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The Resource Forestry consultant to the Sierra Club : Gordon Robinson, an interview conducted by Harold K. Steen ; [foreward by David Brower]

Forestry consultant to the Sierra Club : Gordon Robinson, an interview conducted by Harold K. Steen ; [foreward by David Brower]

Label
Forestry consultant to the Sierra Club : Gordon Robinson, 1977-1978
Title
Forestry consultant to the Sierra Club
Title remainder
Gordon Robinson
Statement of responsibility
an interview conducted by Harold K. Steen ; [foreward by David Brower]
Inclusive dates
1977-1978
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Robinson discusses his early life and personal philosophy, his forestry education and professional career, and his experiences as forestry consultant to the Sierra Club. Major topics covered include effective forestry management, his non-club assignments, and his involvement with Sierra Club campaigns including the National Forest Management Act of 1976 and the creation of Redwood National Park
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Biographical or historical data
Gordon Robinson was born April 7, 1911 in British Columbia. He attended the University of California, Berkeley (B.S.--Forestry, 1937) and participated in a variety of in-service training programs. From 1939-1966 he was employed as a forester with the Southern Pacific Co. in San Francisco. He became a forestry consulant to the Sierra Club under the leadership of Edgar Wayburn and David Brower.
Cataloging source
WAU
Form designation
oral history transcript
Label
Forestry consultant to the Sierra Club : Gordon Robinson, an interview conducted by Harold K. Steen ; [foreward by David Brower]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Appendices with individual foliations are inserted between leaf 171 and leaf 172. They include reprints of items by or about Gordon Robinson
  • Part of: Sierra Club oral history project
  • Transcript of an interview completed under the auspices of the Sierra Club History Committee
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes index.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
vii, 177, ca. 100 leaves
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)06031233
  • ucoclc6031233
Label
Forestry consultant to the Sierra Club : Gordon Robinson, an interview conducted by Harold K. Steen ; [foreward by David Brower]
Publication
Note
  • Appendices with individual foliations are inserted between leaf 171 and leaf 172. They include reprints of items by or about Gordon Robinson
  • Part of: Sierra Club oral history project
  • Transcript of an interview completed under the auspices of the Sierra Club History Committee
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes index.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
vii, 177, ca. 100 leaves
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)06031233
  • ucoclc6031233

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