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Lowe (Gary D. and Myrna R.) collection relating to the Big Tree of California
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Description
Collection of historical material related to giant sequoias of California and their impact in popular culture.
Background
Gary D. Lowe is an environmental hydrogeologist and collector based out of Livermore, California. After receiving a BS and MS in geology at San Diego State University in 1974 and 1981 respectively, Lowe pursued a career in hydrogeology (the study of the movement of groundwater in the earth's crust; also sometimes called 'geohydrology'), including 30 years of private consulting practice.
Extent
45 Linear Feet (57 boxes, 4 volumes, 1 oversize folder)
Restrictions
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns. Some material is believed to be in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use of public domain materials
Availability
Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.