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Alma (Lytton) James Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Alma (Lytton) James Collection
    Dates: 1940s-1960s
    Collection Number: 2002.10
    Extent: 6 boxes
    Repository: Contra Costa County Historical Society
    Martinez, California 94553
    Abstract: This is a collection of family and official records of early Contra Costa County families in the Martinez area. The collection includes personal and business letters, postcards, photographs, business day ledgers, and business records. The family names include Hollenbeck, Olmstead, Litton (Lytton), Pawsey, and James.
    Language of Material: English


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Contact the Contra Costa County Historical Society for publication permission.

    Preferred Citation

    Alma (Lytton) James Collection. Contra Costa County Historical Society

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The items are described at the item level in each box. • Box 1: business day books, correspondence, genealogical card index • Box 2: Correspondence, receipts • Box 3: Photographs, tintypes, & prints of ancestors (photo collection) • Box 4: Correspondence, receipts, business papers • Box 5: correspondence, stock certificates, receipts • Box 6: Correspondence, receipts, business papers, bills • Box 7: Correspondence, photos, periodical article clippings

    Indexing Terms

    Business records, day books
    Business records, receipts
    Business records, stock certificates
    Agriculture, farming
    Agriculture, daily life
    Litton (Lytton)
    day books
    periodical clippings

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