Arbegast, Mai Blake, Igor Brocchini, Myra Brocchini, Ron Domoto, Toichi Evans, Elizabeth Evans, Eliot Hail, Anthony Haymaker, Linda Hitch, Charles Holmes, Florence Kerr, Catherine Kittredge, Janice Scott, Geraldine Knight Stein, Louis Thacher, George Thacher, Helena Vodden, Walter Willa, Norma
Blake Estate Oral History Project
Interviews with family members, architects and landscape architects, gardeners, staff, and two presidents of the University of California to document the history of Blake House, since 1967 the University's presidential residence, and the Blake Garden, utilized by the University for teaching purposes. Life history and personality of Anson Blake, Anita Symmes Blake, and Mabel Symmes; the University and the house, remodelling and use since 1962; the development of the gardens and their use today.
Appended 200 pp. of letters and documents.
Interviews with MAI ARBEGAST (b. 1922), IGOR BLAKE (b. 1928), RON BROCCHINI (b. 1929) and MYRA BROCCHINI (b. 1932), TOICHI DOMOTO (b. 1902), ELLIOT EVANS (b. 1907) and ELIZABETH EVANS (b. 1909), ANTHONY HAIL (b. 1924), LINDA HAYMAKER (b. 1951), CHARLES HITCH (1910-1995), FLORENCE HOLMES (b. 1911), CLARK KERR (b. 1911) and CATHERINE KERR (b. 1911), JANICE KITTREDGE (b. 1926), GERALDINE KNIGHT SCOTT (1904-1989), LOUIS STEIN (b. 1902), GEORGE THACHER (b. 1903) and HELENA THACHER (b. 1906), WALTER VODDEN (b. 1921),
and NORMA WILLER (b. 1922).
Arts and Letters Natural Resources, Land Use, and the Environment Education, University of California
Arbegast, Mai, Igor Blake, Myra Brocchini, Ron Brocchini, Toichi Domoto, Elizabeth Evans, Eliot Evans, Anthony Hail, Linda Haymaker, Charles Hitch, Florence Holmes, Catherine Kerr, Janice Kittredge, Geraldine Knight Scott, Louis Stein, George Thacher, Helena Thacher, Walter Vodden and Norma Willa. "Blake Estate Oral History Project." Interview by Suzanne Riess in 1986 and 1987. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1988.