Guide to the Dougherty Family Correspondence, 1853-1969

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Guide to the Dougherty Family Correspondence, 1853-1969



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:
Brooke Dykman Dockter
© 1998 California State Library. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Dougherty Family Correspondence,
Date (inclusive): 1853-1969
Box Number: 1052
Collector: Taylor, Asa R.
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Dougherty Family Correspondence, California State Library.

Access Points

Dougherty family.
Taylor family.
Frontier and pioneer life--California
Pioneers--California
Voyages to the Pacific Coast

Contents

Correspondence and travel diary. Letters describe voyages to the Pacific Coast, daily activities, and comment upon the election of Lincoln and slavery. Diary describes Asa Taylor's 1969 trip east by van to see Taylor family homes.

Biography

Wilbur and Young Dougherty were early California settlers and farmers. Young Dougherty and his wife, Mary, sailed from New York in 1851 and settled in Bear River, Sutter County.
In 1859 Wilbur Dougherty and his parents sailed from New York on the steamer "Illinois" bound for Aspinwall, rode across Panama, and sailed to San Francisco on the steamship "Sonora". The family farmed in Garden Ranch, Yuba County[?].

Correspondents

Major Correspondents

  • Dougherty, Wilbur F.
  • Dougherty, Young

Other Correspondents

  • Dougherty, Mary
  • Dougherty, Sarah I.
  • Taylor, Asa R.

Container List

Box Box 1052

Correspondence arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

 

Diary