Guide to the Sweasey Family Papers, 1850-1948

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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/
© 1999
California State Library. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Sweasey Family Papers, 1850-1948



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: Sweasey Family Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1850-1948
Box Number: 409
Creator: Sweasey family
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions of Use

Please credit California State Library.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to California State Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing. Permission for publication is given on behalf of California State Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Sweasey Family Papers, California State Library.

Access Points

Humboldt County (Calif.)--History.
Sweasey family
Axton family
Sweasey, William John, 1804-1893
Axton, Esther Curl
Pioneers--California
California--History

Contents

Marriage certificates, picture albums, family memoirs.

Biography

William John Sweasey was born in England in 1804 and arrived in the United States in 1837. He came to California in 1850. In 1854, he served as an Assemblyman in the State Legislature. He pioneered the Eel River Valley in 1855 and was a member of the State Constitutional Convention of 1879. He died in San Francisco on September 30, 1893.

Material Transferred from the Collection

  • Identified pictures placed in portrait file.

Container List

 

Arranged by type of material