Guide to the Otis K. Freeman Collection, 1838-1881

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California State Library. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Otis K. Freeman Collection, 1838-1881



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: Otis K. Freeman Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1838-1881
Box Number: 1046
Collector: Freeman, Mary P.
Extent: 1 box
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions of Use

Please credit California State Library.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Otis K. Freeman Collection, California State Library.

Access Points

Pacific Mail Steamship Company
Freeman, Otis K.

Contents

Business papers and memorabilia.

Biography

Otis K. Freeman was born in or around 1836. He was employed as a purser for the Pacific Mail Steamship Company line for many years. He first sailed at age twenty-one and had gone around the world one hundred times. He was the first white man to open a steamship office in Japan and was in charge of the Pacific Mail office there for seventeen years. He died in San Francisco, June 19, 1915.

Material Transferred from the Collection

Maps

  • Title: California. San Francisco.
    Date: [1875]
    Identifier/Call Number: (Map-S c912 S19e 1875)

Pictorial material

  • Daguerreotype: Garretson, Nathan Hammond.
  • 4 photographs

Container List

Box 1046

Accounts, badges, business papers, death notices, genealogy, invitations, menu, personal cards, printed cards, printer material, programs, receipts.