Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

Ralph Works Chaney: Ph.D., Paleobotanist, Conservationist

Interviewee(s):
Chaney, Ralph Works
Interviewer(s):
Daniel, Edna
Title:
Ralph Works Chaney: Ph.D., Paleobotanist, Conservationist
Abstract:
Early field and school environment; University of Chicago; teaching and graduate work: WWI and University of Iowa; establishing paleobotany in the West; paleobotany in Asia and Latin America; ecological and geological approaches to botany; comments on education, developing curriculum in paleobotany, the Radiation Laboratory, the loyalty oath, student relations; conservation activities: Save the Redwoods League, National Park Advisory Board; Berkeley Municipal League; porcelain collecting. Appended bibliography.
Subject area(s):
Natural Resources, Land Use, and the Environment
Education, University of California
Interview date(s):
1960
Project:
Education and University of California - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b10879433
Rights:
Chaney, Ralph Works. "Ralph Works Chaney: Ph.D., Paleobotanist, Conservationist." Interview by Edna Daniel in 1960. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1960.