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James (George Wharton) Papers
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A collection of personal and professional material related to the life and work of George Wharton James, British-American lecturer and author on the American Southwest.
George Wharton James (1858-1923), was an author and lecturer on the American Southwest. James preached on the Methodist circuit until 1889, when he left the church and turned to the desert to recover his health. He explored the Grand Canyon, studied the Native Americans, and was made a member of several tribes. In his later years James lectured on the Chautauqua circuit, and wrote many books and articles on the Southwest. He also edited The craftsman (1904-1905) and Out west, formerly called Land of sunshine (1912-1914).
6.92 Linear Feet (11 boxes, 1 folder)
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