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William McPherson Papers

Identifier: H-Mss-0524
Abstract 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

Mrs. Humphry Ward Papers

Identifier: H-Mss-0927

This collection contains the papers of Mrs. Humphry Ward (1851-1920), a British writer at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries. The collection consists of letters between Mrs. Ward and her publishers, family and friends, photographs, miscellaneous documents, and notebooks that hold drafts of her novels and articles. The collection spans the years 1857-1935.

Dates: 1857-1935

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