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Guide to the Charles William Hendel Collection, 1853-1918
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Contents
  • Biography
  • Correspondents
  • Material Transferred from the Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Charles William Hendel Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1853-1918
    Box Number: 662-701
    Creator: Hendel, Charles W. (Charles William), b.1831
    Extent: 40 boxes
    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], Charles William Hendel Collection, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Surveying--California
    Gold mines and mining--California--Butte County
    Gold mines and mining--California--Nevada County
    Gold mines and mining--California--Plumas County
    Gold mines and mining--California--Sierra County
    Alturas Company (Sierra County, Calif.)
    Lucky Gold Hill Mining Company (Sierra County, Calif.)
    Seares Ravine Flume Company (Sierra County, Calif.)
    Hendel, Charles W. (Charles William), b. 1831

    Contents

    Correspondence, business, legal and mining papers, field notes and surveys, miscellaneous mining materials.

    Biography

    Charles William Hendel was born in Saxony July 21, 1831. In 1853, he came to California and mined for gold on the American River in Sierra County. In 1860, he became Sierra County Surveyor. In 1871, he was appointed a U.S. Deputy Surveyor and moved to La Porte in Plumas County. In 1879, he was elected Plumas County Surveyor. He owned a large interest in the Alturas tailing mine on Slate Creek and nearly all claims on Port Wine ridge, known as the Lucky Gold Hill Mine which covered nearly 800 acres. He died September 17, 1920.

    Correspondents

    Major Correspondents

    • Bauer, John J.
    • Beade, Constance.
    • Berger, George.
    • Berger, Gustav.
    • Berkey, H. L.
    • Brabban, Dixon.
    • Brown, C. E.
    • Burgess, Solon.
    • Burnham, Frank T.
    • Chisolm, John A.
    • Ford, Tirey L.
    • Gallagher, R. W.
    • Hartman, Anna von.
    • Hartman, Maria von.
    • Hendel, Ernest Herman.
    • Hendel, Johann Gotthelf.
    • Lassiat, J. B.
    • Learned, R. F.
    • Martino, F. W.
    • Packer, W. S.
    • Parrott, Therese F.
    • Pearson, George, Jr.
    • Pfund, Richard.
    • Rock, J. W.
    • Stark, Charles L., Jr.
    • Stone, J. A.
    • Stuart, Z. B.
    • Weisshuhn, Carl.

