Thomas V. Johnson Papers

Debra Roussopoulos
The University Library
Special Collections and Archives
University Library
University of California, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California, 95064
Email: specoll@library.ucsc.edu
URL: http://library.ucsc.edu/speccoll/
© 2011
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Thomas V. Johnson Papers

Collection number: MS-281

The University Library

Special Collections and Archives

University of California, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, California
Processed by:
Debra Roussopoulos
Date Completed:
2012
Encoded by:
Debra Roussopoulos
© 2011 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Thomas V. Johnson papers
Dates: 1851-1919
Collection number: MS 281
Creator: Johnson, Thomas V. (Thomas Varley), 1851-1919
Collection Size: 1 document box
Repository: University of California, Santa Cruz. University Library. Special Collections and Archives
Santa Cruz, California 95064
Abstract: This small collection includes family correspondence and business papers.
Physical location: Stored in Special Collection & Archives: advance notice required for access to this material.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred Citation

Thomas V. Johnson papers. MS 281. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Wendell Hammon.

Biography

Thomas V. Johnson was born in England circa 1822. He arrived in Santa Cruz, California with his son Charles W. and daughter Evalena in the late 1860s. He was the tavern keeper at the San Lorenzo Saloon on Pacific Avenue, later the Grand Central Saloon. As the 9th owner of the Carmelita Cottages property on Beach Hill, he was the first to built structures on the site. He married Mary Anne Hutchinson from Monasterevin, Ireland on May 6, 1873 in Santa Cruz. He retired circa 1896, died January 2, 1903, and is buried at the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Santa Cruz, CA.

Scope and Content of Collection

This collection includes the business papers and personal correspondence of Thomas V. Johnson, proprietor of the San Lorenzo Saloon (aka Grand Central Saloon) and builder of the Carmelita Cottages, located in Santa Cruz, CA.

Arrangement

Two folders of correspondence and nine folders of business papers arranged chronologically by date.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Johnson, Thomas V.
Santa Cruz County -- (Calif.) History, Local


Container List

box-folder 1:1

Dear Margaret [from] Your affectionate Father, Thomas Hutchinson. Monasterevin, Ireland, 12/26/1851

box-folder 1:1

My Dear Brother [from] Gifford. Chicago, IL, 4/29/1859

box-folder 1:1

Dear Son Loren [from] R. Winans. Chicago, IL, 4/5/1860

box-folder 1:1

Dear Son Loren [from] R. Winans. Prairie City, IL, 7/1/1860

box-folder 1:1

Loren, Your kind letter [from] Your Brother Giff. Chicago, IL, 1/28/1861

box-folder 1:1

My Dear Brother Loren, I have not received [from] Your affectionate sister [from] Lina W. C-, 2/4/1861

box-folder 1:1

[To] L.V. Winans, Dear Son, I rec'd a letter from Mr. Drake [from] Father R. Winans. Chicago, IL, 6/29/1861

box-folder 1:1

Dear Maryanne, I got your letter last night. Boonton, NJ, ca. 9/20/1861

box-folder 1:1

Dearest One, Charley Worden wrote me. Chicago, IL, 11/13/1865

box-folder 1:1

[To] Mollie Phillips, I wrote to you some - months ago. Chicago, IL, ca. 2/4/1866

box-folder 1:1

My Darling Brother, March the 20 stares [from] Your Sister Lina, 4/20/1866

box-folder 1:1

MMy Dear Wife, You must excuse me [from] T.V. Johnson. Saratoga, CA, 4/23/1866

box-folder 1:1

My Dear Sister, I just came from seeing Eva [from] Mr. E. Thomas, 4/29/1866

box-folder 1:1

Friend Loren [from] Adelle Winsor. Grand Rapids, MI, 5/6/1866

box-folder 1:1

Friend Lo [ren], I rec'd yours of Oct 15 [from] Your bully boy Burk. Springfield, [NY?], 10/7/1866

box-folder 1:1

Monsieur Winans, I remain your unknown friend direct as before [from] Addie Sumner. Ithaca, NY, 10/28/1866

