SPROUL, R: University of California: Endowed Chairs of Learning

Sproul, Robert. University of California: Endowed Chairs of Learning. University of California, 1947. Unmarked. Some sunning on back cover. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#30198) $20.00

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Foreword by Robert G. Sproul, President of the University of California.

Introduces the university’s 14 endowed chairs as of 1947: Agassiz Professorship of Oriental Languages and Literature, Mills Professorship of Intellectual and Moral Philosophy and Civil Polity, Charles M. and Martha Hitchcock Foundation Professorships, Morris Herzstein Professorhip of Biology, etc.

CROSLEY, ME: California’s Mother Lode: A Pictorial History

California's Mother Lode: A Pictorial History, book coverCrosley, Mary Edith. California’s Mother Lode: A Pictorial History. Crosley, 1959. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#30194) $12.00

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In the United States, Mother Lode is most famously the name given to a long alignment of hard-rock gold deposits stretching northwest-southeast in the Sierra Nevada of California. It was discovered in the early 1850s, during the California gold rush.

Photographs and maps with descriptive text. 46p.

Lain in reprint “Gold: King of Metals” from the 1965 issue of Reader’s Digest.