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Robert Macey 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: Robert Macey Collection
    Dates: 1782-1925
    Collection Number: 1988.11
    Creator/Collector: Macey, Robert
    Extent: 1 box
    Repository: Contra Costa County Historical Society
    Martinez, California 94553
    Abstract: Memorabilia from the Miner and Macey families, donated by Robert Miner Macey in 1988; materials date mostly from the 1800s and early 1900s but also include a 1782 document in Spanish, evidently from Mexico, along with an English translation written in 1988. Collection includes family photos, newspaper clippings, birth certificate for Anna Frances Miner, marriage license for Robert Alexander Macey and Anita Frances Miner (1909), baptism record for Robert Aloysius Macey (1882), and a Mexican document from 1782 which is an order from the Committee of the Royal Treasury to an unnamed warehouse requesting white lead and oil.
    Language of Material: English


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Contact the Contra Costa County Historical Society for publication permission.

    Preferred Citation

    Robert Macey Collection. Contra Costa County Historical Society

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Materials are in ten folders as detailed below. Folder #1: Explanation of collection Folder #2: 1814-1887 Folder #3: Orinda Brook Bank Farm (diary book) 1899-1906 Folder #4: Macey, Robert Alexander Folder #5: Macey, Robert Aloysius Folder #6: Miner, Anita Francis 1877- Folder #7: Oil In Contra Costa County 1905 Folder #8: Orinda, History Of Folder #9: Tribunal de Real Hazienda (Mexico) 1782 Folder #10: Out of Field

    Indexing Terms

    Family History
    Agriculture, farming
    Oil Development
    Macey, Robert Alexander
    Macey, Robert Aloysius
    Miner, Anita Francis
    newspaper clippings
    family papers

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