Holway R. Jones Papers, 1927-1986.
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"The dedication of the new Lodge at Horse Camp, Mount Shasta took place at high noon on Fourth of July 1923... The crowning event was when Miss Harwood of Los Angeles stepped forward and with much vim and enthusiasm pronounced the words: 'I christen thee Shasta Alpine Lodge (crash went the bottle of Shasta Ginger Ale on the stone doorway) and dedicate thee to all lovers of the great out-of doors...'" (Sierra Club Circular, Sept. 1, 1923, p. 1). From the description of Sierra Club mou...
Born in Vineland, New Jersey in 1890, Karl Onthank moved to Hood River, Oregon with his family when he was thirteen. He entered the University of Oregon in 1909 and graduated in 1913. Onthank married Ruth McLaren in 1915. After a brief period during which he worked as a school teacher, principal, and superintendent in Hood River and Tillamook, Oregon, Onthank joined the University of Oregon staff in 1916 as executive secretary to President Prince Lucian Campbell. From 1924 to 1926, he was one of...
Holway Roy Jones served as Sierra Club Associate Secretary (1959-1960) and was on Board of Directors (1974-1976). During which time he was chairman of Publications Committee (1974-1976) and "Fifth Officer" (1974-1976). Jones was a librarian at University of California (1951-1963) and, later, at University of Oregon (1963-1982). He gathered these materials as a resource in writing "John Muir and the Sierra Club: The Battle for Yosemite" (1965). From the description of Sierra Club pape...