The Resource A publisher's career with the University of California Press, the Sierra Club, and the California Native Plant Society :, August Frugé ; with an introduction by Harlan Kessel. Interviewed by Suzanne B. Riess, 1997-1998. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

A publisher's career with the University of California Press, the Sierra Club, and the California Native Plant Society :, August Frugé ; with an introduction by Harlan Kessel. Interviewed by Suzanne B. Riess, 1997-1998. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

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A publisher's career with the University of California Press, the Sierra Club, and the California Native Plant Society :, 2001
Title
A publisher's career with the University of California Press, the Sierra Club, and the California Native Plant Society :
Statement of responsibility
August Frugé ; with an introduction by Harlan Kessel. Interviewed by Suzanne B. Riess, 1997-1998. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
Inclusive dates
2001
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Background in Idaho and Oregon, education at Stanford University; early jobs, UC Berkeley librarianship degree, 1937; marriage, library work in Sacramento; University of California Press: 1940s, under Sam Farquhar, early mandate; under Frugé, Editorial Committee meetings, sponsoring editors, new directions, paperback publication; UCLA office of the Press; finances, inventory, Board of Control, marketing; comments on George Stewart, Max Yavno, Ansel Adams, Franklin Murphy, others; American Association of University Presses and university publishing in Latin America, 1950s, Centro Interamericano de Libros Académicos; Sierra Club: Publications Committee, 1960s, and connections with UC Press, David Brower, creating Exhibit Format Books, internal conflicts. Includes a joint interview with Susan Frugé (1926-2001) on the California Native Plant Society, CNPS activists and field trips, plant sales, Fremontia, August's role in CNPS, Jim Roof, Ledyard Stebbins and others. Appendices include extensive correspondence, and writings by Frugé
  • includes compact disc recording of Susan Frugé memorial service, March 4, 2001
  • includes documents relating to August Frugé publishing career and the Sierra Club
Member of
Additional physical form
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Shelved as Phonotape 3173 C:1-14.
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
CU-BANC
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University history series
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1909-
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Frugé, August
Form designation
oral history transcript
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portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Location of originals duplicates
Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Frugé, Susan
  • Riess, Suzanne B
  • Bancroft Library
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  • Brower, David Ross
  • University of California Press
  • Sierra Club
  • Sierra Club
  • California Native Plant Society
  • Association of American University Presses
  • Publishers and publishing
  • Scholarly publishing
Label
A publisher's career with the University of California Press, the Sierra Club, and the California Native Plant Society :, August Frugé ; with an introduction by Harlan Kessel. Interviewed by Suzanne B. Riess, 1997-1998. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
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Publication
Note
  • Includes an interview with Susan Frugé
  • Forms part of the University history series
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes index.
Extent
  • 1 online resource (
  • 1 v. (x, 332 p.)
  • 15 sound cassettes.
  • 1 sound disc
  • 1 v. ;
Form of item
online
Materials
  • Transcript:
  • Phonotapes:
  • Supplementary material:
  • Supplementary material:
Other physical details
  • color portraits)
  • digital ;
Specific material designation
remote
Terms governing use
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Label
A publisher's career with the University of California Press, the Sierra Club, and the California Native Plant Society :, August Frugé ; with an introduction by Harlan Kessel. Interviewed by Suzanne B. Riess, 1997-1998. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
Link
Publication
Note
  • Includes an interview with Susan Frugé
  • Forms part of the University history series
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes index.
Extent
  • 1 online resource (
  • 1 v. (x, 332 p.)
  • 15 sound cassettes.
  • 1 sound disc
  • 1 v. ;
Form of item
online
Materials
  • Transcript:
  • Phonotapes:
  • Supplementary material:
  • Supplementary material:
Other physical details
  • color portraits)
  • digital ;
Specific material designation
remote
Terms governing use
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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