California Missions Research Notes

Debra Roussopoulos
The University Library
Special Collections and Archives
University Library
University of California, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California, 95064
Email: specoll@library.ucsc.edu
URL: http://library.ucsc.edu/speccoll/
© 2011
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

California Missions Research Notes

Collection number: MS 442

The University Library

Special Collections and Archives

University of California, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, California
Processed by:
Debra Roussopoulos
Date Completed:
2012
Encoded by:
Debra Roussopoulos
© 2011 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: California Missions Research Notes
Dates: 1940-1960
Collection number: MS 442
Collector: University of California, Santa Cruz
Collection Size: 3 document boxes
Repository: University of California, Santa Cruz. University Library. Special Collections and Archives
Santa Cruz, California 95064
Abstract: Research notes and notebooks on the inhabitants of the Spanish Missions and settlements of California, 1766-1908.
Physical location: Stored in Special Collections & Archives: Advance notice is required for access to the material.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

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.

Preferred Citation

California missions research notes. MS 442. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Scope and Content of Collection

This collection contains research notes and notebooks on the inhabitants of various Spanish Missions and settlements in California. The notebooks were created between 1940 and 1960, and record the births, baptisms, confirmations, marriages, deaths, and burials circa 1766-1902. Missions included are: San Antonio, San Carlos (Carmel), San Diego, San Francisco, San Gabriel, San Juan Bautista, San Luis Obispo, San Miguel, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Soledad. Also included are records for the Villa de Branciforte settlement in Santa Cruz, Ca.
The notebooks are either typed or handwritten and are unsigned. The exception is a genealogy containing a signed note by Irene Soberanes.

Arrangement

The material is organized alphabetically by Mission.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
California Missions
California -- Genealogy


Container List

box:folder 1:1

San Carlos [Borromeo de Carmelo] Mission, Monterey County, CA, ca. 1773-1890

 

Notebooks

 

Baptisms 1878-1885

 

Baptisms 1885-1890 / Casamientos [weddings] 1773-1802

box:folder 1:2

San Carlos Mission 1 of 2, Monterey County, CA, ca. 1772-1842

 

Handwritten notes

 

Births, confirmations, marriages, deaths/burials,

box:folder 1:3

San Carlos Mission 2 of 2, Monterey County, CA, ca. 1772-1908

 

Notebooks from microfilm

 

Baptisms 1773-1815

 

Baptisms 1816-1826

 

Baptisms 1827-1832

 

Burials 1814-1848

 

Casamientos 1802-1842

 

Casamientos 1842-1872

 

Confirmations 1836-1844 / Burials 1770-1814

 

Marriages 1772-1908 / Confirmations 1778-1795 / Confirmations 1835

box:folder 1:4

San Gabriel Mission, Los Angeles County, CA, ca. 1766-1836

 

Handwritten notes

 

Births, confirmations, marriages, deaths/burials

box:folder 2:1

San Juan Bautista Mission, San Benito County, CA, ca. 1797-1852

 

Handwritten notes

 

Baptisms, marriages, deaths

box:folder 2:2

San Antonio, San Luis, San Miguel and Soledad Missions; Monterey and San Luis Obispo Counties, CA, ca. 1771-1822

 

Notebooks from Culleton Microfilms

 

San Antonio and San Miguel Baptisms to 10/1/1886 / San Luis Burials to 11/20/1838,

 

San Miguel Burials 1879-1901 / Confirmations, 1879-1888 / Marriages 1889-1924,

 

Handwritten notes

 

Burials, confirmations, marriages, ca. 1773-1834,

box:folder 2:3

Santa Barbara Mission, Santa Barbara County, CA, ca. 1782-1840

 

Handwritten notes

 

Baptisms

box:folder 2:4

Santa Clara Mission, Santa Clara County, CA, ca. 1778-1842

 

Handwritten notes

 

Baptisms, marriages, deaths

 

Typewritten notes

 

Baptisms

 

Casamientos

 

"Heads of Families at Santa Clara and San Jose 1777-1825"

Note

-Contains short biography of each member including wives and children
 

List of founders, land grantees, settlers, soldiers, and servants 1777-1786

box:folder 3:1

Santa Cruz Mission, Santa Cruz County, CA, ca. 1791-1902

 

Typewritten notes

 

"Gente de Razon Buried in the Cemetery of Santa Cruz Mission from 1791-1831"

box:folder 3:2

Villa de Branciforte, Santa Cruz County, CA, ca. 1799-1865

 

Handwritten notes

 

Births and deaths

box:folder 3:3

Records from "Eldridge cards": San Diego, San Gabriel, San Francisco Missions, ca. 1777-1841

 

Typewritten notes

 

San Diego births, marriages, deaths

 

San Francisco de Asis [Mission Dolores] marriages, deaths

 

San Gabriel births, marriages, deaths

box:folder 3:3

Valentin Alviso genealogy 1841-1911

Note

-Annotated, with a signed note from Irene Soberanes 5/24/1952
box:folder 3:4

Notebook: "T.W. Temple records of 1781 Rivera party from publication in 1914 of Historical Society of Southern California" ca. 1791

box:folder 3:4

Unidentified & unsorted Mission records, ca. 1847-1849