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Finding aid to the Ellen Amos and Family Letters MS.501
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Description
Ellen (Mrs. Joe) Amos and family were Miwok Indians residing in Mariposa County, California. Ellen Amos lived in Wawona, Mariposa County, near Yosemite area, in the early 1900s. Collection of letters to Ellen Amos from her children and other family members. Letters span from 1909 to 1927 and includes the time when Mrs. Amos's son, Eddie, was in the army and France during World War I.
Background
Ellen (Mrs. Joe) Amos and family were Miwok Indians residing in Mariposa County, California. Ellen Amos lived in Wawona, Mariposa County, near Yosemite area, in the early 1900s and she sometimes visited in Miami, California. Joe Amos is her second husband.
Extent
0.25 Linear feet (12 folders)
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.