Finding Aid to the Sutter/Link Family Papers, 1849-1992 (bulk 1849-1964)

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Finding Aid to the Sutter/Link Family Papers, 1849-1992 (bulk 1849-1964)

Collection number: BANC MSS 88/52 c

The Bancroft Library



University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, California

Contact Information:

Date Completed:
1991; revised in April 2001
Encoded by:
Eva Garcelon; revised by James Lake
© 1996 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: Sutter/Link Family Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1849-1992
Date (bulk): (bulk 1849-1964)
Collection Number: BANC MSS 88/52 c
Collector: Sutter family
Extent: Number of containers: 4 boxes, 1 v., and 1 oversize folder Linear feet: 2.0
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: Letters, financial records, papers, and clippings relating to John Augustus Sutter and his descendants, primarily those of his daughter Anna Elisa Sutter who married Francis Xavier Link, and his grand-daughter (daughter of John A Sutter, Jr.), Anna Elisa Sutter Hull, who married her first cousin, Victor Alphonse Link. Some papers concern the so-called Sutter Case, longterm family efforts to recover property in Sacramento once owned by John A. Sutter and John A. Sutter, Jr.
Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English and German

Information for Researchers

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Sutter/Link family papers, BANC MSS 82/52 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Materials Cataloged Separately

  • Photographs have been transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

The Sutter/Link family papers were a gift of Aida Verdi Link, via her daughter, Aida Link Brenneis, in 1987. A scrapbook was added by Brenneis in 2000.

Container List

Box 1, folder 1

Letters written by John Augustus Sutter (copies) 1871-1880

Physical Description: 2
folder 2

Letters written to John Augustus Sutter 1874-1880

Physical Description: 5
folder 3

Financial records: John Augustus Sutter 1860-1876

Physical Description: 6
folder 4

Miscellaneous papers, John Augustus Sutter 1876-1939

folder 5

Miscellaneous Papers, John Augustus Sutter 1876-1939

folder 6

Papers re: estate of John Augustus Sutter 1880

Physical Description: 18
folder 7

Reminiscences of General John Augustus Sutter (typed copy of original in the Bancroft Library, C-D 14)

folder 8

Scrapbook of clippings re: John Augustus Sutter 1854-1890

volume v. 1

Scrapbook of clippings re: John Augustus Sutter 1880-1926

Box 1, folder 9

Loose items from scrapbook 1961-1992, undated

folder 10

Clippings re: John Augustus Sutter 1906-1948

folder 11

Sutter case, John Augustus Sutter vs. City of Sacramento ca. 1928-1933

folder 12

Sutter case 1915-1957

Box 2, folder 1

Sutter case

folder 2

Papers re: estate of Anna Dubelt Sutter 1880-1886

folder 3

Letters written by John Augustus Sutter (1826-1897) 1864-1880

Physical Description: 17
folder 4

Letter written to John Augustus Sutter (1826-1897) Jan. 2, 1864

Physical Description: 1
folder 5

Legal papers, John Augustus Sutter (1826-1897) 1849-1897 & undated

folder 6

Clippings re: John Augustus Sutter (1826-1897) 1963-1964 & undated

folder 7

Papers of Francis Xavier Link 1864 & undated

folder 8

Letter written by Emil Victor Sutter Oct. 10, 1867

folder 9

Letter written to Emil Victor Sutter Feb. 10, 1869

folder 10

Legal papers, Emil Victor Sutter 1879

folder 11

Letters written by John Augustus Sutter, III 1877-1899

Physical Description: 6
folder 12

Letters written by Anna Elisa Sutter Hull Link 1913-1914 & undated

Physical Description: 2
folder 13

Letters written to Anna Elisa Sutter Hull Link 1881-1912 & undated

Physical Description: 11
folder 14

Papers of Anna Elisa Sutter Hull Link and Victor Alphonse Link 1880-1914

folder 15

Financial records of Anna Elisa Sutter Hull Link and Victor Alphonse Link 1903-1914

Box 3, folder 1

Letters written to Victor Alphonse Link 1930-1936

Physical Description: 3
folder 2

Letters written by Howard J. Hull 1911-1936

Physical Description: 5
folder 3

Letters written by Frank Sutter Link (copies) 1914-1942

Physical Description: 4
folder 4

Letters written to Frank Sutter Link 1919-1955

Physical Description: 13
folder 5-7

Record of naval career of Frank Sutter Link 1917-1953

folder 8

Miscellaneous papers Frank Sutter Link

Box 4, folder 1

Letters written by Aida Wanda Verdi Link (copies) 1942-1964

Physical Description: 2
 

Letters written to Aida Wanda Verdi Link

folder 2

Miscellaneous, A-Z

folder 3

Bekeart, Philip Baldwin 1928-1935

Physical Description: 2
folder 4

Clowdsley, Forsythe Charles 1934

Physical Description: 2
folder 5

Dana, Julian 1933-1934

Physical Description: 5
folder 6

John A. Sutter, Jr. Memorial Committee 1963

Physical Description: 2
folder 7

Society of California Pioneers 1925-1939

Physical Description: 11
folder 8

Sutter's Fort Historical Museum 1929-1941

Physical Description: 15
folder 9

Wilson, Rufus Rockwell 1934

Physical Description: 1
folder 10

Papers relating to property in Berkeley, Verdi and Link 1889-1957

folder 11

Miscellaneous papers, Verdi and Link

folder 12

Clippings re: Verdi and Link

folder 13

Letters written to Eugene Frederick Link, miscellaneous, A-M 1916-1951

Physical Description: 26
folder 14

Letters written to Eugene Frederick Link, miscellaneous, N-Z 1915-1916

Physical Description: 20
folder 15

Miscellaneous papers, Eugene Frederick Link

folder 16

Miscellaneous correspondence, Sutter family members 1859-1944

Physical Description: 22
folder 17

Miscellaneous correspondence 1854-1912

folder 18

Miscellany

oversize Oversize Folder, folder 1

Mortgage, Xavier Link Feb. 7, 1876

 

John Augustus Sutter's appointment as Major General of the state of California Feb. 15, 1853

 

Juan Francisco Xavier Link, passport 1863

 

Discharge certificate, U.S. Naval Reserve, Frank Sutter Link Oct. 31, 1921

 

Elisa Link, naturalization papers (Mexico) Oct. 21, 1886

 

Victor Link, certificate of appointment as vice-consul of U.S. at Acapulco Feb. 26, 1886

 

Deed for land in Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania 185[?]

 

Drawing of lot owned by Aida Wanda Verdi, Walnut Street, Berkeley, California

 

Wells Fargo Reward posters (5) 1875, 1876

 

Flyer advertising sale of lots near Colma undated