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Inventory of the George William and Helen Pruitt Beattie Collection, ca. 1853-1944
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A. Correspondence, 1895-1944

 

I. Personal, 1895-1900

Box 1

1. Beattie, George W. to his mother

Physical Description: 292 pieces
 

2. Beattie, George W. to Various

Physical Description: 102 pieces
 

II. Business, 1916-1944

Box 2

1. Correspondents, A-Z, to George W. Beattie, 1916-44

Physical Description: 227 pieces
Box 1

2. Beattie, George F. to correspondents, A., V., 1932-34

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

3. Beattie, Helen Pruitt Beattie to correspondents M-S, 1933-35

Physical Description: 3 pieces
Box 2

4. Cook, Ina L. Letters, etc. re: Ina Coolbrith

Physical Description: 6 pieces
 

B. Manuscripts, Documents, etc.

Box 3

1. Anza Expeditions (No. 6): Extracts from 1st and 2nd Expeditions, translations, photostats, etc.

Physical Description: 10 pieces
 

2. Bancroft Library MSS. (No. 104): Hayes note on San Jacinto and Temescal, extract from Santa Fe expedition of 1844, correspondence, etc.

Physical Description: 4 pieces
 

3. Bandini's Corte De Madera (No. 74): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, with testimony of Miguel Alvarado in U. S. vs Hancock

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

4. Battle of Chino (No. 3): Original accounts of battle by B. D. Wilson, Jose Lugo, Stephen Foster, Luis Rubidoux, etc.

Physical Description: 7 pieces
 

5. Bell, Horace (No. 3): Transcript of extracts from Reminiscences of a Ranger, correspondence

Physical Description: 4 pieces
 

5a. Better America Library Fund

 

6. Bigler, Henry W. (No. 54C): Diary, 1849

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

7. Bridger, Joseph, Correspondence concerning

Physical Description: 24 pieces
 

8. Brown, John (No. 56): Diaries of 1883-84, account book, 1845-48 correspondence, etc.

Physical Description: (Copies) 25 pieces
 

9. Caballeria, Father Juan (No. 49): Correspondence re San Bernardino Mission

Physical Description: 50 pieces
 

10. California Public Lands under Spanish and Mexican rule, paper read by George W. Beattie before Fortnightly Club, January 25, 1949

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

11. Cajon De Los Negros (No. 68): Transcript before U.S. Land Commission, William Workman

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

11a. Cajon Pass Notes

 

12. Canon de Santa Ana (No. 69): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Bernardo Yorba

Physical Description: 12 pieces
 

13. Capillo de San Bernardino (No.): Petition of Antonio Maria Lugo for assignment of Fr. Jose Maria Zalvidea to San Bernardino Valley, photo of Spanish text, etc.

Physical Description: 12 pieces
 

14. Caravan Trade, Santa Fe to Los Angeles (No.94): Extracts from Farnham's California and Oregon, Heap's Journal of the Beale Expedition, Peter's Kit Carson, correspondence, maps, etc.

Physical Description: 17 pieces
 

15. Chaguanosos and Horsestealing in the Forties No.100: Ms., correspondence, transcripts of newspaper clippings, etc.

Physical Description: 11 pieces
 

16. Civil War Campaign in the San Bernardino Mountains (No. 122): Extract from Los Angeles Star, September 1, 1860

 

17. Colorado Desert Road (No. 52): Extracts from Hayes, Cout and Blake diaries, correspondence, notes, etc.

Physical Description: 62 pieces
 

18. Coronado Expedition (No.66): Coronado's Expedition by George Parker Winship, 14th report U. S. Bureau of Ethnology report, 1893

Physical Description: 2 pieces
Box 4

19. Court of Sessions and Board of Supervisors (No. 54C): Minutes, etc. 1853

Physical Description: 6 pieces
 

20. Craig, Cave et al vs. Craft et al (No. 106): Testimony

Physical Description: 6 pieces
 

21. Cucamonga (No. 71): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, act of judicial possession, abstract, correspondence, etc.

