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Finding Aid for the Matthew Van Benschoten Fowler [Diary], 1851
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Description
In this diary, U.S. Customs inspector M.V.B. Fowler describes daily life in San Francisco, and a southbound trip aboard the steamship Panama, from San Francisco to Panama.
Background
Matthew Van Benschoten Fowler was born on Aug. 16, 1814 and died on May 9, 1881. He was a U.S. Customs Inspector in San Francisco in 1851.
Extent
61 leaves : paper ; 26 x 20 cm.
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of 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: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.