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Finding Aid to Back to the Ranch MS.794
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  • Preferred citation
  • Processing history
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  • Access

  • Title: Back to the Ranch
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.794
    Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.2 linear feet (1 folder)
    Date: circa 1975
    Abstract: This is a manuscript entitled "Back to the Ranch" by Jess Ranker as told to Jess Burnham-Ranker, from conversations Jess Burnham-Ranker had with her father, Jess Ranker, between 1969 and 1975, regarding Jess Ranker's life on a cattle ranch in northeastern California, his youth in and around Chico, California, and his experiences as a young adult in a mining town in northeastern Nevada. The manuscript includes tipped-in certificates, correspondence, newspaper clippings from 1910-1912, and copies of photographs from the same era.
    creator: Burnham-Ranker, Jess
    creator: Ranker, Jess Elwood, 1888-1975

    Biographical Note

    Jesse Elwood Ranker was born 1888 June on a ranch in northeastern California and died in autumn of 1975.

    Scope and Contents

    This is a manuscript entitled "Back to the Ranch" by Jess Ranker as told to Jess Burnham-Ranker. The manuscript is the transcript to a collection of conversations Jess Burnham-Ranker had with her father, Jess Ranker, between 1969 and 1975, regarding Jess Ranker's life on a cattle ranch in northeastern California, his youth in and around Chico, California, and his experiences as a young adult in a mining town in northeastern Nevada. The manuscript includes tipped-in certificates, correspondence, newspaper clippings from 1910-1912, and copies of photographs from the same era.

    Preferred citation

    Back to the Ranch, circa 1975, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.794.

    Processing history

    Processed by Library staff before 1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 December 10, 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

    Back to the Ranch
    Certificates
    Chico (Calif.) -- History
    Clippings
    Correspondence
    Gold mines and mining -- Nevada
    Manuscripts
    Mines and mineral resources -- Mexico
    Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada
    Photographs
    Ranches -- California
    Ranching -- California
    Transcripts