Collection consists of a group of miscellaneous publications, brochures, flyers, announcements, and ephemera, as well as materials
relating to the American Alpine Club.
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.
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