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Guide to the Arthur G. Holmes Scrapbook and Memorabilia SC0573
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Description
This collection consists of the scrapbook Holmes kept of his student days at Stanford University and UC Berkeley, as well as his summer as a forest ranger at Yosemite (1928) and a summer at the Flying Cadet school of the Air Corps (1929), along with negatives and some miscellaneous memorabilia . Included in the scrapbook are photographs, programs, decals, newsletters, dance cards, invitations, tickets, ribbons, cancelled checks, and many other items. Subjects of interest from his Stanford days are mudfights, the Glee Club spring tour in 1928, and student trips to the Pinnacles and Yosemite Park. There are also several pages devoted to his tour of the Orient in 1926.
Background
Arthur G. Holmes, a graduate of Coronado High School, attended Stanford University from 1926 to 1928, where he was a member of the Glee Club and participated in YMCA activities. He also attended UC Berkeley and was a member of Theta Kappa Nu Fraternity there. He pursued a career with the National Park Service, becoming the first permanent ranger at Lassen Volcanic National Park. He died on January 1, 1997.
Extent
3.0 Linear feet
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
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None.