Manuscript File

1703-1983


Descriptive Summary

Title: Manuscript File
Dates: 1703-1983
Collection Number: MSS
Creator/Collector:
Extent: (Boxes: Legal boxes; 3 ov)
Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Abstract: There are over 500 items on a varied range of topics, including documents pertaining to Los Angeles and Southern California history; personal accounts and diaries; the Civil War and Reconstruction periods; World War I and II eras; and historic documents pertaining to other American locales. Some record files also include associated photographic items. English and Spanish. 1703 - ca. 1983, undated
Language of Material: English

Access

Research is by appointment only

Publication Rights

Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

Preferred Citation

Manuscript File. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Biography/Administrative History

The container list is arranged by repository file number. MSS-1 through MSS-524 were originally organized and entered as bibliographic records in OCLC. The following numbered files are not found, possibly due to mis-numbering: MSS-18, MSS-36, MSS-38, MSS-162, MSS-223, MSS-360, MSS-361, MSS-444, MSS-445, MSS-458, MSS-525, and MSS-526. Additional items have been added to the collection, however, these items do not have bibliographic records in OCLC. The additional items begin with MSS-527 and include oversize items (i.e. MSS-1ov, MSS-2ov, etc.). Items will continue to be added to the collection as deemed appropriate.

Scope and Content of Collection

There are over 500 items on a varied range of topics, including documents pertaining to Los Angeles and Southern California history; personal accounts and diaries; the Civil War and Reconstruction periods; World War I and II eras; and historic documents pertaining to other American locales. Some record files also include associated photographic items. English and Spanish. 1703 - ca. 1983, undated

Indexing Terms

Los Angeles (Calif.)
Los Angeles County (Calif.)
California, Southern.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)

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