Guide to the Griffitts Family Collection, 1860-1900

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California State Library. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Griffitts Family Collection, 1860-1900



California State Library

Sacramento, California

Contact Information:

  • California History Room
  • California State Library
  • Library and Courts Building II
  • 900 N. Street, Room 200
  • P.O. Box 942837
  • Sacramento, California 94237-0001
  • Phone: (916) 654-0176
  • Fax: (916) 654-8777
  • Email: cslcal@library.ca.gov
  • URL: http://www.library.ca.gov/
Processed by:
The California State Library staff
Encoded by:
James Lake
© 1999 California State Library. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Griffitts Family Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1860-1900
Box Number: 209-211
Collector: Griffitts, Evalyn Powell
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Griffitts Family Collection, California State Library.

Access Points

Sacramento (Calif.)--Social life and customs.
Griffitts, John T.
Griffitts family.

Contents

Announcements, correspondence, and invitations.

Biography

In 1859 John T. Griffitts arrived in Sacramento and began working in the store of Charles Crocker; in 1863, he bought out Crocker's interest and continued the enterprise. Griffitts married Georgiana Root of New York in 1860. He and his wife were socially prominent in Sacramento until Griffitts' death in 1898. Eva Griffitts was their daughter; she died in Sacramento in 1945.

Correspondents

Major Correspondents

  • Crocker, Charles, Mrs.
  • Griffitts, Evelyn
  • Griffitts, George W.
  • Griffitts, Georgiana
  • Griffitts, John T.
  • Root, Georgiana
  • Root, Ruben
  • Root, Sadie

Other Correspondents

  • Anthony, John W.
  • Argall, M. Henry
  • Arnold, ?
  • Atkinson, E. C.
  • Babson, Seth
  • Bancroft, Herbert Howe, 1832-1918
  • Barnett, Robert
  • Birdsall, Frederick
  • Blair, John
  • Bond, H. B.
  • Booth, Newton, 1825-1892
  • Brady, F. M.
  • Brewer, B. B.
  • Briggs, Wallace
  • Bronte, Charles C.
  • Brown, W. S.
  • Browne, W. B. C.
  • Budd, James Herbert
  • Cadwalader, George
  • Carey, John
  • Carlisle, ?
  • Carroll, Harry W.
  • Carroll, J. H.
  • Clarke, C. W.
  • Colgan, Edward P.
  • Cox, Frederick
  • Crackbon, J.
  • Crocker, Amy
  • Crocker, Charles, Mrs.
  • Crocker, Clark W.
  • Crocker, Edwin Bryant, 1818-1875
  • Crocker, Will
  • Croft, Stephen
  • Culbertson, S. B.
  • Culver, Charles Albert
  • Dalton, Angie
  • Davenport, C. W.
  • Davis, Charles Henry Alexander
  • Delamater, G. B. V.
  • Deming, Ella
  • Deming, F.
  • Deming, Theodore
  • Denson, L. C.
  • Devel, Ernest Charles
  • Devlin, F. R.
  • Devlin, Robert T.
  • Dunning, O. F.
  • Edinger, Frank Austin
  • East Park Association
  • Faris, James
  • Felter, James J.
  • Felter, William R.
  • Fisk, Orson Wyman
  • Flint, Ruby
  • Foote, L.
  • Foye, W. R. L.
  • Fuller, Alice May
  • Gallatin, Albert
  • Gallatin, Jennie
  • Gilbert, Henry Decker
  • Glide, Jospeh Henry
  • Grace Church
  • Griffitts, D. Stuart
  • Griffitts, E. B.
  • Griffitts, Frank
  • Griffitts, Wharton
  • Hale, Evert William
  • Hall, Em.
  • Halladay, Olanda W.
  • Hamilton, E. R.
  • Hammer, M. S.
  • Hansen, Waldemar Grant
  • Hart, Aden Cavins
  • Hassett, W. J.
  • Hatch, F. W.
  • Heilbron, Henry A.
  • Hooker, Minnie S.
  • Hoole, Edward
  • Hoover, S. M.
  • Horst, E. Clemens
  • Houghton, J. F.
  • Humbinger, Alfred
  • Inman, Joseph Manning
  • Ives, Eunice J.
  • Johnson, Grove Lawrence, 1841-
  • Keiser, Priscilla
  • King, Cameron
  • Kinross, W. H.
  • Kirk, Harry Stanton
  • Kleinsorge, Emma
  • Knight's Templar (Masonic Order)
  • Lampe, Lewis Theodore
  • LaRue, H. M.
  • Lewis, L. L.
  • Lindley, Helen
  • Lindley, T. M.
  • Lipman, Charles Kellogg
  • Lord, Frederick Breed
  • Mangann, J. G.
  • Marshall, S. A.
  • Mathews, William Pierce
  • McConnell, Thomas
  • McCreary, Charles
  • McIntire, John Albert, 1843-1931
  • McLaughlin, Charles
  • McPike, Henry H.
  • Meckfessel, Frederick
  • Miller, Frank
  • Miller, Henry
  • Miller, Mary N.
  • Millikin, J. M.
  • Mills, Edgar
  • Motts, George M.
  • Myers, L. L.
  • Nash, H. D.
  • Nelson, Clarence
  • Nichols, Anna H.
  • Nixon, Alex
  • Oatman, Charles
  • Olmsted, Ralph
  • Parson, Benjamin
  • Peck, O. D.
  • Pendleton, M. E.
  • Perkins, George
  • Perry, George
  • Peter, Alvin
  • Phelps, Stowe
  • Pope, Samuel E.
  • Preble, C. B.
  • Redding, A. P.
  • Reed, George Whitney
  • Robinson, C. F.
  • Root family
  • Ross, C. H.
  • Ruhstaller, Frank
  • Russell, P. H.
  • Scheld, Adolph P.
  • Schupler, Vera
  • Siddons, ?
  • Simmons, Gustavus
  • Smith, Eph.
  • Smith, Eugene E.
  • Smith, Halsey G.
  • Smith, L. B.
  • Spilman, James S.
  • Spinks, Jennie E.
  • Steffens, Joseph
  • Sullivan, Jas. H.
  • Taylor, E. T.
  • Tebbetts, F. F.
  • Tebbetts, Maude Denison
  • Teichart, Adolph
  • Tozer, Llewellyn
  • Tuesday Club of Sacramento
  • Uncle Steven
  • Undine Club
  • Upson, L. A.
  • VanFleet, ?
  • Van Horn, F. M.
  • Van Voorhies, A. A.
  • Wait, George J.
  • Waterman, R. W.
  • Werkley, Kittie
  • Wetzlar, Julius
  • Williams, Llewellyn
  • Williams, F. Y.
  • Wyckoff, J. L.
  • Wyckoff, M. E.
  • Yoerk, Charles August
  • Yost, John D.

Material Transferred from the Collection

  • Postcards

Container List

Box Box 209

Announcements and invitations, A - L

Box Box 210

Announcements and invitations, M - Z

Box Box 211

Correspondence, etc.