Guide to the Ralph Herbert, 1844-1869

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Guide to the Ralph Herbert, 1844-1869

Collection number: MS 505

California Historical Society



North Baker Research Library

San Francisco, California

Contact Information:

  • California Historical Society
  • North Baker Research Library
  • 678 Mission Street
  • San Francisco, California 94105-4014
  • Phone: (415) 357-1848, ext. 220
  • Fax: (415) 357-1850
  • Email: reference@calhist.org
  • URL: http://www.californiahistoricalsociety.org/
Processed by:
California Historical Society staff
© 2001 California Historical Society. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Ralph Herbert,
Date (inclusive): 1844-1869
Collection number: MS 505
Creator: Cross, Ralph Herbert, 1874-1964
Extent: 14 boxes
Repository: California Historical Society, North Baker Library
San Francisco, California 94105-4014
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to The North Baker Research Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Library Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The North Baker Research 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], Ralph Herbert. MS 505, California Historical Society, North Baker Research Library.

Scope and Content

Letters regarding the history of California hotels and stopping places before the completion of the trans-continental railroad. The letters are numbered with an index arranged by county. See drawers of 4 × 6 slips.
This material was assembled by Cross for his 1954 book, The Early Inns of California. There is also additional material.

Added Entries

  • Hotels, traverns, etc.

Container List

Box 1

Letters numbered 1 - 107 (numbers 33 and 38 are missing)

Box 2

Letters numbered 108 - 210

Box 3

Letters numbered 211 - 294

Box 4

Letters numbered 295 - 350

Box 5

Letters numbered 351 - 459

Box 6

Letters numbered 460 - 558

Box 7

Letters numbered 559 - 630

Box 8

Letters numbered 631 - 740

Box 9

Letters numbered 741 - 802

Box 10

Letters numbered 803 - 853

Box 11

Letters numbered 854 - 894

Box 12

Letters numbered 895 - 914

Box 13

Letters numbered 915 - 959

Box 14

Letters numbered 960 - 977

 

Miscellany

 

Food

 

Roads