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Magalousis (Nicholas) papers
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This collection documents archaeologist and historic preservationist Nicholas Magalousis' efforts to preserve Southern California historic sites, particularly the San Juan Capistrano Mission, the San Luis Rey de Francia Mission, and the Irvine Ranch. It also includes documents relating to the California Mission Studies Association. The collection includes reports, newsletters, publications, slides, photographic prints, memoranda, correspondence, videotapes, audiocassettes, and news clippings.
Nicholas Magalousis was active in the preservation of California missions, particularly San Juan Capistrano and San Luis Rey de Francia, and other Southern California historic sites such as the Irvine Ranch. He founded the California Mission Studies Association, an organization established in 1984 to preserve the California missions and support education about them. He has done pioneering work in Atomic Absorption Analysis and Archaeology and has taught anthropology and archaeology at the University of California, Irvine, Chapman University, Irvine Valley College, and Long Beach State University. In 2005, he became a professor in the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology at Santiago Canyon College in Orange, California, and had published about 1500 pages of research.
5.7 Linear Feet (5 boxes and 1 flat box and 1 oversize folder) and 4.02 unprocessed linear feet
Property rights reside with the University of California. Copyrights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
Processed components of the collection are open for research. Unprocessed additions may contain restricted materials. Please contact the Department of Special Collections and Archives in advance to request access.