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Special Collections, UC Irvine
Special Collections and Archives
The UCI Libraries, P.O. Box 19557
Irvine, California 92623-9557
Phone: (949) 824-3947
Fax: (949) 824-2472
Email: spcoll@uci.edu
Collections with online items: 9
Physical collections: 383
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Braunwald (Susan R.) Language Acquisition Diaries

This collection is comprised of diaries created by Susan R. Braunwald documenting her second child's acquisition of American English between late infancy (8-months) and early childhood (50-months). The diaries are redacted photocopied versions that are otherwise exact copies of the...

Cancian (Frank) Papers

Frank Cancian is a professor of anthropology at the University of California, Irvine. The materials in this collection focus mainly on Cancian's anthropological study of Mayan culture. Incuded are field notes, field interviews, diaries, research notes, and background research materials.

Cochems (Edward W.) Photographs

This collection is comprised of approximately 1,200 photographs taken by Edward William Cochems, a prominent commercial photographer in Santa Ana, California, between ca. 1919-ca. 1949. The images are principally views of Southern California, primarily Orange County locations. Areas receiving the...

Egan (Richard) Manuscript Maps of Orange County

Four manuscript survey maps and one plat map depicting areas of Orange County and attributed to the noted surveyor and judge Richard Egan. One map is dated 1878 and 1879 by Egan. The other maps are undated and unsigned but...

McMillan (Hugh R.) Photographs

This collection consists of approximately 3000 black and white photographic negatives of Newport Beach and surrounding areas of Orange County, California in the mid-20th century taken by local historian Hugh R. McMillan.

Orange County Californio Families Portrait Photograph Album

This collection comprises an album of 66 studio photographs, carte de visites, and tintypes of early and prominent Californio family members. The families are predominantly from the Orange County area and include the prolific and prominent Yorbas, Peraltas, and Sepulvedas,...

Orange County Rancho Title Abstracts, Collection of

This collection comprises 3 bound, handwritten title abstracts, prepared by the Abstract and Title Insurance Company of Los Angeles, containing transcriptions of documents, dating back as early as 1868. The transcriptions are from original documents such as deeds, leases, tax...

Pleasants Family Papers

This collection comprises the personal papers of J.E. Pleasants and his first and second wives, Mary Refugio Carpenter Pleasants and Adelina Pleasants, and includes diaries, correspondence, manuscripts, negatives, and photographic prints. J.E. Pleasants' long association with the Santa Ana Mountains...

Watson (Raymond L.) papers

This collection comprises the extant files of Raymond L. Watson, former President and CEO of the Irvine Company. Beginning in 1960, Watson served the company as Architect Planner, Vice President of Planning, Senior Vice President of the Land Development Division,...