Finding Aid to the Clifford Park Baldwin Collection MS.781

Finding aid prepared by Holly Rose Larson
Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
234 Museum Drive
Los Angeles, CA, 90065-5030
323-221-2164
rroom@theautry.org
2012 December 6


Title: Clifford Park Baldwin Collection
Identifier/Call Number: MS.781
Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 linear feet (4 folders)
Date (inclusive): 1934-1939
Abstract: This collection contains manuscripts by Clifford Park Baldwin, correspondence, hand-drawn maps, notes and photographs from 1934 to 1939.
creator: Baldwin, Clifford Park

Acquisition

Donations from Clifford Park Baldwin, 1934 September-1939 September 6; and Frank Parcher, 1952 September.

Biographcial note

Clifford Park Baldwin (1889-1961) was born in Cincinnati, OH on Feb. 14, 1889. Baldwin moved to southern California in 1911 and had homes in Montrose and Carlsbad. He studied painting locally with Jean Mannheim, Paul Lauritz, and George Demont Otis. While on the staff of the Southwest Museum from 1933-41, he illustrated the books Gypsum Cave and Navajo Weaving.
Baldwin died in Oceanside, CA on July 3, 1961.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains manuscripts by Clifford Park Baldwin, correspondence, hand-drawn maps, notes and photographs from 1934 to 1939. Includes three typescripts by Baldwin: "Caves and Petroglyphs of California," Saline Valley," and "Cave at Garbanza." The latter includes a newspaper clipping and a map.

Preferred citation

Clifford Park Baldwin Collection, 1934-1939, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.781; [folder number] [folder title][date].

Processing history

Processed by Library staff before 1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 December 6, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).

Use

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.

Access

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.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Cave at Garbanza Caves and Petroglyphs of California
Correspondence
Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Gabrielino Indians
Manuscripts
Maps
Panamint Range (Calif.)
Petroglyphs -- California
Photographs
Saline Valley (Calif.)
Saline Vallley
Typescripts