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boxes 1-4, 133, 167

Series 1  Biographical, circa 1940-2000, or no date

Physical Description: 6 boxes

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains material related to Mr. Fletcher's personal life, and interests not necessarily related to his writing activities, as well as awards he received.
box 1

Fletcher family genealogy, travel ephemera, passports, letters of recommendation, biography, circa 1950-2000

box 2

Desk and wall calendars, writing timetable, 1960-1972

box 3

Calendars, house papers, travel material, 1971-2000

box 4

Travel material, Carmel Valley material, West Buckland School, divorce documents, mining companies information for shareholders, 1980-2000

box 133

Awards, 1988, or no date

box 167

Notebooks, personal miscellany, no date

boxes 5-17

Series 2  Correspondence, circa 1953-2004, or no date

Physical Description: 6 boxes

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains the correspondence isolated by Mr. Fletcher himself. There is much more to be found mixed in with the writings files, when the letters are concerned specifically with a book or other writing project.
box 5

Correspondents A-E, incl. Audio Press, Backpacker Magazine, Explorers Club, fan mail, circa 1964-2000

box 6

Correspondents F-L, incl. Fort Ord closure, Glen Canyon Environmental Impact Statement, Grand Canyon (movie), Hatton Canyon Freeway, circa 1972-1998

box 7

Correspondents L-O, incl. "Politicians", Outdoor Magazine, Outdoor Retailer, circa 1967-2002

box 8

Correspondents P-S, incl. the Sierra Club, rejection slips, notes from publixhers, circa 1953-2001

box 9

Correspondents S-W, incl. Space flight, Vintage Editions, F. F. Williams (father), circa 1965-2003

box 10

F.F. Williams (father), World War II Commando Unit & "F Troop", circa 1932-1999

box 11-14

Unsorted letters, 1954-1998

box 11

1954-1975

box 12

1976-1984

box 13

1985-1992

box 14

1992-1998

box 15

Christmas cards, Get Well cards, 1999-2004, or no date

box 16-17

Fan mail, circa 1964-2004

boxes 18-140, 166

Series 3  Writings, circa 1949-2001, or no date

Physical Description: 123 boxes

Scope and Content Note

Contains research notes, manuscripts, typescripts, "propaganda" and post-production correspondence, proofs, and other material related to Mr. Fletcher's fiction and non-fiction writings.

Arrangement

Arranged following Mr. Fletcher's files, but further divided into three subseries: monographs, shorter works, and unpublished material, including autobiographical manuscripts.
boxes 18-87, 89-116, 131, 134

Subseries 1  Monographs, circa 1958-2000, or no date

Physical Description: 98 boxes

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

Contains material related to the writing and production of Mr. Fletcher's published monographs.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by title, except for The Complete Walker, where all four editions are arranged together chronologically.
box 18

The Thousand-Mile Summer - Typescript with corrections, notes, possible titles, no date

box 19

The Thousand-Mile Summer - Typescripts "1", "2", "The Walk" and "Off The Road" with corrections, notes, correspondence, circa 1959-1964

box 20

The Thousand-Mile Summer and "Off The Road" - Clean typescripts, royalty statements, correspondence, circa 1958-2000

box 21

Lonesome Road [ The Thousand-Mile Summer] - Typescript manuscript with corrections, notes, circa 1961

box 22

Lonesome Road [ The Thousand-Mile Summer] - Typescript manuscript pages with corrections, notes, circa 1961

box 23

Lonesome Road [ The Thousand-Mile Summer] - typescript manuscript with corrections, notes, paperback subsidiary rights, retail sales, circa 1961-1987

box 24

The Man Who Walked Through Time - Manuscript pages with notes, corrections, no date

box 25

Man Who Walked Through Time - Manuscript and typescript pages with notes, corrections, circa 1964

box 26

The Man Who Walked Through Time - Typescript with corrections, notes, circa 1964

box 27

The Man Who Walked Through Time - Typescript pages with corrections, notes, circa 1964

box 28

The Man Who Walked Through Time - Poster, typescript pages with corrections, notes, circa 1964-1980

