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Assyrian Oral Histories collection

 Collection — Box: 1 of 1
Identifier: ASSYR-ORAL-001-CaTurCSU
Scope and Contents The Assyrian Oral History collection chronicles the stories of members of an Assyrian enclave in Turlock, California. The majority of stories were recorded in the early 1980s with interviewees recounting family histories extending back to the early part of the 20th century. According to Dr. Arianne Ishaya, preliminary research on this project began in the 1970s while she was working on her Ph.D. dissertation at UCLA. From 1981-1982, Dr. Ishaya conducted 108 interviews with members of the...
Dates: 1979-1987

Bernice Wood collection

Identifier: WOOD-001-CaTurCSU
Scope and Contents Bernice Wood (1887-1963), known as an innovator of immigrant education in Hughson and Modesto in the years 1920-1940, was a teacher, banker, real estate agent, Turlock Irrigation District (TID) employee, as well as an owner of a small farm. The collection includes letters received from immigrants she taught or assisted, scrapbooks, photographs, songbooks, and related documents. A biography and transcriptions of the Bernice Wood correspondence and scrapbooks can be found in three published...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1918-1940

California and Regional Map collection

Identifier: MAP-001-CaTurCSU
Scope and Contents

Includes historical maps of California, including Central California and cities outside of Stanislaus County (see Local Cities and County documents and map resource for Stanislaus County and city maps). The California maps range in content, size, purpose, and historical provenance. Types of maps include the following: water resources, land and parcel, mining, topographical, and railroads.

Dates: 1870-1972

California Institute for Peruvian Studies

Identifier: CIPS-001-CaTurCSU
Scope and Contents The California Institute for Peruvian Studies (CIPS) collection is comprised of primary and secondary research, including monographs, journals, artifacts, and primary research. Founded in 1984 by retired California Senior Archaeologist, Francis A. Riddell, CIPS was created in order to carry out archaeological site surveys, mapping, and excavations in Peru. A significant focus of the collection are documents from the Inca Highway Expedition (1953-1954). Riddell participated in...
Dates: 1916-2009

Cesar Chavez Annual Commemoration March flag

 Item — Container: 1 of 1
Identifier: CHAVEZ-002-CaTurCSU
Scope and Contents

This flag is signed by the American labor activists Helen Chavez, Cesar Chavez's widow, and Richard Chavez, Cesar Chavez's brother. The flag is red with the United Farm Workers logo of a black stylized eagle with wings the shape of an inverted Aztec pyramid. This logo was designed by Richard Chavez in 1962. The flag commemorates a 2004 march in honor of the life and work of Cesar Chavez on the 11-year anniversary of his death.

Dates: 2004 October 23

Dr. John Caswell's Student Research Papers on California History

Identifier: CAS-001-CaTurCSU
Scope and Contents

This collection comprises student papers written for California History courses taught by Professor Dr. John Caswell. The papers in this collection were written between 1961 and 1981.

Dates: 1961-1981

G. W. Hume Company collection

Identifier: HUME-001-CaTurCSU
Scope and Contents George Weber Hume was one of a partnership of three men who innovated salmon canning in the United States. Beginning in 1864, they launched a salmon canning industry that spanned the Pacific coast from California to Alaska. The G. W. Hume Company began as an offshoot of this enterprise. Turlock's facility, established in 1910, canned fruits and vegetables and eventually became the headquarters of the company in 1938. The Hume collection includes representative business papers, stockholders...
Dates: 1908-1968

Gordon H. W, Jr. Winton working papers

Identifier: WIN-001-CaTurCSU
Scope and Contents Gordon H. Winton, Jr. (born in Merced, 1913) represented the 31st District (Merced and Madera Counties) in the California General Assembly (1957-1966).  He was an influential legislator during his tenure, sponsored critical legislation, and was instrumental in the decision to locate CSU Stanislaus in Turlock.  The working papers contain various bills, reports, memos, and a variety of other materials that pertained to his work in the Assembly.  The bills are indexed by both topic and bill...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1956-1966

Hutchings-Newsom family letters

Identifier: HUTCH-NEW-001-CaTurCSU
Scope and Contents A collection of family correspondence (1813-1912) that documents the Hutchings-Newsom family’s western migration and aspects of pioneer life. Beginning in Virginia, the letters trace family settlements from Kentucky, Tennessee, and Missouri to California, Oregon, and Washington. A majority of the letters center on Missouri and the Hills Ferry area in Stanislaus County. A transcription of the letters is available in the Special Collections: Hutchings/Newsom family correspondence:...
Dates: 1813-1912

Local County and Cities documents, maps, and plans

Identifier: LCCD-001-CaTurCSU
Scope and Contents

The Stanislaus County and Cities' historical records are a rich collection of government documents representing Stanislaus County, Modesto, and other cities. The materials were transferred to the Special Collections from county offices and saved from disposition. Some materials were transferred from the McHenry Museum in Modesto. The coverage is from the beginning of the county's history in 1854 through roughly the 1980s.

Dates: 1854-1980s

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