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Guide to the Earle E. Williams papers, 1853-1983 (bulk 1952-1983)
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Ctn. 1, folder 1

Autobiographical sketches of E. Williams 1973, 1982

folder 2

E. Williams personal n.d.

folder 3

Clippings relating to E. Williams and family 1952-81

folder 4-16

Letters, Outgoing 1953-83

folder 17-22

Letters, Incoming 1960-83

folder 23

Letter to Tracy Public Schools, with enclosures, regarding a study of good government Dec. 14, 1971

folder 24

Letter, memo regarding landmarks in San Joaquin County 1965-70

folder 25

Reports, memos, etc., relating to water issues in San Joaquin County 1965-70

folder 26

Agendas, letters, reports regarding City of Manteca's search for City Manager 1967

Ctn. 2, folder 1

"Edward B. Carrell's Corral Hollow," by Joan Bartholomew 1965

folder 2

"Corral Hollow Company No. 2368 1st Irrigation District of West Side" May 1, 1977

folder 3-4

"Carnegie -- Historical Landmark in Corral Hollow" 1961, 1966-67

folder 5

"A Story -- Creation of the Region of Corral Hollow" n.d.

folder 6

"The Region of Corral Hollow" 1967

folder 7

"Edward B. Carrell of Corral Hollow, this Diary for the Year 1877" 1964

folder 8

"Chapter III: The 1877 Diary," from Edward B. Carrel of Corral Hollow n.d.

folder 9

"How Corral Hollow Got Its Name" Aug. 15, 1962

folder 10

"The Learys and the O'Learys of Old Corral Hollow" Dec. 21, 1967

folder 11

"The Wild Yankee of Corral Hollow," n.d.

folder 12

"The Zinck House at Corral Hollow: Horatio P. Wright & Co." 1973

folder 13

Transcript of "Corral Hollow: A Deserted Valley," by John W. Winkley, with notes by E. Williams 1980

folder 14

"Boom Days in Corral Hollow" n.d.

folder 15

"A Pioneer Comes Back to Corral Hollow" n.d.

 

Carrell of Corral Hollow April 30, 1962

folder 16-21

manuscript and fragments

folder 22-25

notes and fragments

folder 26

Copies of deeds regarding Corral Hollow Coal Mines, including Property Deed of the Treadwell Empire, 1853-1895 n.d.

 

Tales of Old San Joaquin City

Ctn. 3, folder 1-4

Notes, manuscript drafts, and condensed version printed in San Joaquin Historian 1969-73, n.d.

folder 5

"El Camino Viejo" n.d.

folder 6

"El Camino Viejo and the Franciscan Missions" May 1967

folder 7

"El Camino Viejo: San Pedro and the Boston Hide Droghers," addendum by E. Williams 1973

folder 8

"El Camino Viejo: The Old Los Angeles Trail and Essays on Contemporary and Original Themes" 1955-56

folder 9

"El Camino Viejo: The Old Road of the Spanish Dons" 1968-69

folder 10

"El Camino Viejo: Indian, Spanish, Mexican, and Early American Place-Names Along the Route" n.d.

 

Original draft, with maps of route

folder 11

Transcript of "El Camino Viejo, San Fernando Pass," by Alice Fisher Simpson, with a note by E. Williams 1973

folder 12

Transcript from Assembly, California Legislature, Assembly Concurrent Resolution, regarding the commemoration of the 200th anniversary of El Camino Viejo 1969

folder 13

"Rancho El Pescadero and Governor Pio Pico of Alta California" 1966

folder 14

"Henry M. Naglee and the Rancho de Pescadero Mexican Land Grant" n.d.

folder 15

"San Joaquin Valley Scenes: the Conquest of the San Joaquin" 1976

folder 16

"The Lower Ford on the San Joaquin River" n.d.

folder 17

"The Whitehall Estate" 1967

folder 18

"John Chrisman Biography" Sept. 10, 1977

folder 19

"Gabriel Moraga and the Rivers of Christ the King" Dec. 3, 1960

folder 20

"The Kasson Road in San Joaquin County" 1955

folder 21

"Jesse C. Saddlemire," from the History of San Joaquin County, 1923 May 3, 1974

folder 22

Biographical Sketches of Nicolaus Koster, John Rathjen, and John and Marie Milke, and information in the Carrel's Sewing Machine n.d.

