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Series 1 Family diaries 1825-1886

Physical Description: 30 folders: 0.25 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Contains diaries, writings, correspondence of and about family members as well as two newspapers saved by the family. Arranged alphabetically
Box 1:1

Alfred Noack Correspondence Sept., 1888-June, 1889

Box 1:2

Berliner Tageblatt(Newspaper) 1914

Box 1:3

Byron Jackson Correspondence 1882-1884

Box 1:4

Henriette Eicholff Journal 1825-1880

Box 1:5-1:26

Louisa Wagener Noack draft letters and writings undated

Box 1:27

Louisa Wagener Noack Newspaper article Dec. 22, 1928

Box 1:28

Stylograph Copy Book, Alfred Noack 1884-1886

Box 1:29

The Western Democrat (Newspaper) Oct. 9, 1886

Box 1:30

Zinc House Record Book 1856

 

Series 2 Correspondence and business papers of Walter G. Noack 1912-1939

Physical Description: 10 folders: 0.25 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence, business papers, patents, and tractor catalogues of Walter G. Noack. Arranged alphabetically
Box 1:31

Best Manufacturing Company, San Leandro Tractor undated

Box 1:32

C. L. Best Tractorlayer undated

Box 1:33-35

Correspondence of Walter G. Noack 1905-1926

Box 1:36

Correspondence of Walter G. Noack and Caterpillar 1929

Box 1:37

Legal Correspondence of Walter G. Noack 1915-1939

Box 1:38

Tractor Motors Company statements 1917-1922

Box 1:39

Walter G. Noack's patents 1912-1929

Box 1:40

Walter G. Noack's Obituary 1949

Box 1:40

Katherine Von Flossen Noack's Obituary 1953

 

Series 3 Jean Noack Pratt's genealogical materials 1872/1977

Physical Description: 14 folders: 0.50 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Contains materials created by Jean Noack Pratt to write her three books, Finally California, The Noack-Haussler Story, and A Van Fossen Family Genealogy. Magnetic tapes may hold materials other than genealogy. These have labels: wintergreen, thyme, vanilla, cinnamon, physostigma, peppermint, mustard, curcuma. One tape is labeled, Robb Pratt, KCBS, 4/25/1956. Arranged Alphabetically
Box 1:41

Genealogy-Chronology of Noack-Van Flossen 1906-1977

Box 1:42

Genealogy of Aaron Van Flossen and Lara Alice Warren 1872-1968

Box 1:43

Index and Correspondence Oct. 29, 1984-June 8, 1986

Box 1:44

Original Lane Survey 1907

Box 1:45-1:54

Magnetic Tapes undated

 

Series 4 Images. Arranged numerically 1888-1950

Physical Description: 66 Gelatin Dry plate glass negatives, 6 Albumen prints, and 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Contains images of the inventions of Alfred Noack and Walter G. Noack, with a few family images.
Box 2:1

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0001 American Floor Surfacing Machine Co., Wagon, right hand side view with open side door. undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 2:2

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0002 American Floor Surfacing Machine Co., Wagon, Left hand side view. undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 2:3

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0003 American Floor Surfacing Machine Co., Wagon, rear view. undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 2:4

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0004 American Floor Surfacing Machine Co., Wagon, right side view with closed side door. undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 2:5

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0005 American Floor Surfacing Machine Co., Floor sanding machine undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 2:6

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0006 Braden Manufacturing Co. Gas Engines, Motors and Pumps, Factory Building, front view. undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 2:7

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0007 Braden Manufacturing Co. Gas Engines, Motors and Pumps. Factory Building, side view. undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 2:8

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0008 Braden Manufacturing Company, pump, Hanford, California undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 2:9

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0009 Food Cupboard with four compartments undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 2:10

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0010 Food Cupboard with twelve compartments undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 2:11

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0011 Store Cabinetry with six shelves in two rows undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 2:12

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0012 Pump in a A-frame Building in a field undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 2:13

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0013 Pump in structure near corn field undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 2:14

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0014 Yuba Manufacturing Co., tractor in orchard, right hand view. undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 2:15

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0015 Yuba Manufacturing Co., tractor in orchard, front view undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 2:16

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0016 Walter Noack holding Carol with Louise and a snowman undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 2:17

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0017 Man, Girl and Boy in front of trenching machine [Negative is broken in half] undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 2:18

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0018 Trenching machine at work undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 2:19

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0019 Trenching machine at work, side view undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 2:20

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0020 Trenching machine at work, front view undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 2:21

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0021 Factory shop undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 2:22

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0022 Hammer mill undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 2:23

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0023 Pump undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 2:24

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0024 Dog undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 2:25

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0025 Unknown portrait. undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 2:26

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0026 Saw. undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 2:27

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0027 Tractor, front view undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 2:28

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0028 Tractor, left side view. undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 2:29

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0029 Braden Manufacturing Company, Pump, Part 174. undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 2:30-35

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0030-0035 Braden Manufacturing Company, Hiawatha pump, various views. undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 3:1-9

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0036-0044 Various pumps. undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 3:10

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0045 Drawing of a pump. undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 3:11-18

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0046-0053 Tractor Motor Company, Engine. undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 3:19-24

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0054-0059 Tractor Motor Company, Engine Drawing Model E undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 3:25

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0060 Man and trenching machine undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 3:26

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0061 Man in orchard pumping water undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 3:27

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0062 Engine drawing- governor parts undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 3:28

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0063 Yuba Manufacturing Company, Tractor undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 3:29

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0064 C. L. Best Tractor Company, Tractor, left side view undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 3:30

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0065 C. L. Best Tractor Company, Tractor, right side view undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 3:31

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0066 C. L. Best Tractor Company, Tractor, front view undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin dry plate glass negative
Box 3:32

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0067 Twenty men and one horse standing in front of a threshing machine 1875

Physical Description: 1 photograph: albumen print
Box 3:33

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0068 Two men at a threshing machine with another group of men in a wagon in the Stockton area 1895

Physical Description: 1 photograph: albumen print
Box 3:34

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0069 Men with threshing machine in the Stockton area undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: albumen print
Box 3:35

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0070 Henneuse 40 undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: albumen print
Box 3:36

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0071 Residence of Ernest Magenes, Esq., San Joaquin County, California 1861

Physical Description: 1 photograph: albumen print
Box 3:37

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0072 Men with threshing machine in field undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: albumen print
Box 3:38

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0073 Walter G. Noack and Katherine Von Flossen Noack undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin DOP
Box 3:39

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0074 Walter G. Noack undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin DOP
Box 3:40

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0075 Man at river with pump undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin DOP
Box 3:41

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0076 Man in field pumping water undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin DOP
Box 3:42

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0077 Two men standing behind a pump with sign, "Made by the Braden Mfg. Co., Hanford." [Mounted on matting board] undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin DOP
box 3:43

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0078 Noack on Samson tractor pulling brush undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: Gelatin DOP
Box 4:1

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0080 Tractor undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: negative
Box 4:2

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0081 Walter G. Noack undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: nitrate negative
Box 4:3

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0082 Walter Noack on Samson tractor pulling down a tree undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: nitrate negative
Box 4:4

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0083 Pump undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: nitrate negative
Box 4:5

UCD.PIC.D369.2009.0084 Walter Noack on Samson tractor pulling brush undated

Physical Description: 1 photograph: nitrate negative
 

Series 5 Realia undated

Physical Description: 1 flag and 1 sign

Scope and Content Note

United States Flag with 48 stars which flew over the Zinc House stage coach stop. Wooden impression sign which says "Caterpillar".