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Finding Aid for the Fremont Ackerman Papers, 1890-1945
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Description
Fremont Ackerman worked as an engineer for the Northern Pacific Railroad Company in Montana. He later established his own business as a civil engineer and surveyor in the Southern California area. The collection consists of field books, maps, drawings, correspondence, and business papers related to Fremont Ackerman's work with the construction of the Northern Pacific Railroad in Montana and his activities as a civil engineer and surveyor in the Los Angeles region.
Background
Ackerman graduated from Ohio State University in 1883; worked as an engineer for the Northern Pacific Railroad Company in Montana; moved to Los Angeles, California, and established his own business as a civil engineer and surveyor in the Southern California area.
Extent
62 boxes (31 linear ft.) 92 oversize folders 4 oversize boxes
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.