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E. M. Sheridan collection

Box 1

Manuscripts of E. M. Sheridan's Historical Writings, Volumes I thru VI

Box 1

Notebook: Marked Volume VII, containing index and manuscript

Box 2, Folder 1

Ms: "San Buenaventura: Rhymes of an Old California Mission Town," by E. M. Sheridan

Box 2, Folder 2

Copy of ms. same as in Folder 1

Box 2

Brown manila binder: 979.492 Clippings: Ventura County History

Box 2

Ms: "The New Ventura Mill," by E. M. Sheridan

General Physical Description note: (5 copies)
Box 2

Ms: "San Buenaventura"

General Physical Description note: (2 copies)
Box 2

Ms: "Sheridan Writes of Pioneer Barber Shop of Old Ventura" (Ventura County Star), November 14, 1927

Box 2

Ms: "Early Indian Inhabitants of Ventura" (Paper read by E. M. Sheridan at the Annual Picnic Gathering of Ventura Pioneers at Foster Park), May 22, 1926

Box 2

Ms: 979.492 pam: "The Triangle 47 Years Ago," by E. M. Sheridan (Ventura County Star), August 11, 1930

Box 2

Ms: "Mission Palms are Among Earliest Landmarks Here," by E. M. Sheridan (Star), September 17, 1930

Box 2

Ms: "Ventura" (Address at Kiwanian Club), undated

General Physical Description note: (2 copies)
Box 2

Ms: "Cutlery of Jefferson Davis is Given to Pioneer Museum" (Article in Ventura County Star-Free Press), November 16, 1927

Box 2

Ms: "Butterfield Stage Line's Branch Was Landmark Here," by E. M. Sheridan

Box 2

News Clipping: "Walbridge in Early Times Stepped Off 84 Miles in Day," by E. M. Sheridan, undated

Box 2

Ms: "Woman Tells of Colonization of the Great Simi Valley" (Sheridan's historical writing, vol. 1-5)

General Physical Description note: (2 copies)
Box 2

Ms: "Simi and Tapo in History 1883" (Sheridan's historical writings, vol. 1-3)

Box 2

Ms: "Most Remarkable Indian Baskets Made at San Buenaventura Mission"

Box 2

Ms: "In the Days of the Coach and Four," by E. M. Sheridan

Box 2

Ms: "More Murder and What Lead Up to It," by E. M. Sheridan

Box 2

Ms: "Ventura (County)-Schools (Old Avenue School and Hill School)" by E. M. Sheridan

Box 2

Ms: "Early School and School Days in Ventura Avenue District. 1930," by E. M. Sheridan (R979.492)

Box 2

Ms: "Corner-stone of Old Mill School Opened; Reveals Many Relics," by E. M. Sheridan

Box 2

Ms: "Ventura's First Playhouse, built by J. M. Kaiser to be Razed," by E. M. Sheridan

Box 2

News Clipping: "Santa Paula and Saticoy the Heart of the County in 1883," by E. M. Sheridan

Box 2

Ms: "Banditry Rampant in Early Days in Ventura Territory," by E. M. Sheridan

Box 2

Ms: "The Rancho Santa Ana"

General Physical Description note: (2 copies)
Box 2

Ms: "Hoopskirt Saves Her from Death in 1874 in Swollen Feather"

Box 2

News Clipping: "36-inch Rain Here in '83-4: Ed Sheridan Gives Statistics for Early Days" (Star), December 28, 1927

Box 2

Ms: "Rainless Period in Early Sixties," by E. M. Sheridan

Box 2

News Clipping: "Hueneme in 1876 Was Lliveliest Port on the Southern Coast," by E. M. Sheridan

Box 2

News Clipping: "Interesting Pioneer History Is Gold at Pioneer Luncheon," by E. M. Sheridan (Star), March 11, 1926

Box 2

Ms: "Point Mugu Always Good Picking for Relic Hunters," by E. M. Sheridan

General Physical Description note: (2 copies)
Box 2

News Clipping: "Early Political Fight in County," by E. M. Sheridan, February 12, 1932

Box 2

News Clipping: "How Ventura's First Election Went Off," by E. M. Sheridan, undated

Box 2

Ms: "Ventura County in the Early Sixties," by E. M. Sheridan

General Physical Description note: (3 copies)
Box 2

Ms: "Ventura County Pioneers," by E. M. Sheridan

Box 2

Newspaper Clippings:

