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Finding Aid to the Cosumnes Indians MS.763
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  • Title: Cosumnes Indians
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.763
    Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
    Date: 1899
    Abstract: This file contains a hand-written manuscript signed by Laurrel C. Harris, archaeologist, El Dorado, California, written December 26, 1899.
    creator: Harris, Laurrel C., born circa 1863

    Scope and Contents

    This file contains a hand-written manuscript signed by Laurrel C. Harris, archaeologist, El Dorado, California. Header notes: December 26, 1899, The Land of Sunshine. Materials include a page of drawings of glyphs found carved on rocks, and three photographs taken in November and December 1899. The manuscript was probably originally in MS.1 Charles Fletcher Lummis Collection, and might have been an article for Land of Sunshine. The three photographs are labeled: No 1 Sacred Fire Rock; No 2 Ulha, last of the Umbleca; No 3 Ancient Implements.

    Preferred citation

    Cosumnes Indians, 1899, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.763.

    Processing history

    Processed by Library staff before 1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 December 5, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).


    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.


    Collection is open for research. Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit http://theautry.org/research/research-rules-and-application or contact library staff at rroom@theautry.org.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Cosumnes River (Calif.)
    Indians of North America -- California
    Indians of North America -- California -- Antiquities
    Petroglyphs -- California