Guide to the Nicholas Magalousis Papers MS.R.131 MS.R.131

Bonnie Corral (2014 - Processed by Alieh Zamany; machine-readable finding aid created by Cyndi Shein; edited by Sara Seltzer)
Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
© 2016
The UCI Libraries
P.O. Box 19557
University of California, Irvine
Irvine 92623-9557
spcoll@uci.edu


Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
Title: Nicholas Magalousis papers
Creator: California Mission Studies Association
creator: Magalousis, Nicholas M.
Identifier/Call Number: MS.R.131
Physical Description: 5.7 Linear Feet (5 boxes and 1 flat box and 1 oversize folder)
Date (inclusive): 1975-2015 and undated
Language of Material: English
Abstract: This collection documents archaeologist and historic preservationist Nicholas Magalousis' efforts to preserve Southern California historic sites, particularly the San Juan Capistrano Mission, the San Luis Rey de Francia Mission, and the Irvine Ranch. It also includes documents relating to the California Mission Studies Association. The collection includes reports, newsletters, publications, slides, photographic prints, memoranda, correspondence, videotapes, audiocassettes, and news clippings.

Access

The collection is open for research.
Access to original videotapes and audiocassettes is restricted; researchers may request use copies.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. Copyrights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred Citation

Nicholas Magalousis papers. MS-R131. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Nicholas Magalousis, 2006, 2010, 2013, and 2015.

Processing History

Processed by Alieh Zamany, 2008; updated by Dawn Schmitz, 2010 and Sara Seltzer, 2014.

Historical Background

Nicholas Magalousis was active in the preservation of California missions, particularly San Juan Capistrano and San Luis Rey de Francia, and other Southern California historic sites such as the Irvine Ranch. He founded the California Mission Studies Association, an organization established in 1984 to preserve the California missions and support education about them. He has done pioneering work in Atomic Absorption Analysis and Archaeology and has taught anthropology and archaeology at the University of California, Irvine, Chapman University, Irvine Valley College, and Long Beach State University. In 2005, he became a professor in the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology at Santiago Canyon College in Orange, California, and had published about 1500 pages of research.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The collection documents Magalousis' efforts to preserve Southern California historic sites, particularly the San Juan Capistrano Mission in the 1980s, the San Luis Rey de Francia mission in the 1990s, and the Irvine Ranch in the 2000s. This collection also includes records from the California Mission Studies Association. Collection materials include reports, newsletters, publications, slides, photographic prints, memoranda, correspondence, videotapes, audiocassettes, and news clippings. Also included are materials related to Magalousis's scholarly and academic work at Santiago Canyon College.

Collection Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically by subject. Accession 2014.007, an unprocessed addition to the collection, is listed at the end.

Separation Note

Select publications were removed from this collection and cataloged separately in Special Collections and Archives.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Adobe houses -- Conservation and restoration.
Oral histories
Missions -- Conservation and restoration -- California
Ranches -- Cailfornia -- Orange County
Photographic prints -- California -- Orange County.
California Mission Studies Association
Magalousis, Nicholas M.
California Mission Studies Association
California Mission Studies Association -- Archives
San Luis Rey Mission (Calif.) -- Conservation and restoration
Mission San Juan Capistrano -- Conservation and restoration
Magalousis, Nicholas M.

box 1, folder 1, box 3, folder 3

Archaeology: Course materials, scholarly papers, and other materials 1979-2009

 

California Mission Studies Association

box 1, folder 2

Correspondence 1982-1990

box 1, folder 3

Correspondence concerning Baja Mission development 1984

box 1, folder 4

Directories 1984-1990

box 1, folder 5

Member invites, symposia materials, and other materials 1983-1991

box 1, folder 6

News and clippings concerning California Mission Studies Association's founding and activities 1983-1991

box 1, folder 7

Photographs from the first meeting 1984 January

 

The Irvine Ranch

box 1, folder 8

Clippings 2001 July

 

A Conservation Charrette at the Irvine Ranch Headquarters Historic Park: A Multi-Component Approach Studying the Bunkhouse, Driving Barn, Early Office, and Mess Hall

box 1, folder 9

Final report 2002

box 1, folder 10

Slides 2002

box 1, folder 11

Excavation: slides 2000-2002

 

Oral history project

box 1, folder 12

Correspondence, sample interview questions, and notes from Joan Irvine Smith's interview 2000-2001

box 1, folder 13

Photographs of Irvine Ranch Home and students/participants in oral history project 1962, 2000-2001

box 2, folder 1-2

Photographs undated

Scope and Content Note

Prints, photocopies, and printouts of historical images of the Irvine Ranch, Irvine house, and Irvine family members
box 2, folder 3