General Physical Description note: (2 copies)
Box 2

"Lease Taken on Lands of Adobe Club," by E. M. Sheridan (Star), October 16, 1926

Box 2

"Sump Hole on Historic Site," by E. M. Sheridan (Star), October 19, 1926

Box 2

Ms: "Ojai Rancho and Bits of its Interesting History," by E. M. Sheridan

Box 2

Newspaper Clipping: "Ojai's First Boom Started in 1873 by Real Boomer, Surdorn," by E. M. Sheridan, December 29, 1927

Box 2

Newspaper Clipping: "Sheridan Tells of Ojai's Roads in Old Days and Now," by E. M. Sheridan (Star), July 18, 1928

Box 2

Ms: "Speaking of Newspaper Presses, Sheridan Tells of First One Brought Into County," by E. M. Sheridan

Box 2

Ms: "The Mound District," by E. M. Sheridan

General Physical Description note: (2 copies)
Box 2

Ms: "San Buenaventura, The Mission, Ventura," (read by E. M. Sheridan at a meeting of College Women), May 10, 1924

General Physical Description note: (2 copies)
Box 2

"Mission San Buenaventura," (presented by E. M. Sheridan before the Pioneer Section of the Ebell Club), undated

General Physical Description note: (5 copies)
Box 2

Ms: "Mission Reservoir," from Reminiscences of Ventura County, by E. M. Sheridan, vol. 3, article no. 5

Box 2

Ms: "Three Missions of California," by E. M. Sheridan

General Physical Description note: (3 copies)
Box 2

Ms: "Delighted with Mission Replica," by E. M. Sheridan

Box 2

Ms: "Ventura Mission Aqueduct," by E. M. Sheridan

Box 2

Newspaper Clipping: "Tells Piru Canyon Gold Tale Dating Back to Days of '76," by E. M. Sheridan (Star), 1927

Box 2

Ms: "Legend of Matilija's Daughter," by E.M. Sheridan

General Physical Description note: (2 copies)
Box 2

Ms: "Hanging Rock, In Matilija, Famous with Old Timers," by E. M. Sheridan

General Physical Description note: (3 copies)
Box 2

Ms: "Landmarks of Ventura County," by E. M. Sheridan

General Physical Description note: (4 copies)
Box 2

News Clippings: "Ventura County Historic Landmarks," by E. M. Sheridan, ca. 1930

Box 2

Ms: Talk given by E. M. Sheridan in Ojai, CA; subject: "Landmarks of Ventura County," April 4, year not given

General Physical Description note: (3 copies)
Box 2

Ms: "Ten Historic Spots," by E. M. Sheridan

Box 2

News Clippings: "Ten Historic Spots," by E. M. Sheridan

Box 2

News Clippings: "Sheridan Urges Marking of Landmarks Over State," (Star, Aug. 9, 1929); "Historic Spots in Ventura and Throughout the County Will Be Officially Marked," (Free Press, May 24, 1932)

Box 2

Ms: "Plenty of Game in Ventura County in the Olden Days," by E. M. Sheridan (Ventura County Star), December 7, 1927

General Physical Description note: (4 copies)
Box 2

Ms: "Matilija Poppy," a poem by E. M. Sheridan, written at the request ofthe County Library, September 8, 1927

General Physical Description note: (4 copies)
Box 2

News Clipping: "Hi, Ho, Come to the Fair; First Exhibit was in 1877," 1940

Box 2

News Clipping: "El Rio Has Had Many Names Since Becoming Cross-Roads," by E. M. Sheridan (Star), July 18, 1929

Box 2

Ms: "Ventura's First Playhouse, Built by J. M. Kaiser,to be Raised"

Box 2

News Clipping: "Former Ventura Man Tells of Early-Day Lynching Here," by E. M. Sheridan, undated

Box 2

News Clipping: "Presbyterians to Observe Building of Early Church," by E. M. Sheridan (Star), September 20, 1925

Box 2

News Clipping: "El Rio Had Many Names During Its Old, Interesting Career," by E. M. Sheridan (Star), 1927

Box 2

News Clipping: "When the Methodists Built 1st Church at Oak and Meta" (Star), August 14, 1928

General Physical Description note: (2 copies)
Box 2

Ms: "How Indians Propitiated the Rain God Here in Olden Days," by E. M. Sheridan

Box 2

Ms: "A Bit of Indian History"

Box 2

Ms: "Lost Woman of San Nicolas," by E. M. Sheridan (R979.492)

General Physical Description note: (3 copies)
Box 2

Ms. "Indians Were Many and Left Many Relics in the Sespe Country"

Box 2

News Clipping: "Painted Cave on Santa Crus Island to Attract Tourists" (Star), September 10, 1928

Box 2

News Clipping: "Brush Fire on Santa Cruz Id. Ravaging Land" (Star), Sept. 21, year not given

