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Overview Correspondence, diaries, photographs, account books and journals, land and tax records, manuscripts, scrapbooks, notes, transcripts, reports, newspapers, clippings, promotional materials, and ephemera, relating to the family, life, career, and intellectual pursuits of Orange County, California, avocado rancher and historian William McPherson (1885-1964). Family papers document the McPhersons' settlement in Orange County in the 1870s, and their involvement in local agriculture, first in the...
Dates: 1664/65-1970.; Majority of material found within 1884 - 1945
Abstract: The first section of papers contains marriage investigation records kept by the San Gabriel Mission from 1788 to 1861. An alphabetical index indicates the folder number of each item. The second section of papers contains letters and documents from early California missionaries from 1773-1856. There is a total of 330 documents.