Finding Aid to the California Banking Miscellany, 1849-1936

Finding Aid written by Alison E. Bridger
The Bancroft Library
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California, 94720-6000
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid to the California Banking Miscellany, 1849-1936

Collection Number: BANC MSS C-G 16

The Bancroft Library



University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, California
Finding Aid Written By:
Alison E. Bridger
Date Completed:
January 2007
© 2007 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: California Banking miscellany
Date (inclusive): 1849-1936
Collection Number: BANC MSS C-G 16
Extent: Number of containers: 1 box Linear feet: .4
Repository: The Bancroft Library
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California, 94720-6000
Phone: (510) 642-6481
Fax: (510) 642-7589
Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
Abstract: Contains checks, drafts, bills of exchange, banking correspondence and other banking documents concerning transactions in various banks in California. Locations include Los Angeles, the Central Valley, Northern California and San Francisco.
Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English
Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Information for Researchers

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], California Banking Miscellany, BANC MSS C-G 16, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Alternate Forms Available

There are no alternate forms of this collection.

Related Collections

Adolph H. Weber collection of cancelled checks, etc., chiefly on California banks, [ca. 1850-1925] BANC MSS C-G 56
M.E. Pleasant checks: written on Donohoe, Kelly & Co., Bankers, San Francisco, [ca. 1870-1883] BANC MSS C-G 231

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Banks and banking--California
Los Angeles (Calif.)--Commerce
San Francisco (Calif.)--Commerce
California--Commerce
Checks
Honeyman, Robert B
Norris, Thomas W. (Thomas Wayne)
Eisner, Milton Daniel, 1886-1959
Bidwell, Daniel, 1814?-
Winchester, J
Richardson, Benjamin
Cowan, Robert Ernest, 1862-1942
First National Bank of Los Angeles
Bank of California
Burgoyne & Co., San Francisco
Rideout, Smith & Co., Bankers
Godeffroy, Sillem & Co., San Francisco
Carothers, Anderson & Co
Nevada National Bank
Bank of La Porte
First National Bank of Pasadena, Calif
Bodie Bank
Decker & Jewett
Bank of Commerce of San Francisco
Bank of San Jose
London & San Francisco Bank
D.O. Mills & Co. (Sacramento, Calif.)
Wawona Hotel
London, Paris and American Bank, Ltd
Anglo California National Bank of San Francisco

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

The California Banking Miscellany was given or purchased by The Bancroft Library from various persons.

Accruals

Future additions may be made in the future but are not expected.

System of Arrangement

Arranged to the folder level.

Processing Information

Alison E. Bridger in December 2004; additions in January 2007.

Scope and Content of Collection

Contains checks, drafts, bills of exchange, banking correspondence and other banking documents concerning transactions in various banks in California. Locations include Los Angeles, the Central Valley, Northern California and San Francisco.
Collection is arranged alphabetically by city then banking institution.

Container List

 

Bodie, Calif.

Box 1, Folder 1

Bodie Bank 1879-1881

 

Chico, Calif.

Box 1, Folder 2

Bank of Chico 1900

Box 1, Folder 3

Rideout, Smith & Co., Bankers 1871

 

Colima, Calif.

Box 1, Folder 4

Mjandro Oelling y Cia 1870

 

Folsom, Calif.

Box 1, Folder 5

C.T.H. Palmer 1860

 

La Porte, Calif.

Box 1, Folder 6

Bank of La Porte 1872-1882

 

Los Angeles, Calif.

Box 1, Folder 7

Commercial Bank of Los Angeles 1878

Box 1, Folder 8

First National Bank of Los Angeles 1883, 1899

Box 1, Folder 9

National Bank of California at Los Angeles 1899

 

Marysville, Calif.

Box 1, Folder 10

Decker & Jewett, Bankers 1871-1872

 

Modesto, Calif.

Box 1, Folder 11

The Modesto Bank 1879

 

Monitor, Calif.

Box 1, Folder 12

Globe Gold and Silver Mining Co. 1872

 

Oakland, Calif.

