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Finding Aid for the Robert E. Cowan collection of early California manuscripts, 1551-1932
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Fremont Ackerman correspondence ca. 1888-1895

Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence n.d.

Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence 1888 January 7 - 1890 January 1

Box 1, Folder 3

Correspondence 1890 January 5 - December 17

Box 1, Folder 4

Correspondence 1891 January 6 - February 17

Box 1, Folder 5

Correspondence 1892 August 15 - December 26

Box 1, Folder 6

Correspondence 1893 January 7 - December 23

Box 1, Folder 7

Correspondence 1894 February 10 - 1895 January 6

 

Alta California ca. 1834-1914

Box 2, Folder 1

Alta California -- Settlement Instructions n.d.

Box 2, Folder 2

Alvarado, Juan Bautista 1842 June 21 - 1868 January 13

Box 2, Folder 3

Berreyesa ca. 1840 May 1 - 1845 July 29

Box 2, Folder 4

Castro Family Papers -- 1 of 2 ca. 1909 March 23 - 1914 September 16

Box 2, Folder 5

Castro Family Papers -- 2 of 2 ca. 1836 May 24 - 1864 September 20

Box 2, Folder 6

Correspondence 1849 April 7 - 1896 July 11

Box 2, Folder 7

"El Trovador" 1874 August 19

Box 2, Folder 8

Estudillo ca. 1838 February 11 - 1860 June 22

Box 2, Folder 9

La Cronica n.d.

Box 2, Folder 10

Mexican-American War 1846 July 26 - 1855 January 4

Box 2, Folder 11

Miscellaneous ca. 1841 October 28

Box 2, Folder 12

Peralta 1876 September 26

Box 2, Folder 13

Pico 1845 September 26 - 1854 April 23

Box 2, Folder 14

Property Documents ca. 1834 December 24 - 1866 June 13

Box 2, Folder 15

Vallejo ca. 1839 January 17 - 1863 April 14

 

Attorneys, court, and legal records ca. 1841-1896

Box 3, Folder 1

Brooks, Benjamin S. (Sherman) ca. 1841 - 1873 February 18

Box 3, Folder 2

Clarke, Samuel J. ca. 1865 January 5 - 1887 March 2

Box 3, Folder 3

Court/Legal Records -- Alameda County 1859

Box 3, Folder 4

Court/Legal Records -- Amador County 1863 November 19 - 1867 November 29

Box 3, Folder 5

Court/Legal Records -- California Supreme Court ca. 1851 January 10 - 1865 December

Box 3, Folder 6

Court/Legal Records -- California District Court 1850 May 22 - 1865 November 23

Box 3, Folder 7

Court/Legal Records -- Foreign Jurisdictions ca. 1856 November 24 - 28

Box 3, Folder 8

Court/Legal Records -- Fresno County 1856 November 3 - 1862 October 11

Box 3, Folder 9

Court/Legal Records -- Miscellaneous ca. 1846 October 1 - 1866 June 9

Box 3, Folder 10

Court/Legal Records -- Sacramento County 1866 August 25

Box 3, Folder 11

Court/Legal Records -- San Bernardino County 1896 January 21 - August 26

Box 3, Folder 12

Court/Legal Records -- San Diego County 1869 August 25 - 1880 December 2

Box 3, Folder 13

Court/Legal Records -- San Francisco County ca. 1850 - 1894 May 12

Box 3, Folder 14

Court/Legal Records -- Santa Clara County ca. 1851 November 13 - 1858 January 9

Box 3, Folder 15

Court/Legal Records -- Sierra County 1867 July 17

Box 3, Folder 16

Court/Legal Records -- Siskiyou County ca. 1858 December 7 - 1861 October 26

Box 3, Folder 17

Court/Legal Records -- Yolo County 1862 July 5

Box 3, Folder 18

Crockett, Joseph B. 1856 July 28 - 1865 December

Box 3, Folder 19

Freeman, Eugene M. ca. 1887 May 4 - 1888 August 16

Box 3, Folder 20

Lynch, Edward P. ca. 1881 March 1 - 1888 March 22

Box 3, Folder 21

Martel, James L. 1848 October 17 - 1887 December 7

Box 3, Folder 22

Court/Legal Records -- California Supreme Court ca. 1861 February 6 - 1863 February 16

 

Mexico ca. 1551-1855

Box 4, Folder 1

"History of the Chichimeca Nation" -- 1 of 4 n.d.

Box 4, Folder 2

"History of the Chichimeca Nation" -- 2 of 4 n.d.

Box 4, Folder 3

"History of the Chichimeca Nation" -- 3 of 4 n.d

Box 4, Folder 4

"History of the Chichimeca Nation" -- 4 of 4 n.d

Box 4, Folder 5

Legal Document ca. 1551 August 2

Box 4, Folder 6

Legal Document 1591 September 8

Box 4, Folder 7

Signature Book n.d.

