Inventory of the Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection

Sara Gunasekara
Department of Special Collections
General Library
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA 95616-5292
Phone: (530) 752-1621
Fax: (530) 754-5758
Email: speccoll@ucdavis.edu
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.


Creator: University of California, Davis. Library
Title: Miscellaneaous Manuscripts Collection
Date (inclusive): 1786-1940
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: This collection contains a variety of manuscripts that were extracted from the Mining Collection (D-016). Included in the collection are letters, diaries, account books, and scrapbooks which range in date from 1786-1940.
Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
Repository: University of California, Davis. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Davis, California 95616-5292
Collection number: D-561
Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

Scope and Content

This collection contains a variety of manuscripts that were extracted from the Mining Collection (D-016). Included in the collection are letters, diaries, account books, and scrapbooks which range in date from 1786-1940.

Arrangement of the Collection

The manuscripts are arranged chronologically.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Cleaveland, N. (Nehemiah), 1796-1877--Correspondence
Zellerbach, Marks
Nevada County (Calif.)--History

Access

Collection is open for research.

Processing Information

Sara Gunasekara processed this collection and created and encoded this finding aid.

Acquisition Information

Extracted from D-016, Mining Collection in 2013.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, D-561, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

Publication Rights

Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Collection Contents

Box 1:1

Letter to Captain Aaron Welch, commanding the ship Columbia, Philadelphia 1786

Box 1:2

Johnston, James H., writings 1846-1863

Box 1:3

Account book, unidentified 1851

Box 1:4

Letter to Horace Bushnell from Nehemiah Cleaveland 1853 March 5

Scope and Content Note

The letter discusses Henry Durant.
Box 1:5

Expense book of Matthias Lukens 1853

Box 1:6

Hotel register (Bridgeport?) with newspaper clippings of recipes 1855

Box 1:7

Bartender's account book, George Wheeler, Pike City, California 1858-1859

Box 1:8

Account book, unidentified 1862-1864

Box 1:9

Grocery account book of Elise Schmidt 1863

Box 1:10

Commission of Llewellyn Tozer 1864 December 21

Box 1:11

Grocery account book, unidentified 1864

Box 1:12

Letter from Chief of Bureau of Navigation and Office of Detail, Washington, D.C., granting leave of absence from naval service 1865

Box 1:13

Account book, unidentified 1865-1869

Box 1:14

Zellerbach, Marks, legal documents and receipts from Zellerbach Paper Company 1865-1915

Box 1:15

Shipping invoices from Downieville, Marysville, and Sacramento, California 1866

Physical Description: three invoices
Box 1:16

Document of Charter, San Francisco 1868

Box 1:17

Scrapbook with newspaper clippings of recipes and domestic information pasted on top of pages in an account book 1872

Box 1:18

Crew List and Agreement for Voyage from San Francisco to Eureka, California and return trip. 1875

Box 1:19

Store account book (Oak Grove?) 1877-1881

Box 1:20

Diary of P.O. Huntley, attorney, Oroville, California 1877

Box 1:21

Commission of Frank B. Jones 1880 June 1

Box 1:22

Letter copybook of Charles F. Wilcox, attorney, San Jose, California 1883-1885

Box D Folio 2

Register, National Exchange Hotel, Nevada City, California 1885 March 19

Box 1:23

Probate document for David Finley with attached bill of John C. Mollison, ship's blacksmith, San Francisco 1886

Box 1:24

Letters from C.A. Hooper, lumber dealer, San Francisco, California regarding shipments from Mexico to San Francisco 1888

Box 1:25

Diary, unidentified of writer employed at San Francisco Mint with connections in Grass Valley. 1893-1895

Box 1:26

Induction notice to W.L. Mobley 1898

Box 1:27

Letters from San Francisco, California regarding ships' whereabouts and an earthquake off the Farallones, two of which are on "Geographical Society of the Pacific" letterhead 1907

Physical Description: three letters
Box 1:28-29

Wilson, Frank A., carbon copies of outgoing letters from Wilson in Truckee, California 1938-1940

Box 1:30

Society of California Pioneers, draft of committee report undated