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Guide to the Pacific Slope Scrapbooks, 1819-1906
Special Collections M0211  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Pacific Slope Scrapbooks,
    Date: 1819-1906
    Collection number: Special Collections M0211
    Creator: Barnes, Mary Sheldon
    Extent: 25 volumes
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collected by Mary Shelden Barnes and other Stanford faculty and students.

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    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item], Pacific Slope Scrapbooks, M0211, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Scope and Contents Note:

    This collection has three series: scrapbooks on San Francisco and California, Pacific Slope History scrapbooks, and Pacific Slope pamphlets. Volumes in the first series contain clippings from 1855 to 1894 pertaining to political and civic issues, railroads, and the general history of San Francisco and California. The Pacific Slope History scrapbooks in series 2 contain clippings, with some letters and other documents, pertaining to Indians (1880s-1890s); Alaska, Pacific, and Asiatic relations (1860s-1890s); Oregon Country (1846 and later); the San Francisco Peninsula (1890s); and the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.