Barbara R. Warner research collection

Finding aid prepared by Gina C Giang.
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Barbara R. Warner research collection
Dates: 1976-1984
Collection Number: mssWarnercollection
Creator: Warner, Barbara R., 1924-
Extent: 2 boxes
Repository: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens Manuscripts Department
The Huntington Library
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, California 91108
Phone: (626) 405-2203
Fax: (626) 449-5720
Email: reference@huntington.org
URL: http://www.huntington.org
Abstract: This collection consists of Barbara R. Warner's research concerning the Bear Flag Revolt.
Language of Material: The records are in English.

Administration Information

Access

Collection is open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, please go to following web site .

Publication Rights

The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.

Preferred Citation

Barbara R. Warner research collection, The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Barbara R. Warner, 1977-2003.

Biography

Barbara R. Warner was born in 1924. She was the author of The Men of the Bear Flag Revolt and Their Heritage, printed by Arthur H. Clark, 1996.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of Barbara R. Warner's research concerning the Bear Flag Revolt. Most of her letters are addressed to Ray Allen Billington at the Huntington Library. Other letters are addressed to Martin Ridge and D.H. Woodward. In Warner's letters, she explains her research and encloses Xerox copies of clippings, genealogical material, journals, wills, and photographs related to the Bear Flat Revolt.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Indexing Terms

Personal Names

Billington, Ray Allen, 1903-1981
Ridge, Martin
Warner, Barbara R., 1924-

Subjects

Bear Flag Revolt, 1846

Geographic Areas

California--History--To 1846
California--Politics and government--1846-1850

Genre

Letters (correspondence)
Research (documents)


CONTAINER LIST

Box 1

Research material (1976-1980)

Folder 1          

Ephemera related to Sonoma, California (1976-1981)

Gift of Barbara R. Warner, April 2003
Folder 2          

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Letter to Ray Allen Billington, 1903-1981 (1977, July 25)

Enclosed: Xerox copies of material relating to the Griffith and Taplin families; photograph of Calvin Chesterfield Griffith, Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Chesterfield Griffith, and Lydia M. (Sensibaugh) Griffith
Folder 3          

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Letter to Ray Allen Billington, 1903-1981 (1977, Nov. 10)

Enclosed: Another letter of same date. Enclosed: Xerox copy of clipping regarding Edwin R. Pickett; Xerox copy of letter from Raymond R. Hellman to Barbara R. Warner, July 23, 1977
Folder 4          

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Letter to Ray Allen Billington, 1903-1981 (1978, Feb. 10)

Enclosed: Photograph (3 and 1 negative) of Samuel Neal; Henry Beeson, Ben Dewell, Henry Porterfield, June 14, 1896; Henry Beeson and Bear Flat [1896?] and clippings
Folder 5          

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Letter to Ray Allen Billington, 1903-1981 (1978, Feb. 11)

Folder 6          

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Letter to Ray Allen Billington, 1903-1981 (1978, Apr. 4)

Enclosed: Letter (Xerox copy) from W.N. Davis, Jr. to Barbara R. Warner, Mar. 2, 1978 and copy of Napa County Historical Society Tidings, Feb. 1, 1978
Folder 7          

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Letter to Ray Allen Billington, 1903-1981 (1978, May 2)

Enclosed: Xerox copy of letter, Apr. 27, 1978, from Barbara R. Warner to Newman A. Hall
Folder 8          

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Letter to Ray Allen Billington, 1903-1981 (1978, June 15)

Cataloger's note: List of Camron family not found, Oct. 1979
Folder 9          

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Letter to Ray Allen Billington, 1903-1981 (1978, Aug. 4)

Folder 10      

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Letter to Ray Allen Billington, 1903-1981 (1978, Oct. 14)

Folder 11      

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Letter to Ray Allen Billington, 1903-1981 (1978, Oct. 19)

Enclosed: Xerox copies of clippings
Folder 12      

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Letter to Ray Allen Billington, 1903-1981 (1978, Dec. 19)

Enclosed: Xerox copies of passports for Cyrus Alexander, William Chard, and clippings
Folder 13      

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Letter to Ray Allen Billington, 1903-1981 (1979, Mar. 14)

Enclosed: Xerox copies of 22p. of material and Feb. 1978 issue of Wagon Wheels
Folder 14      

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Letter to Ray Allen Billington, 1903-1981 (1979, Mar. 15)

Enclosed: Xerox copies of speech by Earl Warren, June 14, 1946, Program at Sonoma, Mar. 10, 1946, and clippings
Folder 15      

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Letter to Ray Allen Billington, 1903-1981 (1979, Apr. 18)

Enclosed: Xerox copy of will and inventory of Ira Bedwell, Dec. 2, 1824
Folder 16      

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Letter to Ray Allen Billington, 1903-1981 (1979, Sep. 7)

Enclosed: 2 photographs- William E. Taylor and Nancy Griffith Taylor
Folder 17      

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Letter to Ray Allen Billington, 1903-1981 (1979, Dec. 5)

