Anna Bell Picher Collection

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Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
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Los Angeles, California 90007-4057
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2014


Descriptive Summary

Title: Anna Bell Picher Collection
Dates: 1892-1900
Collection Number: GC 1251
Creator/Collector: Picher, Annie Belle
Extent: (Boxes: 2 ov; 1 ov bundle; 2 ov folders)
Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Los Angeles, California 90007-4057
Abstract: Scrapbooks about "California in Harpers Magazine," "California Missions as Architecture" and other loose documents related to California mission culture. Notable are several missal parchments of hymns printed in Latin. See Also: "Printed Materials Filed By Accession Number." Circa 1892-1900, undated
Language of Material: English

Access

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Preferred Citation

Anna Bell Picher Collection. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Biography/Administrative History

Alternate name spelling and title is Annie Belle Picher, Director, Stone Boundary League. Picher sought for a Congressional memorial in the interest of establishing historic, interstate, boundary stones on the transcontinental, federal highways, reaching the Pacific through Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Texas and California. She also had a project for the marking of "El Camino Real".

Scope and Content of Collection

Scrapbooks about "California in Harpers Magazine," "California Missions as Architecture" and other loose documents related to California mission culture. One scrapbook "El Camino Real" dated 1900, shown by the Pasadena Exhibition Assocation, includes photographs of the last families of the San Gabriel Mission. Notable are several missal parchments of hymns printed in Latin. See Also: "Printed Materials Filed By Accession Number." Circa 1892-1900, undated

Indexing Terms

California missions