Robert Macey Collection

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Contra Costa County Historical Society
724 Escobar Street
Martinez, California 94553
(925) 229-1042

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.

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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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