The Resource Richard M. Leonard : mountaineer, lawyer, envionmentalist :, tape recorded interview conducted 1972-1973 by Susan R. Schrepfer for the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California

Richard M. Leonard : mountaineer, lawyer, envionmentalist :, tape recorded interview conducted 1972-1973 by Susan R. Schrepfer for the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California

Label
Richard M. Leonard : mountaineer, lawyer, envionmentalist :, 1972-1975
Title
Richard M. Leonard
Title remainder
mountaineer, lawyer, envionmentalist :
Statement of responsibility
tape recorded interview conducted 1972-1973 by Susan R. Schrepfer for the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California
Inclusive dates
1972-1975
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Some remarks by Doris Leonard, his wife, also included. Study of law, University of California, Berkeley; service during World War II; long association with Sierra Club (serving also as secretary and president) with information on the Club's main battles (dam construction, water and power rights, and logging in national parks, recreation facilities in wilderness areas, nuclear energy and power plants, multiple use and clearcutting in national forests), on the David Brower controversy, on Club litigation with lumber companies, and on more recent Club concerns; experiences mountaineering and the formation of the Club's Committee on Rockclimbing; work with U.S. National Park and Forest Services, and as a member of the Governor's Redwood Park Commission, and with other conservation organizations; organization of the Sierra Club Foundation and the Trustees for Conservation; the Wilderness Act and its impact
  • Also included: comments by Doris Leonard on the role of Conservation Associates in the acquisition of Nipomo Dunes, Point Reyes and redwood forests. Photographs and copies of documentary material inserted and appended
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CUY
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Sierra Club Oral history series
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1908-
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Leonard, Richard M.
Form designation
oral history transcript
Location of originals duplicates
Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
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  • 1887-
  • 1916-1978
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  • Leonard, Doris Frances Corcoran
  • Schrepfer, Susan R
  • Farquhar, Francis Peloubet
  • Kuhn, Marshall H.
  • Bancroft Library
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  • Brower, David Ross
  • Sierra Club
  • United States
  • United States
  • California
  • Conservation Associates (San Francisco, Calif.)
  • Sierra Club Foundation
  • Trustees for Conservation
  • Lawyers
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Mountaineering
  • Forest conservation
  • Nuclear energy
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Wilderness areas
  • Water conservation
  • Dams
  • Logging
  • Diablo Canyon (Calif.)
Label
Richard M. Leonard : mountaineer, lawyer, envionmentalist :, tape recorded interview conducted 1972-1973 by Susan R. Schrepfer for the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California
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Instantiates
Publication
Note
Introductions by Francis P. Farquhar and Marshall H. Kuhn
Contents
Reel 1: Nov. 10, 1972. Track 1: 920 ft., track 2: 918 ft. -- Reel 2: Nov. 10, 1972. Track 1: 383 ft., track 2: blank -- Reel 3: Dec. 5, 1972. Track 1: 1042 ft., track 2: 1041 ft. -- Reel 4: Dec. 12, 1972. Track 1: 1050 ft., track 2: 1047 ft. -- Reel 5: Dec. 12, 1972. Track 1: 662 ft., track 2: blank -- Reel 6: Jan. 24, 1973. Track 1: 1012 ft., track 2: 944 ft. -- Reel 7: Jan. 24, 1973. Track 1: 1016 ft., track 2: blank -- Reel 8: Mar. 12, 1973. Track 1: 1050 ft., track 2: 1048 ft. -- Reel 9: Mar. 27, 1973. Track 1: 1016 ft., track 2: 1019 ft. -- Reel 10: Mar. 27, 1973. Track 1: 725 ft., track 2: blank -- Reel 11: May 1, 1973. Track 1: (1 7/8 ips) 894 ft., track 2: 321 ft. -- Reel 12: May 9, 1973. Track 1: 1018 ft., track 2: 1019 ft. -- Reel 13: May 9, 1973. Track 1: 753 ft., track 2: blank -- Reel 14 (cassette): Oct. 16, 1973. Track 1: 671 ft., track 2: 733 ft. -- Reel 15 (cassette): Oct. 16, 1973. Track 1: 673 ft., track 2: blank -- Reel 16 (cassette): Oct. 19, 1973. Track 1: 483 ft., track 2: 414 ft
Extent
  • 1 online resource (
  • 2 v.
  • 13 sound tape reels, 3 sound cassettes
Materials
  • Transcript :
  • Phonotapes :
Other physical details
  • illustrations)
  • analog, 3 3/4 ips, 1 7/8 ips, 2 track ;
Specific material designation
remote
Terms governing use
Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Label
Richard M. Leonard : mountaineer, lawyer, envionmentalist :, tape recorded interview conducted 1972-1973 by Susan R. Schrepfer for the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California
Link
Publication
Note
Introductions by Francis P. Farquhar and Marshall H. Kuhn
Contents
Reel 1: Nov. 10, 1972. Track 1: 920 ft., track 2: 918 ft. -- Reel 2: Nov. 10, 1972. Track 1: 383 ft., track 2: blank -- Reel 3: Dec. 5, 1972. Track 1: 1042 ft., track 2: 1041 ft. -- Reel 4: Dec. 12, 1972. Track 1: 1050 ft., track 2: 1047 ft. -- Reel 5: Dec. 12, 1972. Track 1: 662 ft., track 2: blank -- Reel 6: Jan. 24, 1973. Track 1: 1012 ft., track 2: 944 ft. -- Reel 7: Jan. 24, 1973. Track 1: 1016 ft., track 2: blank -- Reel 8: Mar. 12, 1973. Track 1: 1050 ft., track 2: 1048 ft. -- Reel 9: Mar. 27, 1973. Track 1: 1016 ft., track 2: 1019 ft. -- Reel 10: Mar. 27, 1973. Track 1: 725 ft., track 2: blank -- Reel 11: May 1, 1973. Track 1: (1 7/8 ips) 894 ft., track 2: 321 ft. -- Reel 12: May 9, 1973. Track 1: 1018 ft., track 2: 1019 ft. -- Reel 13: May 9, 1973. Track 1: 753 ft., track 2: blank -- Reel 14 (cassette): Oct. 16, 1973. Track 1: 671 ft., track 2: 733 ft. -- Reel 15 (cassette): Oct. 16, 1973. Track 1: 673 ft., track 2: blank -- Reel 16 (cassette): Oct. 19, 1973. Track 1: 483 ft., track 2: 414 ft
Extent
  • 1 online resource (
  • 2 v.
  • 13 sound tape reels, 3 sound cassettes
Materials
  • Transcript :
  • Phonotapes :
Other physical details
  • illustrations)
  • analog, 3 3/4 ips, 1 7/8 ips, 2 track ;
Specific material designation
remote
Terms governing use
Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. 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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