Guide to the Albert Dressler Collection, 1854-1960

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California State Library
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California State Library. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Albert Dressler Collection, 1854-1960



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:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1999 California State Library. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Albert Dressler Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1854-1960
Box Number: Boxes 754-759
Creator: Dressler, Albert, 1887-1960
Extent: 6 boxes
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Albert Dressler Collection, California State Library.

Access Points

Dressler, Albert, 1887-1960
Chinese--California--History
Ah Jake
Silver mines and mining--Nevada
Wethern, George Hiram, 1884-1899
Center, John, 1860-1873
Petrie, William, 1868-1882

Contents

Correspondence; business papers; Chinese, military and mining company materials.

Biography

Albert Dresler was born in San Francisco September 29, 1887. At various times he was a cartoonist, author, antique collector, historian, and reporter. After 1922, he was a writer of historical books and a collector. He was financed in his collecting by wealthy patrons such as Frederick Clift and W. Parker. Lyon and made many donations of materials to public institutions. Albert Dressler died January 13, 1960, in San Jose.

Correspondents

Major Correspondents

  • Dressler, Albert, 1887-1960.
  • Fazenda, Louise, 1895-1962.

Other Correspondents

  • Atherton, Kate.
  • Banks, Louis A.
  • Banning, William.
  • Baumann, Felix.
  • Beardsley, Janet C.
  • Caddy, Earl J.
  • Clarke, L. J.
  • Cleveland, Acton M.
  • Clift, Frederick C.
  • Comstock, Velma.
  • Cutter, Charles.
  • Dawson, G.E.
  • Drum, John.
  • Ferguson, Milton James, 1879-
  • George, Edward P.
  • Gillis, Mable Ray.
  • Hamlin, H.
  • Helfrich, Stockton.
  • Holmes, Harold C., 1877-1965.
  • Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
  • Hunt, George W.P. (George Wylie Paul), 1859-1934
  • Lyon, W. Parker.
  • McLean, S. F.
  • McMinn, G. R.
  • Madison, James.
  • Main, Harry H.
  • Maltby, Lincoln.
  • Norris, Thomas W. (Thomas Wayne).
  • Peterson, Harry C. (Harry Claude), 1876-1941
  • Phillips, Catherine.
  • Pinelli, A. L.
  • Rolph, James, 1869-1934.
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
  • Schwabacher, James.
  • Simon, A. L.
  • Smith, George D., d. 1920.
  • Spencer, Levy M.
  • Standard, Z. Clyde.
  • Tandy, Doug.
  • Walker, E. J., Mrs.
  • Wellman, Whit.
  • Wheat, Carl I. (Carl Irving), 1892-1966.
  • Wilson, Thomas P.

Material Transferred from the Collection

Photographs

  • Albert Dressler and Louise Fazenda.

Container List

Box 754

Correspondence

Box 755

Business papers

Box 756

Ah Jake telegrams, 1874

Box 757

Military materials

Box 758

Mining companies

Box 759

Miscellany: arranged alphabetically by type of material