Karin Sveen: Peder Sather and the University of California

Peder Sather and the University of California with Karin Sveen - Conversations with History

Karin Sveen; Author

Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes author Karin Sveen for a discussion of her book, “The Immigrant and the University: Peder Sather and Gold Rush California.” After describing her intellectual journey as a writer and poet, the conversation turns to a discussion of philanthropist Peder Sather, a Norwegian immigrant, who was one of the founders of the University of California and whose philanthropy left an indelible mark on the University including the Campanile, Sather Gate, endowed chairs in history, literature, and classics, and the Sather Law Library. 

Karin Sveen
Publication date: 
February 10, 2015
Publication type: 
Conversations with History