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W. Stairley Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: W. Stairley Collection
    Dates: 1893-1983
    Collection Number: 2001.59
    Extent: 1 box
    Repository: Contra Costa County Historical Society
    Martinez, California 94553
    Abstract: : The collection includes various personal and business books and papers associated with W. Stairley from the 1890s to the 1930s, and materials regarding the Pinole-Hercules Chamber of Commerce in the early 1980s. The association of these later materials with W. Stairley is unclear.
    Language of Material: English


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Contact the Contra Costa County Historical Society for publication permission.

    Preferred Citation

    W. Stairley Collection. Contra Costa County Historical Society

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection includes a small book of poetry and two books of piano music, an insurance account book for agents of Home, Fire and Marine Insurance Company (which does not contain any written entries), an April 1913 edition of the Journal of the American Bankers Association, a June 1939 edition of “The Coast” Magazine, a day book for routes taken by the schooner Magnolia (with no written entries and the first few pages torn out), a Fireman’s Fund Insurance Co. Register Book from 1915 listing every vessel registered on the Pacific Coast, two issues of “Pacific Wine and Spirit Review” from November 20, 1893 and February 5, 1894, and a typewritten “Inventory of Public Property Transferred by W. Stairley, Out-Going Collector To His Successor H.C. Bell, Collector Of Internal Revenue, Fourth District of California, March 10, 1898”.

    Indexing Terms

    Pinole-Hercules Chamber of Commerce
    day books

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