Box 4, Folder 8

Sonora Colonization 1855 February 15 - March 3

 

Newspaper clippings & manuscripts ca. 1844-1892

Box 5, Folder 1

Daily Alta ca. 1856 November

Box 5, Folder 2

Pfieffer, George ca. 1855 December 20 - 1860 December 30

Box 5, Folder 3

Scrapbook ca. 1854 January - 1863 January 9

Box 5, Folder 4

Shaw, William J. T. ca. 1844 - 1892 September 6

 

Northern California ca. 1845-1932

Box 6, Folder 1

Account Ledgers 1850 November 21 - 1855 July 17

Box 6, Folder 2

Adams & Company Express ca. 1851 December 4 - 1854 September 29

Box 6, Folder 3

Alcatraz 1864 July 24 - 29

Box 6, Folder 4

Alvarado Water Company 1861 November 11 - 1895 February 19

Box 6, Folder 5

Banking Transactions 1850 April 2 - 1867 August 2

Box 6, Folder 6

Bear River Inn 1852 January 26

Box 6, Folder 7

Cadiz, Joseph G. ca. 1882 May 25

Box 6, Folder 8

California Academy of Sciences ca. 1885

Box 6, Folder 9

California State Land Office ca. 1852 - 1876 March 14

Box 6, Folder 10

Callahan, D. E. 1855 July 27 - 1860 July 30

Box 6, Folder 11

Chilean Consulate 1874 June 13

Box 6, Folder 12

Chinese ca. 1849 June 7 - 1864 April 11

Box 6, Folder 13

Churches ca. 1860 June 11 - 1861

Box 6, Folder 14

Cole, Dr. R. Beverly ca. 1856

Box 6, Folder 15

Contra Costa Water Company 1890 February 18

Physical Description: photographs
Box 6, Folder 16

Correspondence n.d.

