Authors, American -- Biography
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Overview Donald M. Scott is a professor who became fascinated with writer George R. Stewart at the age of 12, eventually meeting him while working as a park ranger at Thornton State Beach, California, a place often frequented by Stewart. Through this connection, he became close to Stewart and, using their family history documents, write a biography of Stewart. The collection contains original research, interviews, and correspondence gathered and created by Donald M. Scott as well as others who are...