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A. Correspondence. 1895-1944

Includes personal correspondence (1895-1900) and business correspondence (1916-1944).
Box 1

Correspondence from the Beatties

Box 1

Beattie, George W. to his mother (Personal)

Physical Description: 292 pieces
 

Beattie, George W. to Various (Personal)

Physical Description: 102 pieces
 

Beattie, George F. to correspondents, A., V. (Business). 1932-34

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

Beattie, Helen Pruitt Beattie to correspondents M-S (Business). 1933-35

Physical Description: 3 pieces
Box 2

Correspondence to the Beatties

 

1. Correspondents, A-Z, to George W. Beattie (Business). 1916-44

Physical Description: 227 pieces
 

4. Cook, Ina L. Letters, etc. re: Ina Coolbrith

Physical Description: 6 pieces
 

B. Manuscripts, Documents, etc.

Box 3

Anza-Coronado Expedition

Folder 1

Anza Expeditions (No. 6): Extracts from 1st and 2nd Expeditions, translations, photostats, etc.

Physical Description: 10 pieces
Folder 2

Bancroft Library MSS. (No. 104): Hayes note on San Jacinto and Temescal, extract from Santa Fe expedition of 1844, correspondence, etc.

Physical Description: 4 pieces
Folder 3

Bandini's Corte De Madera (No. 74): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, with testimony of Miguel Alvarado in U. S. vs Hancock

Physical Description: 2 pieces
Folder 4

Battle of Chino (No. 3): Original accounts of battle by B. D. Wilson, Jose Lugo, Stephen Foster, Luis Rubidoux, etc.

Physical Description: 7 pieces
Folder 5

Bell, Horace (No. 3): Transcript of extracts from Reminiscences of a Ranger, correspondence

Physical Description: 4 pieces
Folder 5

a. Better America Library Fund

Folder 6

Bigler, Henry W. (No. 54C): Diary. 1849

Physical Description: 1 piece
Folder 7

Bridger, Joseph, Correspondence concerning

Physical Description: 24 pieces
Folder 8

Brown, John (No. 56): Diaries of 1883-84, account book. 1845-48 correspondence, etc.

Physical Description: (Copies) 25 pieces
Folder 9

Caballeria, Father Juan (No. 49): Correspondence re San Bernardino Mission

Physical Description: 50 pieces
Folder 10

California Public Lands under Spanish and Mexican rule, paper read by George W. Beattie before Fortnightly Club. January 25, 1949

Physical Description: 1 piece
Folder 11

Cajon De Los Negros (No. 68): Transcript before U.S. Land Commission, William Workman

Physical Description: 1 piece
Folder 11

a. Cajon Pass Notes

Folder 12

Canon de Santa Ana (No. 69): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Bernardo Yorba

Physical Description: 12 pieces
Folder 13

Capillo de San Bernardino (No.): Petition of Antonio Maria Lugo for assignment of Fr. Jose Maria Zalvidea to San Bernardino Valley, photo of Spanish text, etc.

Physical Description: 12 pieces
Folder 14

Caravan Trade, Santa Fe to Los Angeles (No.94): Extracts from Farnham's California and Oregon, Heap's Journal of the Beale Expedition, Peter's Kit Carson, correspondence, maps, etc.

Physical Description: 17 pieces
Folder 15

Chaguanosos and Horsestealing in the Forties No.100: Ms., correspondence, transcripts of newspaper clippings, etc.

Physical Description: 11 pieces
Folder 16

Civil War Campaign in the San Bernardino Mountains (No. 122): Extract from Los Angeles Star, September 1, 1860

Folder 17

Colorado Desert Road (No. 52): Extracts from Hayes, Cout and Blake diaries, correspondence, notes, etc.

Physical Description: 62 pieces
Folder 18

Coronado Expedition (No.66): Coronado's Expedition by George Parker Winship, 14th report U. S. Bureau of Ethnology report. 1893

Physical Description: 2 pieces
Box 4

Court-Indians

Folder 19

Court of Sessions and Board of Supervisors (No. 54C): Minutes, etc. 1853

Physical Description: 6 pieces
Folder 20

Craig, Cave et al vs. Craft et al (No. 106): Testimony

Physical Description: 6 pieces
Folder 21

Cucamonga (No. 71): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, act of judicial possession, abstract, correspondence, etc.

Physical Description: 43 pieces
Folder 22

Cucamonga, Chino, etc: correspondence, etc.

