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The collection consists of correspondence, notes, and other research materials used by Mary Arakelian in writing a biography of her aunt entitled, Orra A. Phelps, M.D.: Adirondack Naturalist and Mountaineer (2000). Orra A. Phelps was a physician, naturalist, botanist, hiker, mountaineer, teacher, and writer responsible for publishing the Adirondack Mountain Club’s Guide to Adirondack Trails (1934).

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