This collection primarily comprises collected research documents on the history of people and places in Santa Cruz County
from pre-statehood California to 1951. Included are scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, articles, writings, notes, notecards,
and other research documents created and collected by Leon Rowland and his wife Jeannette. The collection also includes a
small amount of original pre-statehood documents concerning land ownership in California.
Leon Rowland (1884-1952) was a local historian in Santa Cruz County, and editor of the Santa Cruz Evening News and the Santa
12 Linear Feet
19 boxes, 2 packages
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