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Guide to the Fort Tejon State Historic Park Collection
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Box 1 : 1 - 4 : 8

Series 1.  Correspondence 1934-2009

Physical Description: 32 file folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Correspondence is arranged chronologically and is divided into three categories: General Correspondence, Civil War Association of America Correspondence, and Legal Correspondence. The content's whereabouts for the years 1941-1944, 1960-1961, 1973, and 1975 are unknown.
Box 1 : 1

General Correspondence 1934-1940

Box 1 : 2

General Correspondence 1945-1949

Box 1 : 3

General Correspondence 1950-1951

Box 1 : 4

General Correspondence 1952

Box 1 : 5

General Correspondence 1953

Box 1 : 6

General Correspondence 1954-1959

Box 1 : 7

General Correspondence 1962-1972

Box 1 : 8

General Correspondence 1974

Box 2 : 1

General Correspondence 1976-1979

Box 2 : 2

General Correspondence 1980-1984

Box 2 : 3

General Correspondence 1985

Box 2 : 4

General Correspondence Jan 1986 - Mar 1986

Box 2 : 5

General Correspondence Apr 1982 - July 1982

Box 2 : 6

General Correspondence Aug 1986 - Dec 1986

Box 2 : 7

General Correspondence Jan 1987 - Apr 1987

Box 3 : 1

General Correspondence May 1987 - June 1987

Box 3 : 2

General Correspondence July 1987 - Aug 1987

Box 3 : 3

General Correspondence Sep 1987 - Dec 1987

Box 3 : 4

General Correspondence Jan 1988 - Mar 1988

Box 3 : 5

General Correspondence Apr 1988 - June 1988

Box 3 : 6

General Correspondence July 1988 - Dec 1988

Box 3 : 7

General Correspondence Jan 1989 - Apr 1989

Box 3 : 8

General Correspondence May 1989 - Dec 1989

Box 3 : 9

General Correspondence Jan 1990 - June 1990

Box 4 : 1

General Correspondence July 1990 - Dec 1990

Box 4 : 2

General Correspondence 1991

Box 4 : 3

General Correspondence 2002 2009

Box 4 : 4

Civil War Association of America Correspondence 1983

Box 4 : 5

Legal Correspondence 1952-1956

Box 4 : 6

Legal Correspondence 1957-1958

Box 4 : 7

Legal Correspondence 1959-1963

Box 4 : 8

Legal Correspondence 1964-1965

Box 4 : 9 - 5 : 8

Series 2.  Histories 1851-1991 undated

Physical Description: 9 file folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

The series is arranged alphabetically. It contains bibliographic material, general research, and histories of the park and local area.
Box 4 : 9

Bibliographic Cards (1 of 2) undated

Box 5 : 1

Bibliographic Cards (2 of 2) undated

Box 5 : 2

Camel Corps Articles and General Background 1857-1979 undated

Box 5 : 3

Essays on Fort Tejon by George Stammerjohan 1989

Box 5 : 4

Fort Tejon Muster Rolls 1855-1859

Box 5 : 5

General Histories, A-F undated

Box 5 : 6

General Histories, G-W undated

Box 5 : 7

Information on William Tudor Gardiner 1855-1991

Box 5 : 8

Native Americans at Fort Tejon 1851-1986 undated

Box 6 : 1 - 6 : 2

Series 3.  Ranger Logs 1948-1951 undated

Physical Description: 2 file folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains copies of Ranger Logs describing environmental conditions and daily operations at the park. The logs are arranged chronologically.
Box 6 : 1

Ranger Logs 1948-1950

Box 6 : 2

Ranger Logs 1950-1951 undated

Box 6 : 3 - 8 : 6

Series 4.  Interpretation 1957-1991 undated

Physical Description: 26 file folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

The series includes interpretive plans, programs, collections documentation, and exhibition materials. The materials are arranged alphabetically by subject or title.
Box 6 : 3

