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Correspondence and personal papers

Box 1

Correspondence

Folder 1

Badart, Caroline Sweringer. Letters to Edith Shorb Steele. Baltimore, Md. (1907). 2 items.

Folder 2

Barrows, Henry D. Letter to James De Barth Shorb. Los Angeles, Calif. (1886, December 29). 1 item.

Folder 3

Biggs, Robert. Letter to Francis Noel Parke. (1931, February 20). 1 item [typed copy].

Folder 4

Boone, Georgia Goodwin. Letters to Edith Shorb Steele. [Undated]. 3 items.

Folder 5

Bradley, B.J. Letter to Louis Henry Dielman, 1864-1959. Emmitsburg, Md. (1931). 2 items.

Folder 6

Bruté, L. Letters to J. Campbell Shorb. (1832-1833). 2 items.

Folder 7

Buck, Ynez Shorb. Letters to Louis Henry Dielman, 1864-1959. (1930). 4 items.

Folder 8

Burke, W.R. Letter to James De Barth Shorb. Los Angeles, Calif. (1881, July 10). 1 item.

Folder 9

Callahan, D.J. Letter to James De Barth Shorb. Stockton, Calif. (1886, February 27). 1 item.

Folder 10

Carr, Charles M. Letter to James De Barth Shorb. Los Angeles, Calif. (1892, November 20). 1 item.

Folder 11

Carr, Mary M. Letter to James De Barth Shorb. Near Tucson, Ariz. (Undated). 1 item.

Folder 12

Convent of the Holy Names (Hochelaya, Montréal, Québec). Letter to James De Barth Shorb. (1888, July 24). 1 item.

Folder 13

Convent of the Sacred Heart (San Francisco, Calif.). Letter to James De Barth Shorb. (1888, November 27). 1 item.

Folder 14

Crides?, J.O. Letter to Louis Henry Dielman, 1864-1959. Philadelphia, Pa. (1930, December 13). 1 item.

Folder 15

Davant, Alice Smith. Letters to Edith Shorb Steele. Nashville, Tenn. (Approximately 1939). 3 items.

Folder 16

Dielman, Louis Henry, 1864-1959. Transcript of letter to C.E.V. Myers (with reply from Myers). Baltimore, Md. (1930, November 13). 1 item.

Folder 17

Dielman, Louis Henry, 1864-1959. Letter to John O’Donnell. Baltimore, Md. (1931, February 23). 1 item [typed copy].

Folder 18

Donahue, Annie E. Letters to “my dear cousin.” [Undated]. 2 items.

Folder 19

D?, Marie L. Note to [illegible]. (Undated). 1 item.

Folder 20

Eby, C. Arthur. Letter to Edith Shorb Steele. Baltimore, Md. (1950, November 9). 1 item.

Folder 21

Fairfax, Ada. Letters to James De Barth Shorb. [Approximately 1885]. 2 items.

Folder 22

Frye, Virginia King. Letter to Shorb. Washington, D.C. (1902, June 25). 1 item.

Folder 23

Gould, Mrs. Chester M. Letter to Edith Shorb Steele. Corona, Calif. (1948, January 30). 1 item.

Folder 24

Groth, Berta. Letters to Edith Shorb Steele. Sacramento, Calif. (1939). 2 items.

Folder 25

G., A. Letter to J. Campbell Shorb. (1821, May 9). 1 item.

Folder 26

Haines, T.G. Letter to the San Gabriel Wine Company. (1889, January 12). 1 item.

Folder 27

Hazeltine, Mayo Williamson, 1841-1909. Letter to James De Barth Shorb. (1865, October 12). 1 item.

Folder 28

The History Company. Letter to Chris M. Randolph. San Francisco, Calif. (1888, October 16). 1 item.

Folder 29

Keane, Augustin C. Letter to Ethel R. Shorb. San Francisco, Calif. (1917, May 9). 1 item [with receipt].

Folder 30

Levetzow, A. von. Letter to [Edith Shorb Steele]. Gos---?, Germany. (1897, July 30). 1 item.

Folder 31

Levetzow-Ehlorstorff, M. von. Letter to [Edith Shorb Steele]. Ehlorstorff, Germany. (1897, August 9). 1 item.

