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Californian and Western Manuscripts Collection
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Small collections and miscellaneous single items pertaining to various periods, persons, and phases of California history (1760-1963). Includes letters, journals, diaries, reports, financial and legal documents, pictures and maps, some typescripts and photostats. General subject matter includes description and travel, politics, economics, social issues, biographical information, exploration, mining, and the military. Specific subject areas covered include the British Consulate in San Francisco, the California election of 1884, Spanish in California, and individuals such as Franklin Hichborn, W. C. Jones, Juan B. Alvarado, and Alfred Wheeler.
7 Linear Feet (14 boxes)
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns. Most of these materials are believed to be in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use of public domain materials.
Collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.