box-folder 1:1

My Dear Friend, Your messenger of devotion [from] Burk E.S., 2/11/1867

box-folder 1:1

[To] R. Winans, Dear Sir, Enclosed please find. Three Rivers, [MI?], 3/18/1867

box-folder 1:1

Dear Sir, Referring to your advertisement. Burlington, IA, 3/21/1867

box-folder 1:1

Dear Cousin Loren, Having got my lessons [from] C-- Winsor. Agricultural College, Lansing MI, ca. 4/1/1869

box-folder 1:1

Dear Miss Hutchinson, [from] Your affectionate friend Louis Jacob. Batavia, NY, 4/24/1868

box-folder 1:1

My Dear Friend and Sister, [from] Mathew D. Halprin. Sacramento, CA, 8/11/1868

box-folder 1:1

My Dear Friend, I write you a few lines [from] Walter Sanders. San Francisco, CA, 7/22/1869

box-folder 1:1

My Dear Sister Maryanne, I answered your letter. Boonton, NJ, 8/26/1869

box-folder 1:2

My Very Dear Husband, I am glad to have a letter. Santa Cruz, CA, ca. 6/1870

box-folder 1:2

My Dear Sister Maryanne, Again I will write you [from] Margaret H. Barton. Boonton, NJ, 4/10/1872

box-folder 1:2

Mr. Johnson, Sir I have sent you one letter [from] W.C. Jenny. San Francisco, CA, 7/23/1873

box-folder 1:2

Friend Mrs. Johnson, Mrs. Cole left fifty dollars [from] Ella S. Bailey. Santa Cruz, CA, 5/19/1873

box-folder 1:2

My Dear Brother Thomas, Why is it that you won't write. Boonton, NJ, 5/4/1874

box-folder 1:2

Mr. Johnson, Dear Sir yours of the 15 [from] E. Haguette. San Francisco, CA, 5/19/1874

box-folder 1:2

Dear Brother, It was indeed a great treat. Boonton, NJ, 2/6/1876

box-folder 1:2

Dear Sister Mary, I received your letter [from] Thomas A. Hutchinson. Monterey, CA, 11/15/1876

box-folder 1:2

Friend Mr. Johnson, Dear Sir will you please enquire [from] P. Gardner. Monterey, CA, 11/28/1876

box-folder 1:2

Mrs. Johnson, My Dear Friend I would like to have [from] Eva Matthews. San Francisco, CA, 4/29/1877

box-folder 1:2

Dear Maryanne, Ever since my last letter, 12/2/1877

box-folder 1:2

Dear Father ,I thought I would drop you [from] Charlie, 6/20/1879

box-folder 1:2

My Darling Lottie, I got yur 2 letters yesterday, 11/12/1882

box-folder 1:2

My Dear Sister M.A., I do not know what to make 11/11/1883

box-folder 1:2

[To] T.V. Johnson, Dear Sir, I went with the receipt to Judge Underhill [from] J.M. Matthews, MD - [re: Deed], 12/11/1883

box-folder 1:2

Dear Moll, Father I could not get those samples [from] Mrs. J.M. Matthews, 11/24/1884

box-folder 1:2

You are cordially invited - Grand Ball - Alert Case Co. No. 1 and Santa Cruz Hook and Ladder Co. No. 1, 5/22/1885

box-folder 1:2

[To] Mrs. T.V. Johnson, Dear Madame, My family will leave for Boulder Creek [from] E. E. Young, 6/14/1897

box-folder 1:2

[To] L.V. Winans, By God boy I will get mad [from] L.M. Pitts, 6/27/no year

box-folder 1:2

My Dear Brother, I was highly pleased [from] Lina, 2/2/no year

box-folder 1:2

My Dear Brother, I had the pleasure of reading [from] Lina, no date

box-folder 1:2

My Dear Wife, I supose you think that I have forgot you [from] T.V. Johnson, 4/5/no year

box-folder 1:3

Santa Cruz County Tax Receipts, 1873-1879

box-folder 1:3

Santa Cruz Water Company, Dr., Water no. 1569, 2/28/1889

box-folder 1:3

Santa Cruz Water Company, Dr., Water no. 4JT, 3/31/1884

box-folder 1:3

I.R.S. Return for Special Tax Deputy Collector's Office, 5/1/1875

box-folder 1:3

Santa Cruz School District Tax Receipt - School year 1873-1874, 6/24/1874

box-folder 1:3

State of California, County of Santa Cruz - Liquor License Third Class Aug. 8, 1873 - Nov 8, 1873, 9/29/1873

