Taylor, Alexander S. (Alexander Smith), 1817-1876

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Alexander S. Taylor (1817-1876) was an early collector and bibliographer of Californiana who acquired the manuscripts which make up this collection.

From the description of Collection of Californiana manuscripts, 1772-1849. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122443698

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creatorOf Taylor, Alexander Smith, 1817-1876. Outline map of Upper and Lower California : showing the location of the principal Indian tribes best known from 1542 to 1863, to accompany the "Precis India Californicus", published in Bancroft's Hand-Book Almanac for 1864 / by Alexander S. Taylor. California Digital Library
referencedIn Monterey Public Library. California History Room. Biography clippings : "T" [surname] folder 1890-1990. Monterey Public Library
referencedIn Bancroft, Hubert Howe, 1832-1918. Personal observations during a tour through the line of missions of upper California : ms. S, [187-?]. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library
creatorOf Taylor, Alexander S. (Alexander Smith), 1817-1876,. Collection of Californiana manuscripts, 1772-1849. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Taylor, Alexander S. (Alexander Smith), 1817-1876. [Excerpts from Alexander S. Taylor scrapbook, C.E. 185, vol. 2]. Santa Barbara Historical Society
creatorOf Taylor, Alexander Smith, 1817-1876. Outline map of Upper and Lower California : showing the location of the principal Indian tribes best known from 1542 to 1863, to accompany the "Precis India Californicus", published in Bancroft's Hand-Book Almanac for 1864 / by Alexander S. Taylor. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Taylor, Alexander S. (Alexander Smith), 1817-1876. Autograph letter signed : Monterey, to Harper & Brothers, 1852 Jan. 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Savage, Thomas, b. 1823. Archivo del Arzobispado de San Francisco ... : mss., 1772-1849. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Taylor, Alexander Smith, 1817-1876. The discoverers, founders and pioneers of California Felix and California Petra ... : Santa Barbara : ms.S, [1872?]. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Johnson, Mary. Notes on California history and biography, [ca. 1939-1941]. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Monterey Public Library. California History Room. Documents clippings 1843-2002. Monterey Public Library
creatorOf Font, Pedro, d. 1781. Journal of Father Pedro Font. Journey from Sonora to Monterey and S. Francisco, with Don J. Bautista de Anza : ms., 1775-1776. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Taylor, Alexander Smith, 1817-1876. Alexander Smith Taylor papers, 1864-1872. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth. Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. 1761-1904. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Sitjar, Buenaventura, 1739-1808. Vocabulary of Indian words, 1770-1835. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Taylor, Alexander Smith, 1817-1876. The odds and ends of California life and of the waysides of Arizona ... : Santa Barbara : ms.S, 1872. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Arroyo de la Cuesta, Felipe, d. 1842. Copia del estado de las misiones de la A[lta] California, sacado de los informes de sus misioneros en fin de Di[ciem]br[e] de 1823 ... ms. S, 1823. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Taylor, Alexander Smith, 1817-1876. Notes on the Indianology of Alaska ... : Santa Barbara, California : ms. S, 1867. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Taylor, Alexander Smith, 1817-1876. Chronological index to the five volumes (bound in eight volumes) of the Mss. letters of the Catholic missionaries of California from 1772 to 1849 : Monterey, Calif. : ms.S, 1859. UC Berkeley Libraries
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associatedWith Arroyo de la Cuesta, Felipe, d. 1842. person
associatedWith Bancroft, Hubert Howe, 1832-1918. person
associatedWith Browne, J. Ross (John Ross), 1821-1875. person
associatedWith Cañada de los Pinos Ranch. corporateBody
associatedWith Cantua, Guadalupe. corporateBody
associatedWith Catholic Church corporateBody
associatedWith Catholic Church. Archdiocese of San Francisco (Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith College Ranch (Santa Ynez, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Font, Pedro, d. 1781. person
associatedWith Harper & Brothers, corporateBody
associatedWith Hollister, William W. person
associatedWith Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859. person
associatedWith J.B. Golly & Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Johnson, Mary. person
correspondedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
associatedWith Monterey Public Library. California History Room. corporateBody
associatedWith Monterey Public Library. California History Room. corporateBody
associatedWith Norris, Thomas W. (Thomas Wayne). person
associatedWith Olivera, Diego. person
associatedWith Randolph, Edmund, 1819-1861. person
associatedWith Renard, John. person
associatedWith Spence, David, 1798-1875. person
associatedWith Stebbins, Albert. person
associatedWith St. Mary's Library Association (San Francisco, Calif.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Baja California (Mexico : Peninsula)
Alaska
California
Arizona
California
Mexico--Baja California
California
California
Mexico--Baja California (Peninsula)
California
California
Subject
Indians of North America--Languages
Indians of North America
Missionaries--Correspondence
Indians of North America--Maps
Indians of Mexico--Maps
Missions--History--Sources
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Birth 1817-04-16

Death 1876-07-27

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