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Bernarr Bates papers, 1946-1973.
BANC MSS 72/45 c carton 1; BANC MSS 72/45 c carton 2; BANC MSS 72/45 c
Collection Overview

Title:

Bernarr Bates papers, 1946-1973

Creator/Contributor:

Bates, Bernarr., creator

Creator/Contributor:

California Redwood Association

Abstract:

Contains correspondence, memorandum, reports, speeches, photographs, brochures and subject files, documenting Bates's conservation efforts including the California Redwood Association's frequently adversarial relationship with the timber industry and the creation of Redwood National Park.

Date:

1946 (issued)

Subject:

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California Redwood Association.
Commonwealth Club of California.
United States. -- National Park Service.
Parks -- California
Environmentalists -- California
Forest conservation -- California
Lumber trade -- California
Lumber trade -- Environmental aspects
Forests and forestry -- Environmental aspects -- California
Redwood National Park (Calif.)

Note:

Bernarr Bates was born in 1910 in Fort Collins, Colo., where his father was one of the first forest rangers. Bates graduated from Stanford University in 1932 and entered the National Park Service. Bates served in the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1963. In 1955, he joined the California Redwood Association, as its press secretary. He was also a member of the Commonwealth Club, served as a travel editor of Sunset Magazine from 1946 to 1951 and was an active environmentalist until his death in 1996.

Type:

Photographs.

Physical Description:

print
2 cartons (2.0 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 72/45 c carton 1
BANC MSS 72/45 c carton 2
BANC MSS 72/45 c

Origin:

California