Anne Roller Issler (1892-1975) was considered an expert on Robert Louis Stevenson's California period. She wrote Happier for His Presence about the five months Robert Louis Stevenson spent in San Francisco between Christmas 1879 and May 1880. She served as curator at the Cuyamaca State Park Museum, the Vallejo Home in Sonoma, the Old Courthouse in Shasta, and the Robert Louis Stevenson House in Monterey.
This collection contains a draft and final typescript of Happier for His Presence: San Francisco and Robert Louis Stevenson (Stanford University Press, 1949).
[Box/folder# or item name], Anne Roller Issler papers, Collection no. 0068, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.
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This collection contains typescripts for Anne Roller Issler’s work on Robert Louis Stevenson’s time spent in San Francisco between December 1879 and May 1880. The work, Happier for His Presence: San Francisco and Robert Louis Stevenson, was published by Stanford University Press in 1949.