Collections Correspondence 1983-1987

Box 6 : 4

Interpretation Correspondence 1957-1987

Box 6 : 5

Catalogue Cards 082 1967-1984

Box 6 : 6

Catalogue Cards 243 and 304 1967-1986

Box 6 : 7

Catalogue Cards 517 1968-1987

Box 7 : 1

Catalogue of Museum Objects: 082-x and 082-z 1987-1988

Box 7 : 2

Comments on Museum Rooms at Fort Tejon by the Inventory Team 1983

Box 7 : 3

Dedication of Display at Fort Tejon 1977

Box 7 : 4

Environmental Living Program 1975

Box 7 : 5

Exhibit Rehabilitation Projects 1985-1986

Box 7 : 6

Exhibit Text and Graphics 1986-1987 undated

Box 7 : 7

Fort Tejon Interpretive Building Notes 1968-1991 undated

Box 7 : 8

Index of Purchase Documents 1988

Box 7 : 9 - 7 : 10

Interpretive Collections Inventory undated

Box 7 : 11

Interpretive Planning for Quartermaster's Building 1991

Box 7 : 12

Interpretive Themes undated

Box 7 : 13

Interpretive Work Requests 1985-1990

Box 7 : 14

Inventory by Object, Fort Tejon: Officer's Quarters, Barracks, and Visitor Center 1988

Box 7 : 15

Inventory of Native American Objects for Exhibit 1986

Box 8 : 1

Inventory of Objects in the Officer's Quarters 1972

Box 8 : 2

List of Museum Objects 1988

Box 8 : 3

Museum Exhibit Recordings 1965

Box 8 : 4

Preliminary Interpretive Plan Documents 1986

Box 8 : 5

Visitor Center: Exhibit Text 1986

Box 8 : 6

Visitor Center: Exhibit Text 1987

Box 8 : 7 - 9 : 5

Series 5.  Subject Files 1932-1991 undated

Physical Description: 15 file folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

The series is divided into two subseries and arranged alphabetically. The two subseries are: General Plan and Archaeology.
Box 8 : 7 - 8 : 12

Subseries 5.1.  General Plan 1932-1989 undated

Physical Description: 6 file folders

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This series contains drafts and correspondence about the Fort Tejon General Plan. The folders are arranged alphabetically.
Box 8 : 7

Correspondence 1987-1988

Box 8 : 8

Draft Reviews of Resource Element 1988

Box 8 : 9

Environmental Impact Report Draft Comments 1989

Box 8 : 10

General Plan Draft Comments 1989

Box 8 : 11

Kern County Chamber of Commerce � Why Fort Tejon Should be Preserved as a State Park 1932 1950

Box 8 : 12

Land Use and Facilities Element Draft Comments 1988

Box 8 : 13 - 9 : 5

Subseries 5.2.  Archaeology 1988-1991 undated

Physical Description: 9 file folders

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

Arranged chronologically, contains: artifact catalogues, accession records, and interagency agreements.
Box 8 : 13

Archaeological Accession Record 1988

Box 8 : 14

Archaeological Catalogue P953 1991

Box 8 : 15 - 8 : 16

Archaeological Catalogue - Interagency Agreement 4-378-8405 for Work Performed on the Archaeological Collection at Fort Tejon 1988-1989

Box 9 : 1

Archaeological Catalogue- Interagency Agreement 4-378-8405 for Work Performed on the Archaeological Collection at Fort Tejon 1988-1989

Box 9 : 2

Artifacts Excavated at Fort Tejon 1998 undated

Box 9 : 3

Fort Tejon Project 17-F2-157: Notes, Indexes, and Sketches undated

Box 9 : 4

Statewide Resource Management Program Project Status Report 1987-1988

Box 9 : 5

Utility Line Excavations 1989

Box 9 : 6

Series 6.  Legal Documents 1953-1958 undated

Physical Description: 1 file folder

Series Scope and Content Summary

Arranged chronologically. The series includes: agreements, deeds, contracts, and rules and regulations documents.
Box 9 : 6

Legal Documents 1953-1958 undated

Box 9 : 7 - 10 : 3

Series 7.  Financial Documents 1983-1988

Physical Description: 6 file folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

The series contains contracts, budgets, and project proposals. The documents are arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 9 : 7

Dorfman Museum Figures Contracts 1987-1988

Box 9 : 8

General Financial Documents 1949 1985-1986

Box 9 : 9

Museum Furnishing Contracts, (1 of 2) 1987

Box 10 : 1

Museum Furnishing Contracts, (2 of 2) 1987

Box 10 : 2

Museum Furnishing Contracts 1988

Box 10 : 3

Tree Hazard Control and Roofing Bids 1983

Box 10 : 4

Series 8.  Facilities Documents 1988

Physical Description: 1 file folder

Series Scope and Content Summary

The series consists of one folder containing short descriptions of the buildings at Fort Tejon. Arranged chronologically.
Box 10 : 4