Orange County museums: pamphlets and fliers 1998-2000

 

Retrofitting of adobe structures

box 3, folder 1

Getty Conservation Institute Guidelines for the Seismic Retrofitting of Adobe Project Report of Second Year Activities 1993

box 3, folder 2

Planning and Engineering Guidelines for the Seismic Retrofitting of Historic Adobe Structures, Getty Conservation Institute Scientific Program Report 2002

 

San Juan Capistrano

 

Mission Museum

box 2, folder 4

Docent directories 1987-1993

box 2, folder 5

Pamphlets, maps, and clippings 1980-1988

box 2, folder 6

Old Town Center maps Circa 1988

 

Preservation efforts

box 2, folder 7

Archaeological District minutes and National Register of Historic Places form 1988

box 2, folder 8

Catalan furnaces: forms 1992-1993

box 2, folder 9

Chapman College student questionnaire 1988

box 2, folder 10

Clippings concerning preservation and archaeological digs at San Juan Capistrano's Historic Town Center 1981-1988

box 2, folder 11-12

Correspondence 1986-1988

box 2, folder 13

Friends of Historic San Juan Capistrano reports, news, and other materials 1988-1991

box 2, folder 14

Historic Town Center: proposal 1987 January

box 2, folder 15

Kalendarium "Archaeological Research: Mission San Juan Capistrano, 1979-1981" 1981 May

box 2, folder 16

Photographs of archaeological dig at the mission 1982

box 2, folder 17

San Juan Capistrano Community Development Agency: Request for Qualifications 1985 September

box FB-067 : 002

Scrapbook undated

 

San Luis Rey de Francia Mission

box 2, folder 18

Cultural Historic Landscape Proposal 1990

box 2, folder 19

Preliminary Survey and Field Reconnaissance Report 1991

 

Unprocessed addition 2013 Accession 2014_007 circa 1975-2002 and undated

Access

This addition to the collection has not been processed but is open for research.
Access to original videotapes and audiocassettes is restricted; researchers may request use copies.

Scope and Content Note

This addition to the collection is comprised of photographs, videotapes, audiocassettes, slides, reports, clippings, and other material documenting Nicholas Magalousis' archaeological work in Orange County, primarily at Mission San Juan Capistrano. Projects include the Joint Archaeological Research Project, a conservation charette at the Irvine Ranch Headquarters, Crescent Bay Park archaeological excavation, and others. Of note are oral histories conducted with Jim Sleeper, Katherine Wheeler, and other prominent figures in the Orange County historical community.
 

Accession 2016.017 1979-1992

Box accn2016-017.001, Folder 1

Archaeological Symposium 1981 Mission San Juan Capistrano Volume IV 1981

Box accn2016-017.001, Folder 2

Compendium of Archaeological Research Profiles 1979-1986 at Mission San Juan Capistrano

Box accn2016-017.001, Folder 3

Final Report: A Conservation Charrette at The Irvine Ranch Headquarters and1 Historic Park; A multicomponent Approach to Studying The … 2002

Box accn2016-017.001, Folder 4

Interdisciplinary Research Master Bibliography Volume III 1979 1979

Box accn2016-017.001, Folder 5

Interdisciplinary Research; Preliminary Report Corpus of Brick, Rook Tiles, and1 Floor Tiles Volume II October 1979 Oct 1979

Box accn2016-017.001, Folder 6

I.R.H.Q.

Box accn2016-017.001, Folder 7

The Magazine of Western Living Sunset Aug 1992 Aug 1992

Box accn2016-017.001, Folder 8

Metal Art - SJC

Box accn2016-017.001, Folder 9

Miscellaneous Brochures (1 of 2)

Box accn2016-017.001, Folder 10

Miscellaneous Brochures (2 of 2)

Box accn2016-017.001, Folder 11

Mission San Juan Capistrano: A Pictorial History Part I: Text Aug 6, 1992 Aug 6, 1992

Box accn2016-017.001, Folder 12

Mission San Juan Capistrano: A Pictorial History Part II: Text Aug 5, 1992 Aug 5, 1992

