This collection contains 32 manuscripts of Los Angeles physician and writer Joseph P. Widney (1841-1939), chiefly consisting
chapter drafts from Widney’s book, The Three Americas: Their Racial Past (ca. 1930s), as well as a few pieces of ephemera
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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