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Guide to the Moses Schallenberger Papers, 1847-1898
Special Collections M0064  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Moses Schallenberger Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1848-1898
    Collection number: Special Collections M0064
    Creator: Schallenberger, Moses
    Physical Description: 13 items
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

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    Gift of Mary Sheldon Barnes, who received them from Moses Schallenberger in 1895.

    Publication Rights:

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item], Moses Schallenberger Papers, M0064, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical Note:

    Moses Schallenberger was an early California pioneer.

    Scope and Contents Note:

    This collection includes correspondence and photographs covering the period after the arrival of Schallenberger in California, with an account, recorded by Mary Sheldon Barnes, of Schallenberger's overland journey to California from Missouri in 1844. Correspondents include John Townsend, Elizabeth Schallenberger Townsend, and Mary Sheldon Barnes.

    Although received with the collection, items 2, 5 and 13 appear to be unrelated.