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Finding aid of the Admission of California into the Union Celebration Program C012399
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  • Conditions Governing Access note
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Conditions Governing Use note
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Donor
  • Existence and Location of Originals note
  • Scope and Contents note

  • Title: Admission of California into the Union Celebration Program
    Identifier/Call Number: C012399
    Contributing Institution: Society of California Pioneers
    Language of Material: English
    Storage Unit: B001393
    Storage Unit: 3-18c
    Physical Description: 1.0 folder (1 bound program)
    Date: 1850
    Abstract: Typewritten program of Admission of California into the Union. Program includes the names of the people that participated in the celebration that occurred on October 29, 1850 in San Francisco. Included 7 divisions of people, fireworks, arms fired, and other various activities on Montgomery Street. First page of program has a detailed pen drawing of a bear in front of a campfire and the title is hand-drawn calligraphy.

    Conditions Governing Access note

    Collection open for research.

    Preferred Citation note

    Admission of California into the Union Celebration Program. The Society of California Pioneers.

    Conditions Governing Use note

    There are no restrictions on access.

    Biographical/Historical note

    California was admitted to the Union as the 31st state on September 9, 1850. A celebration for this event was held in San Francisco on October 29, 1850. Colonel Jonathan Stevenson was the Grand Marshal of the event.

    Donor

    Gift of The Daughters of California Pionners, date unknown.

    Existence and Location of Originals note

    The Society of California Pioneers, 300 Fourth Street, San Francisco, CA, 94107.

    Scope and Contents note

    Typewritten program of the celebration of Admission of California into the Union, entitled "The First Grand Celebration of the Admission of California into the Union is San Francisco. October 29, - 1850." Program includes the names of the people that participated in the celebration that occurred on October 29, 1850 in San Francisco. Included 7 divisions of people, fireworks, arms fired, and other various activities on Montgomery Street. First page of program has a detailed pen drawing of a bear in front of a campfire and the title is hand-drawn calligraphy.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Stevenson, J. D. (Jonathan Drake), 1800-1894
    Parade (Festival)
    San Francisco (Calif.)
    San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)--History
    Statehood (American politics)