Baja California (Mexico : Peninsula)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Pedigree Chart of Joseph Murillo Northrop
Abstract This is a pedigree chart created by Marie Northrop, documenting the family tree of Joseph Murillo Northrop on a layout copyrighted 1949 by Wendell O. Rich. The Northrop family is documented in California and Mexico from 1700 to 1944.
Dates: circa 1957
Transcription of Father Sigismundo Taraval Journal recounting Indian uprisings in Baja California of 1734-1737, prepared by Charles F. Lummis.
Abstract A transciption of the journal of Father Sigismundo Taraval, a Milanese Jesuit of Spanish ancestry, who recounts his first hand experiences of clashes with the indigenous people of Baja California. Taraval’s account was written beginning in 1734 and continued through 1737. The transcription was created circa 1909 and included editorial notes from Charles Lummis.
Dates: circa 1909
Yorba-Cota Family Papers
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.