box 29

The Man Who Walked Through Time - Typescript with corrections, notes, post publication correspondence, circa 1964-1988

box 30

Book of Walking [ The Complete Walker] - Manuscript notes, diary entries, research, planning, reviews, circa 1964-1973

box 31

Book of Walking [ The Complete Walker] - Manuscript pages with notes, corrections, circa 1964-1970

box 32

Book of Walking [ The Complete Walker] - Correspondence, outlines, manuscript pages with corrections, notes, 1964-1968, or no date

box 33

Book of Walking [ The Complete Walker] - Manuscript with corrections, notes, copy 2 of typescript, no date

box 34

Book of Walking or The Complete Walker - Galley proofs, copy 3 of typescript, circa 1968-1969

box 35

The Complete Walker - Manuscript pages and typescript with corrections, post-publication material, circa 1968-1973

box 36

The Complete Walker - Galley proofs, 1st edition and revised 1st edition, annotated, circa 1968

box 37

The Complete Walker - Galley proofs, revised first edition and marked set, circa 1968

box 38

The New Complete Walker - Fan mail, ideas from readers, post-publicity, propaganda, reviews, subsidiary rights, 1969-1984

box 39

Complete Walker II [ New Complete Walker] - Correspondence; research on food, life vests, battery life, sleepings, and including " A Structural Analysis of Selected Backpack Frames" by Ron Barstad; sources, water needs, typescript pages with corrections, 1972-1974

box 40

Complete Walker II [ New Complete Walker] - Final corrected typescript, notes, circa 1974-1975

box 41

Complete Walker II [ New Complete Walker] - Grand Canyon notes (photocopies), correspondence, research, final galley proofs, 2 annotated copies of 1971 edition, circa 1968-1975

box 42

Complete Walker II [ New Complete Walker] - Research material (gear catalogs), circa 1963-1973

box 43

The Complete Walker III - Research backup and notes, correspondence, circa 1975-1983

box 44

The Complete Walker III - Research backup & correspondence, circa 1976-1983

box 45

The Complete Walker III - Transcriptions of research tapes, research backup & correspondence, circa 1981-1985

box 46

The Complete Walker III - Research material, backups, notes & correspondence, circa 1983-1985

box 47

The Complete Walker III - Working papers, correspondence, illustrations, jacket & index, pre-publication, promotion, circa 1974-1998

box 48-51

The Complete Walker III - Working papers, manuscript pages with corrections and edits, circa 1983-1985

box 52

The Complete Walker III - Annotated typescript, Betty's typed index, circa 1983-1985, and no date

box 53

The Complete Walker III - Annotated typescripts, circa 1983-1985

box 54

The Complete Walker III - Typescript & galley proofs, circa 1983-1985

box 55

The Complete Walker III - Final typescript, circa 1983

box 56

The Complete Walker III - Annotated manuscript photocopies, revised proofs, circa 1983

box 57

The Complete Walker III - Working galley and revised proofs, no date

box 58

The Complete Walker III - Working galley proofs, previous editions with corrections and edits, circa 1983

box 59

The Complete Walker IV - Manuscript & Acknowledgemnts, no date

box 60

The Complete Walker IV - Draft #2 & notes, no date

box 61

The Complete Walker IV - Typescript, Draft #3, circa 2000-2001

box 62

The Complete Walker IV - Typescript, final draft, correspondence, circa 1985-2001

box 63

The Complete Walker IV - Correspondence; Africa - The Winds of Mara - Pre-publication, illustrations, correspondence, manuscript with corrections, circa 1967-2001

box 64

Research materials - Africa [ The Winds of Mara] - Maps, trip diaries, Mountain Travel, Inc. correspondence, circa 1960-1973

box 65

Africa [ The Winds of Mara]- Manuscript, notes, notebook, circa 1967[?]-1973

box 66-67

Africa [ The Winds of Mara]- Manuscript with corrections, notes, circa 1970-1973, and no date

box 68

Africa [ The Winds of Mara] - Original artwork, Flor Pereañez, Tom Harris, manuscript with corrections, & notes, propaganda, post-publication; The Man from the Cave [Trunkman] - articles, propaganda, post-publication, circa 1966-1985, and no date

