Guide to the A.L. (Leon) Dennison Maritime Collection Wyles Mss 189

Finding aid prepared by Edward Fields and Zachary Liebhaber, 2014.
UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Collections
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, California, 93106-9010
Phone: (805) 893-3062
Email: special@library.ucsb.edu; URL: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/special-collections
2014 April 30


Title: A. L. (Leon) Dennison maritime collection
Identifier/Call Number: Wyles Mss 189
Contributing Institution: UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 9.0 linear feet (3 document boxes, 6 flat oversize boxes, plus 1 telescoping box and narrow wooden chest)
Date (inclusive): 1878-1905
Abstract: Diaries, account books, photos, documents, correspondence, engineering blueprints and architectural drawing templates (among other items) relating to the career of A.L. (Leon) Dennison.
Physical Location: Del Sur and Del Sur Oversize
Language of Materials: The collection is in English.

Use 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.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of Item], A.L. (Leon) Dennison maritime collection, Wyles Mss 189. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Library purchase, 2014.

Scope and Content

Diaries, account books, photos, documents, correspondence, engineering blueprints and architectural drawing templates (among other items) relating to the career of A.L. (Leon) Dennison in the U. S. Navy and with Union Iron Works in San Francisco working as a maritime engineer.
A detailed description of contents and extracts from diaries the has been provided by vendor and has been retained in collection file.

Separated Material

"Catalogo del Union Iron Works Seccion II" has been separated and added to Lawrence B. Romaine Trade Catalog Collection (Mss 107).

Subjects and Indexing Terms

A. L. (Leon) Dennison, died 1939
Union Iron Works. San Francisco, California.
Account books
Architectural drawings
Blueprints (reprographic copies)
Diaries
Iron and steel workers--California--San Francisco
Iron-works--California--San Francisco
Photographs
Shipbuilding--California--San Francisco
Shipyards--California--San Francisco

Box 1

Journals

Box 2-3

Photographs and correspondence

Oversize 4

Drafting items and stencils

Oversize 5-9

Blueprints and diagrams

Box 10

Stencils, oversize