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Register of the Peveril Meigs. Baja California Research Materials
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CORRESPONDENCE

Box 1, Folder 1

A-Z Miscellaneous, .

Box 1, Folder 2

Antigua Libreria Robredo, 1949.

Box 1, Folder 3

Aschmann, Homer, 1954.

Additional Note

Includes Baja California climatic data charts.
Box 1, Folder 4

Brand, Donald D., 1939.

Box 1, Folder 5

Dawson's Book Shop, 1979.

Additional Note

Glen Dawson.
Box 1, Folder 6

Gerhard, Peter, 1943 -1951.

Box 1, Folder 7

Kelly, William, 1940 -1949.

Box 1, Folder 8

Kroeber, A.L., 1932 -1939.

Box 1, Folder 9

Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, 1935.

Box 1, Folder 10

Meigs, Loren (brother), 1925 -1932.

Box 1, Folder 11

Sauer, Carl, 1927 -1931.

Box 1, Folder 12

Smith, Helen, 1970 -1971.

Box 1, Folder 13

West, Robert, 1979.

 

WRITINGS BY MEIGS

Box 1, Folder 14

Baja California bibliographies, 1952 -1961.

Box 1, Folder 15

Baja California climatic data, 1919 -1967.

Additional Note

Notes and charts.
Box 1, Folder 16

Capes of Human Hair from Baja California and Outside, 1970.

Additional Note

Reprint and negative of illustration. Published in PACIFIC COAST ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY, Vol. 6, No. 1, January 1970.
Box 1, Folder 17

Creation Myth and Other Recollections of the Niji Mishkwish, 1971.

Additional Note

Reprint, draft, photograph, drawing, and map. Published in PACIFIC COAST ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY, Vol. 7, No. 1, January 1971.
Box 1, Folder 18

Crespi diary notes, .

Box 1, Folder 19

Dominican Mission Frontier of Lower California, 1935.

Additional Note

Notes.
Box 1, Folder 20

Kiliwa Indians - Dialects, .

Box 1, Folder 21

Kiliwa Indians - Notes, 1917 -1977.

Box 1, Folder 22

Kiliwa Indians - Valle Trinidad notes, 1929.

Box 1, Folder 23

Kiliwa Indians of Lower California, 1932 -1969.

Additional Note

Correspondence and manuscript draft.
Box 1, Folder 24

Miscellaneous notes, .

Box 1, Folder 25

Notes on the Paipai of San Isidoro, Baja California, 1977.

Additional Note

Reprint. Published in PACIFIC COAST ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY, Vol. 13, No. 1, January 1977.
Box 1, Folder 26

Noticias de la Provincia de Californias en Tres Cartas, by Luis Sales. Translated by Meigs, .

Additional Note

Manuscript.
Box 1, Folder 27

Noticias de la Provincia de Californias en Tres Cartas, by Luis Sales. Translated by Meigs, .

Additional Note

Typescript.
Box 1, Folder 28

Rains and hurricanes in southern Baja California, 1966.

Additional Note

Draft and notes.
Box 1, Folder 29

Some Pictographs in Northern Baja California, 1976.

Additional Note

Reprint. Published in PACIFIC COAST ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY, Vol. 12, No. 1, January 1976.
 

WRITINGS BY OTHERS

Box 1, Folder 30

Diary of Junipero Serra; Mch. 28 - June 30, 1769. Part III, 1902.

Additional Note

Published in OUTWEST, vol. 16, no. 5.
Box 1, Folder 31

Gifford, E.W. "The Kamia of Imperial Valley", 1931.

Additional Note

Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 97.
Box 2, Folder 1

Gifford, E.W. and R.H. Lowie. "Notes on the Akwa'ala Indians of Lower California", 1929.

Additional Note

University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology, Vol. 23, No. 7, pp. 339-352. 2 copies, both annotated by Meigs.
Box 2, Folder 2

Hastings, James Rodney, ed. CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA FOR BAJA CALIFORNIA, 1964.

Additional Note

University of Arizona. Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Technical Reports on the Meteorology and Climatology of Arid Regions, No. 14.
Box 2, Folder 3

Hendry, George W. "Francisco Palou's Boundary Marker", 1926.

Additional Note

California Historical Society, San Francisco, 1926.
Box 2, Folder 4

Mexico. Secretaria de Agricultura y Ganaderia. Servicio Meteorologico Mexicano, 1924 -1954.

Additional Note

Manuscript meteorological data charts recording temperature, rainfall, dominant wind direction, number of days of fog, and number of cloudy days for reporting stations in Baja California and Sonora from the 1920s to the 1950s. Completeness of the data varies for each station
Box 2, Folder 5

Nelson, Edward W. LOWER CALIFORNIA AND ITS NATURAL RESOURCES, 1921.