box 69-70

The Man from the Cave [Trunkman] - "Dead working papers Box II" - Manuscript pages with corrections, notes, research, circa 1975-1981

box 71

The Man from the Cave [Trunkman] - "Dead working papers Box II" & "Trunkman - Dead Papers" - Manuscript pages with corrections, notes, research, circa 1975-1981

box 72

The Man from the Cave [Trunkman] - "Dead Papers" - Manuscript pages with corrections, notes, research, circa 1975-1981

box 73-74

The Man from the Cave [Trunkman] - "Dead Papers - Trunkman III" - Manuscript pages with corrections, notes, research, circa 1975-1981

box 75

The Man from the Cave [Trunkman] - "Dead working papers Box II" - Manuscript pages with corrections, notes, research, circa 1975-1981

box 76-77

The Man from the Cave [Trunkman] - Working papers - Manuscript pages with corrections, notes, research, circa 1975-1981

box 78

The Man from the Cave [Trunkman] - Working papers - Revised manuscript pages with corrections, notes, circa 1975-1981

box 79

The Man from the Cave [Trunkman] - "Typescript photocopy (end), memo pad, "Chronology - Bill's Life," pre-publication, map for book, "Appendices", circa 1975-1981

box 80-81

The Man from the Cave [Trunkman] - Working papers - Manuscript pages with corrections, notes, research, circa 1975-1981

box 82

The Man from the Cave [Trunkman] - Working papers - Manuscript pages with corrections, notes, research, photographs, circa 1975-1981

box 83

The Man from the Cave, 1989 ed. [Trunkman] [?] - Working papers - "Desert", circa 1987-1989

box 84

The Man from the Cave, 1989 ed. [Trunkman] [?] - Working papers - Manuscript pages with corrections, notes, research, photographs, circa 1987-1989

box 85

The Man from the Cave [Trunkman] - "T'man IV" working papers, circa 1975-1981

box 86

The Man from the Cave [Trunkman] - "T'man IV" working papers, typescript photocopy, circa 1975-1981

box 87

The Man from the Cave [Trunkman] - Galleys, proofs, circa 1975-1981

box 89

The Secret Worlds of Colin Fletcher [SWCF] - Pre-publication & publicity, "Walking With Colin", circa 1980-1989

box 90

The Secret Worlds of Colin Fletcher [SWCF] - Typescript, master set, "foul" proofs, circa 1987-1989

box 91-94

The Secret Worlds of Colin Fletcher [SWCF] - Typescript, proofs with corrections, notes, circa 1987-1989

box 95

River - CF's files, "Logistics & Schedule", "Clothing", "Equipment" notes, etc., no date

box 96

River - CF's files, "RB - Researched Material", notes, etc., no date

box 97

River - CF's files - River Rafting - Permits, map sources, food information, "READ", photography, Green & Colorado Rivers log, Mississippi pre-river rafting, American Airlines (Jeff Peachey), no date

box 98

River - Articles, notes, location information, research materials, 2nd Montana trip, "River R7", "River R10", "River 19 RN", river rafting - Colorado, correspondence, photographs, post-publication, circa 1968-1999

box 99

River - Research material re: Colorado River & Grand Canyon, correspondence & notes, circa 1988-1997

box 100-112

River - Manuscript pages, typescript pages with corrections, etc. [original order], no date

box 113

River - Final galleys (corrected), promotion, memo pad, uncorrected proof, Knopf material, circa 1996-1997

box 114

River - Front matter & Chapters 1-22 typescripts, Bank Copy [final copy], promotion, circa 1995-1997

box 115

River - Main notes from Colorado R3.1 Writings: River Trip, 1989-1990

box 116

River - Colorado Raft Trip [RBTAPE19-35] Tape Transcription, manuscript with corrections & notes, circa 1989-1990

box 131

"Green World - WWCII - River" - Notes, correspondence, old Walking notes, circca 1971-1987

box 134

"Papers of Grace" [re: The Man From the Cave, Grace O. Mazeris - correspondence, legal documents, "Trails & trials" by Ruby Young & Grace O. Mazeris, writings, clippings; The Man From the Cave: A Play by George Crowe - draft, script, correspondence, circa 1940-1951, 1984

boxes 18, 98-99, 118-133, 135, 138, 166

Subseries 2  Short Stories, Articles and Miscellany, circa 1949-2000, or no date

Physical Description: 22 boxes

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

Contains manuscripts, notes and research for short stories, articles, and other miscellany written by Mr. Fletcher.

