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Lewis F. Clark Sierra Club papers, 1931-1988.
BANC MSS 71/295 c Series 16LOCAL
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Lewis F. Clark Sierra Club papers, 1931-1988


Clark, Lewis Frothingham, 1900-, creator


Sierra Club


Consists of correspondence, minutes, agendas, and other papers pertaining to Clark's board membership and committees on which he served, including files from the Lodges and Lands Committee documenting the construction of Clair Tappaan Lodge near Donner Summit in 1934. Also included are files documenting a number of campaigns; issue files; and papers pertaining to the passage of the Wilderness Bill; Publications Committee files; and correspondence regarding the Sierra Club Foundation. Personal materials in the collection include diaries and training manuals for the Boy Scouts of America, from 1927 to 1932.


1931 (issued)


n-us--- -- n-us-ca
Conservationists -- United States
Conservationists -- California
Écologistes (Défenseurs de l'environnement) -- Californie
United States


For information on main collection, see collection-level record (search under call number: BANC MSS 71/295 c, or under title: Sierra Club members papers.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Part of a collection of papers of prominent members of the Sierra Club, acquired from individual members.
Finding aid available (filed under Sierra Club members papers).
Clark served as a board member from 1933 to 1969. He was president from 1949 to 1951 and held every other executive committee office.

Physical Description:

6 cartons, 3 boxes, 2 oversize folders (11.25 linear ft.)




BANC MSS 71/295 c Series 16LOCAL


Various places

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COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.