The Sierra Club, and the California Native Plant Society : includes an interview with Susan Frugé, August Frugé ; with an introduction by Harlan Kessel ; interviewed by Suzanne B. Riess

Label
A publisher's career with the University of California Press, The Sierra Club, and the California Native Plant Society : includes an interview with Susan Frugé, 1997-1998
Title
A publisher's career with the University of California Press, The Sierra Club, and the California Native Plant Society
Title remainder
includes an interview with Susan Frugé
Statement of responsibility
August Frugé ; with an introduction by Harlan Kessel ; interviewed by Suzanne B. Riess
Inclusive dates
1997-1998
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Topics covered include: background in Idaho and Oregon, education at Stanford University; early job, UC Berkeley Master's of Library Science (MLS) degree in 1937; marriage to Grete [later Cubie] in 1939, retarded son from first marriage; library work in Sacramento; University of California Press, 1940's 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; Sierra Club Publications committee, 1960's, and connections with UC Press, David Brower, creating Exhibit Format Books, internal conflicts; second marriage to Susan in 1959; comments on George Stewart, Max Yavno, Ansel Adams, Franklin Murphy, American Association of University Presses and university publishing in Latin America, 1950's, Centro Intraamericano de Libros Academicos; Chair of Sierra Club publications 1960; Sierra Club leader 1960-1980's
Additional physical form
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available at the Bancroft Library.
Biographical or historical data
Author, publisher, environmentalist.
Cataloging source
CLU
Form designation
oral history transcript
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Location of originals duplicates
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Label
A publisher's career with the University of California Press, The Sierra Club, and the California Native Plant Society : includes an interview with Susan Frugé, August Frugé ; with an introduction by Harlan Kessel ; interviewed by Suzanne B. Riess
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Transcript of an interview completed under the auspices of the Bancroft Library's Regional Oral History Office, University of California, Berkeley
  • Includes a joint interview [Chapter V] with Susan Frugé [1926-2001] on the California Native Plant Society (CNPS), CNPS activists and field trips, plant sales, Fremontia, August's role in CNPS, Jim Roof, Ledyard Stebbins and others: p. 133-184
  • Includes excerpt from Frugé's The metamorphoses of the University of California Press: p. 231-258
  • Appendices include extensive correspondence and writings of Frugé
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes index.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
[8], xii, [1], 345, [2] p., bound
Other physical details
ill., ports., (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)48996760
  • ucoclc48996760
Terms governing use
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Label
A publisher's career with the University of California Press, The Sierra Club, and the California Native Plant Society : includes an interview with Susan Frugé, August Frugé ; with an introduction by Harlan Kessel ; interviewed by Suzanne B. Riess
Publication
Note
  • Transcript of an interview completed under the auspices of the Bancroft Library's Regional Oral History Office, University of California, Berkeley
  • Includes a joint interview [Chapter V] with Susan Frugé [1926-2001] on the California Native Plant Society (CNPS), CNPS activists and field trips, plant sales, Fremontia, August's role in CNPS, Jim Roof, Ledyard Stebbins and others: p. 133-184
  • Includes excerpt from Frugé's The metamorphoses of the University of California Press: p. 231-258
  • Appendices include extensive correspondence and writings of Frugé
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes index.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
[8], xii, [1], 345, [2] p., bound
Other physical details
ill., ports., (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)48996760
  • ucoclc48996760
Terms governing use
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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