Arrangement

Arranged as found.
box 18

The Thousand Mile Summer: possible titles; "Follow My Shadow" manuscript pages with corrections, notes; "The Outdoorsman's Medical Guide" by Alan Nourse, M.D. (typescript), no dates

box 98

"The Colorado" - not for "River", circa 1964-1975

box 99

Colorado River Basin River Mile Index, Maps re: Colorado River Basin & Grand Canyon, no date

box 118

"It's the Altitude" manuscript, typescript with notes, corrections, rejection correspondence; "The Dream" First Arrangement; "Go Small, Go Slow, Go Simple"; "Whitewater Backpacking", circa 1952-1955, 1960-1969, or no date

box 119

"Death Trap on the Devil's Playground", "Double Life of the Rattler: In Fearful, Fancy and Solid Fact", "I've Rediscovered Walking", "June 6th, 1964", "The Placid, Un-Eager Beaver", "Why I Use a Walking Staff When Backpacking" - manuscripts with corrections, notes; Rattlesnakes - manuscripts with corrections & notes, circa 1960-1969

box 120

"Alaska", "Lightning Strike on Bugaboo Spire", "More Than a Day's Walk"; "Pathway in the Sky" book review typescript with corrections, notes; "The Butterflies of Michoacan" ["Monarchs"], "Turtles", circa 1963-1986

box 121

"A Time For Resolution" - multiple manuscripts, typescripts, "A Trinity of Troubles", "A=E+h", "Monkey Business", "Only the Years Can Build" - manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence, "The Man and the Music", "The Other Road" (with old versions under different titles), "Britain's Narrow Boats are Foundering", "Diary of an Affair", "Jo Post-Jo", circa 1955-1980

box 122

"Dark Mischief", "Don't Let Gadgets Get In the Way", "America's Universal Mammal", "Backpack Food: A Calculating Approach", "Come and Get Me", "Double Take", "In the Beginning was the Number", "Johnny Takes a Trip", "Living Alone", "Nothing's a Treat When It's Always", "Plants That Feed on Animals" (carnivorous plants), "Spiders", "The Most Unforgetable Character I've Ever Met", "The Patient, Death-dealing Doodlebug", "The Rounded Square House", "Yes Always Look it in the Mouth", "Passing the Brake", Taking the Mike", "Tall but True: A Day's Roach Fishing", "Animals and Your Camera", "The Perfect Squelch", "All Gassed up and Nowhere to go", "Jack Scott and Mau Mau", "Bulldozing", "The Stenographer's Legacy", "The Car", "Grunks", Odds and Ends, Queries, concepts, 3 ads submitted to Mad Magazine, circa 1956-1968

box 123

"Battle of the Bandages" (tennis article/book), "Bay", "Bed" (Letters from Bed), "Galapagos", "Garden" book, "How to Stay Clean, Be-gardened & Happy on 50 Gallons a Day", "Lasrever Emit", "Sanctuary", "The Jam" - San Clemente Dam, "The Pleasures of Living Alone by Choice", "The Purist", "The Still Small Voice at the Eye of the Hurricane", "Thusly Said Jereboa", "Wings"; Articles, phrases, ideas, concepts, "Odd Notes (Probably worthless)", circa 1957-1996, and undated

box 124

"Hills" Chapters 1-9, J1-M44, "In His Own Image" manuscript, typescript with corrections, notes, "John Muir's a Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf", "Mrs. Merriman Meets Her Grunks", Road to the River", notes on birds, circa 1960-2000

