Guide to the California State Board of Forestry, 1885-1889

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Guide to the California State Board of Forestry Records, 1885-1889

Collection number: BANC MSS C-A 266

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Date Completed:
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Collection Summary

Collection Title: California State Board of Forestry Records,
Date (inclusive): 1885-1889
Collection Number: BANC MSS C-A 266
Creator: California. State Board of Forestry
Extent: Number of containers: 1 box and 1 oversize folder Linear feet: 2
Repository: The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Abstract: The records consist of correspondence, arranged alphabetically, relating to illegal tree cutting on government and school lands, to a survey of forest lands in California, to fires in forest lands, and to proposals for establishing an Arbor Day in California. A few accounts and miscellaneous clippings are also included.
Languages Represented: English

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[identification of item], California State Board of Forestry Records, BANC MSS C-A 266, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Scope and Content

The records of the California State Board of Forestry, 1885-1889, were transferred from University Archives in May 1966. They consist of correspondence, arranged alphabetically, relating to illegal tree cutting on government and school lands, to a survey of forest lands in California, to fires in forest lands, and to proposals for establishing an Arbor Day in California. A few accounts and miscellaneous clippings are also included.

Container List

 

Series 1: Correspondence, ca. 1885-1889.

Box 1, folder 1

Anonymous letter re: illegal cutting (from Gertrude, Fresno Co., Calif.) July 9, 1887

folder 2-3

American Forestry Congress (by B. E. Ferow and Eduard Bernhard) Mar. 9-Apr. 28, 1886

folder 4

Anderson, J. M. July 4, 1887

folder 5

Bonté, John Harmon C., 1896- Apr. 26, 1886

folder 6

Boston Public Library Mar. 31, 1887

folder 7-11

California. Office of State Controller (by John P. Dunn) Dec. 8, 1886-June 11, 1887

folder 12-14

California. State Board of Examiners (by W. W. Moreland and S. P. Maslin)

see also: Tobin, J. J.
May 20, 1885-July 15, 1887

folder 15-16

California. State Board of Forestry (includes minutes of meeting) July 1, 1887; n.d.

folder 17-18

California. State Board of Horticulture (by A. H. Webb and B. M. Lelong) Oct. 5, 1885-July 22, 1887

folder 19-23

California. State Printing Office (by James J. Ayers and P. L. Shoaff) Nov. 24, 1885-July 26, 1887

folder 24

Chadwick, D. J. Dec. 31, 1885

folder 25

Clark, Galen, 1814-1910 Aug. 7, 1885

folder 26

Collins, Edward L. July 29, 1887

folder 27

Colorado. Forest Commission (by Edgar T. Ensign) Jan. 18, 1886

folder 28

Cook, Nathaniel July 29, 1887

folder 29

Darling Downs Farmers Association (by E. Harvey, President) Aug. 3, 1886

folder 30

Dewey & Co. [San Francisco, Calif.] (by E. J. Wickson) Aug. 28, 1886

folder 31

Fairchild, M. D. Dec. 16, 1885

folder 32-34

Ford, Henry Chapman, 1828-1894 (President of Santa Barbara Society of Natural History) Jan. 8, 1886-July 25, 1887

folder 35-41

Forman, Sands W. Apr. 29, 1885-Dec. 3, 1886

folder 42

Gollan, W. (Curator, Saharanpur Govt. Botanical Gardens) July 17, 1886

folder 43

Hall, John Jan. 28, 1887

folder 44-45

Hall, Wm. Ham. (William Hammond) May 17-29, 1885

folder 46

Harvard University Library (Justin Winter, Librarian) Jan. 31, 1887

folder 47-48

Hilgard, Eugene W. (Eugene Woldemar), 1833-1916 Sept 27, 1886; n.d.

