notebooks, drafts, clippings and one scrapbook documenting Jordan
Fisher Smith's career as a writer and his work with the US Forest
Service, the National Park Service, and the California State
Jordan Fisher Smith (1955-) is a California narrative
nonfiction and nature writer. Born in San Francisco to a German
immigrant mother and an English immigrant father, he was raised
along the boundaries of Muir Woods National Monument and Mt.
Tamalpais State Park in Marin County. Smith later worked as a
park and wilderness ranger and firefighter for the US Forest
Service, National Park Service, and California State Parks in the
northern Rocky Mountains, California, and Alaska.
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