Guide to the Charles B. Turrill papers as manager, Preliminary World's Fair Exhibit, 1892

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Guide to the Charles B. Turrill Papers as Manager, Preliminary World's Fair Exhibit, 1892

Collection number: BANC MSS C-B 545

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Collection Summary

Collection Title: Charles B. Turrill Papers as Manager, Preliminary World's Fair Exhibit,
Date (inclusive): 1892
Collection Number: BANC MSS C-B 545
Creator: Turrill, Charles B. (Charles Beebe), 1854-1927
Extent: Number of containers: 2 boxes and 13 v
Repository: The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Abstract: Copies of letters sent and received Apr.-Nov., 1892; drafts of rules and regulations, premium lists, applications for space, and other materials.
Languages Represented: English

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[Identification of item], Charles B. Turrill papers as manager, Preliminary World's Fair Exhibit, BANC MSS C-B 545, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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Acquisition Information

Gift of Elliot A. P. Evans, February 3, 1955 and August, 1957.

Scope and Content

Charles B. Turrill, Californian writer and businessman, was California Commissioner for the World's Cotton Exposition, New Orleans, 1884-1885, and Director for California for the North, Central and South American Exposition also in New Orleans, 1885-1886. He was manager of the Preliminary World's Fair Exhibit of California, shown at the Mechanics Institute's 27th Industrial Exposition, San Francisco, January 10-February 18, 1893, which was later shown at the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893. His scrapbooks and papers reflect these activities.

Container List

(13 volumes)

Scrapbooks

volume v. 1-5:

World's Cotton Exposition, New Orleans, December 1884-May 1885.

volume v. 1

Newspaper clippings, April, 1884-January, 1885.

volume v. 2

Newspaper clippings, February 1, 1885-March 27, 1885.

volume v. 3

Newspaper clippings, March 27, 1885-May 30, 1885.

volume v. 4

Newspaper clippings, circulars, stationery, [1884-1891]

volume v. 5

General items: rules, information, applications, circulars, passes, catalogues, etc., 1884-1885.

volume v. 6-9:

1885-March, 1886.

Physical Description: North, Central, and South American Exposition, New Orleans, November,
volume v. 6

Newspaper clippings, July 1, 1885-December 3, 1885.

volume v. 7

Newspaper clippings, December 3, 1885-January 31, 1886.

volume v. 8

Newspaper clippings, February 1, 1886-April 25, 1886.

volume v. 9

General items: information, circulars, applications, handbills, etc.

volume v. 10-12:

World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893.

volume v. 10

Classification, rules, circulars, etc.

volume v. 11

Classification, rules, circulars, etc.

volume v. 12

Maps, elevations, plans.

volume v. 13:

Notes on the California State Constitution.

(2 boxes)

Correspondence and Papers

Box 1, folder 1

Miscellaneous papers for the World's Cotton Exposition, New Orleans, 1884-1885.

folder 2

Miscellaneous papers for the North, Central and South American Exposition, New Orleans, 1885-1886.

folder 3

Correspondence, Preliminary World's Fair Exhibit of California, 1892; chiefly copies of letters sent.

Box 2, folder 4

Correspondence, Preliminary World's Fair Exhibit of California, 1892; chiefly copies of letters received.

folder 5

Miscellaneous papers for the Preliminary World's Fair Exhibit of California, 1892 -- applications, rules and regulations, awards.

folder 6

Miscellaneous papers for the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893.

folder 7

Correspondence index labelled "Mechanics' Institute" and "California World's Fair Commission".