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Lester Rowntree : California native plant woman :

By

Levenson, Rosemary.
Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office.

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Book

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Berkeley, Calif. :University of California,c1979.

Notes:

Included in: History of Science and Technology Collection.

Phonotape: | Partial interview, July 11, 1978. Track 1: 498 ft., track 2: blank. Tape covers pp. 82-101 of transcript.

Interviews with Lester Rowntree's family, friends and colleagues re her contributions to the field of conservation, horticulture and ecology, incuding information on her botanic explorations in California and the West, seed collecting and her California native seed business. Brief interview with Lester Rowntree herself included. Conducted by Rosemary Levenson for the Regional Oral History Office, Bancroft Library. Introduction by Mildred E. Mathias. Copies of photographs and of documentary material supplementing the interviews inserted. Interviewees are as follows: Margaret Campbell. The Lester Rowntree Archive at the California Academy of Science; Robert Ornduff. California Native Plants: A Distinctive Flora; James Roof. Lester Rowntree: The female John Muir; Lester Rowntree. Apothegms; Cedric Rowntree. Lester Rowntree: Her Son's Perspective; Harriette Rowntree. The Daughter-In-Law's View: "It's Been Worth It;" Rowan Rowntree. A Totally Integrated Person; Lester Bradford Rowntree. Walk Softly in Nature; Patricia Rowntree Nash. Memories of Nanni-Esther; Nancy Rowntree, with Jennifer Rowntree. "Keep Your Pores Open and Keep Listening;" Heidi Rowntree Melas, with Erika Rowntree. She Gave an Example; Skee Hamann. Lester Rowntree: Fresh, Free Currents of Life; Jo

Stallard. "She Was So Good." Appended: photocopies of additional documentary material, including transcripts of Rowan Rowntree's interviews with his grandmother Lester Rowntree, 1969 and 1971.

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(James Bergen), , 1906- , 1931- , Botany , California , Campbell, Margaret , Ecology , Forest conservation , Hamann, Skee , Horticulture , Mathias, Mildred Esther, , Melas, Heidi Rowntree , Nash, Patricia Rowntree , Oral histories , Ornduff, Robert , Roof, James B , Rowntree, Cedric , Rowntree, Harriette , Rowntree, Lester , Rowntree, Nancy , Rowntree, Rowan A , Seed industry and trade , Stallard, Jo

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English

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https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.19256

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note = {https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/19256 --- Included in: History of Science and Technology Collection. --- Phonotape: | Partial interview, July 11, 1978. Track 1: 498 ft., track 2: blank. Tape covers pp. 82-101 of transcript. --- Interviews with Lester Rowntree's family, friends and colleagues re her contributions to the field of conservation, horticulture and ecology, incuding information on her botanic explorations in California and the West, seed collecting and her California native seed business. Brief interview with Lester Rowntree herself included. Conducted by Rosemary Levenson for the Regional Oral History Office, Bancroft Library. Introduction by Mildred E. Mathias. Copies of photographs and of documentary material supplementing the interviews inserted. Interviewees are as follows: Margaret Campbell. The Lester Rowntree Archive at the California Academy of Science; Robert Ornduff. California Native Plants: A Distinctive Flora; James Roof. Lester Rowntree: The female John Muir; Lester Rowntree. Apothegms; Cedric Rowntree. Lester Rowntree: Her Son's Perspective; Harriette Rowntree. The Daughter-In-Law's View: "It's Been Worth It;" Rowan Rowntree. A Totally Integrated Person; Lester Bradford Rowntree. Walk Softly in Nature; Patricia Rowntree Nash. Memories of Nanni-Esther; Nancy Rowntree, with Jennifer Rowntree. "Keep Your Pores Open and Keep Listening;" Heidi Rowntree Melas, with Erika Rowntree. She Gave an Example; Skee Hamann. Lester Rowntree: Fresh, Free Currents of Life; Jo --- Stallard. "She Was So Good." Appended: photocopies of additional documentary material, including transcripts of Rowan Rowntree's interviews with his grandmother Lester Rowntree, 1969 and 1971.},
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TI - Lester Rowntree : California native plant woman :
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