folder 23

"Lathrop, California: 1849 to 1882" n.d.

folder 24

"First Irrigation District on the West Side" 1977

folder 25

"The Vision of Black Butte Mountain" 1958

folder 26

"Pauline Lee and Mazeppa of the Henry C. Lee Little South American Circus" 1963; rev. 1975

folder 27

"Bethany and Mohr's Landing in San Joaquin County, California" Aug. 27, 1976

folder 28

Tesla Coal Mines, Comprehensive Study [2nd of two parts] Feb. 10, 1981

folder 29-31

"The Tragedy of Charles McLaughlin," with transcript of McLaughlin will and related documents and articles 1977-78

folder 32

"The Treadwells and the Alameda and San Joaquin Railroad Co." May 19, 1969

folder 33

"Captain Voss, The Man Who Went Around the World in a Rowboat" May 30, 1964

folder 34

"Cupid's Clerk and the Friendly Southern Pacific" June 29, 1966; rev. 1983

folder 35

The Central Pacific, the Union Pacific and the Southern Pacific Railroads; their Historical Background with Particular Reference to the Railroad Junction Town of Tracy, the First Division Point East of San Francisco 1963; rev. 1978

folder 36-37

"Old Greenwood, 1763-1853", with notes 1976

folder 38

"Caleb Greenwood, Trapper 1763-1853" 1976

folder 39

"A Plan for the Production of Mineral Aggregates" n.d.

folder 40

A Worm's Eye View of the Road Ahead n.d.

folder 41

"The Old West Side Road and Other Early San Joaquin County Roads," and "The 'Object Lesson' Road, First Asphalt Paved Road in California" 1971, 1979

folder 42

"Vernalis, San Joaquin County, Calif." n.d.

folder 43

"Mount Oso: Bear Mountain of the Spanish" 1959

folder 44

"Editor D. O. McCarthy and His Pioneer Newspaper, 'The American Flag'" Feb. 22, 1970

folder 45

"The Peat Dust Problem in San Joaquin County" n.d.

folder 46

"Little American Kelsey, the Girl of the Golden West" Oct. 21, 1958

folder 47

"Dry Farming of Wheat and Barley in the Tracy Area of the West Side" May 15, 1963

folder 48-49

"John C. Drage and Bank of Tracy" 1974

folder 50

"A True Story of Old Tracy From the Point of View of a Town Trustee" n.d.

folder 51

"Old Spanish Trails of the San Joaquin Valley: The Immigrants Who Followed Them Before the Days of Forty-Nine" Feb. 22, 1965

folder 52

"Chronicle of Events The Led to the Founding of Tracy, California: A Railroad Town" May 30, 1978

folder 53

"The Invention of Smokeless Gunpowder and the Hold-Up of the Valley Express" Aug. 16, 1966

folder 54

"Men Who Matched Her Mountains: Biographies of Some of the California Pioneers" n.d.

folder 55

"The Interrogatorio -- Origin, Notions, Habits, Languages, Burial Customs, Marriage, Dress, Education, etc. of the Indians" n.d.

folder 56

"The Shooting Death of English Bill," with transcripts of newspaper articles n.d.

folder 57

"The Founding and Continued Growth of Manteca, California and Reasons Thereof" n.d.

folder 58

"The First Pastor of the Parish of San Andreas" Nov. 8, 1972

folder 59

"First Mass in San Joaquin County," with transcripts of news clippings from the Niel Looney Family Album 1972

folder 60

"St. Bernard's Parish in Tracy: The First Church and First Pastor" n.d.

folder 61

"First Presbyterian Church History" 1976

folder 62

"Historical Stories, Notes and Manuscripts" n.d.

folder 63-65

Miscellaneous writings, on various subjects n.d.

folder 66

"An Historical Viewpoint with Earle E. Williams Family History" (speech delivered) Sept. 18, 1968

folder 67

"A Historical Viewpoint" 1968

folder 68

"Those Yesterdays of the First Presbyterian Church of Tracy and Stockton" Oct. 11, 1971

folder 69

"Expel the Americans" (speech) n.d.