Physical Description: 45 pieces
Folder 23

Derr; Grewell papers (No. 95): Derr's account of First Train South from Salt Lake to California, notes on J. D. Grewell, etc.

Physical Description: 7 pieces
Folder 24

Dublin Resurveyed (No.41): See Lynn family, Nos.24-44

Physical Description: 80 pieces
Folder 25

Egan, Howard (No. 54C): Salt Lake to San Bernardino. 1849-50

Physical Description: 1 piece
Folder 26

Garcés, Fr. Francisco (No. 7): Extracts from Diary, Colorado River to San Gabriel. 1776, Spanish text: Mollhausen, and Coue, correspondence, etc.

Physical Description: 16 pieces
Folder 27

Grand Jury (No. 108) [re education]. 1928-32

Physical Description: 25 pieces
Folder 28

Henderson Exemption claim (No. 123): 1922-24

Physical Description: 11 pieces
Folder 28

a Highland - East Highland

Physical Description: 7 pieces
Folder 29

Historic Crossings in the San Bernardino Mountains, by George W. Beattie, etc.

Physical Description: 15 pieces
Folder 30

Historic Diversion Monuments

Physical Description: 11 pieces
Folder 31

Historic Landmarks, San Bernardino County (No. 93)

Physical Description: 8 pieces
Folder 32

Holcomb Valley (No.57): Notes, etc. [Photographs transferred to photgraph files]

Physical Description: 3 pieces
Folder 33

Huntington Library correspondence (No. 64): re land grants

Physical Description: 10 pieces
Folder 34

Indians (No. 14): Notes from Hayes Collection, Bancroft Library, Bishop's Journey to Colorado, correspondence, etc.

Physical Description: 21 pieces
Folder 35

Indians (No. 15): Notes, newspaper clippings, etc.

Physical Description: 50 pieces
Folder 36

Indian Menace in San Bernardino County, Rancho period, correspondence, etc. Rowland-Workman Party, Santiago Martinez Party

Physical Description: 17 pieces
Folder 37

Indians, Mission

Physical Description: 20 pieces
Box 5

Indians (continued)-Lynn

Folder 38

Indians, Mission (No. 16); Treaties, reports, newspaper clippings, correspondence, etc.

Physical Description: 9 pieces
Folder 39

Irving Gang (No. 62): Raids against the Indians, etc.

Physical Description: 4 pieces
Folder 40

Jaeger, L. J. F. (No. 13): Biography by B. F. Stephens, correspondence, etc.

Physical Description: 9 pieces
Folder 41

Jurupa (No. 76): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Juan Bandini

Physical Description: 6 pieces
Folder 42

Jurupa (No. 77): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission to confirm Mexican Rights, etc.

Physical Description: 23 pieces
Folder 43

Jurupa (No. 78): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Luis Rubidoux

Physical Description: 3 pieces
Folder 44

Kaskaskia Records by Clarence Walworth Alvord (connected with Lynn family, see notes on same)

Physical Description: 1 piece
Folder 45

Laguna (No. 90): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Abel Stearns, maps, etc.

Physical Description: 4 pieces
Folder 46

Land Case papers (no. 20): List of land cases before U. S. Land Commission in Los Angeles County

Physical Description: 25 pieces
Folder 47

Landmarks, houses, San Bernardino County (No.61)

Physical Description: 3 pieces
Folder 48

Land marks, correspondence re state registration

Physical Description: 22 pieces
Folder 49

La Sierra (No. 92): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Bernardo Yorba

Physical Description: 1 piece
Folder 50

La Sierra (No. 92): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Vicente Sepulveda

Physical Description: 1 piece
Folder 51

Linn, Andrew

Physical Description: 25 pieces
Folder 52

Linn, Benjamin (No. 24): correspondence, etc.

Physical Description: 155 pieces
Folder 53

Lynns, the Pioneer (No. 25)

Physical Description: 6 pieces
Folder 54

Linn, Colonel William (No.26)

Physical Description: 4 pieces
Folder 55

Linn, Judge David (No.27)

Physical Description: 3 pieces
Folder 56

Linn family, land papers (No. 28)

Physical Description: 50 pieces
Folder 57

Linn biography, Wisconsin Historical Society (No.40)

Physical Description: 40 pieces
Folder 58

Linn family wills (No. 31)

Physical Description: 25 pieces
Folder 59

Lynn, John G. (No. 32)

Physical Description: 80 pieces
Folder 60

Lynn, Charles (No. 33)

Physical Description: 30 pieces
Box 6

Linn family-Muscupiabe

Folder 61

Linn family, Wisconsin Historical Society papers (No.34)

