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Charles Keeler

1872 - 1937

Charles Keeler, photographer unknown, from the Portrait Collections of the Bancroft Library, Unviersity of California, Berkeley  
  • Poet and ornithologist.
  • Director of the Natural History Museum at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco.
  • Keeler was a charter Sierra Club member. Keeler met Muir through artist William Keith
  • Keeler was Muir's cabin-mate aboard the George W. Elder on the Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899).
  • He worked for the preservation of the Berkeley hills
Portrait of Charles Keeler [Photographer unkown], courtesy of California Faces: Selections from The Bancroft Library Portrait Collection, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.



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