Contains business records of the Pacific Improvement Company and its subsidiaries. Includes business and legal documents,
correspondence, reports, minutes, deeds, annual reports, maps, and blurprints. Contains materials related to the Monterey
Peninsula and its development. Business areas covered include land development, coal and iron mining, railroads, and hotels.
Pacific Improvement Company was a large holding company in California, formed by C. P. Huntington, Leland Stanford, Mark Hopkins,
and Charles Crocker. The Company played a role in the development of land and railroads in various parts of the United States,
but particularly in California and Texas. The Company was incorporated November 4, 1878 and completed liquidation of its assets
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permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.