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Guide to the California and Western Manuscript 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.
5 linear ft.
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.
Collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 24 hours in advance of intended use.