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Robert Gordon Sproul Oral History Project Volume I

Interviewee(s):
Phleger, Herman
McLaughlin, Donald H.
Albright, Horace M.
Goodin, Marion Sproul
Sproul, John A.
Sproul, Jr., Robert Gordon
Bradley, Katherine Connick
Morrish, Marian
Marrish,Kendric
Sharsmith,Carl W.
Underhill, Robert M.
Wilson, Garff B.
Fredick,Walter S.
Dornin, May
van Horn, Eleanor L.
Johnson, Robert S.
Interviewer(s):
Riess, Suzanne
Title:
Robert Gordon Sproul Oral History Project Volume I
Abstract:
Robert Gordon Sproul (1891-1975), UC President from 1930 to 1958, discussed in interviews with his children, classmates, alumni from the 1930s, family friends, faculty and University staff, and two presidential successors. Interviews are organized chronologically with a focus on the student Bob Sproul, the family man, the President, building a faculty, and developing an alumni association. Includes interviews with thirty-five persons who knew him well: Horace M. Albright, Stuart LeRoy Anderson, Katherine Connick Bradley, Franklin M. "Dyke" Brown, Ernest H. Burness, Natalie Cohen, Paul A. Dodd, May Dornin, Richard E. Erickson, Walter S. Frederick, David P. Gardner, Marion Sproul Goodin, Vernon L. Goodin, Louis H. Heilbron, Robert S. Johnson, Clark Kerr, Adrian A. Kragen, Mary Blumer Lawrence, Stanley E. McCaffrey, Dean McHenry, Donald H. McLaughlin, Kendric Morrish, Marion Morrish, William Penn Mott, Jr., Herman Phleger, John B. deC. M. Saunders, Carl W. Sharsmith, John A. Sproul, Robert Gordon Sproul, Jr., Wallace Sterling, Wakefield Taylor, Robert M. Underhill, Eleanor L. Van Horn, Garff B. Wilson, and Pete L. Yzaguirre.
Subject area(s):
Education, University of California
Interview date(s):
1984 1985
Project:
Education and University of California - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b10039755
Rights:
Phleger, Herman, Donald H. McLaughlin, Horace M. Albright, Marion Sproul Goodin, John A. Sproul, Robert Gordon Sproul, Katherine Connick Bradley, Marian Morrish, Kendric Marrish, Carl W. Sharsmith, Robert M. Underhill, Garff B. Wilson, Walter S. Fredick, May Dornin, Eleanor L. van Horn and Robert S. Johnson. "Robert Gordon Sproul Oral History Project Volume I." Interview by Suzanne Riess in 1984 and 1985. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1986.