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Register of the Conference of California Historical Societies Archives, 1954-
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  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
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  • Scope and Content

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Conference of California Historical Societies Archives,
    Date (inclusive): 1954-
    Collection number: Mss243
    Extent: 91 linear ft. ( in Nov. 1998)
    Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
    Stockton, CA 95211
    Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Conference of California Historical Societies Archives, Mss243, Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library

    Access Points

    corporate name

    Conference of California Historical Societies


    History -Societies, etc.
    California -Antiquities
    Museum publications -California
    Local history -Archival resources


    The Conference of California Historical Societies is a consortium of the local historical societies of California. The Conference was founded under the leadership of California History Professor R. Coke Wood of the College of the Pacific (1954). The Conference supports the activities of its members with educational programs and information on historic restoration, fund raising, grant writing, lobbying, collection maintenance, volunteer activities and other subjects of interest to membership. The Conference, which publishes the California Historian, maintains a central office at the University of the Pacific, Stockton (Calif.).

    Scope and Content

    Series 1 of the CCHS Archives includes: officers' records; minutes; programs; committee reports; financial reports; and, awards information (1954-). Series 2 of the Archives contains serial publications and announcements of individual member societies. Regular additions to the Archives are anticipated.