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Guide to the Katharine R. Maurer Collection, 1913-1977
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Katharine R. Maurer Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1913-1977
    Box Number: 243
    Creator: Maurer, Katharine R., 1881-1962
    Extent: 1 box
    Repository: California State Library
    Sacramento, California
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information



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    Please credit California State Library.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to California State Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing. Permission for publication is given on behalf of California State Library as the owner 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

    [Identification of item], Katharine R. Maurer Collection, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Maurer, Katharine R., 1881-1962
    Angel Island (Calif.)--History
    California--Emigration and immigration


    Clippings, correspondence, programs, poems, tributes, notes and drafts, pamphlets, reports, photographs.


    Katharine R. Maurer was born in Milmay, Ontario Canada, March 28, 1881. In 1912 she was appointed by Women's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Church to serve as Deaconess with the United States Immigraion Service on Angel Island. In this occupation she spent 40 years of continuous service and retired on June 11, 1951. She died in San Francisco, June 24, 1962.


    • Tippett, Donald Harvey (Bishop)

    Material Transferred from the Collection

    • Photographs, certificates