The collection consists of business records of the Wells Fargo & Company Express.
The Wells Fargo Company was launched as a joint stock enterprise on March 18, 1852 by Henry Wells and William G. Fargo. Wells
Fargo was created to serve as an express and banking business and served Gold Rush California.
1 oversize box + 1 half-box
Copyright has not been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. All requests for permission to publish or quote from
manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of
the CSRM as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which
must also be obtained by the reader.
This collection is open for research at our off-site storage facility with one week's notice. Contact Library & Archives
staff to arrange for access.