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Preliminary Guide to the Homer C. Hockett Papers
Wyles Mss 73  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Homer C. Hockett Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1902-1903
    Collection Number: Wyles Mss 73
    Extent: 1.2 linear feet (3 document boxes)
    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

    Homer C. Hockett Papers. Wyles Mss 73. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Wilbur Jacobs.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection includes course notes for Frederick Jackson Turner's history of the American West course, when Homer Cary Hockett was a graduate assistant to Turner at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, ca. 1902-1903. Hockett later was a faculty member at Ohio State University. Wilbur Jacobs, the donor, mentions the papers and the importance of such graduate assistants to Turner's work, in his book, Frederick Jackson Turner's Legacy (San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 1965), p. 14.