Physical Description: 24 pieces
Folder 62

Linn family papers (No. 39)

Physical Description: 30 pieces
Folder 63

Linn genealogy (No. 42)

Physical Description: 35 pieces
Folder 64

Linn genealogy (No. 43)

Physical Description: 35 pieces
Folder 65

Linn genealogy (No. 44)

Physical Description: 18 pieces
Folder 66

Lugo, Jose de Carmen: Vida de un Ranchero; Experiences following Battle of Chino

Physical Description: 5 pieces
Folder 67

Lumbering in the San Bernardino Mountains, by Helen Pruitt Beattie. 1934

Physical Description: 1 piece
Folder 68

Lumbering in the San Bernardino Mountains (No.121)

Physical Description: 40 pieces
Folder 69

Lumbering in the San Bernardino Mountains, revised ms., clippings

Physical Description: 108 pieces
Folder 70

Lyman, Amas (No. 54D): Re excommunication from Mormon Church 1853-1936

Physical Description: 22 pieces
Folder 71

Martin, Fr. Juan, Visita a Los Gentiles Tulare, Spanish text, translation, etc.

Physical Description: 3 pieces
Folder 72

Metal tablet commemorating Governor Arilligeras's (Arrillaga's?) visit in 1796 (No.65)

Physical Description: 14 pieces
Folder 73

Mexican Land Grants (No. 63)

Physical Description: 8 pieces
Folder 74

Miscellaneous (No. 19)

Physical Description: 36 pieces
Folder 75

Miscellaneous

Physical Description: 45 pieces
Folder 76

Mission Chain in the Interior (No. 99): source material

Physical Description: 68 pieces
Folder 77

Mission Fields to Mexican Ranchos (No. 53)

Physical Description: 5 pieces
Folder 78

Munoz, Fr. Pedro (No.5): diary, photostat of Spanish text. 1806

Physical Description: 1 piece
Folder 79

Muscupiabe (No. 75): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Michael White, testimony, maps, etc.

Physical Description: 12 pieces
Box 7

Narbona-San Bernardino County Pioneers

Folder 80

Narbona papers (No. 111a): Romero and Caballero, orders, translations, photostats, etc.

Physical Description: 20 pieces
Folder 81

Nuez, Fr. Joaquin Pasqual (No. 10): Diary as chaplain of Moraga expedition against Mohave Indians, photostat of Spanish text, etc. 1819

Physical Description: 4 pieces
Folder 82

Philippines, Sumatra, etc. Correspondence, etc. by Vivian Clark

Physical Description: 25 pieces
Folder 83

Philippine Normal School papers

Physical Description: 10 pieces
Folder 84

Pomona College (No. 60): history

Physical Description: 7 pieces
Folder 85

Pruetts of Tennessee and Virginia (No. 35): [related to Linn family papers]

Physical Description: 4 pieces
Folder 86

Reopening Anza Road (No. 111): MSS., transcripts, photostats, correspondence, etc.

Physical Description: 20 pieces
Folder 87

Rich, Charles C. (No. 54D): Journey from Salt Lake to San Bernardino. 1849-1855

Physical Description: 2 pieces
Folder 88

Rincon (No. 79): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, John F. Jones and Leonard Cota

Physical Description: 2 pieces
Folder 89

Rio de Las Animas (No. 67): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission

Physical Description: 2 pieces
Folder 90

Road to New Mexico (No. 107): Ms. by George W. Beattie read before Southern California Historical Society

Physical Description: 2 pieces
Folder 91

Rousseau Diary (No. 117): Pettit Diary, Daley's Reminiscences of Little Bear Valley, Seeley Ms., Miller's History of Early Days in San Bernardino County, Extract from autobiography of Byron Waters, Journal of Beale Expedition, etc.

Physical Description: 8 pieces
Folder 92

Salt Lake Records (No. 54): Extracts from Hayes Collection, records, correspondence, etc.

Physical Description: 28 pieces
Folder 93

Salt Lake Records (No. 54b): Mormon activities in San Bernardino Valley, maps, routes, etc.

Physical Description: 44 pieces
Folder 94

Salt Lake Road (No. 54b): correspondence, etc.

