Finding Aid to Back to the Ranch MS.794

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 10


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

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Access

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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