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Briones (Juana) collection, circa 1960-2009
M1706  
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Description
Oral histories, memoirs, research files, photographs, newsclippings, maps, publications, adobe house preservation work, etc. Included is a 1870 census of Chinese workers, adobe samples from the house, information about the adobe structure, the historic structure report, the original house plan, the Juana Briones house tour docent handbook, "The Story of Donna Juana Briones de Miranda, " by Catherine Crary Elwood, 1962.
Background
Juana Briones (1802-1899) was a businesswoman and landowner in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Extent
8 Linear Feet (5 boxes)
Availability
Open for research; material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.