ICASALS Symposium 1966-10-31

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Tape 1: S. Dillon Ripley speaks on ancient irrigation and other aspects of limited water resources. Tape 2: Former U. S. Interior Secretary Stewart L. Udall speaks on conservation, its implications and its future.

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Interviewee Name: ICASALS Symposium

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Date: October 31, 1966

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Speeches

Length: 1 hour, 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Introduction of J. R. Woolf, Woolf names museums connected with S. Dillon Ripley, Introduction of Ripley, Ripley speaks on ancient irrigation, Crops and grasses of ancient times, Animal life on ancient plains, Drought adaptation, Capacity of natural vegetation, Understanding impact of irrigation, Role of museums in society, Integration of science and technology, Future strivings, Concluding remarks by Woolf.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Tape 2, Side 1: W. D. (Dub) Rogers mayor of Lubbock, Lubbock chrysanthemum capital, Introduction of John Ben Sheppard, John Ben Sheppard importance of ICASALS, Introduction of honored guests, Introduction of University of Texas Chancellor Harry H. Ransom.

Tape 2, Side 2: Introduction of Stewart L. Udall, Udall speaks on conservation, History of conservation, Conservation today, Understanding resources Water needs of nation, Arid lands, Changes in appreciation of arid land, Conservation creed, Grover Murray made honorary member, Closing remarks.

Range Dates: 1966

Bulk Dates: 1966

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