Box accn2016-017.001, Folder 13

Mission San Juan Capistrano A Pocket History 1993 1993

Box accn2016-017.001, Folder 14

Mission San Luis Rey A Pocket History 1993 1993

Box accn2016-017.001, Folder 15

Museum Organization and1 Structure Mission San Juan Capistrano 1983-84

Box accn2016-017.001, Folder 16

Newspaper Clippings

Box accn2016-017.001, Folder 17

The Ongoing Search Archaeological Research at Mission San Juan Capistrano 1982

Box accn2016-017.001, Folder 18

Oral History Project: Mission San Juan Capistrano 1979-1982 Volume V

Box accn2016-017.001, Folder 19

Orange County Registrar "Architect Leaves No Stone Undrawn" 1989 1989

Box accn2016-017.001, Folder 20

Preliminary Field Report: Excavation in the Sanctuary Floor of the Old Stone Church Mission San Juan Capistrano Feb 1986 Feb 1986

Box accn2016-017.001, Folder 21

Preliminary Report: Zooarcheological Research at Mission San Juan Capistrano, CA 1979 Field Season 1979

Box accn2016-017.001, Folder 22

Prince de Conde

Box accn2016-017.001, Folder 23

Professional Papers - Completed Originals

Box accn2016-017.001, Folder 24

R.H. Chapel - 1994 General Info

Box accn2016-017.001, Folder 25

SJC LTRS: $

Box accn2016-017.001, Folder 26

SMRC - Newsletter 1985

Box accn2016-017.001, Folder 27

Aerial Photos, Field Schools 1979/1985, Damage 1979/1985

Box accn2016-017.001, Folder 29

First Mission Site

Box accn2016-017.001, Folder 30

General Data: College Classes at SJEM, Publications, Museum, etc

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder 1

General: Fort Ross, W.P.A. Copy Shots, Cactus and1 Flowers of Mission

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder accn2016-017.002

Mission Museums: Pala 1981, Ysabel 1982, San Luis Rey 1983 1981-1983

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder 3

Mission San Juan Capistrano Archeological Research Project 1981 1981

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder 4

Native American Subsistance Collection

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder 5

San Juan Mission/ Irvine Ranch H.Q. Excavation/C.R.M. (Several Publications)

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder 6

Slides #4 San Juan Capistrano - 1979 UCI, Chapman College 1979

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder 7

Baja Xmas '84 1984

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder 8

CMSA - Symposium

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder 9

Mission San Juan Capistrano Archeological Research Project Negatives 1983 1983

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder 10

SPEC Projects '84; Caspers Park, Cat Stud Project, Garden, CSMA San Jose

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder 11

Sp. Project Belardes Sk.

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder 12

Archeology

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder 13

Arch P Sec G T.U. 1.2.3.

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder 14

Chas, Loomis 1895 1895

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder 15

Crescent Bay, Park Site Laguna Beach and1 Other CB Locations 1979 1979

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder 16

Excavation and1 Charrette; I.R.H.Q. Photos, Maps, etc

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder 17

General Views 1900s; Mission San Juan Capistrano Arch. Research Project Enlargements 1979-1982 1979-1982

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder 18

General Views Circa Pre 1900s

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder 19

Mendoza's Kiln

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder 20

Mission San Luis Rey Prints 7/5/1983 7/5/1983

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder 21

Mission Santa Ysabel Museum Project 1982 1982

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder 22

Museum at Mission San Juan Capistrano

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder 23

Pala Mission Museum Project 1981 1981

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder 24

Photographs Mounted on Board (1 of 2)

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder 25

Photographs Mounted on Board (2 of 2)

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder 26

Photographs of the Irvine Ranch Historic Park Prior to the Conservation Charrett

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder 27

Research Photos Sec D

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder 28

Santa Ysabel Fiesta 1982 1982

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder 29

Satellite Photos

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder 30

SEC D. T.U.Z.T.U.3. So.1

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder 31

Visitors 1981, Students Excavating SJEM Arch Summer "87" 1987

Box accn2016-017.002, Folder 32

Work at Camp Pendelton Marine Corps Base 1994-1995; Archaeology/ Reconstruction at Pio Pico Chapel etc 1994-1995

Box accn2016-017.003

General Views 1900s; Mission San Juan Capistrano Arch. Research Project Enlargements 1979-1982 1979-1982

Box accn2016-017.003

Archeological Field Research in Syria at Ashara aka Terqa/ Conservation Project as Mission San Juan Capistrano

Box accn2016-017.003

California Mission Studies at Association Meeting, 1992, in San Luis Obispo, California

Box accn2016-017.003

Tera, Syria U.CL.A. 6 Anthropology 100/101/103/106

Box accn2016-017.003

MSJC

Box accn2016-017.003

I.R.H.Q Archaeology New Library Site -O.C.

Box accn2016-017.003

I.R.H.Q. Charrette

Box accn2016-017.003

Conservation Project at Mission San Juan Capistrano (SJCM)