Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

Ida Amelia Sproul: The President's Wife

Interviewee(s):
Sproul, Ida Amelia
Interviewer(s):
Riess, Suzanne
Title:
Ida Amelia Sproul: The President's Wife
Abstract:
Robert Gordon Sproul, family history; the Benjamin Ide Wheelers; memories of the regents; the southern campus, UCLA; UC Berkeley traditions; entertaining Charter Day speakers; the usage, appointments, and staff of the President's House; the Sproul children; Berkeley friends; recollections of an earlier era. Appendices include Duty, Devotion, and Delight in the President's House, University of California, ROHO interview with Ida A. Sproul, 1961; "Sarah Elizabeth Sproul, 1870-1965," by Robert Gordon Sproul, Jr.; "Ida Amelia Sproul," by Robert Gordon Sproul, Jr.; and UC Section Club tribute to Ida Sproul.
Subject area(s):
Education, University of California
Interview date(s):
1980 1981
Project:
Education and University of California - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b11247108
Rights:
Sproul, Ida Amelia. "Ida Amelia Sproul: The President's Wife." Interview by Suzanne Riess in 1980 and 1981. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1981.