Box 1, Folder 13

Security Bank 1910

 

Palo Alto, Calif.

Box 1, Folder 14

Bank of Palo Alto 1896-1898

 

Pasadena, Calif.

Box 1, Folder 15

First National Bank of Pasadena, Cal. 1900

 

Red Bluff, Calif.

Box 1, Folder 16

Oregon Stage Company 1867

 

Sacramento, Calif.

Box 1, Folder 17

Capital Savings Bank 1879

Box 1, Folder 18

D.O. Mills & Co. 1858

Box 1, Folder 19

Sacramento Savings Bank 1871

Box 1, Folder 20

Thomas S. Fisk & Co., Bankers 1859

 

San Francisco, Calif.

Box 1, Folder 21

Adelsdorger Brothers 1871

Box 1, Folder 22

American National Bank of San Francisco 1916

Box 1, Folder 23

Anglo California National Bank of San Francisco 1936

Box 1, Folder 24

Banca Cantonale Ticinese 1891

Box 1, Folder 25

Banking House of Burgoyne & Co. 1851-1855

Box 1, Folder 26

Banking House of James King, of William 1853

Box 1, Folder 27

Banking House of Sather & Church 1859-1860

Box 1, Folder 28

Bank of California 1866-1903

Box 1, Folder 29

Bank of Commerce of San Francisco 1900

Box 1, Folder 30

California Trust Company 1872

Box 1, Folder 31

Carothers, Anderson & Co. 1853

Box 1, Folder 32

Chittyna Exploration Company 1900

Box 1, Folder 33

Clifford, Garr & Co. 1849

Box 1, Folder 34

Crocker First National Bank 1930

Box 1, Folder 35

Drexel, Sather & Church, Bankers 1854

Box 1, Folder 36

Dunbar's California Bank 1850

Box 1, Folder 37

First National Bank of San Francisco, Cal. 1891

Box 1, Folder 38

First National Gold Bank 1872

Box 1, Folder 39

Godeffroy, Sillem & Co. 1850

Box 1, Folder 40

Hibernia Bank 1863, 1895

Box 1, Folder 41

Knight, Harmon & Childs 1857

Box 1, Folder 42

Lazard Frères Bankers 1879

Box 1, Folder 43

London & San Francisco Bank 1877, 1883

Box 1, Folder 44

London, Paris & American Bank, Ltd. 1884, 1892

Box 1, Folder 45

Lucas, Turner & Co. 1850

Box 1, Folder 46

McNulty Caruthers & Co. Bankers 1853

Box 1, Folder 47

Nevada Bank of San Francisco 1876-1896

Box 1, Folder 48

Pacific Bank 1879

Box 1, Folder 49

Parrott & Co. Bankers 1850

Box 1, Folder 50

People's Home Savings Bank undated

Box 1, Folder 51

Richardson, Benjamin 1867-1870

Box 1, Folder 52

San Francisco Clearing House 1907

Box 1, Folder 53

San Francisco Exchange Office 1850

Box 1, Folder 54

Tallant & Company, Bankers 1864-1891

Box 1, Folder 55

Western National Bank 1908

Box 1, Folder 56

Unknown bank 1898

Box 1, Folder 57

Miscellaneous 1862-1891

 

San Jose, Calif.

Box 1, Folder 58

Bank of San Jose 1878, 1900

Box 1, Folder 59

Commercial & Savings Bank of San Jose 1878

Box 1, Folder 60

The First National Bank 1900

 

Stockton

Box 1, Folder 61

First National Gold Bank of Stockton 1876

 

Wawona, Calif.

Box 1, Folder 62

Bank of Italy 1928

 

Yreka, Calif.

Box 1, Folder 63

Cram, Rogers & Co.'s 1850

 

Unknown place

Box 1, Folder 64

Third Exchange form 1852

 

Other States

 

Eureka, Nevada

Box 1, Folder 65

Farmers Merchants National Bank 1921, 1924

Box 1, Folder 66

Miscellaneous 1863-1888