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Finding aid of the Myron Angel Papers, 1827-1911
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Chronology
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Myron Angel Papers, 1827-1911
    Dates: 1827-1911
    Collection Size: 1 folder
    Repository: The Society of California Pioneers.
    San Francisco, California 94107-1272
    Abstract: A letter written by Myron Angel to the Society of California Pioneers president thanking him for reinstatement as a member to the society.
    Physical location: Stored on-site at the Society of California Pioneers
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English


    Collection is open by appointment for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with The Society of California Pioneers. All requests for permission to reproduce or publish must be submitted in writing to the Librarian.

    Preferred Citation

    Myron Angel Papers, 1827-1911. The Society of California Pioneers.

    Biography / Administrative History

    Myron Angel (1827-1911) was a pioneer, journalist and author who traveled the west, settling in California and Nevada. He edited Thompson and West's History of Nevada and wrote, with the assistance of M.D. Fairchild, The History of Placer County(1882), The History of San Luis Obispo County(1883) and The History of Tulare County(1891). He is also attributed to be the driving force behind the founding of California Polytechnic School in San Luis Obispo.


    1827/1911 Myron Angel Papers, 1827-1911

    Scope and Content of Collection

    A four page, handwritten letter from Myron Angel addressed to the Society of California Pioneers' president W.W. Hobart in appreciation for his re-admittance into the Society of California Pioneers. The letter, dated September 24, 1906,also provides Mr. Hobart with an account of Mr. Angel's life and work during the years prior to the date of the letter and gives the names of newspapers he worked for as well as titles of books he authored.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Angel, Myron, 1827-1911
    Hobart,William White, 1832-1916
    San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)--History