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Robert Gorlinski papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 998

Scope and Contents

Diaries, field notes, correspondence, and maps. Gorlinski worked primarily in Utah and many of the materials relate to his activities in and around Park City, Utah. He was also associated with projects in other places in Utah and in sites in Nevada, California, and Idaho. The diaries cover the years 1909 to 1955 when Gorlinski was living in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dates

  • 1845-1957

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Robert Gorlinski collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Mining engineer and surveyor.

Extent

6 boxes (3 linear ft.)

Language

English

Overview

Diaries, field notes, correspondence, and maps. Gorlinski worked primarily in Utah and many of the materials relate to his activities in and around Park City, Utah. He was also associated with projects in other places in Utah and in sites in Nevada, California, and Idaho. The diaries cover the years 1909 to 1955 when Gorlinski was living in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Arrangement

The collection can be divided into 5 series: 1. Robert Gorlinski field notes, 1882-1921; 2. Robert Gorlinski diaries, 1903-1950; 3. Robert Gorlinski bound volumes (other), 1904-1957; 4. Robert Gorlinski correspondence and papers, 1916-1955; and 5. Robert Gorlinski maps, 1845-1951.

Other Finding Aids

While this finding aid provides only a series and sub-series level description, a more detailed finding aid is available in print at the L.Tom Perry Special Collections reference desk.

Other Finding Aids

Item-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS998.xml

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

This collection provides information on mining projects across the western U.S. and thereby supports the subject collecting focus on material which deals with the discovery, exploration, and settlement of the West.

Processing Information

Processed; 1980.
Title
Register of Robert Gorlinski papers
Status
Completed
Author
Processed under the direction of the Curator of 20th & 21st Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
Date
1980
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Sponsor
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States