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Finding Aid to the Memorandum or Travels to California by Charles O. Loomis MS.619
MS.619  
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  • Processing history
  • Preferred citation
  • Custodial history
  • Scope and Contents
  • Acquisition
  • Use
  • Access

  • Title: Memorandum or Travels to California by Charles O. Loomis
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.619
    Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.2 linear feet (4 folders)
    Date (bulk): Bulk, 1852-1853
    Date (inclusive): 1852-1853, 1926
    Abstract: This collection contains a leather-bound journal, written in pencil and ink, written by Charles O. Loomis of Ripley, Chatauqua County, New York, during his travels to California from March 25, 1852 to March 25, 1853.
    creator: Loomis, Charles O., fl. 1850

    Processing history

    Processed by Glenna Schroeder, circa 1977-1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 October 23, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).

    Preferred citation

    Memorandum or Travels to California by Charles O. Loomis, 1852-1853, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.619; [folder number] [folder title][date].

    Custodial history

    The journal was left by the Charles O. Loomis in a hotel owned by D. W. Madden in Tulare, California. Madden's granddaughter, Lillian Gorham, donated the volume to the Southwest Museum in 1926.

    Scope and Contents

    This collection contains a leather-bound journal, written in pencil and ink, written by Charles O. Loomis of Ripley, Chatauqua County, New York, during his travels to California from March 25, 1852 to March 25, 1853. Written on the first page: Memorandum or Travels to California. This collection also includes a typed transcript of the journal, and acid-free copies of the typed transcript.

    Acquisition

    Donation from Lillian Gorham, 1926 July 22.

    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.

    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

    California -- Description and travel
    Cholera
    Diaries
    Manuscripts
    Overland journeys to the Pacific
    Paiute Indians
    Typescripts