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David Rogers

David has six excellent articles on the Tassajara history page.

A TASSAJARA SCRAP-BOOK
Literature Pertaining to Tassajara Hot Springs, Santa Lucia Mountains, Monterey County, California
from 1861 to 1949

265 pages - see cover below


Rogers, David (1998). A Flora of Tassajara: The Vascular Plants of the Tassajara Region, Ventana Wilderness, Santa Lucia Mountains, Monterey County, California. Unpublished ms. Unpublished but A Flora of Tassajara has been on sale at the Tassajara Guest Season bookstore for many years. There's a copy in the City Center library. See cover below

Using Native Plants for Landscaping the New Tassajara Bathhouse - by Diane Renshaw from the #2 1996 Wind Bell - relying on David's cataloguing of native plants in that area.

 David's work is referred to ten times in this article on the Santa Lucia or Bristlecone Fir - web link


click on image to view larger and read David's comment on the left bottom

Images sent by David Rogers with comment on the two pages to the left from Marilyn's Tass history book.

Forget about my citation [below the illustration on the left found in this article] regarding that illustration in Marilyn’s book, for it was based on a miscommunication between Marilyn and myself.  In the text for Tassajara in the souvenir (hardback) edition of E. S. Harrison’s Monterey County Illustrated (1889), it states that “A cut of which will be found on the cover of the pamphlet [paperback] edition of this work.”   I asked Marilyn if the illustration in question was the one from Harrison’s text, and she said it was.  Later on I found the pamphlet edition of Harrison’s text at the main branch of the San Francisco Public Library, and the illustration was different, so Marilyn must have thought I was referring to something else. - David Rogers

 

 


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