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The Resource Oral history interview with William H. Lancaster ..., by Enid Hart Douglass

Oral history interview with William H. Lancaster ..., by Enid Hart Douglass

Label
Oral history interview with William H. Lancaster ..., 1994-1995
Title
Oral history interview with William H. Lancaster ...
Statement of responsibility
by Enid Hart Douglass
Inclusive dates
1994-1995
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Summary
Mr. Lancaster recalls his 1958 election to the City Council of the recently incorporated City of Duarte, his service to the California State Assembly in 1972 through his retirement in 1992. Well known for his expertise in local government, William Lancaster served as a member of the Committee on Local Government for ten years. Since his retirement, he has served as a member of the East San Gabriel Valley Hospice Board of Directors and of the Mount San Antonio College Foundation Board of Directors. He recently established the Bill Lancaster Foundation, a nonprofit institution which makes grants to communities
Additional physical form
Audiotape recording available in California State Archives.
Biography type
individual biography
Biographical or historical data
William H. Lancaster was born in Bakersfield, Calif. on April 29, 1931. He attended elementary and high schools in Sacramento before his family moved to Southern California. He graduated from Palm Springs High in 1949. During 1951-52, Mr. Lancaster worked in sales for H. J. Heinz Co. then from 1953-64, he was with Alpha Beta Co. and Pepsi Cola; he was also a sales representative for Sunshine Biscuit Co. in Southern California.
Cataloging source
CSA
Form designation
oral history transcript
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Location of originals duplicates
  • The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
  • California State University, Fullerton. Library. Oral History Program.
  • California State University, Sacramento. Library. University Archives.
  • Honnold Library for the Associated Colleges, Claremont, Calif.
  • University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Label
Oral history interview with William H. Lancaster ..., by Enid Hart Douglass
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Transcript of an eleven-and-one-quarter-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Claremont Graduate School, Oral History Program and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Cumulative index finding aids
Includes name index.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
2 v., bound
Other physical details
port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)33979776
  • ucoclc33979776
Terms governing use
Copyright to all program materials is assigned by the interviewee to both the Secretary of State, California State Archives, and the program's cooperating institutions. Copies of interview transcripts can be procured from the State Archives. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.
Label
Oral history interview with William H. Lancaster ..., by Enid Hart Douglass
Publication
Note
Transcript of an eleven-and-one-quarter-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Claremont Graduate School, Oral History Program and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Cumulative index finding aids
Includes name index.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
2 v., bound
Other physical details
port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)33979776
  • ucoclc33979776
Terms governing use
Copyright to all program materials is assigned by the interviewee to both the Secretary of State, California State Archives, and the program's cooperating institutions. Copies of interview transcripts can be procured from the State Archives. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.

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