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California clippings collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 7001
Abstract



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

 Collection
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

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