Finding Aid to the Gladys M. Graham Collection MS.530

Finding aid prepared by Holly Rose Larson
Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
234 Museum Drive
Los Angeles, CA, 90065-5030
323-221-2164
rroom@theautry.org
2012 October 1


Title: Gladys M. Graham Collection
Identifier/Call Number: MS.530
Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.3 Linear feet (1 box; 1 oversized folder)
Date (inclusive): 1927-1937
Abstract: This collection is primarily drawings by Mrs. Graham of, and newspaper clippings about, California missions from 1927-1937. The drawings in this manuscript collection are done in pencil, and appear to be based on photographs. Other materials include biographical materials, maps, pamphlets, photographs, poems, and postcards.
creator: Carr, Harry, 1877-1936
creator: Graham, Gladys M.
creator: Myattway, Art

Processing history

Processed by Glenna Schroeder, circa 1977-1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 October 1, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).

Scope and Contents

This collection is primarily drawings by Mrs. Graham of, and newspaper clippings about, California missions from 1927-1937. The drawings in this manuscript collection are done in pencil, and appear to be based on photographs. Other materials include biographical materials, maps, pamphlets, photographs, poems, and postcards.

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.

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

Gladys M. Graham Collection, 1927-1937, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.530; [folder number] [folder title][date].

Acquisition

Donated by Gladys M. (Mrs. Harry L.) Graham, 1950 November 28.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Channel Islands (Calif.)
Clippings
Drawings
El Camino Real (Calif.)
Missions -- California
Missions -- Southwest, New

 

Box 1

Scope and contents

(1) 47 pencil sketches of all the California missions, some several views. copied from The King's Highway published by Nuestra Senora la Reina de Los Angeles de Porciuncula (2) Sketchmap of Arizona Missions (by Art Myattway) (3) San Xavier del Bac Mission, Arizona (sketch from photo) (4) Guadalupe Chapel, Santa Fe, New Mexico (sketch) (5) Pecos Mission, New Mexico (sketch) (6) The Plaza, Santa Fe, New Mexico (sketch) (7) Taos Pueblo, New Mexico (sketch) (8) Laguna Mission, New Mexico (sketch) (9) Purisima Conception de Acuna, Texas (sketch) (10) San Juan Capistrano Church, Texas (sketch) (11) San Antonio de Valero Mission (The Alamo) Texas (sketch) (12) Jamiltepec's Church, Mexico (sketch) (13) Aguilta's White Church, Mexico (sketch)
 

Box 2

Scope and contents

Scrapbooks of Missions with newspaper clippings, photos and postcards of each. Clippings date 1935-1937
(14) San Carlos Borromeo (founded June 3, 1770) (15) San Antonio de Padua ( July 14, 1771) (16) San Gabriel Archangel (September 8, 1771) (17) San Luis Obispo (September 1, 1.772) (18) San Juan Capistrano (1776) (19) San Juan Capistrano (20) San Francisco de Asis (October 9, 1776; also known as "Mission Dolores") (21) Santa Clara de Asis (January 2, 1777) (22) San Buenaventura (March 31, 1782) (23_ Santa Barbara (December 4, 1786) (24) Santa Barbara (25) Santa Barbara (26) Santa Barbara (27) Purisima Concepcion (December 8, 1787) (28) Santa Cruz (August 28, 17?) (29) Nuestra Senora de la Soledad (October 9, 1791) (30) Nuestra Senora de la Soledad (31) San Jose de Guadalupe (June 11, 1797) (32) San Fernando (1797) (33) San Fernando (34) San Luis Rey de Francia (June 13, 1798) (35) Santa Inez (September 17, 1804) (36) Santa Inez (37) San Rafael Arcangel (December 14, 1817) (38) San Francisco Solano (July 4, 1823) (39) Church of Nuestra Senora la Reina de Los Angeles (40) Monterey (41) Mount Rubidoux (42) "Trail of California's first White Man Traced" by Harry Carr Los Angeles Times 1929 (regarding Junipero Serra) (43) San Rafael Rancho etc. (44) Islands of California (45) McGroarty, John Steven - biography (46) Bosquet, Jean "Strange Bells in Santo Domingo, Lower Calif."
 

Oversize folder

Scope and contents

(47) Large folder on "Mission Dolores" with clippings and sketches