Guide to the William Berry Cross Papers, 1847-1941

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Sacramento, California 94237-0001
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California State Library. All rights reserved.

Guide to the William Berry Cross Papers, 1847-1941



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: William Berry Cross Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1847-1941
Box Number: 362-363, 1838-1841
Creator: Cross, William Berry, 1826-1891
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], William Berry Cross Papers, California State Library.

Access Points

Cross, William Berry, 1826-1891
Cross family
Voyages to the Pacific coast
Pioneers--California

Contents

Diaries of William Berry Cross, family papers, photographs.

Biography

William Berry Cross came to California via ship, arriving in San Francisco in May 1850. He was a machinist, ship's engineer, and inventor. He lived in Sacramento and San Francisco.

Material Transferred from the Collection

Book

  • Cross, William Berry. Diaries with entries from Feb. 17 1847-March 24, 1891. 12 v. (**cF 865 C73)

Other

  • Photographs

Container List

Box Box 362

Correspondence, miscellaneous papers and some photographs

Box Box 363

Family album, other loose photographs (mostly unidentified) and some identified non-Californians

Box Box 1838-1839

Five notebooks of genealogical research by Mrs. Arthur Dudley Cross on the Cross and Chapline families and Josiah Fox

Box Box 1840

Original documents, notes, photographs for the Hilton family, Felby, Thomas B.; Cross, Nelson P.; Cross, Jonathan; Cross family; Forrester family and Little Shasta Valley, California

Box Box 1841

Coats of arms; photographs of people, castles and dwellings