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Abstract This collection contains the diaries of early California resident Kewen Hilliard Dorsey. Born in El Monte in 1857, Dorsey grew up in the town of Spadra with his grandfather, W.W. Rubottom, and later lived in Los Angeles and Fontana. Dorsey was active in his community, a member of a Masonic lodge and pioneer groups. The bulk of the materials in this collection consists of Dorsey's diaries, though it also contains account books, various writings, record books, and a day book belonging to Dorsey's...
Dates: 1735-1933 and undated; Majority of material found within 1879-1933 and undated
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, photographs, printed materials, and manuscript materials from 1878-1941. Among the manuscript material is an unpublished manuscript titled �When I was Emperor.� All of the photographs are of Joaquin Miller, some accompanied by his daughter and Dr. Frederick Cook.
Abstract The Joaquin Miller (1837-1913) Collection of manuscripts and printed books was assembled by Willard Samuel Morse and purchased by the library in 1938. Morse's correspondence and typewritten notebooks concerning the collection are included. Printed matter includes approximately 125 items, either of first or limited editions, many beautifully illustrated, and some with laid-in autographs. Photostats and clippings of newspaper and magazine articles number more than nine hundred pieces, while there...
Dates: 1857-1944.; Majority of material found within 1857 - 1933
Abstract Includes four published portfolios, The Mammoth Tree Grove (1862), The Washoe Mining Region (1862), Pictorial of California Landscape (1870), and Missions of Upper California (1872), along with an important file of original Vischer drawings and paintings; two scrapbooks of California scenes; numerous volumes of California scenes; and items about Vischer. Many items from this collection have been digitized and can be found in the "Edward Vischer Drawings, Photographs and Other Material"...
Dates: 1804-1933; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1878