Biographical Note

Scope and Content

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Acquisition Info

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Preliminary Guide to the Albert Hale Sylvester Papers
1897-1965



Manuscript Collection No.: 1518
Accession No.: 1518-001
Creator: Sylvester, Albert Hale, 1871-1931 , creator
Title: Albert Hale Sylvester papers
Date Span: 1897-1965
Bulk: 1930-1940
Quantity: .42 linear feet
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Biographical Note

Albert Hale Sylvester was born in 1871 and died in 1944. He was a Forest Supervisor of the Wenatchee National Forest, 1908-1931. Sylvester mapped much of the area in the United States Geologic Survey, and then in the Forest Service named more than 3,000 place names in the area.

Scope and Content

Correspondence, biographical and other writings, speeches, poems, photos, and clippings.

Restrictions on Access

Access restricted: For terms of access,contact Special Collections

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info

Copied from originals in possession of Dwight Watson, 1/13/1971.

Other Finding Aids

Inventory/container list available in Special Collections.


Subject Terms

Personal Names:
Sylvester, Albert Hale, 1871-1931--Archives.
Last modified: August 23, 2007
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