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William Penn Mott, Jr. speaking cards
MS 595  
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: William Penn Mott, Jr. speaking cards
    Dates: Circa 1971
    Collection Number: MS 595
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: 3 cards
    Repository: California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives
    Sacramento, California 95814
    Abstract: Three 4 x 6 inch handwritten speaking cards prepared by William Penn Mott, Jr. relating to a talk he gave on the early history of the California State Railroad Museum.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    This collection is open for research at our off-site storage facility with one week's notice. Contact Library & Archives staff to arrange for access.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the CSRM Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the CSRM as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    William Penn Mott, Jr. speaking cards. California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of John D. Mott

    Biography/Administrative History

    William Penn Mott, Jr. (1909-1992) was Director of California State Department of Parks and Recreation from 1967 to 1975. He went on to become director of the United States National Park Service from 1985 to 1989.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Three 4 x 6 inch handwritten speaking cards prepared by William Penn Mott, Jr. relating to a talk he gave on the early history of the California State Railroad Museum. Mr. Mott was director of California State Parks when the Pacific Coast Chapter of the Railway & Locomotive Historical Society donated several pieces of full-size railroad equipment. The talk may have been delivered at a February 25, 1971 Sacramento Trust for Historic Preservation meeting to honor Mr. Mott, held aboard CSRM's "The Gold Coast." Includes leather carrying case.