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Writings on the history of the Irvine Ranch, 1999, 2004
Watson, Raymond L., 1926-
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UC Irvine, Libraries, Orange County Regional History Collection
Watson (Raymond L.) papers
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Scope/Content: Included are three writings documenting the history of the ownership and development of the land that became the Irvine Ranch, comprising 93,000 acres, in Orange County, California. Of particular interest is the 29-page "The Irvine Ranch (a chronological history)," 1769-1998. Written in 1994, this writing also includes biographical information on the Irvine family.
Scope/Content: Original Filepath: \TIC History and Background\Irvine Ranch Chronology.doc
Scope/Content: Original Filepath: \TIC History and Background\THE IRVINE RANCH.doc
Scope/Content: Original Filepath: \TIC History and Background\RANCHHIS.DOC
Scope/Content: The Raymond Watson born digital writings, 1992-2010 subcollection consists of 54 digital files. Included are writings pertaining to Irvine Company developments in Orange County, California; the planning and development of the University of California, Irvine and the City of Irvine; city planning; community planning; and planned communities. Also included are reports and writings not authored by Watson that primarily relate to urban planning and design.
Scope/Content: Raymond L. Watson Papers. MS-R120. University of California, Irvine Libraries. Special Collections and Archives. Finding aid for entire collection available at:
Irvine Ranch (Calif.) -- History
Irvine Company -- History
Irvine family
Orange County (Calif.) -- History
Raymond L. Watson born digital writings, 1992-2010

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