Fort Tejon Structures: Compiled by George Stammerjohn and John Kelly 1988

Box 10 : 5 - 10 : 7

Series 9.  Maintenance Records 1982-2000

Physical Description: 3 file folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Arranged chronologically, the series consists of maintenance project proposals, schedules, and plans.
Box 10 : 5

Pedestrian Foot Bridge Proposals and Drawings 1982

Box 10 : 6

Schedule for Maintenance or Housekeeping 1983

Box 10 : 7

Stabilization Projects 1989-2000

Box 10 : 8 - 11 : 6

Series 10.  Publications 1853-1994 undated

Physical Description: 13 file folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Arranged alphabetically by title, with the exception of newspaper, journal, and magazine clippings, these are arranged chronologically.
Box 10 : 8

California's Historical Monuments, Forward by Governor Edmund G. Brown 1965

Box 10 : 9

Camels in Texas, by The San Jacinto Museum of History Association 1956

Box 10 : 10

Camels in the West, by Deane and Peggy Robertson 1979

Box 10 : 11

The Expedition of Captain J.W. Davidson from Fort Tejon to the Owens Valley in 1859, Edited by Philip J. Wilke and Harry W. Lawton 1976

Box 10 : 12

Fort Tejon State Historic Park Newsletters, No. 1-8 1988-1989

Box 10 : 13

Gateways to California, by Don J. Baxter 1968

Box 10 : 14

Historic Chronology of Kern County: In the Days of '49, by Richard C. Bradley 1966

Box 11 : 1

Journal Articles 1930-1994 undated

Box 11 : 2

Magazine Articles 1944-1956

Box 11 : 3

Newspaper Clippings 1853-1990 undated

Box 11 : 4

The Life and Death of Peter Lebec, by Raymond F. Wood 1954

Box 11 : 5

Overland to the Pacific - Information Pamphlet - Brochure No. 1 1956

Box 11 : 6

Quarterly Bulletins 1954-1959

Box 11 : 7

Series 11.  Ephemera 1986-1988 undated

Physical Description: 1 file folder

Series Scope and Content Summary

The series contains post cards, event flyers, stationary, and pamphlets from Fort Tejon State Historic Park and Tejon Ranch.
Box 11 : 7

Fort Tejon and Tejon Ranch Ephemera 1986-1988 undated

Box 11 : 8 - 11 : 10

Series 12.  Cartographic Material 1855-1989 undated

Physical Description: 3 file folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

The series includes blue-prints, architectural drawings, and maps. These are arranged chronologically. Contact archivist for a complete list.
Box 11 : 8

List of Drawings by Unit and Type: CA DPR 1987

Box 11 : 9

Maps and Floorplans 1855-1989 undated

Box 11 : 10

Oversized Maps 1952-1980 undated

Box 11 : 11 - 11 : 16

Series 13.  Photographic Material 1845-2002 undated

Physical Description: 6 file folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

All of the photographs are separated by type and arranged chronologically. The series consists of slides, negatives, and prints.
Box 11 : 11

Slides 1983 1987 1989

Box 11 : 12

Negatives 1980 1989 1991 undated

Box 11 : 13

4 x 6 Prints 1936-2002 undated

Box 11 : 14

8 x 10 Prints: Archaeological Digs, 300713-300738 undated

Box 11 : 15

8 x 10 Prints: Landscapes and Portraits undated

Box 11 : 16

Reproductions of Francis B. Mayer Drawings 1845

Box 11 : 17

Series 14.  Media 1871-2009

Physical Description: 1 file folder

Series Scope and Content Summary

The series consists of microfiche, audio cassettes, and CDs. Items are arranged chronologically.
Box 11 : 17

Media Inventory 1871-2009

Box 12 : 1 - 16 : 10

Series 15.  Reports 1934-2007 undated

Physical Description: 55 file folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Documents produced by California State Parks or Parks contractors are arranged alphabetically by title. Reports are arranged alphabetically by first letter of the report to coincide with the Department Unit Data File System.
Box 12 : 1

A Report on Fort Tejon in 1859 1987

Box 12 : 2

An Archeological Report on Fort Tejon State Historic Monument 1961

Box 12 : 3

Application for Registration of Historical Point of Interest � Fort Tejon 1934

Box 12 : 4

Archaeological Data Recovery Excavations at Site of Proposed Interpretation Facility 1992

