Miscellaneous Volumes Collection

Finding aid created by Contra Costa County Historical Society staff using RecordEXPRESS
Contra Costa County Historical Society
724 Escobar Street
Martinez, California 94553

Descriptive Summary

Title: Miscellaneous Volumes Collection
Dates: 1876-1956
Collection Number: 1984.4, 1997.88
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


Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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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

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