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The Early California Population Project (ECPP)

Database of Baptism, Marriage, and Burial Records from California Missions

The Early California Population Project (ECPP) is a database developed by the Huntington Library providing public access to all the information contained in the California mission registers from 1769–1850. It includes baptism, marriage, and burial records of each of the California missions, providing historical information on the Indians, soldiers, and settlers of Alta California.



This project made possible through major grants from


The John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation

Additional support provided by:
The Dan Murphy Foundation
Giles W. & Elise G. Mead Foundation

Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in conjunction with this project do not necessarily reflect those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.



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