Collection Scope and Contents
Title: Collection on the Mission Inn
Date (inclusive): circa 1880-1939, undated
Collection Number: MS 285
3.33 Linear Feet
Rivera Library. Special Collections
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
Languages: The collection is in English.
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.
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.
[identification of item], [date if possible]. Collection on the Mission Inn (MS 285).
Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.
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
The collection also includes articles, menus, postcards, and programs related to or from
the Mission Inn.
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
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the
library's online public access catalog.
Architecture, Domestic -- Mission style
Genres and Forms of Materials
Glass Plate Negatives