box 125

"A Bend in the Road", "A Christmas Story", "A Good Prospect", "A River's a Two-Face", "An Invitation" to "A Quiet Light" by John Sexton, "How to Give Her the Fishing Bug", "In Search of 59", "Jonathan Somebody Seagull", "Let the Earth Live", "Life Photo Text", "Like Father Like Son", "My First Steelhead", "Returning to Kenya (& UK)", "Suds Fishing", "The Beginner", "Under the Dragon Rock", "Up the River and Into the Trees", "Why Can't All Our Hospitals Be More Like This?", "Wronging by Writing", circa 1948-1998

box 126

"The Man Who Walked Through Wine", "2nd Time Around", "Don't Seal Off Those Labyrinths, Brother, Maybe They're All We Got", "From the Fish's Point of View", "I Married My Binoculars To My Camera", "I Walked the Length of Unspoiled California", "Shops That Pass in the Night", "The Rolling English Road", "What People Are Talking About in... England", "Think Like a Fish", "What's It Like Being a Real Santa Claus?", "Whitewater Backpacking", Wadell Creek, Grand Canyon story proposal, possible story ideas, circa 1956-1969, and no date

box 127

"Sitting There, Waiting", "The Los Diablos Riots", "B&W" [backpacking stories], "Concerto For Two Ordinary People", Lecture: "Lonesome Road [TMS]", lecture: Y.P.O. East Central Regional Conference in Vail, Colorado, Backpacker Magazine correspondence, published article tear sheets, Reader's Digest possible story ideas, circa 1950-2000

box 128

"Poems and Such" (manuscripts with corrections and correspondence), "Mojave" TV documentary - part of the story, "Moon Walking And Scorpions", "Surplice Syndrome" or "Surplus Surpluses", "The Man Who Walked Through Time" movie possibility, "The Lake" [Colin's Lake], "The Very Last Wilderness Trail Guide [TG]", "Three Men" or "Three Well-Known Men", "What a Wonderful Civilization We've Built! ... It?", Grand Canyon notes & miscellany, 1955-1990, or no date

box 129

"Hot Backpacking Beside a Wild River - and In It Too", "On the Crest of the West", "All This and Heaven Too?", "Elk on the Sidewalk", "Looking Back", "What a Way to Earn a Living", The Trend Towards Beards", "The Oral", "Roebuck Gets Away With It", "Toward the Peaks", short story ideas and notes, Articles about Fletcher (magazine and newspaper tearsheets), 1949-1991

box 130

"Backtrekking", Branwood [btBRAN.doc], Wellsprings & Branwood, preface material, Wales [bt2WALES.doc and WALES/Old Wales], no date

box 131

"Backtrekking", [GEN/WALES/ECHOES/Footprints], Wales [bt32wales.doc], "Beware the Expectancy Barrier", "Bobber Boffin", "Photo Finish", "Shouldn't Someone Tell LBJ", "The Man & the Music", "The Many Colors of Our Inner Lives", "Woof", fillers, ideas, concepts, title possibilities & notes, 1957-1969, or no date

box 132

"Airwaves" [What is the Future of Old, Threatened Civilization] manuscript, "Living the Rest of Your Life", "The Butterflies of Michoacan" manuscript, "The Man From the Cave" [re: Schmueller Smithsonian article on the book], "Ugly and Useless", "This TIme a Grand Canyon House" (Material on "Back-Packing in Grand Canyon" etc.), Fletcher's miscellaneous files: Mulloy, Gardnar, tennis, endorsement request for Soft Paths, Knowledge Symposium in San Jose, Peak Performance - Charles Garfield, The Self-Organizing Universe - Erich Jantsen, Therm-a-rest leak issue, White Rock Club - Carmel, Ventana, circa 1964, 1980-1992

box 133

"Changing Times At the Old Cave Temple" manuscript with corrections, "Living in China" manuscript with travel diaries, correspondence, Adventure Travel article "Slightly Footloose on the Mongolian Grasslans" manuscript with corrections, notes, Miscellaneous files on China travel: cassettes and guide, research materials, photos by George Holton, 1979-1982

box 135

American Hiking Society, articles and ideas, possible RD articles, UCLA Green World Convention, 1977-1979, and no date

box 138

Proposing a Book: "Poems and Such" - photocopy & correspondence, misc. notes, no date

box 166

Illustrations, no date

box 135-140

Subseries 3  Autobiographical & Unpublished Material, 1972-2001, or no date

Physical Description: 6 boxes

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

Contains autobiographical material and other unpublished writing.

