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Parcher Family Papers
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The collection consists of the documents of father and son, William C. and Frank M. Parcher from 1911 to 1931. William's portion includes documents from his time with the Bishop Chamber of Commerce circa 1918-1921. Frank's portion includes professional documents from his time at the Southwest Museum and his writing on Native Americans of Eastern California. William C. Parcher was father to Frank M. Parcher. William C. Parcher, born circa 1873 and died 1945, was the secretary of the Bishop Chamber of Commerce from circa 1918 to 1921. In 1920, he opened Parcher's Rainbow Camp, which to this day, still functions as a resort.
William C. Parcher was father to Frank M. Parcher, who inherited his father's papers to form this collection.
0.75 Linear Feet (1 box); 1 oversized folder
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