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Carpenter, Virginia, 1833 - 1995-09-28

 Sub-Group — Document box: 3-5
Identifier: 3-1

Scope and Contents note

From the Collection:

The Local History Collection focuses on the history of Orange County California and the cities within Orange County, Southern California and to a lesser extent California as a whole. All Time periods from 1776-2012 (to date) are covered. The collection includes 3860 cataloged books and pamphlets, correspondence, ephemera, manuscripts, maps, memoribilia. papers, periodicals, posters and photographs.

Dates

  • 1833 - 1995-09-28

Creator

Extent

From the Collection: 733 boxes (733 boxes, 3860 volumes in 429 linear feet plus two large orange cabinets drawers and two map cases drawers. )

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

General

Contains research materials, published works, and other documents belonging to Virginia Carpenter (1905-1995), a Southern Californian local historian. Writing several books on Orange County and the city of Placentia, Carpenter also worked in the Placentia District Library, and was a member of the Orange County Historical Society.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
University Archives & Special Collections
Pollak Library South Room 352 (PLS 352)
Fullerton CA 92831-3599 USA
(657) 278-4751