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Business and club life in San Francisco, recollections of a California pioneer scion : oral history transcript / and related material, 1977-1978.
BANC CD 196:1-2; BANC MSS 79/84 c; Phonotape 1155 A; Phonotape 3339 C:1-2
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Title:

Business and club life in San Francisco, recollections of a California pioneer scion : oral history transcript: and related material, 1977-1978

Creator/Contributor:

McLaren, Norman Loyall, 1892?-1977, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Doyle, Morris.

Creator/Contributor:

McLaren, Thomas L.

Creator/Contributor:

Chetkovich, Michael N.

Creator/Contributor:

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969

Creator/Contributor:

Morris, Gabrielle S., interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Teiser, Ruth, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Information on the Ashe family, California pioneers, and his aunt, Elizabeth Ashe and her Telegraph Hill Neighborhood House; student days at University of California, Berkeley, class of 1914; growth of accounting firm started by his father and eventual merger with Haskins and Sells; involvement in corporate and charitable boards; club memberships, including presidency of Pacific Union Club and Bohemian Club; government appointments, including Navy Price Adjustment Board in World War II, treasurer of UN Conference Committee, San Francisco, and accounting advisor to U.S. delegation, Allied Commission on Reparations, 1945; professional societies; alumni activities; etc.
With this: one box of additional documentary material, including letters from Dwight D. Eisenhower; autobiographical sketch written for the Irvine Co.; transcript of his oral history interview done for the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library; copies of his speeches; clippings; material relating to the Irvine Co.; Also: portions of his oral history previously under seal.

Date:

1977 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca -- n-us---
Ash family
Hoover, Herbert -- 1874-1964
Telegraph Hill Neighborhood House, San Francisco.
University of California (1868-1952). -- Class of 1914.
Pacific-Union Club (San Francisco, Calif.)
Bohemian Club (San Francisco, Calif.)
University of California, Berkeley. -- Alumni.
Irvine Company.
Accountants -- California -- San Francisco -- Biography
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Commerce
United States -- Politics and government
United States -- California -- Berkeley

Note:

Norman Loyall McLaren ; tape recorded interview conducted by Gabrielle Morris and Ruth Teiser in 1977. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, Calif., 1978 :
Phonotape also available.
Introductions by Morris Doyle, Thomas L. McLaren, and Michael N. Chetkovich.
Copies of photographs and of documentary material supporting the interview inserted and appended.
Also available online.

Type:

Oral histories.
Autobiographies.
Addresses.

Physical Description:

print
[25], x, 297 p. ; 28 cm. + related material.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z227j
BANC CD 196:1-2
BANC MSS 79/84 c
Phonotape 1155 A
Phonotape 3339 C:1-2

Origin:

California

Related Item:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z227j