Physical Description: 43 pieces
 

22. Cucamonga, Chino, etc: correspondence, etc.

Physical Description: 45 pieces
 

23. Derr; Grewell papers (No. 95): Derr's account of First Train South from Salt Lake to California, notes on J. D. Grewell, etc.

Physical Description: 7 pieces
 

24. Dublin Resurveyed (No.41): See Lynn family, Nos.24-44

Physical Description: 80 pieces
 

25. Egan, Howard (No. 54C): Salt Lake to San Bernardino, 1849-50

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

26. Garcés, Fr. Francisco (No. 7): Extracts from Diary, Colorado River to San Gabriel, 1776, Spanish text: Mollhausen, and Coue, correspondence, etc.

Physical Description: 16 pieces
 

27. Grand Jury (No. 108): 1928-32 [re education]

Physical Description: 25 pieces
 

28. Henderson Exemption claim (No. 123): 1922-24

Physical Description: 11 pieces
 

28a Highland - East Highland

Physical Description: 7 pieces
 

29. Historic Crossings in the San Bernardino Mountains, by George W. Beattie, etc.

Physical Description: 15 pieces
 

30. Historic Diversion Monuments

Physical Description: 11 pieces
 

31. Historic Landmarks, San Bernardino County (No. 93)

Physical Description: 8 pieces
 

32. Holcomb Valley (No.57): Notes, etc. [Photographs transferred to photgraph files]

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

33. Huntington Library correspondence (No. 64): re land grants

Physical Description: 10 pieces
 

34. Indians (No. 14): Notes from Hayes Collection, Bancroft Library, Bishop's Journey to Colorado, correspondence, etc.

Physical Description: 21 pieces
 

35. Indians (No. 15): Notes, newspaper clippings, etc.

Physical Description: 50 pieces
 

36. Indian Menace in San Bernardino County, Rancho period, correspondence, etc. Rowland-Workman Party, Santiago Martinez Party

