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Finding Aid to the Clifford Park Baldwin Collection MS.781
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  • Title: Clifford Park Baldwin Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.781
    Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.1 linear feet (4 folders)
    Date (inclusive): 1934-1939
    Abstract: This collection contains manuscripts by Clifford Park Baldwin, correspondence, hand-drawn maps, notes and photographs from 1934 to 1939.
    creator: Baldwin, Clifford Park


    Donations from Clifford Park Baldwin, 1934 September-1939 September 6; and Frank Parcher, 1952 September.

    Biographcial note

    Clifford Park Baldwin (1889-1961) was born in Cincinnati, OH on Feb. 14, 1889. Baldwin moved to southern California in 1911 and had homes in Montrose and Carlsbad. He studied painting locally with Jean Mannheim, Paul Lauritz, and George Demont Otis. While on the staff of the Southwest Museum from 1933-41, he illustrated the books Gypsum Cave and Navajo Weaving.
    Baldwin died in Oceanside, CA on July 3, 1961.

    Scope and Contents

    This collection contains manuscripts by Clifford Park Baldwin, correspondence, hand-drawn maps, notes and photographs from 1934 to 1939. Includes three typescripts by Baldwin: "Caves and Petroglyphs of California," Saline Valley," and "Cave at Garbanza." The latter includes a newspaper clipping and a map.

    Preferred citation

    Clifford Park Baldwin Collection, 1934-1939, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.781; [folder number] [folder title][date].

    Processing history

    Processed by Library staff before 1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 December 6, 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

    Cave at Garbanza Caves and Petroglyphs of California
    Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
    Gabrielino Indians
    Panamint Range (Calif.)
    Petroglyphs -- California
    Saline Valley (Calif.)
    Saline Vallley