Folder 32

“Mac” [Donald McMeal Shorb?]. Letter to parents. Baltimore, Md. (1864, March 18). 1 item.

Folder 33

McMeal, Catherine. Letter to Margaret McMeal Shorb. (1822). 1 item. DAMAGED…

Folder 34

Madden, Thomas P. Letters to James De Barth Shorb. (1883-1893). 5 items.

Folder 35

Markell, Mary L. Letters to Louis Henry Dielman, 1864-1959. (1930). 4 items.

Folder 36

Moore, Emma. Letters to Louis Henry Dielman, 1864-1959. (1931). 6 items.

Folder 37

Myers, C.E.V. Letter to Louis Henry Dielman, 1864-1959. (1930). 1 item.

Folder 38

O’Donnell, John. Letter to Louis Dielman, 1864-1959. (1931, February 26). 1 item.

Folder 39

Oesterlein, J. Letter to James De Barth Shorb. Los Angeles, Calif. (1885, July 24). 1 item.

Folder 40

Ogier, Annie. Letter to Winfield Scott Hancock, 1824-1886. Los Angeles, Calif. (1872, August 19). 1 item.

Folder 41

Parke, Francis Neal. Letter to Louis Henry Dielman, 1864-1959. (1931). 2 items [typed copies].

Folder 42

Peyton, Bernard. Letter to James De Barth Shorb. San Francisco, Calif. (1885, July 31). 1 item.

Folder 43

Pose, C.C. Letter to John McMeal. [Mount St. Mary’s, Md.]. (1824, January 26). 1 item.

Folder 44

Ragan, Jessie Crosby. Letter to Mrs. [Alice] Valensin. Hickman Hills, Mo. (1938, November 18). 1 item.

Folder 45

Ramona Convent of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary (Alhambra, Calif.). Letters to James De Barth Shorb. (1890-1892). 3 items.

Folder 46

Ramona Convent of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary (Alhambra, Calif.). Letter to James De Barth Shorb and Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb. (1890, December 20). 1 item.

Folder 47

Ramona Convent of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Letter to James M. Tiernan. (1891, June 3). 1 item.

Folder 48

Rees, Samuel P. Letter to the Earl Fruit Company. Los Angeles, Calif. (1895, February 7). 1 item.

Folder 49

Rogers, E.M. Letter to James De Barth Shorb. Fresno, Calif. (1887, May 27). 1 item.

Folder 50

Sheideman & Hyman. Letter to James De Barth Shorb. San Gabriel, Calif. (1891, December 19). 1 item.

Folder 51

Shorb, James De Barth. Letter to A. Lusk & Co. San Francisco, Calif. (1880, December 26). 1 item [photostatic copy].

Folder 52

Shorb, James De Barth. Letter to W.R. S? (1890, January 8). 1 item [photostatic copy].

Folder 53

Shorb, James De Barth. Partial letter. [Undated]. 1 item [photostatic copy].

Folder 54

Shorb, J. Campbell. Letter to James De Barth Shorb. San Francisco, Calif. (1885, April 10). 1 item. [NOTE: Although J. Campbell Shorb was originally identified as the author of the letter, it may actually have been written by one of James De Barth Shorb’s sisters].

Folder 55

Shorb, Margaret McMeal. Letter to James De Barth Shorb. [1868]. 1 item.

Folder 56

Shorb, Mary. Telegraph to James De Barth Shorb. (188?). 1 item.

Folder 57

Shorb, Norbert Newlands. Letter to Ynez Shorb Buck. San Francisco, Calif. (1918, January 24). 1 item.

Folder 58

Shorb, Norbert Newlands. Letters to Ethel Rebecca Shorb. (1917). 3 items.

Folder 59

Sturdevant, H.F. Letter to Edith Shorb Steele. Steamboat Springs, Colo. (1899, February 8). 1 item.

Folder 60

Thomas, Catherine Roberts. Letter to Louis Henry Dielman, 1864-1959. Westminster, Md. [Approximately 1931]. 2 items.

Folder 61

Thorpe, E.S., Jr. Letter to Louis Henry Dielman, 1864-1959. Philadelphia, Pa. (1930, December 12). 2 items.

Folder 62

Tiernan, Adelaide Shorb. Letter to James De Barth Shorb. (1868, May 11). 1 item.

