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California clippings collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 7001

This collection of primarily California-related materials was the provenance of Mrs. Walter K. Towers, with some materials from Berenice Towers. Over the span of more than forty years, they saved clippings, magazines, small publications, maps, and other ephemera chiefly on California with an emphasis on Southern California.

Dates: 1945s-1980s; Majority of material found in 1950s-1960s

California Missions collection of inventories, reports, and other material

Identifier: 0374
Abstract The twenty-one documents in this collection, primarily inventories, account books, and annual reports from five California missions, show economic and social aspects of life at the missions. The documents, written in Spanish and dated from 1791-1846, provide information about the people living and working at the missions, including numbers of baptisms, marriages, births, and deaths; number and kinds of livestock and crops; descriptions of property and buildings; and accountings of debits and...
Dates: 1791-1846, undated

Edwin Deakin Missions of California prints

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 7130

23 prints of the California missions by Edwin Deakin. Deakin, an English-born artist, became well known for his paintings of the California Missions that drew public attention to their deteriorating state.

Dates: circa 1900

Midnight Mission and Tom and Mary Liddecoat papers

Identifier: 0413
Abstract The papers of the Midnight Mission and of Tom and Mary Liddecoat consist of material that documents the personal and business history of the Liddecoat family, the Midnight Mission, and various other charities and individuals associated with the Liddecoat family; specifically, the collection documents two generations of the Liddecoat family and their involvement in charitable organizations such as the Midnight Mission, the Gospel Foundation of America, and charitable organizations on the...
Dates: 1899 - 2005

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Death Valley National Park (Calif. and Nev.) -- Archival resources 2
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