Physical Description: photographs
Box 6, Folder 17

Correspondence 1847 August 4 - 1848 April 10

Physical Description: photographs
Box 6, Folder 18

Correspondence 1850 September 7 - 1859 September 9

Physical Description: photographs
Box 6, Folder 19

Correspondence 1860 July 9 - 1868 October 19

Physical Description: photographs
Box 6, Folder 20

Correspondence ca. 1872 April 26 - 1879 August 6

Box 6, Folder 21

Correspondence ca. 1882 February 5 - 1889 May 10

Box 6, Folder 22

Correspondence ca. 1890 October 21 - 1932

Box 6, Folder 23

Davis, William Heath -- Account Ledgers ca. 1846 - 1847 December

Box 6, Folder 24

Davis, illiam Heath -- Correspondence 1845 October 1 - 1854 March 1

Box 6, Folder 25

Dexter, Henry Stanley ca. 1851 March 12 - 1877 February 28

Box 6, Folder 26

Eastman, T. M. 1865 May 22 - 1866 April 5

Box 6, Folder 27

Edwards, Frank G. 1858 December 13 - 1869 August 12

Box 6, Folder 28

Field & Co. -- Nevada City ca. 1851 March 22 - July 25

Box 6, Folder 29

First National Gold Bank of San Francisco ca. 1870 - 1871

Box 6, Folder 30

Fremont, John Charles ca. 1857 January 1 - 1861 February 26

Box 6, Folder 31

Gillespie, Charles V. ca. 1856 March

Box 6, Folder 32

Insurance 1860 January 19 - 1868 October 14

Box 6, Folder 33

Langley, Henry G. 1855 October 5 - December 7

Box 6, Folder 34

Latham, Milton S. 1852 May 20 - December 6

Box 6, Folder 35

Leese, Jacob Primer ca. 1846 November 28 - 1849 June 25

Box 6, Folder 36

Legislature ca. 1852 May 3 - 1858

Box 7, Folder 1

Marriage Documents 1850 February 9 - 1870 May 21

Box 7, Folder 2

Mechanics Institute 1858 September 21 - 1879 January 8

Box 7, Folder 3

Military ca. 1847 March 1 - 1880

Box 7, Folder 4

Mining ca. 1853 June 26 - 1888 February 7

Box 7, Folder 5

Miscellaneous ca. 1855 November 13 - 1892 February 18

Box 7, Folder 6

Myles, Dr. Henry R. 1860 July 9 - 1865 December 28

Box 7, Folder 7

Passenger Lists ca. 1849 March 2 - 1885

Box 7, Folder 8

Pierce & Company ca. 1856 June 3 - 1869 July 26

Box 7, Folder 9

Promissory Notes/Liens 1850 January 19 - 1870 December 16

Box 7, Folder 10

Purchase Orders/Invoice Receipts ca. 1847 August 10 - 1869 October 21

Box 7, Folder 11

Railroad Companies ca. 1857 March 14 - 1887 August 25

Box 7, Folder 12

Rents ca. 1853 November 11 - 1871 October 20

Box 7, Folder 13

Richardson S. S. [Samuel Stone] ca. 1853 June - 1868 March 23

Box 7, Folder 14

San Francisco -- Municipal Records ca. 1848 April 20 - 1883 March 17

Box 7, Folder 15

Schools ca. 1853 September 1 - 1868 April 21

Box 7, Folder 16

Shipping and Trade Records ca. 1849 February 5 - 1868 October 14

Box 7, Folder 17

Society of California Pioneers 1868 July 1

Box 7, Folder 18

Society of California Volunteers 1854 October 21 - 1890 October 28

Box 7, Folder 19

Spring Valley Water Co. 1863 November 4 - 1864 February 1

Box 7, Folder 20

Steamboats/Steamships ca. 1851 July 22 - 1868 April 25

Box 7, Folder 21

Stocks 1857 March 18 - 1871 September 4

Box 7, Folder 22

Tax Receipts and Records ca. 1852 October - 1894

Box 7, Folder 23

Telegraph/Telephone ca. 1861 March - 1882 September 16

Box 7, Folder 24

Tuolumne County ca. 1850 June 3 - 1855 October 31

Box 7, Folder 25

Tuolumne Hydraulic Association 1853 February 9 - October 5

Box 7, Folder 26

U.S. Treasury -- San Francisco ca. 1851 March 29 - 1869 September 14

Box 7, Folder 27

Water Companies 1854 March 4 - 1860 June 1

Box 7, Folder 28

Williams, A. F. (A. J.) 1871 March 23

Box 7, Folder 29

Williams, Stephen Hedden 1865 March 17 - March 18

Box 7, Folder 30

Wilson, Benjamin D. 1856 June 15 - 1886 November 13

Box 10

Chinese 1870 June 22

Box 10

Shipping and Trade Records n.d.

 

Pacific Northwest ca. 1845-1890

Box 8, Folder 1

British Columbia 1858 July 24

Box 8, Folder 2

Oregon Cavalry 1864 July 19

Box 8, Folder 3

Oregon Central Railroad Company ca. 1867 - 1869 September 7

Box 8, Folder 4

Oregon -- Correspondence ca. 1848 February 29 - 1867 July 30

Box 8, Folder 5

Oregon -- Court Records ca. 1851 November 13 - 1867 March 29

Box 8, Folder 6

Oregon -- Miscellaneous ca. 1851 July 4 - 1890 August 30

Box 8, Folder 7

Oregon -- Property Records 1850 April 24 - 1865 May 1

Box 8, Folder 8

Oregon -- Territory Board (Jackson County) ca. 1856 June 5 - 1866

Box 8, Folder 9

Washington ca. 1845 May 5 - 1880 May 18

Box 10

British Columbia n.d.

Box 10

Oregon -- Court Records ca. 1861 July 1

Box 10

Oregon -- Property Records 1858 July 12

 

Property records ca. 1847-1877.

Box 8, Folder 10

Alameda County 1872 December 20 - 1873 January 20

Box 8, Folder 11

Amador County 1863 July 22 - August 28

Box 8, Folder 12

Calaveras County ca. 1863 March 31 - 1867 January 5

Box 8, Folder 13

Contra Costa County n.d.

Box 8, Folder 14

Marin County ca. 1856 February 9 - 1861 November 1

Box 8, Folder 15

Mendocino County 1858 April 23 - May 4

Box 8, Folder 16

Monterey County n.d.

Box 8, Folder 17

Napa County 1853 July 21

Box 8, Folder 18

Nevada 1861 April 20 - 1870 November 11

Box 8, Folder 19

Sacramento County 1851 February 11 - 1869 March 27

Box 9, Folder 1

San Francisco County (1 of 3) ca. 1847 July 13 - 1858 December 9

Box 9, Folder 2

San Francisco County (2 of 3) ca. 1860 May 7 - 1868 June 18

Box 9, Folder 3

San Francisco County (3 of 3) 1871 June 5 - 1877 August 6

Box 9, Folder 4

San Mateo County 1863 March 17 - 1869 December 28

Box 9, Folder 5

Santa Cruz County 1864 October 22 - 1871 April 22

Box 9, Folder 6

Sierra County 1867 July 9 - 1870 November 26

Box 9, Folder 7

Siskiyou County 1854 February 9 - 1861 October 26

Box 9, Folder 8

Solano County 1857 December 23

Box 9, Folder 9

Sonoma County 1848 September 25 - 1849 December 10

Box 9, Folder 10

Texas 1854 November 17 - 1858 November 27

Box 9, Folder 11

Trinity County 1852 April 26