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Finding aid for the Land Survey Field Books
SEKI 23696  
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Description
A collection of 112 field surveyor notebooks and five indexes containing field survey notations for park construction projects.
Background
Sequoia National Park, founded in 1890, was the second national park to be established by the federal government. General Grant National Park, the third national park, was created later that same year. In 1926, Congress expanded the boundaries of Sequoia National Park east to Mount Whitney to encompass both the Kaweah and Kern watersheds for a total park area of 604 square miles.
Extent
4 linear feet
Restrictions
Many collections are former federal government records and are in the public domain. Other collections are from private sources; copyright has been transferred to the NPS on most. Some collections have publication restrictions. Staff will assist researchers in determining copyright status of selected materials. Researchers are required to properly credit all materials used. The researcher assumes responsibility for acquiring copyright permissions when needed.
Availability
Collection is open for research by appointment.