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Illustrations for Pioneer days in Kern County by Arthur S. Crites, between 1950 and 1951?
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Description
Forty-six black-and-white photographic prints used to illustrate Pioneer days in Kern County, an autobiographical account by Arthur S. Crites of his family, early education, and life as a young man and miner in Kern County, California.
Extent
46 photographic prints : b&w ; 22 x 28 cm or smaller + 4 maps + 50 leaves (typescript ; 28 cm)

Photographs are unbound, although the three holes punched along left margins suggest that they were once held in a 3-ring looseleaf notebook. Versos of photographs contain editor's proof numbering and notes in black crayon, and inkstamp of "Cal Williams Photo Service" [of Bakersfield?].

Spec. Coll. copy: Photographs are stacked in a modern beige cloth clamshell box, with box title "Illustrations for Pioneer days in Kern County." Laid in with photographs are [50] typescript leaves containing editor's proofs of the cutlines or captions for each photograph as they were to appear in the book; and four maps of Kern County in pencil (two folded), also used as illustrations in the Crites' book.
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Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.