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James Parker diaries, 1891-1919.
BANC MSS 2004/120 c Box 1; BANC MSS 2004/120 c Box 2; BANC MSS 2004/120 c
Collection Overview

Title:

James Parker diaries, 1891-1919

Creator/Contributor:

Parker, James, b. 1881, creator

Creator/Contributor:

West, Charles Nathan, 1822-ca. 1912

Creator/Contributor:

West, Andrew Lauder, b. 1887

Creator/Contributor:

Parker, Luther.

Abstract:

Includes 17 diaries written by James Parker growing up on a family farm near Chico, Calif. Records daily life of growing up on a farm and then on a career in teaching and school administration. Also includes photocopies of Luther Parker's family history of moving to Calif. and an account with Calif. Indians, two family memoirs of Charles Nathan West and Andrew Lauder West and West family genealogy.

Date:

1891 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Parker, James -- b. 1881 -- Diaries
West family -- Genealogy
West, Charles Nathan -- 1822-ca. 1912
West, Andrew Lauder -- b. 1887
Parker family
Teachers -- California
Agriculture -- California
Indians of North America -- California
California -- History -- 19th century
Chico (Calif.) -- History

Note:

James Parker was a teacher and district school administrator. Luther Parker was the oldest brother of James Parker who went to the Philippines. James Parker married Laura Rebecca West. Andrew Lauder West was Laura's older brother and Charles Nathan West was their grandfather.

Physical Description:

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2 boxes and 1 oversize folder (.85 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2004/120 c Box 1
BANC MSS 2004/120 c Box 2
BANC MSS 2004/120 c

Origin:

California