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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Guy Spencer Collection
    Dates: 1950-1956
    Collection Number: 1987.30
    Extent: 1 scrapbook
    Repository: Contra Costa County Historical Society
    Martinez, California 94553
    Abstract: The scrapbook includes a wide variety of items including typewritten reports on local history written by PTA members; pamphlets about Mt. Diablo State Park and California history; a report on CCCHS’s dedication in 1954 of a bronze plaque marking the Moraga Adobe; a newspaper photo published in the Oakland Tribune in 1954 showing John Swett and John Muir sitting on the porch of Swett’s adobe; a transcript of a tape-recorded interview with William Lynch in 1952 in which he describes his family’s covered-wagon migration from Kansas to Contra Costa County; and a letter from Henry Wiedeman to his niece Roxanne Wiedemann describing his migration from Germany to California in 1850.
    Language of Material: English


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Contact the Contra Costa County Historical Society for publication permission.

    Preferred Citation

    Guy Spencer Collection. Contra Costa County Historical Society

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Materials are in the scrapbook.

    Indexing Terms

    daily life
    family life
    Muir, John
    Swett, John
    Lynch, William
    Wiedeman, Henry
    Wiedeman, Roxanne
    newspaper clippings

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