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Placentia History Collection: Epherma & Manuscripts

The Placentia library houses a collection of ephemera and manuscripts related to the history of Placentia.  

This collection includes family records, letter, wills, certificates, memorabilia, pamphlets, religious items, pamphlets, mementos and more from the following individuals/families:  

  • Ziegler Family  
  • MacFadden Family  
  • Mary Simpson Gerhold  
  • Elsie and Louis Richards  
  • Bob and Jo Lyons  
  • Virigina Carpenter  
  • Francisco Higuera  
  • Kraemer Family 

This collection also includes meeting minutes, scrapbooks, financial records, memorabilia, and more from the following organizations:  

  • West Atwood Yacht Club  
  • Placentia Community Network   
  • Placentia Orange Growers Association Packing House   
  • Placentia Orange County Exchange Office  
  • Placentia Founders Society  
  • Placentia Women’s Round Table  
  • Placentia Linda Hospital  
  • American Association of University Women  
  • Parent Teacher Associations of El Dorado High School and Charles Wagner Elementary School  
  • Huggin Hearts  
  • The Bradford House Weddings  
  • Placentia Historical Committee  

This collection can be viewed by appointment only. To make an appointment call (714) 528-1906, ext. 224 or email