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Finding Aid to the Francis Mellus Collection MS.674
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Description
This collection consists of a typed copy of the "Journal of Francis Mellus from June 11, 1838 to March 26, 1847," the original of which is in the Henry E. Huntington Library. The journal was written by Mellus on sea voyages to California and along the California Coast. Also includes an invitation to a ball being hosted by Francisco Mellus in Los Angeles on October 23, 1856.
Background
Francis Mellus was the brother of Henry Mellus, a Mass.-born merchant who went to Calif. in 1835. Francis Mellus was also a sailor and merchant. Additional information on Francis Mellus can be found in the Huntington Library Quarterly, vol. 9 no.1 (November, 1945), pp. 101-102.
Extent
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
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.