Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

University Club of San Francisco: One Hundred Years of Tradition and Change

Interviewee(s):
Cashion, Tindall E.
Eliot, Theodore L.
Hardy, Henry G.
Johnson, Frederick O.
Lewis, John G.
McKeever, Chauncey
Morris, Robert
Noble, Charles E.
Peters, Churchill C.
Ruvolo, Ignazio J.
Sherman, F. Barreda
Smith, Murray
Summer, William O.
Interviewer(s):
Jacobson, Lisa
Teiser, Ruth
Title:
University Club of San Francisco: One Hundred Years of Tradition and Change
Abstract:
Thirteen members, including six former presidents, discuss the University Club of San Francisco. Topics include admission procedures, social activities and the Prohibition years, the atmosphere of the club over the years and club management, admission of women as guests in 1942, admission of women as members in 1988, impact of WWII on club membership, real estate conflicts with the Fairmont Hotel, reciprocal agreements with other clubs, the Bohemian Club. Interviews with HENRY C. HARDY (b. 1901), F. BARREDA SHERMAN (b. 1892), CHURCHILL C. PETERS (b. 1898), THEODORE L. ELIOT (b. 1903), CHAUNCEY MCKEEVER (b. 1907), FREDERICK JOHNSON (b. 1927), JOHN G. LEWIS (b. 1908), TINDALL E. CASHION (b. 1914), ROBERT MORRIS (b. 1949), CHARLES E. NOBLE (b. 1930), MURRAY SMITH (b. 1932), WILLIAM O. SUMNER (b. 1932), IGNAZIO J. RUVOLO (b. 1947). See also MARTHA ALEXANDER GERBODE, FRANCIS AND FRIEDY HEISLER, MARY COVER JONES, CATHERINE LANDRETH, SIDNEY ROGER and BARBARA ROLL
Subject area(s):
Community and Identity
Interview date(s):
1986 1987 1988
Project:
Community and Identity - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b11220283
Rights:
Cashion, Tindall E., Theodore L. Eliot, Henry G. Hardy, Frederick O. Johnson, John G. Lewis, Chauncey McKeever, Robert Morris, Charles E. Noble, Churchill C. Peters, Ignazio J. Ruvolo, F. Barreda Sherman, Murray Smith and William O. Summer. "University Club of San Francisco: One Hundred Years of Tradition and Change." Interview by Lisa Jacobson and Ruth Teiser in 1986, 1987 and 1988. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1989.