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Title
Base Camp Book, 1942
Creator
Sierra Club
Contributor
Blom, Bergljot
Cassel, John D
Coates, Evangeline V
Earnshaw, Elsie Bell
Gilmore, Naida
Gross, Julia
Hasselbrock, William J. H
House, Emily C
Howell, John Thomas
Hunter, Paul
Jones, Marion
Jorgensen, Haven
Kaye, Harold
Kaye, Katherine
Kehrlein, Oliver
Schonborn, Bob J
Sprinks, F. Pierce
Staunton, Delee
Taylor, Angus E
Townsend, Charles
Date Created and/or Issued
1942
Contributing Institution
Sierra Club, William E. Colby Memorial Library
Collection
California Revealed from Sierra Club Library
Rights Information
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Description
This book documents the activities of the Sierra Club's third annual Base Camp outing held for two weeks in the summer of 1942. Exploring the Great Western Divide in the Sierra Nevada mountain range, the trip began in Mineral King with campers later settling in at Little Five Lakes in Sequoia National Park for the duration of the trip. Similarly to the two Base Camp books in prior years, this book documents the activities and findings of participants, including the collecting and recording of about 800 flora and fauna specimens for the California Academy of Sciences; geology trainings; mountain climbing excursions; as well as cultural and social gatherings, like tea parties, flower shows, luncheon trips, and moonlight hikes. The book contains, in addition to scientific data, personal and creative accounts of the day-to-day activities of campers, such as theatrical plays, drawings, and short stories. The book also contains a photograph titled 'Little Five Lakes' by Charles Townsend.
Type
text
Format
Copy
Book
Extent
7 7/8 x 10 5/8 in.
176 Pages of 176
Identifier
csfsc_000019
796.52 Si17b, 1942
ark:/13960/t7sn87423
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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