Guide to the J. A. Welch Letters, 1917-1928

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Guide to the J. A. Welch Letters, 1917-1928



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: J. A. Welch Letters,
Date (inclusive): 1917-1928
Box Number: 228-229
Creator: Welch, J. A.
Extent: 2 boxes
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

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Access Points

Highway planning--California
Bayshore Highway (Calif.)--Construction
Skyline Boulevard (Calif.)--Construction

Contents

Correspondence regarding efforts to build Bayshore Highway and Skyline Boulevard.

Biography

J. A. Welch was born in Illinois, February 2, 1860. He came to California in 1881. From 1894-1897, he was City Attorney for San Jose. In 1903 he became Judge of the Supreme Court of Santa Clara County. He was active in promoting the construction of the Bayshore Highway and Skyline Boulevard, the building of which did much to forward the commercial development of Santa Calra County.

Correspondents

Major Correspondents

  • Breed, Arthur Hastings, 1865-
  • Herring, F. D.
  • Bank of Watsonville
  • California Highway Commission
  • California State Automobile Association
  • Downtown Association (San Francisco)
  • San Jose Chamber of Commerce

Other Correspondents

  • Burkes, J. A.
  • Cavallaro, C. D.
  • Cooley, C. P.
  • Cox, A. P.
  • Cuthbertson, Sidney M.
  • Dohrmann, F.
  • Ellison, George M.
  • Galbraith, W. H.
  • Gardner, J. E.
  • Garrod, R. V.
  • Handley, W. F.
  • Jeter, William T.
  • Johnson, M. B.
  • Jones, Herbert Coffin, 1880-
  • Knight, Benjamin K.
  • Lathrop, R. P.
  • Levey, Edgar Coleman, 1881-
  • Lewis, I. C.
  • Mason, H. A.
  • McCormick, E. O.
  • McPherson, Duncan
  • McPherson, F. D.
  • Mayock, Robert S.
  • Mini, Joseph
  • Moody, Anna S.
  • Moore, W. S.
  • Morell, George
  • Morton, R. M.
  • O'Neal, Louis
  • Railey, Ida
  • Richardson, Friend W.
  • Rigdon, E. S.
  • Skeggs, John H.
  • Taylor, A. A.
  • Thomas, Massey
  • Walsh, U. S.
  • Watkins, Rolin G., 1884-
  • Welch, J. R.
  • Wright, T. M.
  • Bay Shore Highway Headquarters
  • California. State Board of Control.
  • Civil League Improvement Clubs
  • Evening Pajoronian
  • First National Bank of San Jose
  • Gilroy Chamber of Commerce
  • Hollister Chamber of Commerce
  • Joint Highway District No. 1
  • Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce
  • Madera County Chamber of Commerce
  • Merchants Association of Watsonville
  • National Farmers' Union (U.S.)
  • Pajaro Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • Peninsula Chambers of Commerce
  • Peninsular Highway Conference
  • Pinnacles National Park Association
  • Regional Plan Association (New York, N.Y.)
  • San Benito County Chamber of Commerce
  • San Francisco City and County
  • San Francisco Chamber of Commerce
  • San Jose Board of Supervisors
  • Santa Clara County
  • Santa Cruz Chamber of Commerce
  • Santa Cruz County
  • Saratoga Improvement Association
  • Skyline Boulevard Committee
  • State Highway Committee of Nine
  • Watsonville Chamber of Commerce

Container List

Box 228

Correspondence with individuals, alphabetically

Box  229

Correspondence with associations, alphabetically