box-folder 1:3

Santa Cruz Sentinel Book, Card and Job Printing Office, 10/17/1872

box-folder 1:3

Moulton and Bias: Dry Goods, Clothing, Groceries and Provisions - Monthly Statement, 12/1/1876

box-folder 1:4

Purchase agreement between T. V. Johnson and C. H. Bury, 7/31/1873

box-folder 1:5

Southern Pacific Company, 8/5/1892

box-folder 1:5

George Campton, General Merchant, Dealer in Lumber, Wool, Hides and Pelts, 12/14/1889

box-folder 1:5

George Campton General Merchant, Hats, Boots, Shoes and Clothing, 1/23/1885

box-folder 1:5

George Campton General Merchant, Hats, Boots, Shoes and Clothing, 11/23/1884

box-folder 1:5

E. A. Fargo and Co. Brandies, Wines and Liquors, 10/9/1874

box-folder 1:5

C. Klopstock and Co. Leaf Tobacco and Manufacturers of Havana and Domestic Cigars; letter, receipt, 9/22/1974

box-folder 1:5

Liebes and Bowman Manufactures and Importers of Havana Cigars, 8/26/1874

box-folder 1:5

Parker Wattson and Co. Wholesale Tobacconists and manfacturers of Cigars, 8/22/1874

box-folder 1:5

John C. Morrison, Jr. Importer and Wholesale Dealers of Fine Wines and Liquors, 10/11/1873

box-folder 1:5

A. Vollbracht (Tobacconist), 9/13/1872

box-folder 1:5

Mrs. North (Seamstress) To M.A. Hutchinson, Dr., 12/17/1867

box-folder 1:5

O. R. Barnett; Dealer in Laces, Ribbons, Dress Trimmings, Fancy Goods and Small Wares, 12/19/1867

box-folder 1:6

Property lease between T.V. Johnson, P. Gardener, A. C. Cummins for Carmelita cottages property, 4/15/1875

box-folder 1:7

Tax Collector's Office, Santa Cruz Co. Cal.; State and County Taxes of Santa Cruz County, California for the Fiscal Year 1879-1880, 12/13/1879

box-folder 1:7

"Notice" A Grand Chance for a good Investment - For Sale: A first class Hotel at the landing of all the Steamers at Santa Cruz, ca. 1881

box-folder 1:8

Western Development Company to TV Johnson - Deed for property (#12 in Block # 18) in Newhall, CA, 12/8/1883

box-folder 1:8

Thos. A. Hutchinson to Geo. Compton - Mortgage - dated 2/28/1883 - Lot 12 of Block 18 in the town of Newhall, County of Los Angeles, 2/28/1883

box-folder 1:9

Union Insurance Society of London, Pacific Coast Department - Letter and Springfield Fire and Marine Insurance Co.Springfield, MA policy #198454, 5/11/1909

box-folder 1:9

#5743857 Sun insurance Office - 5/5/1903 - No. 20 and No. 20 1/2 Main St., Santa Cruz, CA - Mrs. Ellen Dame and Lottie Johnson, 5/5/1903

box-folder 1:9

#6973894 Sun Insurance Office - 5/5/1909 - No. 20 Carmelita Cottage, 20 1/2 Pine Cottage - Mrs. Ellen Dame and Lottie Thompson, 5/5/1909

box-folder 1:10

National Fire Insurance Co. Hartford, CN - Policy # 216723, 5/31/1905

box-folder 1:10

Northwestern National Insurance Company, Milwaukee, WI - policy #6201, 3/13/1904

box-folder 1:11

Springfield Fire and Marine Insurance Co., Springfield, MA - policy #157160, 5/1/1907

box-folder 1:11

National Fire Insurance Co. Hartford, CN - Policy # 228890, 5/31/1907

box-folder 1:11

#803727 Humboldt Fire Insurance Company - 22 1/2 Main St., Santa Cruzz, CA - Mary A. Johnson, 4/12/1919

box-folder 1:11

#302067 Girard Fire and Marine Insurance Co. - 22 Main St., Santa Cruz, CA - Mary A. Johnson, 12/22/1907