Additional Note

Published in MEMOIRS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, Vol. XVI.
Box 2, Folder 6

North Mexican Center for Anthropology, 1953.

Additional Note

Brochure.
Box 2, Folder 7

Rogers, Malcolm J. "The Stone Art of the San Dieguito Plateau", 1929.

Additional Note

Reprinted from AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGIST, Vol. 31, No. 3, July-September 1929.
Box 2, Folder 8

Shreve, Forest. "A Desert by the Sea", 1935.

Additional Note

Carnegie Institution of Washington, News Service Bulletin, School Edition. Vol. 3, No. 26, Release Date Sunday, September 29, 1935.
Box 2, Folder 9

Shreve, Forest and R.D. Mallery. "Desert Investigations", 1934.

Additional Note

Annual Report of the Division of Plant Biology, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1933-1934. Issued December 14, 1934.
 

JOURNALS

Box 2, Folder 10

Outlined account of Baja California explorations, 1926 -1928.

Additional Note

Contains references to journal page numbers and photographs.
Box 2, Folder 11

Journal 1, 1925.

Additional Note

January 1 -August 3. Baja California.
Box 2, Folder 12

Journal 1A, 1925.

Additional Note

June 25 -July 26. Baja California. Notes before going and measurements of elevation.
Box 2, Folder 13

Journal 2, 1926.

Additional Note

May -June. Baja California. Sauer's trip 1.
Box 2, Folder 14

Journal 3, 1926.

Additional Note

June -July. Baja California. Sauer's trip 2.
Box 2, Folder 15

Journal 4, 1926.

Additional Note

July -August. Baja California. Sauer's trip 3.
Box 3, Folder 1

Journal 5, 1927.

Additional Note

May -June. Baja California. Field notes 1.
Box 3, Folder 2

Journal 5A, 1927.

Additional Note

Meteorological data. Includes newspaper articles about Meig's 1926 and 1927 explorations.
Box 3, Folder 3

Lower California Day Book, 1927.

Additional Note

One entry, dated May 14.
Box 3, Folder 4

Journal 6, 1927.

Additional Note

June -July. Field notes 2.
Box 3, Folder 5

Journal 7, 8, and 9, 1927.

Additional Note

Volume contains "1927, July -August, Field notes 3"; "1927-1928, Winter"; and "1928, Summer, 2 weeks, includes Kiliwa study."
Box 3, Folder 6

Journal 10, 1928.

Additional Note

Kiliwa study, first summer, with Yvonne, 1.
Box 3, Folder 7

Journal 11, 1928.

Additional Note

Kiliwa study, first summer, with Yvonne, 2.
Box 3, Folder 8

Journal 12, 1928.

Additional Note

Ensenada.
Box 3, Folder 9

Journal 13, 1929.

Additional Note

Santa Catalina Mission. Geography of Kiliwas.
Box 3, Folder 10

Journal 14, 1929.

Additional Note

Schmieder, Oscar. "Lower Californian Studies. II. The Russian colony of Guadalupe Valley." University of California Publications in Geography 2, no. 14 (1928). 409-434. Heavily annotated by Meigs while in the field in 1929.
 

PHOTOGRAPHS AND LANTERN SLIDES

 

Photograph Albums

Box 3, Folder 11, Map-case Oversize: FB-350-01

1925 Trip - Album, .

Additional Note

From Tijuana to El Rosario. Includes images of the Santo Tomas valley, Johnson's Ranch at San Antonio del Mar, the San Telmo valley, the Hamilton Ranch in Santo Domingo, the San Quintin flour mill and saltworks, and the town of El Rosario.
Box 3, Folder 12

1925 Trip - Unidentified images, .

Box 3, Folder 13, Map-case Oversize: FB-350-02

1926 Trip - Album, .

Additional Note

San Fernando Velicata to Santo Tomas. Includes images of the missions of San Fernando Velicata, Nuestra Senora del Rosario, San Vicente Ferrer, Santo Domingo de la Frontera, and Santo Tomas.
Box 3, Folder 14

1926 Trip - Unidentified images, .

Box 3, Folder 15, Map-case Oversize: FB-351-01

1927 Trip - Album, .

Additional Note

Tijuana to El Marmol. Includes images of Japanese abalone fisherman, the onyx mine at El Marmol, the rancho at Santa Catarina, the San Fernando mine, and the saltworks at San Quintin.
Box 3, Folder 16

1927 Trip - Unidentified images, .

Box 3, Folder 17, Map-case Oversize: FB-351-02

1928 Trip - Album, .

Additional Note

Valle Trinidad to Tijuana. Includes images of Kiliwa Indians around Arroyo Leon, street scenes in Ensenada, and panoramic views of Tijuana from the hill above the port of entry on the US side.
Box 3, Folder 18, Map-case Oversize: FB-351-03

1929 Trip - Album, .

Additional Note

Arroyo Leon to Neji. Includes images from the Guadalupe valley, the town of Santa Catarina, and the village of Neji.
Box 3, Folder 19, Map-case Oversize: FB-351-04

1936 Trip - Album, .

Additional Note

Includes images of Mission San Miguel and Indians at Manteca.
 

