Letter to John Vance Chaney, 1894, January 10.


Letter to John Vance Chaney, 1894, January 10.

Letter written from Charles F. Holder in Pasadena to John Vance Chaney, the head of the San Francisco Public Library. Holder writes that he has been delayed in getting back to San Francisco because of the "Tournament of Roses" given by his Hunt Club. He also asks Chaney if he has heard anything about "the Overland" (probably The Overland Monthly magazine), which he had been trying to acquire, and praises a newspaper man named Field of the San Francisco Chronicle.

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SNAC Resource ID: 8190973

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Tournament of Roses

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Holder, Charles Frederick, 1851-1915

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Charles F. Holder (1851-1915) was the creator of the Tournament of Roses parade. A native of Massachusetts, he worked as a curator at the American Museum of Natural History in New York before moving to Pasadena in 1885. He originated big game sport fishing in 1898 and founded the Tuna Club on Catalina Island. He was president of the Tournament of Roses Association from 1890-1891 and served as parade grand marshal in 1910. Holder was the author of a variety of books and articles, including Elemen...

Chaney, John Vance,

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