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Preliminary Guide to the Utah Topographical Sketchbooks
Wyles Mss 32  
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  • Descriptive Summary
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Utah Topographical Sketchbooks,
    Date (inclusive): 1877, 1879, 1883
    Collection Number: Wyles Mss 32
    Collector: Fisher (Richard V.)
    Extent: .2 linear feet (1 half-size document box)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical Location: Del Sur
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

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    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    Utah Topographical Sketchbooks. Wyles Mss 32. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Richard V. Fisher, 1972.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains three bound Utah topographical sketchbooks, with faint pencil drawings, by three separate topographers, 1877, 1879, 1883. The first two have labels indicating "Engineer Department, U.S. Army, Geographical Surveys West of 100th Meridian," while the third indicates "Northern Transcontinental Survey."
    These sketchbooks accompanied a larger collection of books on geology donated by Richard V. Fisher.