Arrangement

Arranged as found.
box 135-136

"Echoes I" [Shambles] - manuscript pages with corrections, notes, no date

box 137

"Shambles" manuscript, correspondence, notes; Canada, childhood, Discipline & Freedom, Setting Back on Feet, Kenya, postwar interlude, resume, Return to Kenya (& UK) - Success, Jo, war, school, circa 1983-1986

box 138

"Shambles" - "For relocation: chap[ter]s", possible titles, notes, tentative thoughts on new Shambles, "Ch. 10 Success", "Ch. 11 Losing way/ Pre-Troubles", "Ch. 12 Lilith Post-Troubles", "Ch. 13 Finale", Returns to WBS, autobiographical notes about CF, circa 1983-2001

box 139

Autobiography - "A Funny Thing...", "Father & Mother", "Rouse, Alfred Arthur + The Blazing Car Murder", "1st Idaho-Montana Trip, July-Aug 1986", notes, notes about CF with Carl comments, Parstonian Grammar School, Research correspondence, tentative chapters, Footprints, Spare, Beginnings or childhood, Footprints, WALE, Spare, circa 2000-2001

box 140

Autobiography - "Poems", "The Valley, Late Valley", Berkeley, Africa, Astronomer, Canada, Late, ACSD Admiralty: False start, 1939-1940, Cambridge - Unfolding 1930-1934, M2, San Francisco, Starvecrow, War, Buckland learning 1934-1939, Echo one from Wales, UK Summer 1961, notes, circa 2000-2001

boxes 117 & 141

Series 4  Media, circa 1989-1990s

Physical Description: 2 boxes

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains mostly audiocassettes used by Mr. Fletcher for interviews, but also some of his books on tape.
box 117

Cassettes #1-35 for Colorado Raft Trip & "Misc. stuff from before and during [river] trip", circa 1989-1990

box 141

Books on tape; audiocassettes, no date

boxes 142-145

Series 5  Maps, circa 1950-2000

Physical Description: 4 boxes

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains Mr. Fletcher's personal maps.
box 142

Topo maps #1-13, Colorado River, Lake Mead, Lake Powell, Cataract Canyon, Lake Havasu, Grand Canyon, Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, circa 1970-2000

box 143

California, "Thousand Mile Summer", circa 1970-2000

box 144

Alaska, California, Arizona, Nevada, general United States, circa 1970-2000

box 145

Canada, England, Germany, Mexico, circa 1950-2000

boxes 146-165

Series 6  Images (Photographs, Negatives, & Slides), circa 1900-2007

Physical Description: 19 boxes

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains photograph albums, slide collections, negatives, and loose photographs related to both family and travels.
box 146

"Selection of Instructional Climbing Photographs, Commando Cliff Assault Centre, England", "The Man Who Walked Through Time", "Trunkman", aerial views of Normandy, Canada, Colin Fletcher, F.F.Williams [step-father], Fishing, Landscape, Margaret Elizabeth [mother], Sonya Marie ashe [1st wife], circa 1944-1992

Box 147

Photographs of Colin Fletcher, miscellaneous subjects, Photo Stories, "Thousand Mile Summer", circa 1940-2007

box 148

Photographs of mostly British Columbia, fishing, camping snapshots, and contact sheets, circa 1953-1956