    Other Correspondents

    • Adams, G. A.
    • Agnew, Albert C.
    • American Surety Co.
    • Anderson, Thorwald
    • Anson, Miles
    • Backer, Dora W.
    • Barneveld, Charles E. Van
    • Bates, George E.
    • Bauer, Charles E.
    • Beach, Augusta
    • Beaudry, Fred
    • Benjamin, Edward H.
    • Berger, Phillip
    • Berger, Rudolph
    • Bernheim, M. H.
    • Berteling, Emma L.
    • Bissett, W. N.
    • Bond, L. D.
    • Bottcher, Henry
    • Brown, W. A.
    • Brown, W. H.
    • Bruback, Theodor
    • Bruner, J. W.
    • Bryan, J. George
    • Burow, A., Mrs.
    • Burnmeister, John
    • Carney, Violet
    • Carswell, R. E.
    • Caya, Elizabeth, Mrs.
    • Charlotte, S. H.
    • Clough, G. G.
    • Cochran, John R.
    • Cohen, William G.
    • Copeland, Isaac
    • Craig, Harry L
    • Davis, L. D.
    • Deleray, Bert K.
    • Demming, E. R.
    • Dennison, A. L.
    • Denson, P. G.
    • Diehl, H. A.
    • Dietheling, J. W., Mrs.
    • Dowd, Farrel
    • Eastman, J. F.
    • Eckart, G. R.
    • Edgar, C. A.
    • Erdman, John A.
    • Ermatinger, O. C.
    • Erwin, W. L.
    • Fay, Caleb T.
    • Fifield, William H.
    • Fitzpatrick, F. A.
    • Flanagan, H. E.
    • Gaberel, C. W.
    • Gelder, William
    • Gibson, Thomas W.
    • Gilman, Edith A.
    • Gimbert, R. R.
    • Gleaves, J. M.
    • Goodman, Amalia
    • Goodwin, C. C. (Charles Carroll), 1832-1917
    • Goodwin, J. D.
    • Hail, M. A., Mrs.
    • Hail, A.
    • Hallisted, P. L.
    • Hamman, W. D.
    • Hammond, R. P.
    • Harr, G.
    • Hart, Edward
    • Hartley, J. A.
    • Hasty, C. H.
    • Hausmann, H.
    • Hayden, D. E.
    • Hiester, Herrine
    • Holden, J. C.
    • Holden, Mary Alice
    • Holzhauer, H.
    • Hubbard, Allen L.
    • Hughes, L. H.
    • Jackson, Thomas
    • Jacobs, Minnie D. Bower
    • Jahnichen, Charles F.
    • Jewell, L. E.
    • Johnston, J. S.
    • Jones, Charles, Mrs.
    • Jones, James
    • Jose, Richard
    • Kerr, M. C.
    • Kingdon, W. H.
    • Knight, [?]
    • Kruse, August
    • Lewis, Sol
    • Libbey, H. S.
    • Lindemann, Charles
    • Lohan, O.
    • Maas, Al.
    • Machomich, A.
    • Mast, C. L.
    • Matheson, Avery A.
    • McFarland, T. B.
    • McFarland, W. C.
    • McGrath, Charles
    • McIntosh, Chester A.
    • McLaughlin, Frank
    • Meyer, J. Henry
    • Milco, Anna
    • Moebus, F. W. G.
    • Moore, M.
    • Mooser, Louis H.
    • Muller, Gustav
    • Muller, Paul
    • Murdoch, W. B.
    • Nachtrieb, J. J.
    • Nail, J. E.
    • Neff, J. H.
    • Nickerson, George S.
    • Noble, R. T.
    • Oliver, Franklin
    • Packer, R. M.
    • Patrick, Jasper
    • Pauly, B. F.
    • Pavlovich, E. P.
    • Pingel, F.
    • Plumb, F.
    • Pratt, William H.
    • Price, Thomas
    • Protheroe, J.
    • Proudfit, Samuel Victor, 1846-
    • Quigley, Henry H.
    • Rathaus, F. C.
    • Raymer, A.
    • Reichert, Theo.
    • Reiff, John
    • Reynolds, G. P., Dr.
    • Reynolds, Grace
    • Richardson, Friend W.
    • Rizzola, S. A.
    • Roberts, J. H.
    • Roberts, Low
    • Roberts, Oliver
    • Roberts, W. D.
    • Robinson, J. A.
    • Rued, J. C.
    • Schmidt, Edwin Val.
    • Scneider
    • Scott, Alice Bumb
    • Secour, E. Edwin
    • Siebrecht, A.
    • Sinclair, Paul
    • Singer, William
    • Sinnard, L. G.
    • Smith, Stanley A.
    • Soward, F. D.
    • Sparks, William A. J.
    • Spaulding, W. A.
    • Stegner, Theo.
    • Stellman, Louis T.
    • Sutherland, Charles.
    • Swezy, Charles E.
    • Taylor, Edward F.
    • Thomas, J. H.
    • Thomas, J. N.
    • Treichler, Hattie
    • Tucker, M. A.
    • Tufly, George
    • Vivien, A.
    • Voigt, Alwine
    • Voigt, F.
    • Voigt, Morris
    • Wacket, Rosa
    • Wagner, Theodore.
    • Walling, J. M.
    • Wartman, A. L.
    • Wasson, John
    • Wehe, Frank
    • Weinman, Conrad
    • Weisshuhn, Felix
    • Wendler, F. Hermann
    • Wheeler, Florence T.
    • Whiting, Fenton P.
    • Williamson, J. A.
    • Willnaver, Josie.
    • Willnaver, Julie.
    • Wilsdorff, E. L.
    • Yale, Charles G.

    Material Transferred from the Collection

    Books

    • Hendel, Charles W. (Charles William), b.1831. Daybooks. 3 volumes. In German.

      Vol. 1., November 1851-January 1853

      Vol. 2, February 1853-December 1857

      Vol. 3, November 1858-ca. 1865
    • Hendel, Charles W. (Charles William), b.1831. Ledger, 1867-1872. LaPorte, 1872. (**cHF 5681 L5 H4)

    Pictorial Material

    • Photographs moved to Portrait, Geographic, and Subject files