Physical Description: 17 pieces
 

37. Indians, Mission

Physical Description: 20 pieces
Box 5

38. Indians, Mission (No. 16); Treaties, reports, newspaper clippings, correspondence, etc.

Physical Description: 9 pieces
 

39. Irving Gang (No. 62): Raids against the Indians, etc.

Physical Description: 4 pieces
 

40. Jaeger, L. J. F. (No. 13): Biography by B. F. Stephens, correspondence, etc.

Physical Description: 9 pieces
 

41. Jurupa (No. 76): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Juan Bandini

Physical Description: 6 pieces
 

42. Jurupa (No. 77): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission to confirm Mexican Rights, etc.

Physical Description: 23 pieces
 

43. Jurupa (No. 78): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Luis Rubidoux

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

44. Kaskaskia Records by Clarence Walworth Alvord (connected with Lynn family, see notes on same)

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

45. Laguna (No. 90): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Abel Stearns, maps, etc.

Physical Description: 4 pieces
 

46. Land Case papers (no. 20): List of land cases before U. S. Land Commission in Los Angeles County

Physical Description: 25 pieces
 

47. Landmarks, houses, San Bernardino County (No.61)

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

48. Land marks, correspondence re state registration

Physical Description: 22 pieces
 

49. La Sierra (No. 92): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Bernardo Yorba

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

50. La Sierra (No. 92): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Vicente Sepulveda

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

51. Linn, Andrew

Physical Description: 25 pieces
 

52. Linn, Benjamin (No. 24): correspondence, etc.

Physical Description: 155 pieces
 

53. Lynns, the Pioneer (No. 25)

Physical Description: 6 pieces
 

54. Linn, Colonel William(No.26)

Physical Description: 4 pieces
 

55. Linn, Judge David(No.27)

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

56. Linn family, land papers(No. 28)

Physical Description: 50 pieces
 

57. Linn biography, Wisconsin Historical Society (No.40)

Physical Description: 40 pieces
 

58. Linn family wills (No. 31)

Physical Description: 25 pieces
 

59. Lynn, John G. (No. 32)

Physical Description: 80 pieces
 

60. Lynn, Charles(No. 33)

Physical Description: 30 pieces
Box 6

61. Linn family, Wisconsin Historical Society papers (No.34)

Physical Description: 24 pieces
 

62. Linn family papers(No. 39)

Physical Description: 30 pieces
 

63. Linn genealogy(No. 42)

Physical Description: 35 pieces
 

64. Linn genealogy (No. 43)

Physical Description: 35 pieces
 

65. Linn genealogy(No. 44)

Physical Description: 18 pieces
 

66. Lugo, Jose de Carmen: Vida de un Ranchero; Experiences following Battle of Chino

Physical Description: 5 pieces
 

67. Lumbering in the San Bernardino Mountains, by Helen Pruitt Beattie, 1934

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

68. Lumbering in the San Bernardino Mountains (No.121)

Physical Description: 40 pieces
 

69. Lumbering in the San Bernardino Mountains, revised ms., clippings

Physical Description: 108 pieces
 

70. Lyman, Amas (No. 54D): Re excommunication from Mormon Church 1853-1936

Physical Description: 22 pieces
 

71. Martin, Fr. Juan, Visita a Los Gentiles Tulare, Spanish text, translation, etc.

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

72. Metal tablet commemorating Governor Arilligeras's (Arrillaga's?) visit in 1796 (No.65)

Physical Description: 14 pieces
 

73. Mexican Land Grants (No. 63)

Physical Description: 8 pieces
 

74. Miscellaneous (No. 19)

Physical Description: 36 pieces
 

75. Miscellaneous

Physical Description: 45 pieces
 

76. Mission Chain in the Interior (No. 99): source material

Physical Description: 68 pieces
 

77. Mission Fields to Mexican Ranchos (No. 53)

Physical Description: 5 pieces
 

78. Munoz, Fr. Pedro (No.5): diary, 1806, photostat of Spanish text

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

79. Muscupiabe (No. 75): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Michael White, testimony, maps, etc.

Physical Description: 12 pieces
Box 7

80. Narbona papers (No. 111a): Romero and Caballero, orders, translations, photostats, etc.

Physical Description: 20 pieces
 

81. Nuez, Fr. Joaquin Pasqual (No. 10): Diary as chaplain of Moraga expedition against Mohave Indians, 1819, photostat of Spanish text, etc.

Physical Description: 4 pieces
 

82. Philippines, Sumatra, etc. Correspondence, etc. by Vivian Clark

Physical Description: 25 pieces
 

83. Philippine Normal School papers

Physical Description: 10 pieces
 

84. Pomona College (No. 60): history

Physical Description: 7 pieces
 

85. Pruetts of Tennessee and Virginia (No. 35): [related to Linn family papers]

Physical Description: 4 pieces
 

86. Reopening Anza Road (No. 111): MSS., transcripts, photostats, correspondence, etc.

Physical Description: 20 pieces
 

87. Rich, Charles C. (No. 54D): Journey from Salt Lake to San Bernardino, 1849-1855

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

88. Rincon (No. 79): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, John F. Jones and Leonard Cota

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

89. Rio de Las Animas (No. 67): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

90. Road to New Mexico (No. 107): Ms. by George W. Beattie read before Southern California Historical Society

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

91. Rousseau Diary (No. 117): Pettit Diary, Daley's Reminiscences of Little Bear Valley, Seeley Ms., Miller's History of Early Days in San Bernardino County, Extract from autobiography of Byron Waters, Journal of Beale Expedition, etc.

