Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

Mechanics Institute

Interviewee(s):
Moore, Joseph
Pabst, Kathleen
Interviewer(s):
Teiser, Ruth
Title:
Mechanics Institute
Abstract:
The Mechanics' Institute, San Francisco, viewed by trustee and president JOSEPH A. MOORE (b. 1908) : Theodore R. Meyer and the board, leaders and dissidents in the Institute, the chess room, elections, library users; KATHLEEN PABST discusses the library's background, meeting new needs, working with the library committee and the board since 1974, development plans. Appended address by Meyer, 1964, and notes on the history of the Institute.
Subject area(s):
Community and Identity
Interview date(s):
1982
Project:
Education and University of California - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b11234837
Rights:
Moore, Joseph and Kathleen Pabst. "Mechanics Institute." Interview by Ruth Teiser in 1982. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1984.