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Farquhar (Francis P.) collection of offprints, ephemera, and other material
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Description
Collection consists of a group of miscellaneous publications, brochures, flyers, announcements, and ephemera, as well as materials relating to the American Alpine Club.
Background
Farquhar was born on December 31, 1887 in Newton, Massachusetts; AB, Harvard University, 1909; became public accountant in Boston and San Francisco, 1909-59; also served as an accountant with the U.S. National Park Service, 1922-25; president of the California Academy of Sciences, and California Historical Society; president of the Sierra Club, and editor of the Bulletin, 1926-46; president, California State Board of Accountancy, 1953-54; recipient of the John Muir award for conservation, 1965; made expeditions to Mount Olympus, Greece, 1914 and 1951, and to the North Pole, 1949; published books include Place Names of the High Sierra (1926), Mount Olympus (1929), The Books of the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon (1953), and History of the Sierra Nevada (1965); died on November 20, 1974.
Extent
0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical objects belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. All other rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
Open for research. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.