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Guide to the Parsons family papers, [ca. 1880-1953]
BANC MSS C-B 478  
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Background
Marion Randall Parsons--writer, mountaineer, and artist--was born in San Francisco in 1878 and made her home in Piedmont and Berkeley until her death in 1953. She was privately educated and became interested in writing. An active Sierra Club member, she wrote many articles on her mountaineering experiences which were published in Sunset, Out West and The Sierra Club Bulletin. She also wrote short stories and novels, and worked with John Muir on his Travels in Alaska, preparing it for publication after his death.
Extent
Number of containers: 9 boxes, 5 cartons, 1 vol. and 1 oversize folder
Restrictions
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Availability
Collection is open for research.