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Register of the Conference of California Historical Societies Archives, 1954-
Mss243  
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Description
Series 1 of the CCHS Archives includes: officers' records; minutes; programs; committee reports; financial reports; and, awards information (1954-). Series 2 of the Archives contains serial publications and announcements of individual member societies. Regular additions to the Archives are anticipated.
Background
The Conference of California Historical Societies is a consortium of the local historical societies of California. The Conference was founded under the leadership of California History Professor R. Coke Wood of the College of the Pacific (1954). The Conference supports the activities of its members with educational programs and information on historic restoration, fund raising, grant writing, lobbying, collection maintenance, volunteer activities and other subjects of interest to membership. The Conference, which publishes the California Historian, maintains a central office at the University of the Pacific, Stockton (Calif.).
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Collection is open for research.