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Civic, philanthropic and business leadership : oral history transcript / and related material, 1971-1975.
BANC CD 058:1-10; BANC MSS 76/137 c; Phonotape 2603 A:1-5; Phonotape 3146 C:1-10
Collection Overview

Title:

Civic, philanthropic and business leadership : oral history transcript: and related material, 1971-1975

Creator/Contributor:

Haas, Walter A., 1889-1979, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Nathan, Harriet, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Kerr, Clark, 1911-2003

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Recollections of growing up in San Francisco and Jewish community there; student days at the University of California, Berkeley, Class of 1910; business interests including Levi Strauss & Company; service with San Francisco Chamber of Commerce and the Recreation and Parks Commission; interest in Save-the-Redwoods League; fund raising for the Republican party; benefactions to the University of California; philanthropic activities.

Date:

1971 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
University of California (1868-1952) -- Class of 1910
Levi Strauss and Company.
Greater San Francisco Chamber of Commerce.
San Francisco (Calif.). -- Recreation and Park Commission.
Save the Redwoods League.
Jews -- California
Charities -- California
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Commerce
California -- Politics and government
United States -- California -- Berkeley

Note:

Walter Abraham Haas ; tape recorded interview conducted by Harriet Nathan in 1971-1972. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, Calif., 1975 :
Photographs and copies of documentary material inserted and appended.
Introduction by Clark Kerr.
Also available online.
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.

Type:

Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
[27], 162 leaves ; 28 cm. + related material.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z1v5v
BANC CD 058:1-10
BANC MSS 76/137 c
Phonotape 2603 A:1-5
Phonotape 3146 C:1-10

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

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.

Related Item:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z1v5v