Ctn. 4, folder 1

"After Fifty Years: My Happy Childhood Days," by Marie Steward De Welt, with historical comments and notes by E. Williams 1972

folder 2

"Resolving the Unique Problems of the Delta," by Gilbert G. Stamm, with analysis by E. Williams 1970

folder 3

Documentation on the Mossdale Railroad Bridge Nov. 1971

folder 4

Transcript of "The Bears' Nest, Alaska, Swindal: Who Profited By It," from the Engineering and Mining Journal, with note by E. Williams Apr. 26, 1980

folder 5

Tracy Rotary Club History 1982

folder 6

"Walter J. McArdles Personal Diary and Record, ca. 1877-1901," transcribed, with commentary by E. Williams n.d.

folder 7

"My Early Days in San Joaquin County" and "Along the Immigrant Trail from Tennessee to California 1847-1859," by Ellen Parker, with notes by E. Williams n.d.

folder 8

Transcripts of the Van Gelder Letters, 1850-1855, on file at the San Joaquin County Historical Society, regarding the courtship of Louis Hadlich and Fredericke Marstan, with an introduction by E. Williams n.d.

folder 9

Transcript of "The Legendary Badman Who Lost His Head," with comments by E. Williams 1973

folder 10

"History, First Presbyterian Church of Tracy," compiled by E. Williams 1971

folder 11

Transcript of 1892 letter written from Calaveras County, with notes by E. Williams April 12, 1964

folder 12

"Historic Rotary Items of Interest" 1978

folder 13

Articles on Parishes in early California May 28, 1972

 

Notebooks containing notes and transcripts of news articles, etc., regarding:

folder 14

San Joaquin County history n.d.

folder 15

Jesse Green's Places n.d.

folder 16

El Camino Viejo 1964-65

folder 17

Autobiographical sketch of Williams and notes on revising the Tracy Municipal Code n.d.

folder 18

Autobiographical sketch of Williams, and letters and miscellaneous writings n.d.

folder 19

Manuscripts of "Carnegie" and "El Camino Viejo," with transcript of a diary n.d.

folder 20

Transcripts of "Adventures of James C. Adams Mountaineer and Grizzly Bear Hunter of California," by Theodore H. Hittell 1911

folder 21

Transcripts of newspaper articles relating to Rancho El Pescadero, with a manuscript fragment n.d.

folder 22

Transcripts of newspapers articles,. statements, etc. n.d

folder 23

Notes relating to coal mines and mining n.d.

folder 24-25

Miscellaneous notes n.d.

 

Transcripts:

folder 26

from the Stockton Daily Independent relating to the Telsa Coal Mine 1901

folder 27

first edition of the Tracy News Dec. 10, 1881

folder 28

articles from The Tracy Press 1961-76

folder 29

newspapers and periodical articles relating to coal mines and mining 1890-1906

folder 30

"Highway 33 Links Valley's Historic Past with Future," from The Fresno Bee Aug. 1, 1954

folder 31

"Coal Mining, What Prof. Whitney Has to Say," articles from Oakland Daily Jan. 1, 1877

folder 32

from the Stockton Daily Independent, relating to coal mining and Corral Hollow 1895

folder 33

"Historic Telsa Town Hall Now a Storage Building," from The Tracy Press March 8, 1963

folder 34

"My 4-H Story," by Tom August 1971

folder 35

Letters and receipts relating to the California Delta Farms 1910-16

folder 36

"Mount Diablo Coal Mine Railroads," by B. H. Ward n.d.

folder 37

"Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Telsa, Calif.," by Dan L. Mosier 1978

folder 38

Transcript of Alameda and San Joaquin Railway Inspection Jan. 28, 1904

folder 39

Transcript of "S.S. Central America," from Shipwrecks, Skin Divers, and Sunken Gold, by Dave Horner n.d.

