Larry Richardson Cemetery Collection

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California State University, Chico
California State University, Chico, Special Collections Meriam Library
400 West First Street
Chico, California 95929-0295
(530) 898-6603

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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