This small collection contains research papers on the Cowell Ranch and early land grants and grantees in the Santa Cruz and
Pajaro Valley area.
Elizabeth Spedding Calciano was born in Iowa in 1939 and lived in Ames, Iowa until her college years. She received an A.B.
cum laude in history from Radcliffe College in 1961 and an MA from Stanford University in 1962. She and her husband moved
to the Santa Cruz area in 1962, and her husband worked as a physician in Santa Cruz.
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and
their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
Collection open for research.