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Donald C. Meadows Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H-Mss-0526

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Historical account books of mining companies and businesses (1861-circa 1900), photograph album (circa 1890s-1940s), diary, correspondence, Meadows miscellany (1960s-1980s), Honnold Library Society (1973-1979).

Dates

  • 1861-1982

Creator

Language of Materials

Languages represented in collection: English.

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

All requests for permission to reproduce or to publish must be submitted in writing to Special Collections.

Biographical / Administrative History

Don Meadows was born in Indiana in the late 1800s. His family moved to Southen California in 1903. He graduated from Pomona College in 1921. Don Meadows was an avid book collector and his library is housed in the Orange County Collection at the University of California, Irvine.

Extent

3.2 Linear Feet ( 3 document boxes, 1 half-size document box, 1 flat box)

Abstract

Historical account books of mining companies and businesses (1861-circa 1900), photograph album (circa 1890s-1940s), diary, correspondence, Meadows miscellany (1960s-1980s), Honnold Library Society (1973-1979).

Organization and Arrangement

The collection is organized into the following three series:

Series 1: Account books, 1861-1914 Series 2: Photograph albums and diary, 1879-1949 Series 3: Manuscripts and photographs, 1910-1982 and undated

Physical Location

Please consult repository.

Provenance / Source of Acquisition

Acquired from a gift by Donald C. Meadows in 1985.

Accruals

No additions to the collection are anticipated.

Processing Information

Arranged and processed by Russell Michalak.

Creator

Title
Donald C. Meadows Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Russell Michalak
Date
2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the 01 - Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library Repository

Contact:
800 North Dartmouth Ave
Claremont CA 91711 United States