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California -- History -- Sources

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Meacham Family Papers

Identifier: MS-1303
Abstract This collection consists of correspondence to the Meacham family from their Chinese house servants, newspaper issues, and sketches. Material in this collection was created between 1867 to 1920.
Dates: 1867-1920; Majority of material found within 1867 - 1894

Proclamation of El C. Coronel Mariano Chico

Identifier: MS-817
Abstract This is a photostat of the proclamation of El C. Coronel Mariano Chico, Representante del Congreso Mejicano, Comandante General y Gefe Politico de la Alta California, a Sus Habitantes, issued in Monterrey, 1836 July 24.
Dates: undated

Joel P. Walker Manuscript

Identifier: MS-550
Abstract Manuscript is a photostat of the original, dictated by Joel P. Walker to R. A. Thompson of Santa Rosa, California and handwritten by Thompson in 1878. Walker (born 1797) was a soldier under General Jackson in Alabama and Florida, and was a pioneer to Oregon and California in the 1840s.
Dates: undated

Yorba-Cota Family Papers

Identifier: MS-1061
Abstract The Cotas the and Yorbas were prominent and wealthy land-owning families who played an integral role in early California history and politics. Pablo Antonio Cota and Jose Antonio Yorba both participated in the Portola expedition and were granted vast stretches of California land as a result. This collection consists of legal documents pertaining to the Yorba and Cota families ranging from 1837 to 1897. The documents relate to land ownership, lawsuits, wills, and financial dealings.
Dates: 1837-1897