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The Resource Sierra Club leader, outdoorsman & engineer : Nathan C. Clark, an interview conducted by Richard Searle ; [with a preface by Lewis F. Clark]

Sierra Club leader, outdoorsman & engineer : Nathan C. Clark, an interview conducted by Richard Searle ; [with a preface by Lewis F. Clark]

Label
Sierra Club leader, outdoorsman & engineer : Nathan C. Clark, 1976
Title
Sierra Club leader, outdoorsman & engineer
Title remainder
Nathan C. Clark
Statement of responsibility
an interview conducted by Richard Searle ; [with a preface by Lewis F. Clark]
Inclusive dates
1976
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Clark discusses his childhood and youth, outdoor outings with his father, engineering and the out-of-doors at the University of California, Berkeley, and joining the Sierra Club in 1929. He continues with club activities and associates in the 1930s, his Sentinal Dome wedding (Yosemite, 1944), the club's internal affairs, conservation campaigns, and reminiscences of Southern California Sierrans
Biographical or historical data
Nathan C. Clark was born July 9, 1906 in San Rafael, Calif. He recieved his B.A. (1927) and M.A. (1929) in electrical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley where he took classes from Sierra Club members Joel Hildebrand and Joseph LeConte. He moved to Southern California t teach at USC, followed by responsible supervisorial positions in the City of Los Angeles' frequency change project. He worked at Lockheed in Burbank just before World War II. He joined the Sierra Club in 1929 and was on the club's board of directors for sixteen years including serving as vice-president (1958-59) and as president (1959-61).
Cataloging source
SIA
Form designation
oral history transcript
Series statement
Sierra Club Oral History Project
Series volume
10
Label
Sierra Club leader, outdoorsman & engineer : Nathan C. Clark, an interview conducted by Richard Searle ; [with a preface by Lewis F. Clark]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes index.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
vi, 140 leaves, bound
Other physical details
ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)18434893
  • ucoclc18434893
Label
Sierra Club leader, outdoorsman & engineer : Nathan C. Clark, an interview conducted by Richard Searle ; [with a preface by Lewis F. Clark]
Publication
Note
  • 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
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes index.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
vi, 140 leaves, bound
Other physical details
ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)18434893
  • ucoclc18434893

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