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Larry Richardson Cemetery Collection
MSS 273  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Larry Richardson Cemetery Collection
    Dates: 1850-2000
    Collection Number: MSS 273
    Creator/Collector: Richardson, Larry.
    Extent: Items: 15 boxes Linear Feet: 4.17
    Repository: California State University, Chico
    Chico, California 95929-0295
    Abstract: Collection of cemetery and burial sites mostly in Butte County, California.
    Language of Material: English


    Collection is open for research without restriction.

    Publication Rights

    The library can only claim physical ownership of the collection. Users are responsible for satisfying any claimants of literary property.

    Preferred Citation

    Larry Richardson Cemetery Collection. California State University, Chico

    Acquisition Information

    Larry Richardson, 2002.

    Biography/Administrative History

    Lawrence Vincent Richardson 1919-2003, the son of Alonzo Allen Richardson and Annie Belle Smith Richardson was a member of the Richardson Family which developed the Richardson Springs Resort, Chico, California. He was the Chico Cemetery historian where he was employed for many years. He was a charter member of the Paradise Genealogical Society and a member of Committee on Genealogy Historical Society.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection consists of burial and cemetery sites collected from various sources by Larry V. Richardson. The majority of the records are Butte County, particularly the Chico Cemetery where Larry V. Richardson worked for many years. Early records of the Chico Cemetery were lost in a fire in 1883.

    Indexing Terms

    Inscriptions -- California -- Chico.
    Cemeteries -- California -- Butte County.
    Registers of births, etc. -- California -- Chico.
    Chico Cemetery (Chico, Calif.)
    Chico (Calif.) -- Genealogy.
    Butte County (Calif.) -- Genealogy.
    Butte County (Calif.) -- History.

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