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Guide to the Pacific Slope Manuscripts, 1832-1953
Special Collections M0153  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Pacific Slope Manuscripts,
    Date (inclusive): 1832-1953
    Collection number: Special Collections M0153
    Extent: 2.5 linear feet
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Provenance:

    Varied sources

    Access Restrictions

    None.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item], Pacific Slope Manuscripts, M0153, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Scope and Contents Note:

    This collection pertains to the history of the Pacific Slope from 1832 until 1953. Included are notes, manuscripts, and typescripts on the founding and development of the California Mission system; letters, legal documents, and manuscripts dealing with early land claims, businesses, and legal cases; letters on political issues in California in the 1890s; political cartoons; family letters (1850s); historical biographies; manuscripts on Oregon history by Samuel J. Parker (1893); business correspondence; and materials on the San Francisco Reform Movement (1909-1910), the Society of California Pioneers, the Committee of Vigilance, the San Francisco Fire Department, and the Savage Mining Company (1864-1891). Also included are newsclipping scrapbooks (1870-1872) and maps of Oregon territory (1838) and the Whitman Trail (1834-1847).