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Finding Aid to the Stephen Bowers Papers MS.532
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Description
Stephen Bowers (1832?-1907) was a geologist, archaeologist, journalist and Methodist minister, who maintained an interest in southern California, including area fossils and artifacts. His geological and archaeological work was financed by the Smithsonian Institution and the U.S. Department of the Interior. This collection consists of manuscripts, diaries and field notes, a scrapbook, and published material created by Stephen Bowers. This collection also includes material about Bowers as well as correspondence and newspaper clippings related to DeMoss Bowers, son of Stephen Bowers. The bulk of the material in this collection was created from 1862-1916 and also includes a small amount of material created between 1952-1961.
Background
Stephen Bowers (1832?-1907) was a geologist, archaeologist, journalist and Methodist minister, who maintained an interest in southern California, including area fossils and artifacts. His geological and archaeological work was financed by the Smithsonian Institution and the U.S. Department of the Interior.
Extent
1.0 Linear feet (3 boxes)
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.