Norris Pope Collection

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Contra Costa County Historical Society
724 Escobar Street
Martinez, California 94553
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Norris Pope Collection
Dates: 1954
Collection Number: 1997.4
Extent: 3 boxes
Repository: Contra Costa County Historical Society
Martinez, California 94553
Abstract: A collection of student reports from the history classes of Norris F. Pope, instructor at Diablo Valley College donated by Ruth Sutter. Of note: records of the Concord Hook & Ladder Co.
Language of Material: English


Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

Norris Pope Collection . Contra Costa County Historical Society

Scope and Content of Collection

These reports are arranged by subject. Airports, Antioch, Assessor, Avon, Black Bart, Bay Point, Boats/Ferry, Boy Scouts, Brentwood, Bridges, Byron, California-Nevada Railroad, Canyon, Cattle Brands, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Clayton, Coal Mines, Concord, Contra Costa Gazette, Crockett, Danville, Depression/Recreation, De Soto Family, Earthquakes, El Cerrito, Elections of 1950, Ferry Martinez-Benicia, Fire Departments, Grass Valley, Hercules, Indians, Italians, Landmarks, Lafayette, Marketing, John Marsh, Martinez, Mokelumne Hill, Moraga, Morgan Territory, Mt. Diablo, John Muir, Natural Gas, Negroes, Nortonville, Oakland-Antioch Railroad, Orinda, Pacheco & Concord, Painting Industry, People, Port Chicago, Pittsburg, Pleasant Hill, Port Costa, Richmond, Rodeo, San Pablo, San Ramon, Schools, Selby, Shell Oil Farming & Post Offices, Sheriff, Christian Smith, St. Mary’s College, Southern Baptist Churches, Frank Swett, Tormey, Broadway Tunnel, Joseph Reddeford Walker, Walnut Creek, World War I

Indexing Terms

Government, Assessor
Transportation, Ferry
Youth organization, Boy Scouts
Transportation, Bridges
Agriculture, Cattle brands
Religion, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Mining, coal
Newspaper, Contra Costa Gazette
Ethnic Group, Native Americans
Ethnic Group, Italians
Politics, Election of 1950
Fire Department, Concord
Landmarks, historic
Economics, marketing
Mining, natural gas
Ethnic Group, African Americans
Railroad, Oakland Antioch
Industry, painting
Churches, Southern Baptist
Post Office
Agriculture, farming
Transportation, Broadway Tunnel
Wars, WWI
Transportation, river
Police, Antioch
Education, school life
Railroad, Southern Pacific
Police, Concord
Library, Concord
Railroad, California-Nevada
Police, sheriff
Organization, Odd Fellows
Organization, Danville Woman's Club
Organization, Crockett Men's Club
Religion, Danville Presbyterian Chruch
War, Prisoner of War Camp
Agriculture, brands
Health, tuberculosis camp
Religion, church history
Industry, powder works
Business, French laundry
Singh, Maher
Richey, Elizabeth
Meyers, Charles
Viera, John
Siino, Mrs Horace
Carey, John
Flaherty, Al
Kimball, Adelia
Gatter, Grace
Tacilleler, Bernard
Del Colletti, Julio
Stamm, Fred
Meyers, E.R.
Lauritzen, Andrew
Keeney, Fannie
Bloomfield, W.G.
Ackerman, George
Lund, Mrs. Lyle
Soto, Procopio
Geddes Sr, George
Allen, Vernon
French, Mrs. A.M.
Stein Jr, Louis L.
Brockhurst, George
Knipe, Joseph
Perry, Mrs. L.V.
Nunez, N.B.
Maggiora, Frank
Mitchell, Doug
Atchinson, John
Worth, Frederick
Galindo, Catherine
Galindo, Ruth
Monson, Frank
Olivera, Prosper W.
Semas Jr, John
Mangini, Margaret
Buscaglia, John
Garaventa, John L.
Kristick, Edna J.
Dorman, M. Dunn
Kennerley, Mr. & Mrs. Alvin
Ballenger, Charlotte Boyd
Bowman, Mrs. Robert
Bibber, Mamie
Neustaedter, Jeanette
Mitchell, Doug
Levada, Joe
Christiansen, Leona M.
Roach, Mr. & Mrs. David
Whitehead, John
Simpson, T.B.
Jackson, Elma de Soto
Flood, Ida
Bera, Victoria
Pope, Norris F.
Marsh, John
Muir, John
Swett, Frank
Smith, Christian
Walker, Joseph Reddeford
De Soto
Concord Hook & Ladder Co.
Martinez-Benicia Ferry Co.
Hutchinson Brothers Quarry
St. Mary's College
Bay Point
Todos Santos
Potrero de la Laguna
El Cerrito
Grass Valley
Mokelumne Hill
Morgan Territory
Mt. Diablo
Port Chicago
Pleasant Hill
Port Costa
San Pablo
San Ramon
Walnut Creek
Sherman Island

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