James Marshall Miller was a historian with an interest in the missions of Spanish California. He surveyed many of them and
supervised adobe work in the restoration of Mission La Purísima Concepción. The collection consists of correspondence, notes,
clippings, and ephemera relating to missions and historic buildings in California.
James Marshall Miller graduated from the University of Southern Calif. with a BA in history; became interested in the missions
of Spanish California, making careful surveys of many; constructed an historically accurate model of Mission San Diego used
for the restoration of that mission in 1932; supervised adobe work in the restoration of Mission La Purísima Concepción; visited
all the missions and other historical buildings in Southern California and Monterey, gathering materials related to their
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
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