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Finding Aid of the General John Bidwell Papers C057713
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1 letter to the Society of California Pioneers regarding an invitation to renew John Bidwell’s membership 1893 March 6

 

1 deed, with accompanying notarization, of John Bidwell to Laura Brotherton 1888 June

 

1 issue of the Normal Record, including an article In Memoriam on John Bidwell

 

1 handwritten letter written by John Bidwell to the Society of California Pioneers regarding their invitation for him to present a lecture at one of their monthly meetings 1897 September 24

 

1 article on John Bidwell and the Bidwell Mansion in the January 1965 issue of PG&E Progress 1965 January

 

1 letter to the Society of California Pioneers regarding a dues payment 1893 August 1

 

1 handwritten letter to the Society of California Pioneers regarding Mrs. Benjamin Kelsey’s failing health, and a request for relief funds from the Society 1894 April 27

 

1 report entitled “Preservation of the Historic Bidwell Mansion: Chico, California,” appealing for the declaration of the Bidwell Mansion as an historic site, submitted to the California Legislature by the California State Department of Education and the California State Park Commission 1954 March 15

 

1 article entitled “The Story of the Keg: An Incident of the Great ‘Flores Revolt;’ How General Bidwell’s Keg Cost An Indian His Life”

 

2 articles on the Hooker Oak (dated 1934 and 1956) 1934-1956

 

1 article on the Conical Hill 1926 April 10

Physical Description: 1 article on the Conical Hill
 

1 article entitled “‘Prince of California Pioneers’ Blazed Trail to West With Missouri Settlers”

 

1 photograph/card of John Bidwell’s home in Chico

 

1 photograph/card of the gold medal awarded to General John Bidwell at the Paris Exposition in 1878

 

1 handwritten letter to the Society of California Pioneers regarding his appointment to present a lecture at one of their monthly meetings 1897 September 28

 

1 copy of a letter to Captain Sutter, thanking him for his generosity in employing Bidwell 1851 April 2

 

1 typed account of the address of John Bidwell to the members of the Society of California Pioneers 1897 November 1