Minnesota Environmental Issues Oral History Project: Interview with Edmund Bray
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Bray is a native of Taunton, Massachusetts. He received his bachelor's degree in science from Middlebury College and his master's degree in physics at Brown University. Bray moved to Minnesota in 1951 and taught at St. Paul Academy. In 1965 he left the Academy to work for the University of Minnesota on a National Science Foundation project. Bray became involved with The Nature Conservancy in the early 1960s and served as vice-chairman and chairman of the Minnesota chapter. He also served on the Commissioner's Advisory Committee for Scientific and Natural Areas for the Department of Natural Resources. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: How he and his wife became involved with The Nature Conservancy; early history of the Minnesota chapter of The Nature Conservancy; The Conservancy on a national level; acquiring tracts; funding; stewardship program; registration program; important contributors to the development of The Conservancy; who provides technical expertise for The Conservancy; and the criteria for determining importance of preservation projects.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
14 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 60 minutes length
Creation Interviewer: Robertson, Margaret A.
Interviewee: Bray, Edmund C.
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 02/11/1987
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 58
Accession Number AV1988.99.3
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Environmental Issues Oral History Project'

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