Physical Description: 12 pieces
Folder 95

San Antonio del Chino (No. 73): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Antonio Maria Lugo

Physical Description: 1 piece
Folder 96

San Bernardino Base and Meridian (No. 21): U. S. Geological Survey, field notes, etc.. 1851-57

Physical Description: 3 pieces
Folder 97

San Bernardino Charter. 1912. Proposed Amendments. 1922, correspondence

Physical Description: 4 pieces
Folder 98

San Bernardino County Community sketches (No. 96?): Craiton, East Sanbernardino Valley, Gladysta, Lugonia, Misson San Bernardino, Mentone, Redlands, Terracina, Victoria

Physical Description: 9 pieces
Folder 99

San Bernardino County Pioneers (No. 96?): Frank Hinckley, Keir family

Physical Description: 5 pieces
Box 8

San Bernardino County Records-Zephyrin

Folder 100

San Bernardino County Records (No. 22)

Physical Description: 25 pieces
Folder 101

San Bernardino Valley, Mission Period (No. 55): Newspaper clipping

Physical Description: 1 piece
Folder 102

San Bernardino Valley Rancho Period (No. 103): Mission Ranchos and Mexican Grants

Physical Description: 6 pieces
Folder 103

Sanchez, Fr. Jose (No. 12): Diary, San Diego to San Gabriel, 1821, Spanish text and Rensch's translation of portion of diary.

Physical Description: 10 pieces
Folder 104

San Gorgonio (No. 70): Spanish Expediente, correspondence, etc.

Physical Description: 9 pieces
Folder 105

San Jacinto Viejo (No. 84): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Jose Antonio Aguire et al

Physical Description: 1 piece
Folder 106

San Jacinto Nuebo y Potrero (No. 83): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Thomas W. Sutherland

Physical Description: 1 piece
Folder 107

San Jacinto (No. 82): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Jose Antonio Estudillo

Physical Description: 1 piece
Folder 108

San Jose Rancho (No. 110): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, photostats

Physical Description: 5 pieces
Folder 109

Santa Ana del Chino (No. 2): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, transcripts from Hayes diary and scrap book, correspondence and maps

Physical Description: 50 pieces
Folder 110

Santa Ana del Chino (No. 2A): Transcripts of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, photostat of Diseño

Physical Description: 2 pieces
Folder 111

Santiago (No. 81): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Antonio Yorba et al

Physical Description: 10 pieces
Folder 112

San Timoteo (No. 89): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Deposition of Luis Rubidoux, correspondence, etc.

Physical Description: 9 pieces
Folder 113

Santa Ysabel (No 80): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, photostat

Physical Description: 1 piece
Folder 114

Skinner, S. A., The Story of Peach Mosaic, typescript

Physical Description: 1 piece
Folder 115

Slaughter, F. M. (No. 101): Correspondence, etc. re Slaughter house, historic landmark

Physical Description: 17 pieces
Folder 115

a. Smith, Jedediah Strong, Papers (No. 50)

Physical Description: 32 pieces
Folder 116

Temucula (No. 85): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Luis Vignes, correspondence

Physical Description: 4 pieces
Folder 117

Temecula (No. 86): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Pablo Apis

Physical Description: 1 piece
Folder 118

Temecula (No. 87): Transcript of proceedings before U.S. Land Commission, Dona Victoria Sominuguez Estudillo

Physical Description: 2 pieces
Folder 119

Temecula (No. 88): Transcript of proceedings before U. S. Land Commission, Josefa Montalba et al, maps

Physical Description: 3 pieces
Folder 120

Tourist Trails of America (No. 102): correspondence

Physical Description: 7 pieces
Folder 121

"Twilight Period in San Bernardino History 1835-41", by George W. Beattie, newspaper clippings

Physical Description: 4 pieces
Folder 122

University of the Philippines, "Origin and History of the Junior College"

Physical Description: 1 piece
Folder 123

"West End History" (No. 17): Notes and correspondence

Physical Description: 6 pieces
Folder 124

Whipple expedition (No. 8): Extracts from Whipple diary, "Colorado River to San Gabriel. 1854", etc.

Physical Description: 7 pieces
Folder 125

Williams, Isaac to Brigham Young re sale of de17 Chino (54C)

Physical Description: 25
Folder 126

Wilson, B. D., Narrative, notes, correspondence

Physical Description: 4 pieces
Folder 127

Wright, Captain James (No. 40): biographical, etc.

Physical Description: 30 pieces
Folder 128

Yucaipa (No. 72): Extracts from Santiago Arguello's report for grant of Yucaipa, Palomares papers, etc.

Physical Description: 7 pieces
Folder 129

Zalvidea, Fr. Jose Maria (No. 11): Photostat of diary of journey from Santa Barbara to San Gabriel via Cajon Pass. 1806, Spanish text, translation, etc.

