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Richard M. Leonard
mountaineer, lawyer, envionmentalist
tape recorded interview conducted 1972-1973 by Susan R. Schrepfer for the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California,

Published .

About the Book

Some remarks by Doris Leonard, his wife, also included. Study of law, University of California, Berkeley; service during World War II; long association with Sierra Club (serving also as secretary and president) with information on the Club's main battles (dam construction, water and power rights, and logging in national parks, recreation facilities in wilderness areas, nuclear energy and power plants, multiple use and clearcutting in national forests), on the David Brower controversy, on Club litigation with lumber companies, and on more recent Club concerns; experiences mountaineering and the formation of the Club's Committee on Rockclimbing; work with U.S. National Park and Forest Services, and as a member of the Governor's Redwood Park Commission, and with other conservation organizations; organization of the Sierra Club Foundation and the Trustees for Conservation; the Wilderness Act and its impact.

Also included: comments by Doris Leonard on the role of Conservation Associates in the acquisition of Nipomo Dunes, Point Reyes and redwood forests. Photographs and copies of documentary material inserted and appended.

Table of Contents

Reel 1: Nov. 10, 1972. Track 1: 920 ft., track 2: 918 ft.
Reel 2: Nov. 10, 1972. Track 1: 383 ft., track 2: blank
Reel 3: Dec. 5, 1972. Track 1: 1042 ft., track 2: 1041 ft.
Reel 4: Dec. 12, 1972. Track 1: 1050 ft., track 2: 1047 ft.
Reel 5: Dec. 12, 1972. Track 1: 662 ft., track 2: blank
Reel 6: Jan. 24, 1973. Track 1: 1012 ft., track 2: 944 ft.
Reel 7: Jan. 24, 1973. Track 1: 1016 ft., track 2: blank
Reel 8: Mar. 12, 1973. Track 1: 1050 ft., track 2: 1048 ft.
Reel 9: Mar. 27, 1973. Track 1: 1016 ft., track 2: 1019 ft.
Reel 10: Mar. 27, 1973. Track 1: 725 ft., track 2: blank
Reel 11: May 1, 1973. Track 1: (1 7/8 ips) 894 ft., track 2: 321 ft.
Reel 12: May 9, 1973. Track 1: 1018 ft., track 2: 1019 ft.
Reel 13: May 9, 1973. Track 1: 753 ft., track 2: blank
Reel 14 (cassette): Oct. 16, 1973. Track 1: 671 ft., track 2: 733 ft.
Reel 15 (cassette): Oct. 16, 1973. Track 1: 673 ft., track 2: blank
Reel 16 (cassette): Oct. 19, 1973. Track 1: 483 ft., track 2: 414 ft.
Phonotapes :

Edition Notes

Other Titles Sierra Club Oral history series.

The Physical Object

Pagination 2 v. : 13 sound tape reels, 3 sound cassettes :

ID Numbers

Open Library OL7056434M
Internet Archive richardmountain01leonrich

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