Papers of Margaret Collier Graham, 1821-1934 (bulk 1876-1896).

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Graham, Margaret Collier, 1850-1910. Papers of Margaret Collier Graham, 1821-1934 (bulk 1876-1896).

Papers of Margaret Collier Graham, 1821-1934 (bulk 1876-1896).

The collection consists of the personal papers and correspondence of Margaret Collier Graham, as well as materials related to her husband, Donald McIntyre Graham, and other related family papers. Much of the subject matter in the collection focuses on life in California (chiefly in early Pasadena and Anaheim) and California real estate and development, including the establishment of Elsinore and Wildomar.

5,360 pieces (plus approximately 1,000 pieces in addenda).42 boxes.3 oversize folders.

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