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Miscellaneous Volumes Collection
1984.4, 1997.88  
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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: Miscellaneous Volumes Collection
    Dates: 1876-1956
    Collection Number: 1984.4, 1997.88
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: 2 boxes
    Repository: Contra Costa County Historical Society
    Martinez, California 94553
    Abstract: The collection includes cash receipt books from local businesses including the Rogers Hotel in Walnut Creek from 1879, records of document deliveries for Contra Costa County Superior Court in 1904-1906, a book of court summons and subpoenas for Justice of the Peace W. B. Rogers from 1899. Donors of these materials were CCCHS co-founder Louis Stein in 1984 and the Friends of the Pleasant Hill Library in 1997.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Contact the Contra Costa County Historical Society for publication permission.

    Preferred Citation

    Miscellaneous Volumes Collection. Contra Costa County Historical Society

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Volumes 1 box • Folder marked “Neighbors of Woodcraft Danville 1 of 2”: 4 undated cash receipt books • Folder marked “Neighbors of Woodcraft Danville 2 of 2”: empty • Book labelled “Superior Court Contra Costa County Document Services 1904-1906” • Book labelled “Summons and Subpena Book 1899, Notary Public and Justice of the Peace”. Inside label says Justice of the Peace W.B. Rogers, Walnut Creek 1899. • Book labelled “C.N. Wight Farmers Business Record 1902-1911”. Inside label says CN Wight, attorney, New York Valley • Cash book for the Rogers Hotel, Walnut Creek 1879 (accession 97-88)

    Indexing Terms

    business records
    day books
    autograph books
    McNear, George
    Rogers, W.B.
    Rogers Hotel
    Walnut Creek
    Danville

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