Patrick D. Goldsworthy: Protecting the North Cascades, 1954- 1983. Interview recalls youth in Berkeley, California; Sierra Club High Trips, 1940s-1952; organizing Sierra Club's Pacific Northwest Chapter, 1954; North Cascades Conservation Council--its founding, membership, purposes, tactics, his presidency (1958-1984), campaign for North Cascades National Park, including work with Senator Henry Jackson and other political figures; his position as a Sierra Club board member, 1967-1970. Appended are letters re founding of Sierra Club chapter, a roster of Sierra Club members living in the Cascades Region (ca. 1953), and a curriculum vitae.
Polly Dyer: Preserving Washington Parklands and Wilderness. Interview discusses forming Sierra Club's Pacific Northwest Chapter, involvement in Mountaineers, North Cascades Conservation Council, Federation of Western Outdoor Clubs, Olympic Parks Associates, 1950s-1980s; campaigns to preserve Olympic National Park, to establish North Cascades National Park, Alpine Lakes Wilderness, Three Sisters Wilderness, Alaskan Wilderness; relations with U.S. Forest Service, National Park Service, National Park Service; women in conservation; Sierra Club internal affairs as board member, 1960-1967.
Natural Resources, Land Use, and the Environment Advocacy and Philanthropy
Dyer, Polly and Patrick Goldsworthy. "Pacific Northwest Conservationists." Interview by Ann Lage and Susan Schrepfer in 1983. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1986.