Guide to the Eugene William Sawtelle Papers, 1860-1898

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California State Library. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Eugene William Sawtelle Papers, 1860-1898



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: Eugene William Sawtelle Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1860-1898
Box Number: 297-298
Creator: Sawtelle, Eugene William
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions of Use

Please credit California State Library.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to California State Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing. Permission for publication is given on behalf of California State Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Eugene William Sawtelle Papers, California State Library.

Access Points

Sacramento River (Calif.)--History.
Central Pacific Railroad Company.
California Oregon Railroad.

Contents

Correspondence, Charles Couvillaud receipts and checks, diaries, scrapbooks of Emma and Mary McKinsey.

Biography

Eugene William Sawtelle was born in Maine, December 13, 1846 and came to California in 1852. In 1869, he was a rodman with the Central Pacific surveying party which laid out the course the railroad followed to Pomontory Point, Utah. He worked for the Central Pacific Railroad in various jobs, becoming in 1898 the captain of a Southern Pacific river steamer. He died in Seattle May 10, 1924.

Correspondents

  • Dohrmann, W. H.
  • Girondot, J.
  • Hibberd, I. N.
  • McKenzie, Albert
  • Rudgh, W. H.

Container List

Box Box 297

Correspondence and Charles Couvillaud materials.

Box Box 298

Diaries and scrapbooks.