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Preliminary Guide to the James H. Gildea Middle East Railroad Collection
Bernath Mss 219  
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Description
The collection contains documents and photos, mainly about James H. Gildea's involvement in the early 1950s, as engineer and manager in charge of the construction of the Saudi Government Railway, running through the Arabian desert from the Persian Gulf to the capital city of Riyadh.
Extent
1.1 linear feet (2 document boxes and 1 oversize box).
Restrictions
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.
Availability
None. Collection is partially stored off-site; advance notice required for retrieval.