Papers of Warren Lee Rogers, 1912-1992.

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Rogers, Warren Lee, 1912-1992. Papers of Warren Lee Rogers, 1912-1992.

Papers of Warren Lee Rogers, 1912-1992.

Correspondence and other papers of Warren Lee Rogers and Clinton Clarke dealing with the Pacific Crest Trail. Included are Clarke's publications, the Y-Relays correspondence, photographs, radio scripts, participants' surveys and transcribed portions of the log book; the PCT registers and hikers' correspondence, maps, visitor guides and brochures of national forests and parks in Washington, Oregon, California and elsewhere. Correspondents include Ansel Adams, Hanson W. Baldwin, Devereux Butcher, Oscar L. Chapman, Ernest A. Dench, Newton Bishop Drury, Roland C. Geist, Francis P. Farquar.

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