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Joseph Pomeroy Widney Papers: Finding Aid
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This collection contains 32 manuscripts of Los Angeles physician and writer Joseph P. Widney (1841-1939), chiefly consisting of chapter drafts from Widney’s book, The Three Americas: Their Racial Past (ca. 1930s), as well as a few pieces of ephemera and photographs.
Joseph Pomeroy Widney (1841-1938) was an American physician. He served, briefly after he graduated from college, in the Civil War for the Union and sailed to California after he was discharged for frail health. He travelled all throughout the state and was especially interested in the Spanish and Mexican populations.
42 items in 1 oversize box.
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