Enclosed: Xerox copies of obituaries of Edwin R. Pickett, George Francis Taylor, and Ross Francis Taylor
Folder 18      

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Letter to Ray Allen Billington, 1903-1981 (1980, Apr. 1)

Enclosed: Xerox copy of pages from James and Robert Aull's ledger from Lexington, Mo., 1830-1833
Folder 19      

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Letter to Ray Allen Billington, 1903-1981 (1980, July 16)

Enclosed: Genealogical papers of Griffith, Hudson, and Bedwell families. Gift of Ray Allen Billington, Aug. 4, 1980
Folder 20      

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Letter to Ray Allen Billington, 1903-1981 (1980, Oct. 15)

Enclosed: Xerox copy of printed “Brief Sketches of Origin of the Yount Family in America and Yount family genealogy. Cataloger's note: The 1936 article from the St. Helena Star not found in letter, Oct. 1980
Box 2

Research material (1980)-[undated]

Folder 1          

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Letter to Clifford Merrill Drury, 1897-1984 (1980, Nov. 13)

Enclosed: Xerox copies regarding Hudson and Bedwell families and religion on the frontier
Folder 2          

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Letter to Ray Allen Billington, 1903-1981 (1980, Dec. 9)

Enclosed: Xerox copies Arrow Rock Tavern and Marriage Records of Lafayette County
Folder 3          

Material concerning members of party of Bear Flat Revolt and their families (1981, Aug.)

Xerox copy. Gift of Barbara R. Warner, Oct. 1981
Folder 4          

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Letter to Martin Ridge (1981, Sep. 11)

Enclosed: Xerox copies regarding Hudson and Bedwell families and Bear Flag celebration in Santa Rosa, California
Folder 5          

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Letters to Raymond F. Wood (1981, Sep. 16 and 20)

Enclosed: Xerox copies of material related to Orman W. Ewing and Hudson family. Gift of Barbara R. Warner, Oct. 1981
Folder 6          

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Award to Mabel Crotty Billington: [speech?] (1981, Sep. 27)

Xerox copy. Gift of Barbara R. Warner, Oct. 1981
Folder 7          

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Letter to Martin Ridge (1982, June 7)

Enclosed: Xerox copy of Doniphan's Expedition Co. B. Gift of Barbara R. Warner, July 1982
Folder 8          

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Letter to Martin Ridge (1982, Oct. 13)

Enclosed: Xerox copies of material related to Joseph Rutherford Walker, 1798-1876 and copy of letter from [Ardes?] Walker. Gift of Barbara R. Warner, Oct. 1982
Folder 9          

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Letter to Martin Ridge (1982, Dec. 10)

Enclosed: Xerox copy of photograph of William Gordon. Gift of Barbara, R. Warner, Dec. 1982
Folder 10      

Warner, Barbara R., 1924. Letter to Martin Ridge (1983, Jan. 12)

Regarding military escort for the 1848 emigration headed by James Clyman. Gift of Barbara R. Warner, July 1982
Folder 11      

Newspaper clippings (1983)

Gift of Barbara R. Warner, Nov. 1977
Folder 12      

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Letter to Robert Middlekauff (1984, May 31)

Enclosed: Forting at Sonoma – the Untold Story of the Women and Children of the Bear Flag Revolt, 1846-1847 and newspaper clippings
Folder 13      

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Letter to D.H. (Daniel Holt) Woodward, 1931-2007 (1984, Aug. 28)

Enclosed: Xerox copies of material relating to frontier law. Gift of Barbara R. Warner, Aug. 1984
Folder 14      

Cleverdon, Muriel Forsythe. Letter to Barbara R. Warner, 1924- [1984]

Enclosed: Xerox copies of research material. Gift of Barbara R. Warner, Sep. 1984
Folder 15      

Deaths and Burials of Men Associated with the Bear Flat Revolt in California, June 1846: [photocopies] (1988, Nov.)

Gift of Barbara R. Warner, Nov. 1988
Folder 16      

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Letter to D.H. (Daniel Holt) Woodward, 1931-2007 (1988, Dec.)

Enclosed: Xerox copies of material relating to Captain John Grisby to Captain John B. Montgomery. Gift of Barbara R. Warner, Dec. 1988
Folder 17     

Mothersead, A.J. Travels and Incidents of [Charles] Day and [A.J.] Linevilles' Train from Gentry Co., Mo. [undated]

Enclosed: Xerox copies of research material. Gift of Barbara Warner, Oct. 1984
Folder 18      

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Robert Faires Grigsby journal one [undated]

Enclosed: Xerox copies of Grigsby journal, 1859. Original owned by Enid Williams
Folder 19       

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. Robert Faires Grigsby journal two [undated]

Enclosed: Xerox copies of Grigsby journal, 1859. Original owned by Enid Williams
Folder 20      

Warner, Barbara R., 1924-. A Collection of Historical Sketches of Slusher Community [undated]

Enclosed: Xerox copies related to Slusher community