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Guide to the California. Superior Court (San Francisco City and County) Complaints to establish title following the 1906 earthquake, 1906-1926 (bulk 1906-1908)
BANC MSS 99/255 c  
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: California. Superior Court (San Francisco City and County) Complaints to establish title following the 1906 earthquake,
    Date (inclusive): 1906-1926 (bulk 1906-1908)
    Collection Number: BANC MSS 99/255 c
    Creator: California. Superior Court (San Francisco City and County)
    Extent: 7 cartons, 1 box (9.35 linear ft.)
    Repository: The Bancroft Library.
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Abstract: Consists of printed forms, filled-in with typescript and manuscript information, to establish title to properties under chapter 59 of the laws of 1906, because, "on the 18th day of April, 1906, the greater part of the public records in the office of the County Recorder of the City and County of San Francisco...were destroyed by fire." The complaints record existing property owners as plaintiffs vs. all persons claiming any interest or lien upon real property as described. Attached descriptions of parcels include location and extent, how and when acquired, and include signed affadavits of the plaintiffs, with the signature and seal of the court commissioner.
    Languages Represented: English

    Information for Researchers

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library 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 reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], California. Superior Court (San Francisco City and County) Complaints to establish title following the 1906 earthquake, BANC MSS 99/255 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    The California, Superior Court (San Francisco City and County), Complaints to Establish Title following the 1906 Earthquake was purchased by The Bancroft Library on March 9, 1999.

    Scope and Content

    The California Superior Court (San Francisco City and County) complaints to establish title following the 1906 earthquake span the years from 1906 to 1926, and consist of printed forms, filled-in with typescript and manuscript information, chiefly between 1906 and 1908. These were required to establish title to properties under chapter 59 of the laws of 1906, because, "on the 18th day of April, 1906, the greater part of the public records in the office of the County Recorder of the City and County of San Francisco...were destroyed by fire." The complaints record existing property owners as plaintiffs vs. all persons claiming any interest or lien upon real property as described. Attached descriptions of parcels include location and extent, how and when acquired, and include signed affadavits of the plaintiffs, with the signature and seal of the court commissioner.