Box 149

Photographs for "Trunkman" research, Palo Verde, Garnet, Imperial Valley, Ripley, CA, claim sites, documents, plaques, Bill Simmons, Braddock, British Columbia, Vancouver Island, Nitinat, Canada, Colin Fletcher working, fishing, Grace Simons "Trunkman", Juan "Trunkman", Kenya, Northwest, Vancouver, British Columbia, San Francisco, The Pittburgh Bible 5, Circle K - new house, snowfall March 3, 1976, Carmel Valley, Colin Fletcher as "Santa" playing tennis, D-Day Normandy "45" Vintage Association Reunion, Judy's visit, Philip Lyle's 80th Birthday party, Turtle Creek, circa 1953-2007

box 150

Photograph Albums: 1900-1929 - Mother's 1st marriage, Colin's birth, childhood, few pictures of biological Father; 1937-1945 - Margaret Fletcher Williams & Frank F. Williams, 2nd marriage; 1940-1945 - Margaret Fletcher Williams; May-June 1945 - Colin E. Fletcher - Germany to England - War's end; June 1945 - March 1946 - Fishing & Military Assignments; March 1946-May 1948 - Colin E. Fletcher & Sonya M. Ashe Fletcher - Early years of marriage from Cornwall to Africa; March 1948-1952 - Colin E. Fletcher - Africa, Kitale, Farming, Cattle, Rongai, Molo River, Malini, Nakuru; 1952-1953 - Southern Rhodesia, Kenya, Italy, England, circa 1900-1953

Box 151

Negatives, circa 1940-2007

box 152

Slides of the Grand Canyon, 1963-1964

Box 153

Miscellaneous slides of Colorado, backpacking, "Pre-Kenya", Kern, Shasta, Bishop, Cascades, Bright Angel, "Pre-Grand Canyon", CF portraits, 1964-1967

box 154

Slides of Kenya, 1967-1968

Box 155

Slides of 2nd Kenya trip, Needles, Sierra [Nevada], 1967-1970

box 156

Slides: Tennis championship, Buick, San Simeon, Big Horn sheep, Owens Valley, Los Angeles, to Europe Panama Canal, England, France, Spain, Ventana Rehabilitation, Alaska, Carmel Valley house, animals, bugs, spiders, Gear layout for The New Complete Walker, 1970-1979

Box 157

Slides of China (1980), Carmel Valley: animals, bugs, people, Sunday portraits; Trunkman, 1980, and no date

box 158

Slides: 1000 Mile Summer, River; China, Ventana, Colin Fletcher portraits, Sierra, Mexico City, "Finish", 1958, 1980, 1989-1992, and no date

Box 159

Miscellaneous slides: animals, San Francisco, people, Wine Country 1956-1959, Articles SF Walking Trips, Sea Fishing, Wyoming, Boronda & vicinity 1959-1961, England 1961, Canada 1955-1956, River 1989-1992, England & Canals 1961, Nitinat, Canada 1955-1956, 1955-1992

box 160

Slides: "Lonesome Road [TMS]" Rolls 1-18 (Mexico-Saratoga Springs), Rolls 19-30 (Saratoga Springs-Dead Horse MW), Rolls 19-42 (Dead Horse MW-Mt. Tallac; Calif. Coastline; Animals; Los Angeles; Yosemite, SF Walking Trips, Taylor St. SF, Sea Fishing, Wyoming, Wind River, Boronda & vicinity; Seals, Santa Claus, San Francisco, 1959-1961

Box 161

Slides: "Lonesome Road [TMS]" Rolls 19-42 (Dead Horse MW - Mt. Tallac; Flowers, Lizards, Piutes, snakes; 2nd Montana Trip 1987; Santa Claus 1988, River Rafting 1988; Carmel Valley House & life 1989-1998; Ventana; Canada?, circa 1955-1998

box 162-163

"RR" slides of the Green and Colorado Rivers, circa 1989-1990

box 164

"RR" slides of the Green and Colorado Rivers, Vail 2000, Carmel Valley, and un-numbered slides, circa 1958-1961, and circa 1989-2000

box 165

Oversize photographs, no dates

boxes 88, 168-169

Series 7  Realia, circa 1975-2000, undated

Physical Description: 3 boxes, oversize items

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains artifacts from Mr. Fletcher's research into the "Trunkman", as well as some three-dimensional objects.
box 88

The Man from the Cave [Trunkman] - artifacts, circa 1975-1981

box 168-169

Miscellaneous realia, circa 1950-2000

oversize Truck

Realia, no date