Papers of John Dustin Bicknell, 1872-1914 (bulk 1887-1897).


Bicknell, John Dustin, 1838-1911. Papers of John Dustin Bicknell, 1872-1914 (bulk 1887-1897).

Papers of John Dustin Bicknell, 1872-1914 (bulk 1887-1897).

The collection consists primarily of correspondence related to the professional activities of John Dustin Bicknell, who was a partner in several Los Angeles law firms. In addition, the collection also includes 51 bound volumes (19 letter books, account books, journals, etc.), six rolled documents and maps, and two photographs.

9,802 pieces.20 boxes.51 bound volumes.6 rolls.2 photographs.

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