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Adventuring through the national parks of the West, presented by Standard Oil Company of California in the interest of enjoyable motoring

Label
Adventuring through the national parks of the West
Title
Adventuring through the national parks of the West
Statement of responsibility
presented by Standard Oil Company of California in the interest of enjoyable motoring
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Pamphlet promoting automobile tourism to the national parks and monuments of the west, published by the Standard Oil Company of California as a souvenir from the California Pacific International Exposition, held in San Diego in 1935.
Cataloging source
WYU
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
E160
LC item number
.A324 1935
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
The pamphlet contains descriptions of 13 national parks: Yosemite, Sequoia, General Grant, Lassen Volcanic, Crater Lake, Mt. Rainier, Glacier, Yellowstone, Teton, Carlsbad Caverns, Grand Canyon, Zion, and Bryce. Accompanying each text are small drawings printed in green and black, and black and white photographic reproductions of scenes from the parks; helpful notes about the tourist season at each park, months of operation, and types of accomodations available are printed along bottom of each page. At the end is a descriptive checklist of national monuments, such as Canyon de Chelly in Arizona; Muir Woods, Death Valley, and Pinnacles in California; Bandelier in New Mexico, and Arches in Utah. Verso of front cover contains "Map showing locations of national parks and national monuments in the West," and inside back cover is a page of tips to national park motorists
Label
Adventuring through the national parks of the West, presented by Standard Oil Company of California in the interest of enjoyable motoring
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from cover
  • "Drive all the way"--Front cover
  • "Souvenir from the California Pacific International Exposition, San Diego 1935"--Back cover
  • Pamphlet designed in Art Deco style, printed in green and black; front cover has small black and white photographic image of Half Dome; back cover illustrated with drawing of the Standard Oil exhibit building at the California Pacific International Exposition in San Diego
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
[12] p.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: in pamphlet binding. Purchase, John Howell for Books, 2013.
Other physical details
ill., 1 map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)41208117
  • ucoclc41208117
Label
Adventuring through the national parks of the West, presented by Standard Oil Company of California in the interest of enjoyable motoring
Publication
Note
  • Title from cover
  • "Drive all the way"--Front cover
  • "Souvenir from the California Pacific International Exposition, San Diego 1935"--Back cover
  • Pamphlet designed in Art Deco style, printed in green and black; front cover has small black and white photographic image of Half Dome; back cover illustrated with drawing of the Standard Oil exhibit building at the California Pacific International Exposition in San Diego
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
[12] p.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: in pamphlet binding. Purchase, John Howell for Books, 2013.
Other physical details
ill., 1 map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)41208117
  • ucoclc41208117

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