Box 2

News Clipping: "Sea Scout Ship To Visit Island" (Santa Paula Review), March 13, 1931

Box 2

News Clipping: "Explorers Searching for Hermit on Island" (Santa Paula Review), June 23, 1931

Box 2

News Clipping: "The Lost Woman of San Nicolas," by E. M. Sheridan (Courier), August 10, 1927

Box 2

News Clipping: "Sheriff Says Anacapa Is. Good Site for Prison" (P. N.), August 13, 1931

Box 2

Ms: "No. 7--Rancho Camulos, Home of 'Ramona'"

Box 2

Ms: "Bells on Camulos Ranch Has Interesting History"

Box 2

Ms: "Lucy Escandon Barker Presents Rare Old Relics to the Museum" (Life of Manuel Rodriguez de Poli)

General Physical Description note: (2 copies)
Box 2

News Clippings: "Ysidro Obiols Was Leader in His Day" (Post, Nov. 5, 1927); "W. D. Bonestel Has Precious Watch" (Post, Oct. 27, 1922)

Box 2

Ms: "Herman Keene Makes a Good Record as Killer of Lions," by E. M. Sheridan

Box 2

Ms: "Reginaldo Del Valle Prominent in Early California History"

Box 2

News Clipping: "Selwyn L. Shaw Passes Away at his Home Today," by E. M. Sheridan (Star), June 1, 1952

Box 2

Ms: "J. M. Sharp: Some Account of Experiences of James Meikle Sharp," with introduction by E. M. Sheridan

General Physical Description note: (2 copies)
Box 2

Ms: Biographical Sketch of E. M. Sheridan

Box 2

Ms: "Story of Candalaria, the Old Indian Basket- Maker," as told by her to George Henley and Dr. Bizzil in 1914 (Original furnished by E. M. Sheridan), 1925

General Physical Description note: (3 copies)
Box 2

Ms: "Notable Pioneer of Ventura County Died of Kitten Bite" (Biography of E. Bradley) (Ventura County Star), November 16, 1927

Box 2

Ms. "First American Fruit Producer in California," by E. M. Sheridan (Biography of G. G. Briggs)

Box 2

Ms: "Barry," Biography of John Andick Barry

General Physical Description note: (3 copies)
Box 2

News Clipping and Ms: "Don Jose Arnaz" (History of Arnaz School) by E. M. Sheridan, undated

Box 2

Ms: "Adobe Homes of Olden Days in San Buenaventura,"entered by E. M. Sheridan at Fifth Annual Ventura County Eisteddfod, Oxnard, April 16-20, 1929

General Physical Description note: (2 copies)
Box 2

Ms: "Sketch of the Sanchez Family and Sale of Del Norte Rancho"

Box 2

Ms: "A Bit of Indian History"

Box 2

News Clipping: "Joy Ride to San Fernando Was Jolly, Two-day Affair," by E. M. Sheridan (Star), March 29, 1929

Box 2

Ms: "Indian Fleshing Board is an Addition to Pioneer Museum," by E. M. Sheridan

General Physical Description note: (3 copies)
Box 2

Ms: "Early Days in Missouri"

General Physical Description note: (3 copies)
Box 2

Ms: "San Buenaventura, The Mission, Ventura," read by E. M. Sheridan at a meeting of college women, May 10, 1924

Box 2

Ms: "J. R. Willoughby in Great Sea Disaster in Argonaut Days"

General Physical Description note: (3 copies)
Box 2

Ms: "Beginning of Oxnard is Told by Man Who Visited it in '98," by E. M. Sheridan (Ventura County Star, page 4), October 22, 1927

Box 2

Ms: "Indian Baskets Made at San Buenaventura Mission"

Box 2

Ms: "Delighted With Mission Replica"

Box 2

News Clipping: "When the 1877 Oil Boom Hit Ventura and Prices Went Up," by E. M. Sheridan (Star), March 20, 1927

Box 2

News Clipping: "Banditry Rampant in Early Days in Ventura Territory," by E. M. Sheridan, September 1, 1930

Box 2

News Clipping: "Speaking of Newspaper Presses, Sheridan Tells of First One Brought Into County: It's Big Step from Machine of That Day to This," by E. M. Sheridan), undated

Box 2

Ms: "Ventura County in the Early Sixties," by E. M. Sheridan

Box 2

Ms: "Plenty of Game in Ventura County in the Olden Days," by E. M. Sheridan

Box 2

Ms: "Landmarks of Ventura County," by E. M. Sheridan (Talk given to Ladies of the Federation and dear friends of the Ojai), April 4, year not stated

General Physical Description note: (2 copies)
Box 2

Ms: "Early School and School Days in Ventura Avenue District"

