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Mission Inn (Collection on the)
MS 285  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing History
  • Collection Scope and Contents
  • Collection Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Collection on the Mission Inn
    Date (inclusive): circa 1880-1939, undated
    Collection Number: MS 285
    Extent: 3.33 Linear Feet (8 boxes)
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Abstract: This collection consists of photographs and documents related to the Mission Inn, a national historic landmark located in Riverside, California, generally considered to be the largest Mission Revival Style building in the United States. The collection also includes images of Frank Miller, the first owner of the Mission Inn, Riverside's Mount Rubidoux, and other historic buildings in Riverside.
    Languages: The collection is in English.

    Access

    The collection is open for research.
    Please contact Special Collections & University Archives in advance for access, as some items in the collection may require special handling.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright Unknown: Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction, and/or commercial use, of some materials may be restricted by gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing agreement(s), and/or trademark rights. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], [date if possible]. Collection on the Mission Inn (MS 285). Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Processing History

    This collection was processed by Serena Rodholm in 2017.
    Processing of the Collection on the Mission Inn was completed by undergraduate students from the University of California, Riverside as part of the Special Collections & University Archives Backlog Processing Project started in 2015. This project was funded by the UCR Library and administered by Jessica Geiser, Collections Management Librarian.

    Collection Scope and Contents

    This collection consists mostly of glass plate negatives and photographs of the Mission Inn, a national historic landmark located in Riverside, California, generally considered to be the largest Mission Revival Style building in the United States. Photographs in the collection include interior and exterior shots of the inn, images of Frank Miller, the first owner of the Mission Inn, Riverside's Mount Rubidoux, and other historic buildings in Riverside.
    The collection also includes articles, menus, postcards, and programs related to or from the Mission Inn.

    Collection Arrangement

    The collection is arranged into four series as follows:
    • Series 1. Photographs and Negatives, circa 1880-1975, undated
    • Series 2. Newspapers and Articles, circa 1930-1993
    • Series 3. Postcards, 1909, undated
    • Series 4. Programs, Menus, and Newsletters, 1912-1995

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Architecture, Domestic -- Mission style
    Historic buildings
    Mission Inn
    Riverside (Calif.)

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Articles
    Glass Plate Negatives
    Negatives (photographs)
    Photographs
    Postcards