Robert L. Wood papers, 1946-1999  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Wood, Robert L
Title
Robert L. Wood papers
Dates
1946-1999 (inclusive)
Quantity
31.33 cubic feet plus 1 volume
Collection Number
1991
Summary
Literary manuscripts relating to "Trail Country, Olympia National Park" Seattle author and "Across the Olympic Mountains: The Press Expedition, 1889-90" and other papers of a writer
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

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Some material stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Wood researched and wrote books about the exploration of the Olympic Peninsula as well as the standard hiking guide to the Olympic National Park. He was born Jan 4, 1925 in Springfield, Missouri and moved to Seattle in 1946. He died Dec. 21, 2003.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

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Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 1991-001: Robert L. Wood manuscripts, 1964-1968Return to Top

1.33 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Literary manuscripts relating to "Trail Country, Olympia National Park" (1968) and "Across the Olympic Mountains: The Press Expedition, 1889-90" (1967).

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Robert L. Wood, 8/7/1972.

Description
Robert L. Wood manuscripts

Accession No. 1991-002: Robert L. Wood memorandum, 1984-1985Return to Top

1 volume (117 pages)

Scope and Content: "Memorandum on Certain Place Names in the Olympics" December 1984 - January 1985, by Robert Wood.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Robert L. Wood, 3/1/1985.

Description
Robert L. Wood memorandum

Accession No. 1991-003: Robert L. Wood papers, 1946-1999Return to Top

33.00 cubic feet (33 boxes)

Scope and Content: General correspondence, writings, and research materials for his books on exploration of the Olympic Peninsula, including writings of others, publications, and microfilm of federal records.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Robert L. Wood, 7/19/2000.

Description
Robert L. Wood papers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Wood, Robert L.--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Press Exploring Expedition
  • Geographical Names :
  • Olympic National Park (Wash.)
  • Olympic Peninsula (Wash.)
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Manning, Harvey (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Mountaineers (Society) (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)