Physical Description: 3 pieces
Folder 130

Zephyrin, Fr. [Carlos Englehardt] (No.4): correspondence re San Bernardino Mission

Physical Description: 50 pieces
 

C. Maps

Note

Stored separately.
Map 1

Bajia del Rio, etc. [Juan Bandini land near Santa Ana]

Physical Description: 1 piece
Map 2

California. 1885-1928

Physical Description: 4 pieces
Map 3

California George Junior Republic Farm Map

Physical Description: 1 piece
Map 4

California State Highway

Physical Description: 7 pieces
Map 5

Colorado River region. 1863

Physical Description: 1 piece
Map 6

Gadsden Purchase Boundary Line. 1853

Physical Description: 1 piece
Map 7

Index map: Geological survey of California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey

Physical Description: 11 pieces
Map 8

Indiana, U. S. Geological Survey. 1909-10

Physical Description: 1 piece
Map 9

Jurupa, U. S. Surveyor General. 1869

Physical Description: 2 pieces
Map 10

Kentucky, topographical, U. S. Department of the Interior. 1905, 1912

Physical Description: 1 piece
Map 11

Kentucky, U. S. Department of the Interior. 1918

Physical Description: 1 piece
Map 12

Lower California

Physical Description: 1 piece
Map 13

Mohave Desert Region Relief Map. 1931

Physical Description: 1 piece
Map 14

Profile of route from the Kansas

Physical Description: 2 pieces
Map 15

Puente, Rancho de la. 1842

Physical Description: 1 piece
Map 16

Ranchos San Gorgonio, San Jacinto, La Sierra, Jurupa, San Bernardino

Physical Description: 1 piece
Map 17

Ranchos, photostats

Physical Description: 27 pieces
Map 18

San Bernardino National Forest. 1926, 1931

Physical Description: 2 pieces
Map 19

Southern California, U. S. Geological Survey

Physical Description: 31 pieces
Map 20

Southern California Wagon Trails and Roads

Physical Description: 1 piece
Map 21

Survey of Sierra Jumanes(?), Lieut. Abert and Peck

Physical Description: 3 pieces
Map 22

Township maps, San Bernardino Meridian. 1856-58

Physical Description: 5 pieces
Box 8

D. Newspaper Clippings

Folder 1

Los Angeles Fiesta, Los Angeles Sunday Magazine, September 6, 1931

Physical Description: 2 pieces
Folder 2

San Bernardino County Historical items (No. 58)

Physical Description: 15 pieces
Folder 3

San Bernardino County Historical items (No. 119A)

Physical Description: 18 pieces
 

E. Notes

Note

Notes folders 5-6 are stored separately.
Box 9

Notes- folders 1-4

Folder 1

Beattie, George W., cards, miscellaneous

Physical Description: 32 pieces
Folder 2

Beattie, George W., notebooks. 1895-1900

Physical Description: 17 pieces
Folder 3

Beattie, Helen Pruitt, California bibliography

Physical Description: 132 pieces
Folder 4

Newspaper items, California and San Bernardino Historical items, transcripts, with bibliography

Physical Description: 15 envelopes
Folder 5

San Bernardino County Pioneers, A-Z

Physical Description: 636 pieces
Folder 6

San Bernardino County Pioneers, A-Z

Physical Description: 73 pieces
Box 10

Notes- folders 7

Folder 7

Beattie, Geo. W. Bibliog. and notes on Col. Wm. Linn

Physical Description: 19 envelopes
Box 10a

F. Photographs

Folder 1

Bridger, Joseph

Physical Description: 1 piece
Folder 2

Holcomb Valley

Physical Description: 21 pieces
Folder 3

Mountain crossings

Physical Description: 13 pieces
Folder 4

Philippine Islands: Normal School, Manila

Physical Description: 94 pieces
Folder 5

Philippine Islands: Trip to Taal Volcano and Pagsanjan

Physical Description: 1 album
Folder 6

Philippine Islands: Taal Eruption, January 1911

Physical Description: 30 pieces
 

G. Photostats of Newspaper items, large sheets

Note

Stored separately.
Folder 1

Alta California, 1851-64

Physical Description: 22 pieces
Folder 2

San Bernardino Weekly Times, 1879

Physical Description: 4 pieces
Folder 3

San Bernardino Weekly Times, 1879

Physical Description: 5 pieces
Folder 4

To be identified

Physical Description: 10 pieces