Guide to the Charles Bigelow Cutting Collection, 1859-1910

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Guide to the Charles Bigelow Cutting Collection, 1859-1910



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: Charles Bigelow Cutting Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1859-1910
Box Number: 879
Creator: Cutting, Helen A.
Extent: 1 box
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Charles Bigelow Cutting Collection, California State Library.

Access Points

Chinese Camp (Calif.) - History
Cutting, Charles Bigelow
Pioneers - California
Roads - California - Yosemite

Contents

Legal papers, certificates, photographs, correspondence, notebook, ephemera, election results and account books.

Biography

Born in Lowell, Mass., June 26, 1834, Charles Bigelow Cutting came to California May 25, 1852 on the Steamer, Central America, with his father at the age of 18. In 1853 they settled in Chinese Camp, Tuolumne County. There he engaged in real estate, insurance, and collections. He was appointed Postmaster of Chinese Camp in 1861, elected Justice of the Peace in 1867, 1871, 1879, and granted Notary Public for Jamestown in 1902 by Governor Gage. His business interests include the Chinese Camp, Jamestown & Sonora Telegraph Co., the Cutting & Gould's Celebrated Chemical Erasive Soap Co., the YoSemite Transfer Co., and the YoSemite Turnpike Road Co. He belonged to the Jamestown Guards and the Chinese Camp Hook and Ladder Co. He died in Tuolumne County on August 4, 1919.

Correspondents

  • Bowker, Fannie
  • Cutting, H. W.
  • Davis, Mr.
  • McCarty, L. P.
  • O'Connor, H. C.
  • Wallace, E. H.
  • Wood, F. E.

Material Transferred from the Collection

  • Photographs, map, charts, account books.

Container List

Box 879

Account Book

 

Badges

 

Business Cards

 

Campaign Literature

 

Certificates

 

Check Book

 

Correspondence A-Z

 

Forms: blank

 

Invitations

 

Legal papers

 

Note book

 

Photographs (portraits unidentified)

 

Photographs (Out-of-State)

 

Political Cards

 

Printed materials

 

Receipts

 

Report, Survey of Wagon road

 

Tickets

 

Yosemite Turnpike Road Company