Register of the California Toll Bridge Authority Bond Purchase Receipt Book, 1940-1941

Processed by Don Walker; machine-readable finding aid created by Don Walker
Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
University Library, University of the Pacific
Stockton, CA 95211
Phone: (209) 946-2404
Fax: (209) 946-2810
URL: http://www.pacific.edu/Library/Find/Holt-Atherton-Special-Collections.html
© 1998
University of the Pacific. All rights reserved.



Register of the California Toll Bridge Authority Bond Purchase Receipt Book, 1940-1941

Collection number: Mss75

Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections

University Library

University of the Pacific

Contact Information

  • Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
  • University Library, University of the Pacific
  • Stockton, CA 95211
  • Phone: (209) 946-2404
  • Fax: (209) 946-2810
  • URL: http://www.pacific.edu/Library/Find/Holt-Atherton-Special-Collections.html
Processed by:
Don Walker
Date Completed:
March 8, 1994
Encoded by:
Don Walker
© 1998 University of the Pacific. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: California Toll Bridge Authority Bond Purchase Receipt Book,
Date (inclusive): 1940-1941
Collection number: Mss75
Creator:
Extent: 0.5 linear ft.
Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
Stockton, CA 95211
Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], California Toll Bridge Authority Bond Purchase Receipt Book, Mss75, Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library

Biography

The California Toll Bridge Authority operates the five bridges that cross San Francisco Bay. This receipt book was maintained by the Bridge Authority's Revenue Department to record purchases of bridge investment bonds.Large investors include the American Trust Company in San Francisco, The First Cleveland Corporation of Cleveland, Ohio, the National Metropolitan Bank of Washington, D.C., the Chase National Bank of New York, Dean Witter & Co. of San Francisco, and Wells Fargo Bank & Union Trust Co. There are also receipts made out to various other banks, companies, and individuals. The amount of the bonds ranges from $1000 to $1,000,000.

Scope and Content

The toll bridge bond receipts date from January 24, 1940 through May 1941. The majority of the bonds were sold in February 1940. Some of the receipts are numbered and some are not. The lowest number to be seen is 836000, while the highest is 836509. The bond receipts are arranged chronologically with the most recent placed on top.

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