Oral History Collection

MAIN ENTRY: ICASALS Symposium
DATE OF INTERVIEW: October 31, 1966
LOCATION OF INTERVIEW: Lubbock, Texas
INTERVIEWER: Speeches
LENGTH OF INTERVIEW: 1 hour, 30 minutes
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE: 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.
TAPE ONE, SIDE ONE: 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 ONE, SIDE TWO Blank
TAPE TWO, SIDE ONE: 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 TWO, SIDE TWO: 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