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Oak (Henry L.) 1874 Diary and Biography
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This collection includes a diary of trip to the missions of Southern California by Henry Lebbeus Oak and biography of Oak written by Henry R. Wagner.
Henry Lebbeus Oak (1844 May 13 - 1905 May 20) was born in Penobscot County, Maine. He emigrated to California, and in early 1869, Oak became Librarian of the Bancroft Library of San Francisco, California, a position he held for 18 years, until 1887. Upon retirement, he settled in Siegler Springs, California, where he built a cabin and lived the rest of his life, spending much of his time and money writing his family genealogical record.
0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)
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