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Finding Aid for the Rodman M. Price Papers, 1847-1884
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Rodman M. Price Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1847-1884
    Collection number: 2045
    Creator: Price, Rodman M. (Rodman McCamley), 1816-1894
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Rodman M. Price (1816-1894) read the proclamation of the annexation of California from the custom house in Monterey, California. He became alcade of Monterey, was a member of the first San Francisco Municipal Council at the California Constitutional Convention (1849), and a member of the House of Representatives (1851-53). He later served as governor of New Jersey (1854-57). The collection consists of correspondence, accounts, and agreements pertaining to lawsuits, including Price vs. Dewey, instituted by Price for the recovery of San Francisco real estate purchased in 1847.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Rodman M. Price Papers (Collection 2045). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233617 

    Biography

    Price was born on May 5, 1816 in Sussex County, New Jersey; attended College of New Jersey; served in U.S. Navy with Commodore Sloat's squadron on the west coast of Mexico in 1846, read the proclamation of the annexation of California from the custom house in Monterey, California; became alcade of Monterey; was member of the first San Francisco Municipal Council, the California Constitutional Convention (1849), and a member of the House of Representatives (1851-53); served as governor of New Jersey, 1854-57; he died on June 7, 1894 in Sussex County, New Jersey.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, accounts, and agreements pertaining to suits, including Price vs. Dewey, instituted by Price for the recovery of San Francisco real estate purchased in 1847, including testimony, evidence, and miscellaneous legal papers.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Price, Rodman M. (Rodman McCamley), 1816-1894--Archival resources.
    Politicians--United States.
    Land titles--California, Northern.
    Legal documents.