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California Missions Research Notes
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  • Descriptive Summary
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  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Scope and Content of Collection
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  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: California Missions Research Notes
    Dates: 1940-1960
    Collection number: MS 442
    Collector: University of California, Santa Cruz
    Collection Size: 3 document boxes
    Repository: University of California, Santa Cruz. University Library. Special Collections and Archives
    Santa Cruz, California 95064
    Abstract: Research notes and notebooks on the inhabitants of the Spanish Missions and settlements of California, 1766-1908.
    Physical location: Stored in Special Collections & Archives: Advance notice is required for access to the material.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English


    Collection open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    California missions research notes. MS 442. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection contains research notes and notebooks on the inhabitants of various Spanish Missions and settlements in California. The notebooks were created between 1940 and 1960, and record the births, baptisms, confirmations, marriages, deaths, and burials circa 1766-1902. Missions included are: San Antonio, San Carlos (Carmel), San Diego, San Francisco, San Gabriel, San Juan Bautista, San Luis Obispo, San Miguel, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Soledad. Also included are records for the Villa de Branciforte settlement in Santa Cruz, Ca.
    The notebooks are either typed or handwritten and are unsigned. The exception is a genealogy containing a signed note by Irene Soberanes.


    The material is organized alphabetically by Mission.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    California Missions
    California -- Genealogy