Rare Ski History Book Donations in Memory of the Early California Ski Pioneer ~ Charles Proctor!

The museum recently received a set of rare books donated by Peggy Deen in memory of her father Charles Proctor an early California skiing pioneer.  The donation included:   “California Winter Sports and the 1960 VIII WinterGames at Squaw Valley” by J. E. (Jerry) Carpenter; ~  “1960 United StatesOlympic Book”   Edited by Arthur G. Lentz ; ~  “III Olympic Winter GamesLake Placid 1932”   Compiled by George M. Lattimer;  and  “ A History ofSkiing in California”  by J. H. Hildebrand, ~ a 16 page booklet reprinted from the 1939 issue of THE BRITISH SKI YEAR BOOK “Lost Sierra”  by William B. Berry .  ~~~   The 1932 Winter Olympics book and the History of Skiing in California booklet are in excellent condition and extremely rare.   These will be of much use by researchers and enjoyed by museum visitors.   Thanks so much Peggy!


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