Category Archives: Richard Schellen

Owen Bryant: Our "Beetle Man" in Montara, Part I

At left: Owen Bryant (Special Collections/California Academy of Sciences) In an earlier post I wrote a tribute to Richard Schellen, the wonderful Redwood City librarian, now gone, not only makes researching Coastside history fun –- sometimes he turns it into … Continue reading

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Thank you, Richard Schellen

Years ago, when I first started searching through old newspapers for stories on the Coastside, a helpful librarian steered me to the “amazing” Richard Schellen Collection. I cannot praise Richard Schellen enough for the work that he left anyone interested … Continue reading

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