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Guide to the Dutilleul Mission Valley Journal MS 268
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Description
This collection consists of one journal written in French and English by Fernando Dutilleul to his mother. It contains an essay on the history of the San Diego Mission and numerous drawings of the plant and bird life of Mission Valley, California.
Background
In 1912, Fernando Dutilleul walked through Mission Valley, California. He made sketches of local plant and bird life and wrote down notes on their environment. He supplemented his walks with research at the public library, and wrote and illustrated an essay on the history and discovery of the San Diego Mission. He was particularly interested in the daily life of the mission and the relationship between the missionaries and their “Indian converts.”
Extent
1.0 Linear feet (1 box)
Restrictions
The San Diego History Center (SDHC) holds the copyright to any unpublished materials. SDHC Library regulations do apply.
Availability
This collection is open for research.