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Finding Aid to the Documentos para la Historia de California, 1802-1847
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  • Collection Summary
  • Information for Researchers
  • Scope and Content

  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Documentos para la Historia de California,
    Date (inclusive): 1802-1847
    Collection Number: BANC MSS C-B 87
    Creator: Olvera, Agustín, d. 1876
    Extent: 90 leaves
    Repository: The Bancroft Library
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in Spanish

    Information for Researchers


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Documentos para la historia de California, 1802-1847, BANC MSS C-B 87, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Scope and Content

    This collection contains transcripts and extracts of documents, made by Thomas Savage for H. H. Bancroft in 1878. A letter of transmittal from Carlos Olvera for the original documents has been pasted in.
    These transcripts relate to Olvera's position as Secretary of the Assembly in Los Angeles and to his participation in the Flores campaign. Also included are some papers pertaining to missions.
    A calendar, listing documents in chronological order, and a list of signers of the documents are appended.