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Guide to the Annie Ellicott Kennedy Bidwell Papers, 1842-1918
30-125, 2024  
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Description
Correspondence, diaries, deeds, maps, newspapers, pictures, testimonials.
Background
Annie Ellicott Kennedy Bidwell, born in Meadville, PA, June 30, 1839, was the daughter of Joseph Camp Griffith Kennedy of Washington, D.C. She married John Bidwell on April 16, 1868 and came to Rancho Chico, Butte County. She was a philanthropist and civic leader, especially interested in the local Indians, church affairs, temperance movements, and women's suffrage. She died in Chico on March 9, 1918.
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Please credit California State Library.
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Unrestricted.