Scope and Content
Title: Santa Clara Land Papers
Bulk dates: 1850-1869
Collection Number: Consult repository.
Burger and Evans, San Francisco
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
The Huntington Library
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, California 91108
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Abstract: A collection of legal records and maps dealing with the estates and land deals in Santa Clara County in the mid-19th century.
Language of Material: The records are in English and Spanish.
Collection is open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information,
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In order to quote from, publish, or reproduce any of the manuscripts or visual materials, researchers must obtain formal permission
from the office of the Library Director. In most instances, permission is given by the Huntington as owner of the physical
property rights only, and researchers must also obtain permission from the holder of the literary rights. In some instances,
the Huntington owns the literary rights, as well as the physical property rights. Researchers may contact the appropriate
curator for further information.
[Identification of item], Santa Clara Land Papers, The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
Purchased from Burger and Evans, August 9, 1971.
Scope and Content
This collection includes 136 items organized into forty folders arranged alphabetically by estate name. The collection covers
1849 to 1890 but the bulk of the documents relate to the 1850s and 1860s. The material includes the following kinds of documents:
depositions, powers of attorney, wills, petitions, notices, agreements, leases, indentures and plats. The documents chiefly
deal with the estates and land deals of several citizens of California; some of those significant individuals included in
the collection are: Ygnacio Alviso, Anastacio Chavoya, Pablo de la Guerra, Jose Dolores Pacheco, Juan Sepulveda, and Robert
Stockton. The collection also includes two maps and one song of San Jose, California.
Guerra, Pablo de la, 1819-1874.
Pacheco, Jose Dolores.
Rodríguez Sepúlveda, Juan Agustín, 1894-
Stockton, Robert Field, 1795-1866.
Mexicans -- California.
Real property -- California -- Santa Clara County.
California -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
San Jose (Calif.)
Santa Clara County (Calif.)
Agreements California 19th century.
Indentures California 19th century.
Petitions California 19th century.
Plats (maps) California 19th century.
Wills California 19th century.