Scope and Contents
Title: Catholic Church Parchment Manuscripts
Identifier/Call Number: MS.547
Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
Language of Material:
3.8 Linear feet
Sixty-five pages of parchment manuscript book of Catholic church liturgy used in a California mission. This collection also
includes a page of missal from a convent.
Reported to be part of a Mexican Missal of 1620. There were originally 216 leaves which were bound in pigskin. Binding was
burned off and the pages were scorched in a fire that destroyed the Santa Rosa Convent in 1670.
Scope and Contents
Sixty-five pages of parchment manuscript book of Catholic church liturgy used in a California mission. It is partly burned.
Rescued and preserved by Charles Fletcher Lummis. Four pages are enclosed in glass frames. This collection also includes a
page of missal from a convent.
Processed by Glenna Schroeder, circa 1977-1981. Final processing and finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing
Archivist, 2012 October 4, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions
Catholic Church Parchment Manuscripts, undated, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.547; [folder number] [folder title][date].
Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts
must be submitted in writing to the Autry Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry National Center
as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must
also be obtained by the reader.
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Liturgy collected by Charles Fletcher Lummis; Missal page donated by Sandwich Historical Society, 1978 June.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Lummis, Charles Fletcher, 1859-1928.
Catholic Church -- California
Missions -- California