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Finding Aid to the Junipero Serra Collection MS.624
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  • Biographical note
  • Scope and Contents
  • Processing history
  • Use
  • Preferred citation
  • Acquisition
  • Access

  • Title: Junipero Serra Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.624
    Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.4 linear feet (14 folders)
    Date (inclusive): 1904-1963
    Language: English, Spanish.
    Abstract: Junipero Serra (1713-1784) was a priest of the Franciscan order in the Catholic Church, who helped Spain conquer and colonize what is now the state of California. This is a collection of magazine and newspaper clippings, manuscripts, programs, and posters regarding Junipero Serra, dating from 1904-1963. Materials are in English and Spanish.

    Biographical note

    Junipero Serra (1713-1784) was a priest of the Franciscan order in the Catholic Church, who helped Spain conquer and colonize what is now the state of California.

    Scope and Contents

    This is a collection of magazine and newspaper clippings, manuscripts, programs, and posters regarding Junipero Serra. Materials date from 1904-1963 and include folders on biographical articles and publications, canonization, commemoration, and statues erected in Serra's honor. Included is a booklet from 1936 documenting correspondence between Captain Don Pedro Fages and Junipero Serra in 1772. This collection also includes a speech about Serra given by Charles Fletcher Lummis in 1913, and an unpublished manuscript from 1943 entitled "Serra Postscript" by M. R. Harrington.

    Processing history

    Processed by Glenna Schroeder, circa 1977-1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 October 24, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).

    Use

    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.

    Preferred citation

    Junipero Serra Collection, 1904-1963, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.624; [folder number] [folder title][date].

    Acquisition

    Donations from Charles Fletcher Lummis, 1910, February 28; Frederick Webb Hodge, 1932-1951; Henry Raup Wagner; M. R. Harrington, 1944-1951; and other gifts from 1910 to 1963.

    Access

    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

    Fages, Pedro
    Serra, Junípero, 1713-1784
    Biography
    Booklets
    California -- History
    Catholic Church -- California
    Clippings
    Franciscans
    Manuscripts
    Posters
    Programs