Guide to the Stuart G. Cross, "Stanford and Yosemite" Typescript

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford, California
November 2010
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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.)


Collection Contents

Box 1

Typescript

Typescript