Scope and Content
Title: Glenview Cemetery (Clements, Calif.) Records and Scrapbook,
Date (inclusive): 1890-1991
Collection number: Ms37
Christine Edwards Howard
Extent: 1 linear ft.
San Joaquin County Museum.
Collection is open for research by appointment only.
The library can only claim physical ownership of the collection. Users are responsible for satisfying any claimants of literary
[Identification of item], Glenview Cemetery (Clements, Calif.) Records and Scrapbook, Ms37, San Joaquin County Historical
Society and Museum.
Clements, Thomas (1837-1893)
Howard, Christine Edwards
Glenview Cemetery (Clements, Calif.) - Records and correspondence
Cemeteries - California - Clements
Cemeteries - Desecration
Scrapbooks - California - Clements
Veterans - California - Clements
Clements (Calif.) - History - Sources
Clements (Calif.) - Social life and customs
Glenview Cemetery is located just north of the town of Clements in northeastern San Joaquin County. The land for the cemetery
was donated by Thomas Clements, founder of the town which bears his name (1890). Some graves predating the founding of the
cemetery were moved from the older Macville Cemetery across the Mokelumne River from Clements. Buried in Glenview are
Thomas Clements and members of his family, as well as members of other pioneer farming families, including the Athearns and
Scope and Content
The Glenview Cemetery Records list each person buried there, together with the date of their burial, their place of origin,
their age at death and the cause of their death. The information is recorded in ink on several hundred 3 x 5 cards. The Glenview
Cemetery Scrapbook contains color photographs taken by Christine Edwards Howard (1988-1989) depicting: different views of
the cemetery and its surroundings; participants in a spring clean-up (May 1989); grave markers of war veterans buried in the
cemetery; images of vandalized graves; and, views of a Memorial Day service held at Glenview (1991).