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Holbrook, Stewart Hall, 1893-1964



  • Existence: 1893 - 1964

Stewart Hall Holbrook was bron in 1893. He was was an American logger, writer, and popular historian. His writings focused on what he called the "Far Corner": Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. A self-proclaimed "low-brow" historian, his topics included Ethan Allen, the railroads, the timber industry, the Wobblies, and eccentrics of the Pacific Northwest. An early proponent of conservationism, Holbrook believed that Oregon's growing population would damage the state's environment. Holbrook died in 1964.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

"The Age of the Moguls" typescript

Identifier: MS-287
Overview "The Age of the Moguls." The collection contains the typescript of the novel by Stewart H. Holbrook, with editorial marks and corrections.