The following are a small sample of ROHO interviews with UC Berkeley alumni; most of these interviews contain substantial content on university history. Many of these interviews were funded in part by The Class of 1931 Endowment.
Mary Woods Bennett (class of 1931)
A Career in Higher Education: Mills College 1935-1974. 1987, 278
Robert L. Bridges (class of 1930)
Sixty Years of Legal Advice to International Construction
Firms; Thelen, Marrin, Johnson and Bridges, 1933-1997. 1998,
Alan K. Browne (class of 1931)
"Mr. Municipal Bond": Bond Investment Management, Bank
of America, 1929-1971. 1990, 325 pp.
Edith Coliver (class of 1943)
The Life of a Social Activist: Germany, San Francisco, the Philippines, and Taiwan. 2004, 192 pp.
Anne Degruchy Low-Beer Dettner (class of 1926)
A Woman's Place in Science and Public Affairs, 1932-1973. 1996,
Marion Devlin (class of 1931)
Women's News Editor: Vallejo Times-Herald, 1931-1978. 1991,
Richard Greene: Distinguished Tax Attorney, Estate Planner, and Leader in the Arts, Philanthropic and University Communities. 2013, 771 pp.
Farnham P. Griffiths (class of 1906)
The University of California and the California Bar. 1954,
H. Howard Hassard (class of 1931)
The California Medical Association, Medical Insurance, and
the Law, 1935-1992. 1993, 228 pp.
Joel Hedgpeth (class of 1931)
Marine Biologist and Environmentalist: Pycnogonids, Progress,
and Preserving Bays, Salmon, and Other Living Things. 1996,
Louis Heilbron (class of 1928)
Most of a Century: Law and Public Service, 1930s to 1990s. 1995,
Harold Kay (class of 1931)
A Berkeley Boy's Service to the Medical Community of Alameda
County, 1935-1994. 1994, 104 pp.
Adrian A. Kragen (class of 1931)
A Law Professor's Career: Teaching, Private Practice,
and Legislative Representative, 1934 to 1989. 1991, 333 pp.
Margaret E. Murdock (class of 1910)
Belle of the Sather Tower Bells. 1980,
Robert Danforth Ogg (class of 1941)
Business and Pleasure: Electronics, Anchors, and the University of California. 1989,
Mary McLean Olney (class of 1895)
Oakland, Berkeley, and the University of California, 1880-1895. 1963,
Rudolph Peterson (class of 1925)
A Career in International Banking with the Bank of America,
1936-1970, and the United Nations Development Program, 1971-1975. 1994,
Herman F. Selvin (class of 1924)
The University of California and California Law and Lawyers,
1920-1978. 1979, 217 pp.
Roy L. Shurtleff (class of 1912)
The University's Class of 1912, Investment Banking, and the
Shurtleff Family History. 1982, 69 pp.
Barclay Simpson: An Oral History. 2013, 164 pp.
Jessie Harris Stewart (class of 1914)
Memories of Girlhood and the University. 1978, 70
Fred S. Stripp, Jr. (class of 1932)
University Debate Coach, Berkeley Civic Leader, and Pastor. 1990,
Eugene Trefethen (class of 1930)
Kaiser Industries, Trefethen Vineyards, the University of
California, and Mills College, 1926-1997. 1997, 189
Jean C. Witter (class of 1916)
The University, the Community, and the Lifeblood of Business. 1968,
See also Black Alumni Oral History Project.
Donated Alumni Oral History
Cal Band Oral History Project
An ongoing series of interviews with Cal Band members and supporters of Cal spirit