General Physical Description note: (2 copies)
Box 2

Ms: "In the Days of the Coach and Four," by E. M. Sheridan

General Physical Description note: (2 copies)
Box 2

Ms: "More Murder and What Led Up to It," entered by E. M. Sheridan at Fifth Annual Ventura County Eisteddfod, April 15-20, 1929

General Physical Description note: (2 copies)
Box 2

Ms: "A Bit of Indian History"

Box 2

Ms: "The Reyes Family"

Box 2

Ms: (Untitled) from undated talk to Kiwanians on the subject of Olden Ventura by E. M. Sheridan

Box 2

Ms: "Address at the Fair," undated

Box 2

Ms: "Corner-stone of the Old Hill School Opened; Reveals Many Relics"

Box 2

Ms: "Herman Keene Makes a Good Record as Killer of Lions," by E. M. Sheridan

Box 2

News Clipping: "Herman Keene Makes a Good Record as Killer of Lions," by E. M. Sheridan, undated

Box 2

Ms: "Santa Paula History" (Talk to Friends of Santa Paula Rotary), undated

General Physical Description note: (5 copies)
Box 2

News Clippings:

Box 2

"W. H. Stuart Passes Away," by E. M. Sheridan (Star), August 6, 1927

Box 2

"Walbridge in Early Times Stepped Off 84 Miles in Day," by E. M. Sheridan (Star), August 4, 1927

Box 2

"J. R. Willoughby in Great Sea Disaster in Argonaut Days," by E. M. Sheridan (Star), February 3, 1928

Box 2

"The Lost Woman of San Nicolas Island," by E. M. Sheridan (County Star), July 19, 1929

Box 2

Ms: "Butterfield Stage Line's Branch Was Landmark Here," by E. M. Sheridan

Box 2

Ms: "Indians Were Many and Left Many Relics in the Sespe Country"

Box 2

Ms: "Reginaldo Del Valle Prominent in Early California History"

General Physical Description note: (3 copies)
Box 2

Ms: "Most Remarkable Indian Baskets Made at San Buena-ventura Mission"

Box 2

Ms: "Woman Tells of Colonization of the Great Simi Valley," by E. M. Sheridan

Box 2

Ms: "Emilio Ortega Writes an Interesting Chapter of Old Ventura History"

Box 2

Ms: "Lots of Trouble in Settling Colonia Rancho Boundaries," by E. M. Sheridan

Box 2

Ms: "True Story of How Uncle Tom Newby Killed by Lion in Bare-hand Fight"

Box 2

Ms: Paper read by E. M. Sheridan at the Annual Picnic Gathering of Ventura Pioneers at Foster Park, May 22, 1926

Box 2

Ms: "California First with Rough Riders: Only Two Survive"

Box 2

Ms: Early Ventura Photographs, shown at Chamber of Commerce "Old Timers Dinner," November 17, 1938

Box 2

News Clipping: "Dr. Bard Had His Troubles with Bulls in Early Days," by E. M. Sheridan (Star), October, 26, 1968

Box 2

Ms: "Walbridge in Early Times Stepped Off 84 Miles in Day," by E. M. Sheridan

Box 2

Historical Scrapbook of Ventura County, by E. M. Sheridan

Box 2

Gray Notebook containing newspaper clippings

General Physical Description note: (129 pages)
Box 2

Loose manuscript from unspecified document, page 37

Box 3

Notebooks containing Historical Writings by E. M. Sheridan, Volumes 1 thru 10 (R979.492)

Box 4

Notebook 1: "Reminiscences of Ventura County," Volume 1, by E. M. Sheridan

Box 4

Notebook 2: "Ventura County History," Volume I, by E. M. Sheridan

Box 4

Notebook 3: "Ventura County History," Volume I, by E. M. Sheridan

Box 4

Notebook 4: "Reminiscences of Ventura County," Volume 1-A, by E. M. Sheridan

Box 4

Notebook 5: "Pioneer History of Ventura County," Volume V, by E. M. Sheridan

Box 4

Notebook 6: "Pioneer History of Ventura County," Volume V, by E. M. Sheridan

Box 4

Notebook 7: "Ventura County Pioneers," Volume VI, by E. M. Sheridan

Box 4

Notebook 8: "Ventura County Pioneers," Volume VI, by E. M. Sheridan

Box 4

Notebook 9: "Pioneer History of Ventura County and Pioneers," by E. M. Sheridan (VII)

Box 4

Notebook 10: "Pioneers, History, and Bits of Interest in Ventura County," by E. M. Sheridan (VIII)

Box 4

Notebook 11: "Reminiscences of Ventura County," Volume 1, by E. M. Sheridan