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Society of California Pioneers records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6095

Scope and Contents

This small collection consists of documents produced by the Society of California Pioneers in support of election activities. Included are election announcements listing slates of candidates; letters to the membership regarding nominations and elections, and amendments to the organization's constitution; two copies of proposed constitutional amendments; two copies of annual reports (1888 and 1889); and a pamphlet outlining the results of an investigation into the rejection of certain candidates for membership. Also included is an enclosing letter for a ticket to the parade and reception of January 24, 1898; and an invitation to a reception honoring James Lick and the Senior Pioneers (October 16, 1915).

Dates

  • 1888-1915

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Historical note

The Society of California Pioneers was founded in 1850 in San Francisco by individuals who had arrived in California before 1850. Dedicated to the study and enjoyment of California art, history, and culture, the Society opened the first library in California, and a hall for meetings, lectures and social events (Pioneer Hall). It is the oldest organization west of the Mississippi. (Source: http://www.californiapioneers.org/)

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This small collection consists of documents produced by the Society of California Pioneers in support of election activities. The Society of California Pioneers established in 18590 in San Francisco, and was dedicated to the study and enjoyment of the art, history, and culture of California.

Title
Finding aid for the Society of California Pioneers records
Status
Completed
Author
Sue Luftschein
Date
2014 October
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States