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Guide to the Presidio Park Collection MS 71
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Spanish-era Presidio documents (copies and transcripts) (some in Spanish), 1781–1800

Includes:

Inventory and supplies listings with costs, 1781-1799 (transcripts).
“Provincia de Californias. Jurisdicion de San Diego” by Manuel Rodriguez. Population census, 1798 (copy).
Letter from Salvador Byar Soldado to Manuel Rodriguez regarding construction projects, December 31, 1800 (copy).
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San Diego Presidio research notes, 1798-1938

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Presidio Park articles and research notes (copies and transcripts), 1929–1964 and undated

Includes:

Issue of San Diego Magazine dedicated to Presidio in honor of George W. Marston’s gift of Presidio Park and Museum to San Diego, July 1929.
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Visitor information brochures, 1932–1980

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Event programs, 1929 July 16 and undated

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Dedication ceremony program for Presidio Hill Park and address by James A. Blaisdell for the Junipero Serra Museum, July 16, 1929.
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Horticulture, 1933-1961 and undated

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Informational pamphlets, guides, and articles on plants in Presidio Park.
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Presidio Park Excavation Project, 1969-1982 and undated

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Two oversize maps of the San Diego Presidio Chapel Excavations (in Oversize Documents D2):
"San Diego Presidio Chapel excavations as of April 1969 by Henry G. Wylie for Dr. Paul H. Ezell, May 1969, traced copy number 3."
"Original drawing done by Cal Ritchie in 1974. Updated by Richard L. Carrico and Dr. Paul H. Ezell in 1980."