A vacation with Joseph LeConte

 Collection
Identifier: 93-21

Scope and Contents

Incomplete manuscript account of James' 1887 vacation with Joseph LeConte and LeConte's son in Surprise Valley, northeastern California. James describes his trip to Reno, Nevada, to pick up LeConte and his son, the physical appearance of LeConte and his gear, and the trip from Reno to Surprise Valley. Also included is a copy of the pages of LeConte's published autobiography describing this trip.

Dates

  • [1888]

Creator

Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Biographical Note

Author of books about the western United States.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (8 leaves)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

George Wharton James was an author of books about the Western United States. Incomplete manuscript account of James' 1887 vacation with Joseph LeConte and LeConte's son in Surprise Valley, northeastern California. James describes his trip to Reno, Nevada, to pick up LeConte and his son, the physical appearance of LeConte and his gear, and the trip from Reno to Surprise Valley. Also included is a copy of the pages of LeConte's published autobiography describing this trip. Material from 1881.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.
Title
Guide to A vacation with Joseph LeConte
Status
Completed
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

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