Peter Mattheissen lectures at UCI in 1977 March 23, 2010Posted by ucisca in Student Life.
Tags: Himalayas, Peter Mattheissen, Snow Leopard, UCI Committee on Lectures
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Author and naturalist Peter Mattheissen gave a lecture entitled “The Snow Leopard” at UCI on November 1, 1977. His lecture began a four-part “Exploring the Exotic” series cosponsored by the UCI Committee on Lectures, in co-operation with the L.S.B. Leakey Foundation. Mattheissen had just spent five weeks traveling on foot across the Himalayas to a wildlife sanctuary on the Tibetan plateau. His lecture was an account of the endangered species in that area.
University of California, Irvine Poster Collection, 1965-2006. AS-050. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California