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Finding Aid for the Collection of Mountaineering Bibliographies, 1914-1963
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Description
Bibliography in four volumes with holograph and typed listings of some 290 titles on mountaineering, from 1633-1963 in English, French, German, Norwegian, Swedish, and Latin. It was compiled by two decorated English peers, Colonel Oscar Vaughn Viney and his son Major Elliott Merriam Viney.
Background
Colonel Oscar Vaughan Viney (1886-1976) lived at Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England. He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.). He was awarded the Territorial Decoration (T.D.). He also held the position of High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire in 1950. In the latter half of his career, Viney was the chairman of the Hazel-Sun Group, formed from the family firm of Hazell Watson & Viney of Aylesbury. In 1962 the firm obtained the contract to produce the first-ever weekly color magazine for a British newspaper, The Sunday Times Colour Magazine.
Extent
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
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.