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California and the West : collection of travel and history ephemera
M0992  
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Preferred Citation
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Scope and Contents

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: California and the west : collection of travel and history ephemera
    Identifier/Call Number: M0992
    Physical Description: 2 Linear Feet (3 boxes & 1 flat box)
    Date (inclusive): 1899-1999
    Abstract: Miscellaneous collection of travel and local history ephemera concerning California, the Western United States, and Canada.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.

    Conditions Governing Use

    While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], California and the west : collection of travel and history ephemera (M0992). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Various sources.

    Scope and Contents

    Miscellaneous collection of travel and local history ephemera concerning California, the Western United States, and Canada. Material was assembled by past Stanford librarians. Some are likely to have been removed from manuscript collections, while others are small individual accessions. Contains travel brochures, maps, sightseeing & park guides, postcards, railway timetables, promotional booklets, local history publications, and scientific reprints. There is also a small amount of typescripts, photographs, and photocopied material. Many folders contain a single item. Includes offical programs for the opening of the San Francisco Bay Bridge and original photographs of petroglyphs in Yellowstone National Park.