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Drury (Newton Bishop) papers
BANC MSS 79/61 c  
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Description
The Newton Bishop Drury papers document his leadership of, and conservation issues relevant to, the Save the Redwoods League, the California state park system, and the National Park Service. There are also some materials related to Drury's alma mater, the University of California, Berkeley, and his graduating class of 1912.
Background
Newton Bishop Drury was born in San Francisco in 1889 to prominent newspaperman and politician Wells Drury and his wife, Elvira Lorraine Bishop. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 1912 and served in the U.S. Army Balloon Corps during World War I. The destruction he witnessed during the war inspired him to become a staunch conservationist. Drury married Elizabeth Frances Shilling in 1918; the couple had two children.
Extent
12.9 Linear Feet 10 cartons, 1 box
Restrictions
Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user. All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720-6000. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html.
Availability
Collection is open for research.