folder 49

Howitt, R. J. Feb. 7, 1886

folder 50-52

Jarvis, Henry W. July 12-30, 1887

folder 53

Kansas State Horticultural Society (by G. C. Brackett) May 23, 1885

folder 54-84

Kinney, Abbot, 1850-1920 Dec. 7, 1885-Dec. 8, 1888

folder 85

Knox, George W. Feb. 21-23, 1887

folder 86

Lardner, W. B. (William B.) Nov. 6, 1886

folder 87-88

Lyon, William Scrugham, 1852- June 12-Sept. 7, 1889

folder 89-90

Markley, John (Secretary to Governor of California) May 7-June 13, 1887

folder 91

Martinson [?], E. n.d.

folder 92

Mechanics' Institute (San Francisco, Calif.) (by Horace Wilson, Librarian) Feb. 16, 1887

folder 93-94

Miller, Warner, 1838-1918 (by Wilson Vance, Secretary) May 7-Nov. 18, 1885

folder 95

Minnesota State Forestry Association (by J. F. Williams) May 20, 1885

folder 96

Moore, Walter S. Oct. 8, 1889

folder 97

Mueller, Ferdinand von, 1825-1896 June 7, 1886

folder 98

Mullen, James Dec. 26, 1886

folder 99

New York (State) Forest Commission (by Abner Le Train) Feb. 25, 1887

folder 100

Ohio. State Forestry Bureau (by Adolph Lene) Aug. 18, 1886

folder 101

Pattison, Robt E. (Robert Emory), 1850-1904 Apr. 7, 1886

folder 102

Phipps, Ramsey Weston, 1838-1923 Dec. 19, 1885

folder 103

Reid, E. A. Jan. 7, 1887

folder 104

Richardson, Charles S. July 20, 1887

folder 105

Schmidt, George July 23, 1887

folder 106

Schomburgk, Moritz Richard, 1811-1891 Nov. 6, 1885

folder 107

Siskiyou County, Calif. Sheriff's Office (by W. R. Boyd) June 23, 1885

folder 108

Smith, Ralph Sidney July 22, 1887

folder 109

Southern Pacific Company (by F. H. Goodman) May 3, 1886

folder 110

Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893 July 23, 1887

folder 111

Talbot, Courtney Nov. 11, 1885

folder 112

Thompson, Henry E. P. Apr. 8, 1887

folder 113-115

Tobin, J. J. (as Secretary and Clerk, Calif. State Board of Examiners, and as Private Secretary to Governor of California) June 4-Sept. 21, 1886

folder 116-121

United States. Forest Service (by Norman J. Coleman and B. E. Fernow) May 14, 1885-Aug. 6, 1886

folder 122

United States. General Land Office (by William A. J. Sparks) Mar. 31, 1986

folder 123-124

[U.S.] Geological Survey Aug. 5, 1886-May 10, 1887

folder 125

[U.S.] Surveyor's General Office July 28, 1887

folder 126

University of California, Berkeley. Library (by J. C. Rowell) May 27, 1887

folder 127-134

Vischer, Hubert B., 1854- June 19, 1886-July 1, 1887

folder 135

Wagoner, Luther June 2, 1886

folder 136

Ward, Shirley C., 1861- June 17, 1886

folder 137

Wells Fargo & Company June 4, 1886

 

Series 2: Miscellaneous, ca. 1885-1887.

Box 1, folder 138

Act to Create a State Board of Forestry Mar. 3, 1885

folder 139

Announcement of American Forestry Congress (5th Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado) Sept. 1886

folder 140

Senate Bill No. 421, An Act to Appropriate the sum of eighteen hundred and thirty-seven dollars and thirty-seven cents for deficiencies for the support of the State Board of Forestry... Feb. 18, 1887

folder 141

Clippings [ca. 1886]

folder 142

Incomplete Index to Letter File n.d.

folder 143

Miscellaneous Receipts 1885-1888

oversize Oversize Folder, folder 1 A

Arbor Day Proclamation, State of Kansas [for] Thursday, Apr. 2, 1885, Jno. A. Martin, Governor Mar. 16, 1885