Box 12 : 5

Archaeological Investigations at the Hospital Building Site undated

Box 12 : 6

California Historical Landmark Series: Fort Tejon Landmark #129 1936

Box 12 : 7

DPR 183: Project Evaluation 2004

Box 12 : 8

DPR 656: Resource Management Project Proposal 1984-1990

Box 12 : 9

DPR 659: Cultural Resource Evaluation 1980-1985

Box 12 : 10

DPR 663: Archaeological Accession Record 1991

Box 12 : 11

DPR 750: Historic Building Survey 1970

Box 12 : 12

Excavation Plan Lower Officer's Quarters 2000

Box 12 : 13

Field Assessment and Preservation/Seismic Study Recommendations 2001

Box 12 : 14

Fort Tejon Resource Element, Draft 1982

Box 12 : 15

Fort Tejon State Historic Park, "A Short Interpretive History" 1992

Box 12 : 16

Fort Tejon State Historic Park Furnishing Plan Barracks 1986

Box 12 : 17

Fort Tejon State Historic Park Furnishing Plan Officer's Quarters 1986

Box 13 : 1 - 13 : 2

Fort Tejon State Historic Park General Plan 1989

Box 13 : 3

Fort Tejon State Historic Park General Plan 1989

Box 13 : 4

Fort Tejon State Historic Park General Plan, Interpretation of Barracks Building #1 1969

Box 13 : 5

Fort Tejon State Historic Park General Plan: Interpretation Report undated

Box 13 : 6 - 13 : 7

Fort Tejon State Historic Park General Plan: Interpretation Plan 1986

Box 14 : 1

Fort Tejon State Historic Park General Plan, Preliminary 1989

Box 14 : 2

Fort Tejon State Historic Park Interpretive Program 1986

Box 14 : 3

Fort Tejon State Historic Park Interpretive Prospectus, South Valley Area 1975

Box 14 : 4 - 14 : 5

Fort Tejon State Historic Park, Part 1: Historic Analysis of Siting and Construction of Fort Tejon 1984

Box 14 : 6

Fort Tejon State Historic Park Preliminary Resource Inventory 1987

Box 14 : 7

Fort Tejon State Historic Park � Teacher Handbook 1988

Box 14 : 8

Fort Tejon State Historic Park � The Student Living History Program: Teacher's Handbook 2001

Box 14 : 9

Fort Tejon State Historic Park � Volunteer Handbook 1989

Box 14 : 10

Inland Region Activities CEQA Evaluation 1987-1989

Box 14 : 11

Interpretive Element for Fort Tejon State Historic Park, Preliminary Subject to Review 1988

Box 14 : 12

Monitoring Report for Fort Tejon State Historic Park 2002

Box 15 : 1

Museum Artifact Collections from Fort Tejon 1989

Box 15 : 2

Museum Collections Inventory: Interpretive Collections Section 1983

Box 15 : 3

Museum Collections Inventory: Interpretive Collections Section with Notes 1983

Box 15 : 4

National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form 1970

Box 15 : 5 - 15 : 6

Non-Commissioned Officers of Company A: Fort Tejon Reader 3 1990

Box 15 : 7

Park Potential Study: Fort Tejon State Historical Monument 1965

Box 15 : 8

Preliminary Historic Structure Report: Barracks #1, Fort Tejon State Historic Park 2000

Box 15 : 9

Proposal for Archaeological Research at Fort Tejon, Kern County 1968

Box 16 : 1

Report of Archaeological Testing at the 1850s Guardhouse and Prison 1986

Box 16 : 2

Report on Interior Furnishings of the Enlisted Men's Barracks at Fort Tejon and Fort Humboldt 1965

Box 16 : 3

Report on the Preliminary Investigation of Fort Tejon, Kern County 1936

Box 16 : 4

Report on the Small Fort Tejon Exhibit Figures and Others by Henry Dolim 1987

Box 16 : 5

Resource Inventory � Appendix AL-I � Animal Species List Fort Tejon State Historic Park 1988

Box 16 : 6

Site Visit Report � Fort Tejon State Historic Park and Tule Elk State Reserve 2007

Box 16 : 7

Soil Analysis Report for the Fort Tejon Samples 1989

Box 16 : 8

Test Excavation at Interpretive Facility Fort Tejon State Historic Park 1991

Box 16 : 9

The Building of Fort Tejon 1932

Box 16 : 10

The Post Bakery and its Bakers: Fort Tejon Reader, No. 2 1990