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Finding Aid to the Reuben L. Underhill Papers, 1912-1955
BANC MSS 2010/252  
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    Collection Title: Reuben L. Underhill papers
    Date (inclusive): 1912-1955
    Collection Number: BANC MSS 2010/252
    Creator: Underhill, Reuben Lukens
    Extent: 4 cartons, 2 boxes, 14 oversize folders, 4 tubes circa 10 linear feet
    Repository: The Bancroft Library.
    University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
    Phone: (510) 642-6481
    Fax: (510) 642-7589
    Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
    URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
    Abstract: The papers include correspondence, subject files, legal documents and annotated survey maps. There are also correspondence and drafts of his biography of Thomas O. Larkin, entitled From Cowhides to Golden Fleece, which was originally published by Stanford University Press in 1939.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English

    Information for Researchers

    Access Information

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    Conditions of Use

    Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720-6000. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html .

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Reuben L. Underhill papers, BANC MSS 2010/252, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

    Alternative Form of Materials Available

    There are no alternate forms of this collection.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog
    Larkin, Thomas Oliver, 1802-1858.
    Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971--correspondent.
    Underhill, Reuben Lukens--Archives
    Stanford University Press--correspondent.
    California--Maps.
    California--Surveys
    California--Surveys--Maps.
    Land use surveys--California
    Real property--Valuation--California
    Surveyors--California
    Manuscripts for publication

    Administrative Information

    The Reuben L. Underhill papers were given to The Bancroft Library by John R. Underhill in 2010.
    No additions are expected.

    Biography/Organization History

    Reuben L. Underhill was a California land surveyor, based in the San Francisco Bay area. He died in 1955.

    Scope and Content Note

    The papers include correspondence, subject files, legal documents and annotated survey maps. There are also correspondence and drafts of his biography of Thomas O. Larkin, entitled From Cowhides to Golden Fleece, which was originally published by Stanford University Press in 1939.
    Boxes 1-2 primarily include materials relating to From Cowhides to Golden Fleece. Cartons 1-4 and oversize folders contain survey work, including annotated maps and valuation assessments, arranged alphabetically by title of property.