Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

Benjamin H. Lehman: Recollections and Reminiscences of Life in the Bay Area from 1920 Onward

Interviewee(s):
Lehman, Benjamin H.
Interviewer(s):
Riess, Suzanne
Title:
Benjamin H. Lehman: Recollections and Reminiscences of Life in the Bay Area from 1920 Onward
Abstract:
Boyhood in Idaho; Harvard, 1911, and Royce, Copeland, Santayana; Berkeley social climate of the 1920s-30s; cultural growth of the University; connections with Los Gatos, Carmel; Robinson Jeffers; Noel Sullivan; marriage to Judith Anderson; developing the dramatic arts and English departments, UC Berkeley; "the image of the work"; budget and library committees; the loyalty oath; reflections on writing, on living. Appended material on Noel Sullivan, and poems by Thomas Parkinson and Josephine Miles.
Subject area(s):
Education, University of California
Interview date(s):
1964 1965 1966 1967 1968
Project:
Education and University of California - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b11234342
Rights:
Lehman, Benjamin H. "Benjamin H. Lehman: Recollections and Reminiscences of Life in the Bay Area from 1920 Onward." Interview by Suzanne Riess in 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967 and 1968. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1969.