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Antoine de Seynes papers, 1938

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Seynes, Antoine de
Title
Antoine de Seynes papers
Dates
1938 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.25 linear feet
Collection Number
Accn1206
Summary
The Antoine de Seynes papers (1938) contain materials documenting a French expedition kayak trip down the Colorado River. Included are correspondence, journals, articles, and a poem. Most of the materials are in French.
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 801-581-8863
SPCreference@lists.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English, French

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Antoine de Seynes (1900-1972?) was a French government bureaucrat and land-owner who learned to kayak especially for the 1938 trip down the Colorado River. He continued kayaking in France and opened a sports shop in Toulouse.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Antoine de Seynes papers (1938) contain materials documenting a French expedition kayak trip down the Colorado River. Included are correspondence, journals, articles, and a poem. Most of the materials are in French.

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Restrictions on Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the Antoine de Seynes papers must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: Antoine de Seynes papers, Accn 1206, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations: Accn 1206.

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Trip Materials, 1938Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1

Container(s) Description Dates
box
1
Folder
1-2
Journal Typescript
In French and English.
3
Poem
In French and English.
4
Roy Webb, "Les Voyageurs Sans Trace"
5
Bernard de Colmont, "Voyage"
6
Newspaper Articles
7
Correspondence with Raymonde DeSeynes LarLenque