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Guide to the Josiah Gallup Collection, 1852-1860
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Contents
  • Biography
  • Correspondents
  • Material Transferred from the Collection
  • Related Collections

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Josiah Gallup Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1852-1860
    Box Number: 202-203
    Collector: Armstrong, Ardell Folger
    Extent: 2 boxes
    Repository: California State Library
    Sacramento, California
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information



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    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], Josiah Gallup Collection, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Gallup, Josiah, 1826-1858


    Account books, business papers, correspondence, photographs.


    Josiah Gallup came to California in 1849 via Panama. In 1854, he married Julia Ann Gallup, his cousin. He worked in Sacramento as a freight operator to the gold mines and served as a Sacramento city alderman. He died in Sacramento on November 18, 1858.


    Major Correspondents

    • Gallup, Julia.
    • Gallup, Josiah.

    Other Correspondents

    • Bailey, E.
    • Myers, William H.

    Material Transferred from the Collection

    • Photographs to photographers file and to picture file

    Related Collections

    • Title: Benjamin Franklin Folger Collection