Physical Description: 8 pieces
 

92. Salt Lake Records (No. 54): Extracts from Hayes Collection, records, correspondence, etc.

Physical Description: 28 pieces
 

93. Salt Lake Records (No. 54b): Mormon activities in San Bernardino Valley, maps, routes, etc.

Physical Description: 44 pieces
 

94. Salt Lake Road (No. 54b): correspondence, etc.

Physical Description: 12 pieces
 

95. San Antonio del Chino (No. 73): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Antonio Maria Lugo

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

96. San Bernardino Base and Meridian (No. 21): U. S. Geological Survey, field notes, etc., 1851-57

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

97. San Bernardino Charter, 1912. Proposed Amendments, 1922, correspondence

Physical Description: 4 pieces
 

98. San Bernardino County Community sketches (No. 96?): Craiton, East Sanbernardino Valley, Gladysta, Lugonia, Misson San Bernardino, Mentone, Redlands, Terracina, Victoria

Physical Description: 9 pieces
 

99. San Bernardino County Pioneers (No. 96?): Frank Hinckley, Keir family

Physical Description: 5 pieces
Box 8

100. San Bernardino County Records (No. 22)

Physical Description: 25 pieces
 

101. San Bernardino Valley, Mission Period (No. 55): Newspaper clipping

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

102. San Bernardino Valley Rancho Period (No. 103): Mission Ranchos and Mexican Grants

Physical Description: 6 pieces
 

103. Sanchez, Fr. Jose (No. 12): Diary, San Diego to San Gabriel, 1821, Spanish text and Rensch's translation of portion of diary.

Physical Description: 10 pieces
 

104. San Gorgonio (No. 70): Spanish Expediente, correspondence, etc.

Physical Description: 9 pieces
 

105. San Jacinto Viejo (No. 84): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Jose Antonio Aguire et al

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

106. San Jacinto Nuebo y Potrero (No. 83): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Thomas W. Sutherland

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

107. San Jacinto (No. 82): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Jose Antonio Estudillo

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

108. San Jose Rancho (No. 110): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, photostats

Physical Description: 5 pieces
 

109. Santa Ana del Chino (No. 2): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, transcripts from Hayes diary and scrap book, correspondence and maps

Physical Description: 50 pieces
 

110. Santa Ana del Chino (No. 2A): Transcripts of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, photostat of Diseño

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

111. Santiago (No. 81): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Antonio Yorba et al

Physical Description: 10 pieces
 

112. San Timoteo (No. 89): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Deposition of Luis Rubidoux, correspondence, etc.

Physical Description: 9 pieces
 

113. Santa Ysabel (No 80): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, photostat

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

114. Skinner, S. A., The Story of Peach Mosaic, typescript

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

115. Slaughter, F. M. (No. 101): Correspondence, etc. re Slaughter house, historic landmark

Physical Description: 17 pieces
 

115a. Smith, Jedediah Strong, Papers (No. 50)

Physical Description: 32 pieces
 

116. Temucula (No. 85): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Luis Vignes, correspondence

Physical Description: 4 pieces
 

117. Temecula (No. 86): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Pablo Apis

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

118. Temecula(No. 87): Transcript of proceedings before U.S. Land Commission, Dona Victoria Sominuguez Estudillo

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

119. Temecula (No. 88): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Josefa Montalba et al, maps

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

120. Tourist Trails of America(No. 102): correspondence

Physical Description: 7 pieces
 

121. "Twilight Period in San Bernardino History 1835-41", by George W. Beattie, newspaper clippings

Physical Description: 4 pieces
 

122. University of the Philippines, "Origin and History of the Junior College"

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

123. "West End History" (No. 17): Notes and correspondence

Physical Description: 6 pieces
 

124. Whipple expedition (No. 8): Extracts from Whipple diary, "Colorado River to San Gabriel, 1854", etc.

Physical Description: 7 pieces
 

125. Williams, Isaac to Brigham Young re sale of de17 Chino(54C)

Physical Description: 25
 

126. Wilson, B. D., Narrative, notes, correspondence

Physical Description: 4 pieces
 

127. Wright, Captain James(No. 40): biographical, etc.

Physical Description: 30 pieces
 

128. Yucaipa(No. 72): Extracts from Santiago Arguello's report for grant of Yucaipa, Palomares papers, etc.

Physical Description: 7 pieces
 

129. Zalvidea, Fr. Jose Maria(No. 11): Photostat of diary of journey from Santa Barbara to San Gabriel via Cajon Pass, 1806, Spanish text, translation, etc.

