Guide to the Charles E. DeLong Collection, 1853-1869

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Guide to the Charles E. DeLong Collection, 1853-1869



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 E. DeLong Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1853-1869
Box Number: 212, 323, 380, 446
Creator: DeLong family
Extent: 4 boxes
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Charles E. DeLong Collection, California State Library.

Access Points

DeLong, Charles E.
Gold mines and mining--California
Legislators--California
DeLong, Elida Vineyard
Floods--California--Sacramento

Contents

Diaries, account book, scrapbooks.

Biography

Born in New York in 1832, Charles DeLong came to California in 1850. By 1853 he owned several gold claims near North San Juan on the Yuba River in Nevada County. He was elected Deputy Sheriff and later studied law. He was admitted to the Bar in 1857 and was later elected to State Assembly from Yuba County, serving two terms. From 1869 to 1874 he was U.S. Minister to Japan. He died October 26, 1876.

Container List

Box 212

Diaries of C. E. DeLong 1854-1860.

Box 323

Account book, diary of Elida DeLong and diaries of C. E. DeLong 1861-1862 and 1868-1869.

Box 380

Scrapbook of newspaper clippings reporting sessions of the State Legislature January 1859 - February 1859 and January 1861 to March 1861.

Box 446

Scrapbook of newspaper clippings reporting sessions of the State Legislature March 1861 - June 1861 and January 1862.