Lantern Slides

Box 4, Folder 1

Lantern slides, 1925 -1936.

 

MAPS

Box 5, Folder 1, Map-case Oversize: MC-154-01

Diagrammatic sketch from Cape Colnett to San Felipe Bay, .

Additional Note

Traced from sketch by J. van der Gracht. Pencil and colored pencil on tracing paper.
Box 5, Folder 2, Map-case Oversize: MC-154-01

Diagrammatic sketch from El Rosario to the Gulf of California at 30 degrees N. Latitude, .

Additional Note

Traced from sketch by J. van der Gracht. Pencil and colored pencil on tracing paper.
Box 5, Folder 3, Map-case Oversize: MC-154-01

Diagrammatic sketch from Santo Tomas to south of San Quintin, .

Additional Note

Pencil and colored pencil on tracing paper.
Box 5, Folder 4, Map-case Oversize: MC-154-01

[Distribution of coastal rock formations from Tijuana to Santa Catarina], .

Additional Note

Ink, pencil, and colored pencil on tracing paper.
Box 5, Folder 5

Geological profile, Todos Santos Bay to Gulf, 1926.

Additional Note

"Geol. Profile, Todos S. Bay to Gulf. Direction N. 71 Degrees E., Lindgren." Pencil on paper.
Box 5, Folder 6, Map-case Oversize: MC-154-01

Lluvia annual. Baja California Sur, .

Additional Note

Unidentified publication.
Box 5, Folder 7, Map-case Oversize: MC-154-01

Maps published in THE DOMINICAN MISSION FRONTIER OF LOWER CALIFORNIA, 1935.

Additional Note

"General Map emphasizing the Dominican area of Lower California" and "Physical Regions and Explorations."
Box 5, Folder 8

Northwest Mexico. Coastal Sectors, .

Additional Note

Unidentified publication.
Box 5, Folder 9, Map-case Oversize: MC-154-01

[Sketch map of area surrounding Mission Santa Catarina], .

Additional Note

Pencil on tracing paper.
Box 5, Folder 10, Map-case Oversize: MC-154-01

Sketch map of San Quintin Bay, .

Additional Note

Tracing from a blueprint by "C.J. Young (engineer), 1889, for the Compania Mexicana Internacional. Elevations from U.S. Steamship 'Ranger,' 1888. Blueprint loaned by David Goldbaum." Pencil on tracing paper.
Box 5, Folder 11, Map-case Oversize: MC-154-01

Sketch map of the San Telmo River mouth, .

Additional Note

Pencil on tracing paper.
Box 5, Folder 12, Map-case Oversize: MC-154-01

Sketch map of the lands of Mission Santa Catarina, .

Additional Note

Traced from "Terrenos de la ex-mision de Sta. Catalina. Wm. Denton, Fernando Lantern(?), 1895(?)." Pencil on tracing paper.
Box 5, Folder 13

Sketch maps of El Rosario, 1926.

Additional Note

Pencil on paper.
Box 5, Folder 14, Map-case Oversize: MC-154-02

Thornthwaite, C.W. Baja California Sketch Map, 1925.

Additional Note

Based on the work of Carl H. Beal for the Marland Oil Company. Segmented into 12 quadrangles; quadrangle 10 missing. Includes set of reduced-size photocopies with annotations by Meigs.
Box 5, Folder 15

Vila, Vicente. Puerto de San Diego situado por 32 grados 32 minutos de latitud septent, 1769.

Additional Note

Photocopy of a manuscript map in Archivo General de Indias, Seville.
 

MISCELLANEOUS

Box 5, Folder 16

Newspaper clippings, 1925 -1962.

Box 5, Folder 17

Ensenada postcard, 1928.

Box 5, Folder 18

Pressed plants, 1926.

Box 5, Folder 19

Principal Publications by Peveril Meigs, 1974.

Box 5, Folder 20

Telegram from William A. Saathoff (foreman) to Eulogio Romero, .

Additional Note

April 5, 1908.
 

ORIGINALS OF PRESERVATION PHOTOCOPIES

Box 5, Folder 21

Originals of preservation photocopies, .