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King's River Canyon Sierra Club Trip photograph album
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
    Title: King's River Canyon Sierra Club Trip photograph album
    creator: Comfort, Mary Apolline
    Identifier/Call Number: 7074
    Physical Description: 0.21 Linear Feet 1 box
    Date (inclusive): 1930 August 16-31
    Abstract: Photograph album containing 71 black and white photographs accompanied by titles and captions documenting the two week trek through Kings River Canyon by the Sierra Club, August 16-31, 1930. Also included is a copy of "This is Santa Fe" by Charles Haines Comfort and Mary Apolline Comfort. Mary Apolline Comfort is presumed to be the creator of the photograph album (a photograph of her is the last one in the album). The group consisted of approximately 26 individuals, both men and women. Each photograph is captioned with many individuals identified by first names, and interspersed with Mary's observations about the various locations.
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    Content Description

    Photograph album containing 71 black and white photographs accompanied by titles and captions documenting the two week trek through Kings River Canyon by the Sierra Club, August 16-31, 1930. Also included is a copy of "This is Santa Fe" by Charles Haines Comfort and Mary Apolline Comfort. Mary Apolline Comfort is presumed to be the creator of the photograph album (a photograph of her is the last one in the album). The group consisted of approximately 26 individuals, both men and women, who traveled from Los Angeles to Independence, California, and then made their way through Gray's Meadow, Onion Valley, Vidette Meadows, Kearsage Pass, Junction Meadows, Paradise Valley, Twin Lakes, Pinchot Pass, Bench Lake, Twin Lakes, Rae Lakes, Bullfrog Lake, and back to Onion Valley. Each photograph is captioned with many individuals identified by first names, and interspersed with Mary's observations about the various locations.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Advance notice required for access.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder no. or item name], King's River Canyon Sierra Club Trip photograph album, Collection no. 7074, Regional History Collection, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Purchased from Between the Covers Rare Books, October 22, 2018.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Camping -- California -- Photographs
    Kings Canyon National Park (Calif.) -- Photographs
    Photograph albums
    Comfort, Mary Apolline -- Archives
    Sierra Club -- Archives