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Finding Aid to the Randall Milliken Papers, 1980-2013
BANC MSS 2013/157  
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Series 1 Central California Mission Records

Physical Description: Carton 1; Carton 2, folders 1-8

Arrangement

Arranged as received.

Scope and Content Note

Documentation of contents and history of the Central California Missions Digital Database followed by files of materials on each of the eleven missions, from San Francisco Solano south to San Miguel.
Carton 1, Folder 1

Coding Manual for Central California Missions Digital Database 2013

Carton 1, Folder 2-13

History of Digitizing Mission Records 1970s-2007

Scope and Content Note

Documents efforts to digitize California mission records, beginning in the 1970s and proceeding to Milliken's 2007 project to tie the Mission Register Database to an ArcGIS map of 600 contact-period native community regions.
Carton 1, Folder 14-27

Tools for and Products of Mission Register Research

Scope and Content Note

Includes lists of register film numbers at libraries, missionary handwriting documentation, evidence of movement of Indian people among Bay Area missions, samples of charts built to discriminate among Indian people with shared names, and charts of intermarried Hispanic-California Indian families.
Carton 1, Folder 28

Mission San Francisco Solano

Scope and Content Note

Annotated database printouts and documentation of digitization history (data digitized 2002-2005)
Carton 1, Folder 29

Mission San Rafael

Scope and Content Note

Annotated database printouts and documentation of digitization history (data digitized 2003-2004)
Carton 1, Folder 30-36

Mission San Francisco de Asis or Dolores

Scope and Content Note

Annotated database printouts and documentation of digitization history (data digitized 1986-1994)
Carton 1, Folder 37-41

Mission San Jose

Scope and Content Note

Annotated database printouts and documentation of digitization history (data digitized 1993-1996)
Carton 1, Folder 42-46

Mission Santa Clara de Asís

Scope and Content Note

Annotated database printouts and documentation of digitization history (data digitized 1990-1994)
Carton 1, Folder 47

Mission Santa Cruz

Scope and Content Note

Annotated database printouts and documentation of digitization history (data digitized 1990-2003)
Carton 1, Folder 48-52

Mission San Juan Bautista

Scope and Content Note

Annotated database printouts and documentation of digitization history (data digitized 1992-2007)
Carton 2, Folder 1-4

Mission San Carlos Borromeo

Scope and Content Note

Annotated database printouts and documentation of digitization history (data digitized 1991-2007)
Carton 2, Folder 5

Mission Nuestra Señora de la Soledad

Scope and Content Note

Annotated database printouts and documentation of digitization history (data digitized 2004-2006)
Carton 2, Folder 6

Mission San Antonio de Padua

Scope and Content Note

Annotated database printouts and documentation of digitization history (data digitized 2000-2007)
Carton 2, Folder 7

Mission San Miguel Arangel

Scope and Content Note

Annotated database printouts and documentation of digitization history (data digitized 2000-2007)
Carton 2, Folder 8

Mission San Luis Obispo

Scope and Content Note

Annotated database printouts and documentation of digitization history. Includes cross references to San Miguel from original records and work by John Johnson.
 

Series 2 Rancheria Groups

Physical Description: Carton 2, folders 9-79; Cartons 3-4; Carton 5, folders 1-19

Arrangement

Arranged by geographic area as received.

Scope and Content Note

Materials regarding mission-effected areas studied by Milliken, including regional reports and overview notes.
 

San Francisco Bay Area North of Santa Clara

Carton 2, Folder 9-28

San Francisco Peninsula

Scope and Content Note

Documents Ohlone language family local groups that went to Mission San Francisco de Asís, with some Mission Santa Clara overlap. Includes an unbound copy of Milliken's Masters thesis.
Carton 2, Folder 29-52

East Bay- Ohlone Language Family

Carton 2, Folder 53-60

East Bay- Bay Miwok language

Carton 2, Folder 61-63

East Bay- Miscellaneous

Carton 2, Folder 64-79

Marin

Scope and Content Note

Documents Marin County groups, all of whom spoke Coast Miwok and moved either to Mission San Francisco (before 1817) or Mission San Rafael (after 1817).
Carton 3, Folder 1-6

North Bay- Coast Miwok

Carton 3, Folder 7-15

North Bay- Wappo

Carton 3, Folder 16-27

North Bay- Pomo

Carton 3, Folder 28-33

North Bay- Miscellany

 

Central Valley

Carton 3, Folder 34

Overview Material

Carton 3, Folder 35-46

Patwin and Maidu of the Lower Sacramento Valley

Scope and Content Note

Includes Patwin-speakers of the North Coast range, including Topayto and Tolena as well as the Suisun of the northern San Francisco Bay Area.
Carton 3, Folder 47-82

Plains Miwok of the Lower Sacramento Valley, Delta and Calaveras River

Scope and Content Note

Groups that went to Mission San Jose. Where they border them, these groups are strongly intermarried with their Yokuts-speaking neighbors to the south.
Carton 3, Folder 83-115

Yokuts and Sierra Miwok Groups of the San Joaquin Drainage from the Delta South to the Tuolumne River

