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The Sierra Club in the early 1900s oral history transcript, 1972 : James E. Rother

Author: James E Rother; Ann Lage; Ray Lage; Sierra Club. History Committee.
Publisher: San Francisco : Sierra Club History Committee, 1974.
Series: Sierra Club Oral history Project, 4.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Rother discusses his early years traveling in California before settling in San Francisco in 1902, his illness that prompted him to join the Sierra Club, his participation on club outings and his memories of John Muir and William Colby. Major topics covered include his first trip to Yosemite, the division in the club created over the fate of Hetch Hetchy Valley, and the old guard's opposition to the club's change in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Interviews
Named Person: James E Rother; John Muir
Material Type: Biography, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: James E Rother; Ann Lage; Ray Lage; Sierra Club. History Committee.
OCLC Number: 18431343
Notes: Typescript (photocopy). Original tape recording and transcript located at Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Transcript of an interview completed under the auspices of the Sierra Club History Committee.
Description: iii, 24 leaves, bound ; 28 cm.
Series Title: Sierra Club Oral history Project, 4.
Responsibility: an interview conducted by Ann and Ray Lage.

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Rother discusses his early years traveling in California before settling in San Francisco in 1902, his illness that prompted him to join the Sierra Club, his participation on club outings and his memories of John Muir and William Colby. Major topics covered include his first trip to Yosemite, the division in the club created over the fate of Hetch Hetchy Valley, and the old guard's opposition to the club's change in direction since the 1960s.

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