Book/Printed Material Ramblings through the High Sierra.

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Title
Ramblings through the High Sierra.
Summary
Joseph Le Conte (1823-1901) of Georgia earned a medical degree at Columbia University but devoted most of his life to the study of the physical sciences. During the Civil War, he served in the Confederate "science department" and after the war moved to California, where he became Professor of Geology and Natural History at the new University of California. Ramblings through the High Sierra (1890) appeared in the Sierra Club Bulletin as Le Conte's edited version of a journal he kept in the summer of 1870, when several members of the first class of the University of California invited him to join them on a camping trip to the Yosemite Valley and the High Sierras. He describes their five week journey on horseback.
Contributor Names
LeConte, Joseph, 1823-1901.
Created / Published
1900.
Subject Headings
-  Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Notes
-  In: Sierra Club, San Francisco. Sierra club bulletin. San Francisco, 1900. 25 cm. v. 3, no. 1, p. [1]-107. plates.
-  On cover: Publications of the Sierra club, no. 20.
-  "Reprinted from 'A journal of ramblings,' privately printed in 1875."
-  No. 21 of the Publications is the same as no. 20, except that it is specially bound.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
p. [1]-107.
Call Number/Physical Location
F868.S5 S5 v. 3
F868.S5 L42 Copy 2.
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.vg22
Library of Congress Control Number
12016462
Rights Advisory
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Description
Joseph Le Conte (1823-1901) of Georgia earned a medical degree at Columbia University but devoted most of his life to the study of the physical sciences. During the Civil War, he served in the Confederate "science department" and after the war moved to California, where he became Professor of Geology and Natural History at the new University of California. Ramblings through the High Sierra (1890) appeared in the Sierra Club Bulletin as Le Conte's edited version of a journal he kept in the summer of 1870, when several members of the first class of the University of California invited him to join them on a camping trip to the Yosemite Valley and the High Sierras. He describes their five week journey on horseback.
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