The Resource After me cometh a builder: : the recollections of Ralph Palmer Merritt /, [interviews conducted by Corrine L. Gilb and Walton Bean] ; Regional Oral History Office, University of California, Berkeley ; Oral History Program, University of California, Los Angeles

After me cometh a builder: : the recollections of Ralph Palmer Merritt /, [interviews conducted by Corrine L. Gilb and Walton Bean] ; Regional Oral History Office, University of California, Berkeley ; Oral History Program, University of California, Los Angeles

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After me cometh a builder: : the recollections of Ralph Palmer Merritt /, 1956
Title
After me cometh a builder:
Title remainder
the recollections of Ralph Palmer Merritt /
Statement of responsibility
[interviews conducted by Corrine L. Gilb and Walton Bean] ; Regional Oral History Office, University of California, Berkeley ; Oral History Program, University of California, Los Angeles
Inclusive dates
1956
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Language
eng
Summary
Discusses his family background and education at the University of California, 1904-1907. He also speaks of his experiences as Graduate Manager, as secretary to U.C. President Wheeler, and as the first university comptroller, 1913-1919. He was appointed to the Board of Regents in 1923, serving until 1930, and reminisces about some of the personalities involved. He also recalls his experiences as a past director of the Rice Growers Association of California, the Sun Maid Raisin Growers, the California State Chamber of Commerce, and the U. S. Chamber of Commerce. In addition, he speaks of the several positions he held with the Miller & Lux corporations. He also discusses his activities during both World Wars
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CU-BANC
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1883-1963
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Merritt, Ralph Palmer
Form designation
oral history transcript
Location of other archival material
Includes supplementary material.
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1925-
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  • Gilb, Corinne L.
  • Bean, Walton
  • Bancroft Library
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  • University of California (System)
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Rice Growers Association of California
  • Sun Maid Growers of California
  • California State Chamber of Commerce
  • Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America
  • Miller & Lux
  • Raisins
  • Rice
  • Agriculture
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After me cometh a builder: : the recollections of Ralph Palmer Merritt /, [interviews conducted by Corrine L. Gilb and Walton Bean] ; Regional Oral History Office, University of California, Berkeley ; Oral History Program, University of California, Los Angeles
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  • Spine title: U. C. and rice and raisin marketing
  • Partial interview. Reel 1: 1154 ft., reel 2: 1473 ft
Cumulative index finding aids
Index contained in separate volume.
Extent
  • 1 online resource (
  • [xii], 140 p. (1 vol.) and supplementary material (1 portfolio).)
  • 2 sound tape reels
Materials
  • Transcript :
  • Phonotapes :
Other physical details
analog, 3 3/4 ips, 1 track ;
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1038770039
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
After me cometh a builder: : the recollections of Ralph Palmer Merritt /, [interviews conducted by Corrine L. Gilb and Walton Bean] ; Regional Oral History Office, University of California, Berkeley ; Oral History Program, University of California, Los Angeles
Link
Publication
Note
  • Spine title: U. C. and rice and raisin marketing
  • Partial interview. Reel 1: 1154 ft., reel 2: 1473 ft
Cumulative index finding aids
Index contained in separate volume.
Extent
  • 1 online resource (
  • [xii], 140 p. (1 vol.) and supplementary material (1 portfolio).)
  • 2 sound tape reels
Materials
  • Transcript :
  • Phonotapes :
Other physical details
analog, 3 3/4 ips, 1 track ;
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1038770039
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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