folder 40

"El Camino A Los Angeles: an address delivered before the Kern County Historical Society Feb. 20, 1933

folder 41

Copy of a supplement to Chapter III of Augusta Bixler Farms, by William Hyde Irwin 1973

folder 42

Transcript of "Edward Dickinson Baker," by Anne Vandenhoff, and excerpts from The Tears of Lincoln, regarding Edward Baker 1970, 1979

folder 43

Transcript of an interview by Allan Hawkins, with Mrs. Wessling of Tracy, Calif. July 14, 1978

folder 44

Transcript of Joaquin Murrieta manuscript by Joseph Henry Jackson 1954

folder 45

Architectural and Historical Information of Treadwall Hall, Oakland, Calif., prepared by Rosemary Reagan 1966

folder 46

Miscellaneous transcripts of historical letters, diaries, and newspaper articles n.d.

folder 47

Miscellaneous pamphlets n.d.

folder 48

Official Plat Book and Directory, San Joaquin County, Calif. n.d.

folder 49

Research report on Pacific Eureka Coal Mines in Corral Hollow, by Dan Mosier June 26, 1980

folder 50

Membership list, San Joaquin County Historical Society 1969

folder 51

"Tracy, California," [booklet] describing the city and its history 1965

folder 52

Program for Dedication of the Delta Pumping Plant between Byron and Tracy, with speech by E. Williams Sept. 9, 1967

folder 53

Souvenir programs for the dedication of the Tracy Justice Court Building and Interstate Highway 5 1965, 1967

folder 54

Copy of agreement between Garden Farms Company and A. O. Stewart, relating to Rancho El Pescadero Feb. 23, 1921

folder 55

"The Back Road," newspaper columns by Elizabeth McKnight, from the Stockton Record, relating to San Joaquin County and Stockton history 1962-77

 

Newspaper clippings relating to:

folder 56

Tracy and its history 1960-83

folder 57

Corral Hollow 1958-80

folder 58

Carnegie 1961-83

folder 59

El Camino Viejo 1970

folder 60

Rancho El Pescadero n.d.

folder 61

San Joaquin County history 1896-1971

folder 62

The Peripheral Canal 1970-72

Ctn. 5, folder 1-3

Abstract relating to Rancho El Pescadero (v.1-2, and supplement) n.d.

folder 4

The Failure of the California Safe Deposit and Trust Company Involving the Western Pacific Railway and the Treadwell Industrial Empire in Corral Hollow, Dec. 8-11, 1907, and correspondence between E. Williams and Dan Mosier 1977-83

folder 5-6

Master file on Corral Hollow Coal Mines, with correspondence n.d.

folder 7

Clippings from the Stockton Daily Independent, 1895, Alameda and San Joaquin Tesla Coal Road Coast Range Mining Company, Prospectus [for] the Mount Diablo Coal Mines, 1859-1902 n.d.

folder 8

Abstract of the Records Affecting the Title of S.E. 1/4 of Section 2, T.4 R.4.E., Ladd Manganese Mines of Corral Hollow n.d.

folder 9-10

Master file on the Tesla Coal Mines of the Treadwell Industrial Empire in Corrall Hollow (v. 1-2) Nov. 11, 1974

Ctn. 6, folder 1

Dan L. Mosier correspondence 1974-81

folder 4

Letter file 1976-80

folder 5

Letters, correspondence, and historical sketches, Conference of California Historical Societies 1965-67

folder 6

Rancho El Pescadero: Part One, The Early Years Original draft n.d.

folder 7

Items on Local Tracy History, published in City of Tracy Newsletter 1963-64

folder 8

"Historical Sketches," by E. Williams, from The Informer, Tracy City Employee's Bulletin 1964

folder 9

Edward Baldwin Carrell of Corral Hollow (v. 1) n.d.

folder 10

Coalinga file on El Camino Viejo, with comment by E. Williams March 10, 1965

folder 11-15

The Rotar, Tracy Rotary Club Bulletin, edited by E. Williams 1955-59

folder 16

Relating to San Joaquin City 1963-64

folder 17

Relating to Tesla region n.d.

folder 18

Relating to San Joaquin City n.d.

Ctn. 7

Scrapbooks relating to Carnegie and Corral Hollow regions and occupants, with photos, clippings, and text by E. Williams n.d.