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Guide to the Stuart G. Cross, "Stanford and Yosemite" Typescript
SCM0184  
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SCM0184
    Creator: Cross, Stuart G.
    Title: Stuart G. Cross, "Stanford and Yosemite" typescript
    Dates: 1981
    Physical Description: 0.02 Linear feet (37 leaves)
    Summary: This article formed the basis of Cross's lecture during a Stanford Historical Society tour of Yosemite in May 1981. It relates the history of David Starr Jordan's interest in Yosemite, his friendship with David A. Curry, the history of Camp Curry, and the roles of Donald B. Tresidder (Stanford Univ. President 1943-48) and his wife Mary Curry Tresidder at Yosemite.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
    Stanford University Libraries.
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    Gift of Don and Corinne Carlson, 1998.

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Cite As

    Stuart G. Cross, "Stanford and Yosemite" Typescript (SCM0184). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Cross earned his B.A. (1947) and M.A. (1948) in history at Stanford University; for many years he was the manager of the Curry Company, operator of facilities at Yosemite National Park.

    Description of the Collection

    This article formed the basis of Cross's lecture during a Stanford Historical Society tour of Yosemite in May 1981. It relates the history of David Starr Jordan's interest in Yosemite, his friendship with David A. Curry, the history of Camp Curry, and the roles of Donald B. Tresidder (Stanford Univ. President 1943-48) and his wife Mary Curry Tresidder at Yosemite.

    Access Terms

    Cross, Stuart G.
    Curry, David A.
    Stanford Historical Society.
    Stanford University--History.
    Tresidder, Donald Bertrand, 1894-1948
    Tresidder, Mary Curry, 1893-
    Yosemite National Park (Calif.)