Scope and Content Note

Groups that went to Mission San Jose and Mission Santa Clara, with some overlap to Mission Santa Cruz.
Carton 3, Folder 116-140

Yokuts, Sierra Miwok, and Mono Groups of the San Joaquin Drainage from the Merced River south to the Upper San Joaquin River

Scope and Content Note

Groups that went to Missions Santa Cruz and San Juan Bautista, with a few at Mission San Carlos Borromeo and some overlap to Mission Soledad.
Carton 4, Folder 1-20

Yokuts, Sierra Miwok, and Mono Groups of the San Joaquin Drainage from the Merced River south to the Upper San Joaquin River

Scope and Content Note

Groups that went to Missions Santa Cruz and San Juan Bautista, with a few at Mission San Carlos Borromeo and some overlap to Mission Soledad.
Carton 4, Folder 21-48

Yokuts and Mono Groups of the San Joaquin Valley and Sierra from the Kings River to the South

Scope and Content Note

Groups went to Missions Soledad, San Antonio, San Miguel, and San Luis Obispo, as well as the Santa Barbara channel missions.
 

South Coast Ranges

Carton 4, Folder 49-79

Thamien Costanoan of the Santa Clara Valley and Hills to the East, West and South

Scope and Content Note

Groups that went to Mission Santa Clara, with some overlap to Santa Cruz and San Juan Bautista.
Carton 4, Folder 80-100

Costanoan Speakers of a Narrow Band from Santa Cruz east to the edge of the San Joaquin Valley North of Pacheco Pass

Scope and Content Note

Groups that went to Mission Santa Cruz, with some overlap to Santa Clara on the north and much overlap to San Juan Bautista on the south.
Carton 4, Folder 101-115

Mutsun Costanoan Groups of Lands from Monterey Bay east to the edge of the San Joaquin Valley

Scope and Content Note

Groups that went to Mission San Juan Bautista, with a large amount of overlap along Monterey Bay with Mission San Carlos Borromeo, some overlap on the north with Mission Santa Cruz and on the south with Mission Soledad.
Carton 4, Folder 116-138

Rumsen Costanoan, Esselen and Chalon Costanoan Groups from the Monterey Peninsula and Big Sur east to the edge of the San Joaquin Valley

Scope and Content Note

Groups who went to Missions San Carlos Borromeo and Soledad.
Carton 4, Folder 139-141

Groups of the Coast Ranges in the Mission San Antonio and Mission San Miguel Areas

Scope and Content Note

Most of the groups that went to these two missions spoke Salinan, however they also included many Esselen speakers on the north and many Northern Chumash speakers on the south.
Carton 5, Folder 1-19

Groups of the Coast Ranges in the Mission San Antonio and Mission San Miguel Areas

Scope and Content Note

Most of the groups that went to these two missions spoke Salinan, however they also included many Esselen speakers on the north and many Northern Chumash speakers on the south.
 

Series 3 Miscellaneous Notes on Historic Indians and Early Ethnographers

Physical Description: Carton 5, folders 20-91

Arrangement

Arranged as received.

Scope and Content Note

Includes files on Southern California Mission Studies, San Francisco Bay Area Mission Indian descendants and on nineteenth and twentieth century field ethnographers.
Carton 5, Folder 20-42

Southern California Mission Studies

Carton 5, Folder 43-66

Bay Area Mission Descendents

Scope and Content Note

Most folders deal with individuals mentioned in J.P. Harrington notes. Some deal with the issue of Bay Area Indian history in the context of casino controversies.
Carton 5, Folder 67-91

California Ethnographers

Scope and Content Note

Files on various nineteenth and early twentieth century researchers interested in central California ethnography.
 

Series 4 Specialized Studies

Physical Description: Carton 5, folders 92-103; Carton 6, folders 1-31

Arrangement

Arranged as received.

Scope and Content Note

Materials regarding ethnogeography, demography, linguistics and personal name research.
Carton 5, Folder 92-103

Community Distribution Model

Scope and Content Note

Includes materials relating to California ethnogeography, including theoretical background and products of the CDM digital map of 663 local Rancheria/tribelet areas across California and the initial volumes of the anticipated associated wiki encyclopedia that was never fully realized.
Carton 6, Folder 1-12

Demography

Scope and Content Note

Excerpts from studies by Milliken and planned studies by Milliken along with background material.
Carton 6, Folder 13-19

Linguistic Research Aids

Scope and Content Note

Contains manuscripts and gray literature by various students of California Indian languages. Includes forays into language prehistory by Callaghan and Golla.
Carton 6, Folder 20-31

Personal Name Analysis

Scope and Content Note

Results of studies on patterning of personal name suffixes, primarily female, as clues to language spoken by individuals and groups.
 

Series 5 Annotated Historic Texts

Physical Description: Carton 6, folders 32-43; Box 1

Arrangement

Arranged as received.

Scope and Content Note

Copies of texts pertinent to contact-period Central California Indian people.
Carton 6, Folder 32-35

Research Aids

Carton 6, Folder 36-43

Annotated Historic Texts 1776-1839

Box 1, Folder 1-4

Annotated Historic Texts 1840-1852