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Union Pacific Railroad Company Utah and Wyoming surveys

Union Pacific Railroad Company Utah and Wyoming surveys

Dates: 1865-1868

Utah and Wyoming surveys, 1865-1868 contains five land surveys used by the Union Pacific Railroad. Two surveys relate to Echo and Weber Canyons in Utah; three surveys relate to Camp Walbach and Crow Creek in Wyoming.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Union Pacific Railroad Company
  • Call Number: MSS 4181
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public access.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Union Pacific Railroad Company Utah and Wyoming surveys must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 4181; Union Pacific Railroad Company Utah and Wyoming surveys; 19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts collection; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 4181, LTPSC.
Custodial History
These items were donated to Special Collections in 1978.
Acquisition Information
Donation; 1978.
Related Material
These items are part of the 19th Century Western and Mormon Americana Archives.
Subject Terms
Crow Creek (Wyo. and Colo.); Crow Creek (Wyo. and Idaho); Echo (Utah); Pacific railroads--Explorations and surveys; Railroads--Utah--Echo Canyon; Railroads--Utah--Weber Canyon; Weber Canyon (Utah)
Genre / Form
Land surveys
Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Union Pacific Railroad Company Utah and Wyoming surveys
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Lucy Brimhall
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:39-0600
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Administrative history

Created in 1862, Union Pacific Railroad was one of the railroads that came together at Promontory Summit, Utah, to create the first transcontinental railroad in 1869.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts