Guide to the Wells, Fargo & Company Papers, 1853-1906

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California History Room
California State Library
Library and Courts Building II
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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 Wells, Fargo & Company Papers, 1853-1906



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: Wells, Fargo & Company Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1853-1906
Box Number: 456-469
Creator: Wells, Fargo & Company
Extent: 4 boxes
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions of Use

Please credit California State Library.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Wells, Fargo & Company Papers, California State Library.

Access Points

Banks and banking--California
Wells, Fargo & Company

Contents

Certificates, correspondence, envelopes, receipt books, etc.

History

The Wells Fargo and Company was founded in New York in 1852 a branch established in San Francisco the same year. It operated freight and passenger express coaches from San Francisco to Sacramento and other towns where offices were established for banking. In 1905, the express business was suspended and the banking business merged with the Nevada Bank.

Container List

Box 830

General correspondence, remainder arranged alphabetically by type of material.

Box 831

Envelopes

Box 832

Arranged alphabetically by type of material: instructions-timetables

Box 833

Receipt books