Manuscript Collections
Olmsted, John D. (1938-2011) Papers

Collection Number: D-539

0.4 linear feet
Naturalist, educator, volunteer conservationist and founder of the Mendocino Tahoe Conservancy

The collection contains two DVDs entitled, "My Father Who Art in Nature: John Olmsted Memorial" and "Stories of the Yuba: a Filmmaker's Journey on the River of his Youth, both by Alden Olmsted, the son of John D. Olmsted. There is also a set of slides entitled "The Language of Nature, Set 1, California Plant and Animal Life in 720 Slides, edited by John D. and Priscilla C. Olmsted.

Inclusive Dates
Natural Resources
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