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Finding Aid to the J. J. Markey and San Luis Rey Historical Society Papers and Photographs MS.1319
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Description
Dr. J. J. (Joseph James) Markey (1897-1985) was a physician and amateur archaeologist and was president of the San Luis Rey Historical Society in 1957. This collection of papers and photographs includes newspaper clippings following Markey’s archaeological exploits, photographs of Markey and other members of the San Luis Rey Historical Society, and artworks created from their findings.
Background
Dr. J. J. (Joseph James) Markey (May 31, 1897-December 1985) was a physician who had served in World War I and was an amateur archaeologist. In 1957, Markey was the president of the San Luis Rey Historical Society and gave lectures and led field trips in Southern California. Markey wrote in his biographical history that he directed archaeological expeditions in China, Java, Germany, California, France, England, Morocco, and Tahiti between 1924 and 1955, although he did not hold a degree in archaeological studies.
Extent
0.2 Linear feet (1 box)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Autry Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry National Center as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research. Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit http://theautry.org/research/research-rules-and-application or contact library staff at rroom@theautry.org.