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A vacation with Joseph LeConte

 Collection
Identifier: 93-21
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...
Dates: [1888]

George Wharton James letter to Walter E. Clark

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Identifier: NC839
Abstract

Letter to Walter E. Clark describing James' search for works by Mariam Michelson and Phillip Verrill Mighels.,Tipped into James' book, Arizona the wonderland (Boston : The Page Company, 1917); Special Collections call number F811 J28 c.2.

Dates: December 22, 1921

The Nevada State University

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Identifier: NC1248
Abstract

George Wharton James was an author of many works about the western United States. Typescript chapter about the University of Nevada from James' unpublished manuscript on Nevada.,Topics include the beginnings of the university as a land grant college in Elko, its move to Reno, and its growth and development.

Dates: undated

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