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Richardson, Larry Cemetery Collection Edit


MSS 273
Finding Aid Author
Pamela Nett Kruger
Finding Aid Date
15 February 2011
Description Rules
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Language of Description


  • 1850-2000 (Creation)


  • 4.17 Linear Feet (Whole)
    15 boxes

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  • Abstract

    Collection of cemetery and burial sites mostly in Butte County, California.

  • Arrangement

    Correspondence: Box 1 Indexes and lists: Box 1 Cemetery and burial sites: Box 1-11, 14 Chico Cemetery inscriptions: Box 12-13 Photographs: Box 15

  • Biographical / Historical

    Lawrence Vincent Richardson 1919-2003, the son of Alonzo Allen Richardson and Annie Belle Smith Richardson was a member of the Richardson Family which developed the Richardson Springs Resort, Chico, California. He was the Chico Cemetery historian where he was employed for many years. He was a charter member of the Paradise Genealogical Society and a member of Committee on Genealogy Historical Society.

  • Access Restrictions

    Collection is open for research without restriction.

  • Usage Restrictions

    No restrictions.

  • Preferred Citation

    Larry Richardson Cemetery Collection, MSS 273, Special Collections, Meriam Library, California State University, Chico.

  • Processing Information

    Processed by: Mary Ellen Bailey

  • Related Materials

    Annie Bidwell Papers, MSS 003, Special Collections, Meriam Library, California State University, Chico.

    Oroville Cemetery District. Records (Microfiche), MSS147, Special Collections, Meriam Library, California State University, Chico.

  • Scope and Contents

    The collection consists of burial and cemetery sites collected from various sources by Larry V. Richardson. The majority of the records are Butte County, particularly the Chico Cemetery where Larry V. Richardson worked for many years. Early records of the Chico Cemetery were lost in a fire in 1883.

  • Publication Rights

    The library can only claim physical ownership of the collection. Users are responsible for satisfying any claimants of literary property.