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Title
Base Camp Book, 1952
Creator
Sierra Club
Contributor
Aiken, Ruth
Andrews, John
Boynton, Judd
Breitweiser, Ed
Gamero, Toni
Grunland, Paul
Johnson, Daisy
Johnson, Dick
Kehrlein, Oliver
Levy, Margery
Ludvig, Joan
MacBride, James
MacCabe, Nancy
Mattson, George
McGee, Clare
McKenzie, Helen
Meadows, Merric
Meussdorffer, Dorothy
Miller, Carl
Mors, Charles
Mulford, Alice
Nash, Scudder
Poland, Roscoe
Porter, Andy
Ravon, Peter
Selfridge, Jeanette
Smith, Doras
Stoll, Jim
Weidberg, Louise
Wolff, Leona
Youngquist, Cliff
Date Created and/or Issued
1952
Contributing Institution
Sierra Club, William E. Colby Memorial Library
Collection
California Revealed from Sierra Club Library
Rights Information
Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user. The Colby Library, Sierra Club attempted to find rights owners without success but is eager to hear from them so that we may obtain permission, if needed. Upon request to colby.library@sierraclub.org, digitized works can be removed from public view if there are rights issues that need to be resolved.
Description
This book documents the 1952 Sierra Club Base Camp outings, held in Colby Meadows located on the western slope of the Sierra Nevada Range. This was the largest base camp outing to date, surpassing the previous year, with 367 attendees including 72 children. The book includes more black and white photographs than any other Base Camp book to date as well, with over 50 images illustrating the surrounding environment. Like those before it, this book documents the activities and experiences of participants, including poems, plays, drawings, songs, and diary excerpts. Additionally, the book contains scientific notes, such as birds inventories, glacier reports, and flora and fauna notes (with over 900 specimens collected for the California Academy of Sciences). There is also a fold out map included in the inside cover, illustrating the location of the camp.
Type
text
Format
Copy
Book
Extent
10 7/8 x 8 1/8 in.
366 Pages of 366
Identifier
csfsc_000020
796.52 Si17b, 1952 c. 2
ark:/13960/t7fr7x60v
Language
English
Subject
California wildlife
Camping
Glaciology
Mountaineering
Sierra Club
Provenance
Sierra Club, William E. Colby Memorial Library
California Revealed is supported by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

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