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

130. Zephyrin, Fr. [Carlos Englehardt] (No.4): correspondence re San Bernardino Mission

Physical Description: 50 pieces
 

C. Maps

Additional Note

(stored separately)
 

1. Bajia del Rio, etc.

Physical Description: 1 piece

Additional Note

(Juan Bandini land near Santa Ana)
 

2. California, 1885-1928

Physical Description: 4 pieces
 

3. California George Junior Republic Farm Map

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

4. California State Highway

Physical Description: 7 pieces
 

5. Colorado River region, 1863

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

6. Gadsden Purchase Boundary Line, 1853

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

7. Index map: Geological survey of California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey

Physical Description: 11 pieces
 

8. Indiana, U. S. Geological Survey, 1909-10

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

9. Jurupa, U. S. Surveyor General, 1869

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

10. Kentucky, topographical, U. S. Department of the Interior, 1905, 1912

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

11. Kentucky, U. S. Department of the Interior, 1918

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

12. Lower California

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

13. Mohave Desert Region Relief Map, 1931

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

14. Profile of route from the Kansas

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

15. Puente, Rancho de la, 1842

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

16. Ranchos San Gorgonio, San Jacinto, La Sierra, Jurupa, San Bernardino

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

17. Ranchos, photostats

Physical Description: 27 pieces
 

18. San Bernardino National Forest, 1926, 1931

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

19. Southern California, U. S. Geological Survey

Physical Description: 31 pieces
 

20. Southern California Wagon Trails and Roads

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

21. Survey of Sierra Jumanes(?), Lieut. Abert and Peck

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

22. Township maps, San Bernardino Meridian, 1856-58

Physical Description: 5 pieces
 

D. Newspaper Clippings

Box 8

1. Los Angeles Fiesta, Los Angeles Sunday Magazine, September 6, 1931

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

2. San Bernardino County Historical items(No. 58)

Physical Description: 15 pieces
 

3. San Bernardino County Historical items(No. 119A)

Physical Description: 18 pieces
 

E. Notes

Additional Note

(stored separately)
 

1. Beattie, George W., cards, miscellaneous

Physical Description: 32 pieces
 

2. Beattie, George W., notebooks, 1895-1900

Physical Description: 17 pieces
 

3. Beattie, Helen Pruitt, California bibliography

Physical Description: 132 pieces
 

4. Newspaper items, California and San Bernardino Historical items, transcripts, with bibliography

Physical Description: 15 envelopes
 

5. San Bernardino County Pioneers, A-Z

Physical Description: 636 pieces
 

6. San Bernardino County Pioneers, A-Z

Physical Description: 73 pieces
 

7. Beattie, Geo. W. Bibliog. and notes on Col. Wm. Linn

Physical Description: 19 envelopes
 

F. Photographs

Box 10

1. Bridger, Joseph

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

2. Holcomb Valley

Physical Description: 21 pieces
 

3. Mountain crossings

Physical Description: 13 pieces
 

4. Philippine Islands: Normal School, Manila

Physical Description: 94 pieces
 

5. Philippine Islands: Trip to Taal Volcano and Pagsanjan

Physical Description: 1 album
 

6. Philippine Islands: Taal Eruption, January, 1911

Physical Description: 30 pieces
 

G. Photostats of Newspaper items, large sheets

Additional Note

(stored separately)
 

1. Alta California, 1851-64

Physical Description: 22 pieces
 

2. San Bernardino Weekly Times, 1879

Physical Description: 4 pieces
 

3. San Bernardino Weekly Times, 1879

Physical Description: 5 pieces
 

4. To be identified

Physical Description: 10 pieces