Folder 63

Trader, Arthur. Letter to Louis Henry Dielman, 1864-1959. Annapolis, Md. (1930, November 17). 2 items.

Folder 64

Valensin, Alice. Letter to Edith Shorb Steele. Galt, Calif. (1938, October 30). 1 item.

Folder 65

“Vely.” Letters to Ethel Rebecca Shorb. (1910). 2 items.

Folder 66

Von Schmidt, January Letter to James De Barth Shorb. Orange, [Calif.]. (1889, February 2). 1 item.

Folder 67

Washington, E.B. Letter to James A. Shorb and Margaret McMeal Shorb. [1866, July 17]. 1 item.

Folder 68

Wetmore, Charles Augustus. Letter to James De Barth Shorb. San Francisco, Calif. (188?). 1 item.

Folder 69

Wetmore, Clarence J. Letter to James M. Tiernan. Chicago, Ill. (1891, April 23). 1 item.

Folder 70

Willis, Gus S. Letter to James De Barth Shorb. Alhambra, Calif. (1889, August 5). 1 item.

Folder 71

Yorba, Marcos. Letter to “Querida Hermana.” Yorba, [Calif.]. (1891, May 4). 1 letter [in Spanish].

Folder 72

Young, Walter H. Letter to Norbert Newlands Shorb. Los Angeles, Calif. (1948, November 1). 1 item.

Folder 73

Youngwirth, Mary. Letter to Ethel Rebecca Shorb. Los Angeles, Calif. (1959, March 11). 1 item.

Folder 74

?, Maria. Letter to Ynez Shorb Buck. Westminster, Md. (1931, August 13). 1 item.

Folder 75

?, Mary. Letter to James De Barth Shorb. (1883, January 19). 1 item.

Folder 76

Unidentified author. Letter to Ethel Rebecca Shorb. San Gabriel, Calif. (1933, February 18). 1 item.

Folder 77

Unidentified author. Letter to [James De Barth Shorb]. (1892). 1 item.

Folder 78

Unidentified author. Letter to Margaret McMeal Shorb. (1833, December 15). 1 item.

Box 2

Personal papers, genealogy, and photographs

 

Personal Papers

Folder 1

Barneby, W.Henry. “Life and labor in the far, far West” [extract]. (1884). 1 item [facsimile].

Folder 2

Bendikson, L. The origin of the name San Marino. (1913). 1 item.

Folder 3

Levetzow, Baron Frederich Ferdinand von. “A silent compagnion”: [essay]. (Undated). 1 item.

Folder 4

Mitchell, Eileen, et al. “Ramona echoes”: [newsletter]. (1896, January 28). 1 item.

Folder 5

“Portie.” French poem/note. (Undated). 1 item.

Folder 6

[Shorb, Anthony]. Miscellaneous items. (Undated). 2 items.

Folder 7

Shorb, Donald McMeal. Oath to the United States of America. (1865, July 6). 1 item.

Folder 8

Shorb, Ethel R. Passport. (1929). 1 item.

Folder 9

Shorb, Norbert Newlands. Report cards. (Undated). 2 items.

Folder 10

Steele, Edith Shorb. Act of consecration to the Association of the Children of Mary. (1889, March 25). 1 item.

Folder 11

Wood, Gladys A. San Marino play: adapted from history. (1932). 2 items.

Folder 12

Certificate of election as county treasurer for James De Barth Shorb. (1892, November 25). 1 item.

Folder 13

“Comments upon the rising moon…”: [poem]. (1822, July 8). 1 item.

Folder 14

Condolence letters on the death of James De Barth Shorb. (1896). 24 items.

Folder 15

List of members of the Albert Sidney Johnstone Chapter…(Undated). 1 item.

Folder 16

Marriage license and certificate for Norbert N. Shorb and Maizie E. Burke. (1915, February 13). 1 item.

Folder 17

Miscellaneous items related to Friedrich Ferdinand, Baron von Levetzow. (Undated). 2 items.

Folder 18

Obituary for James De Barth Shorb. (1896). 1 item.

Folder 19

Pass for the Steamer McPherson. (186?). 2 items.

Folder 20

Miscellaneous notes. 17 items.

 

Genealogy

Folder 21

Bixby, Fred Hathaway. “The Hathaway-Bixby story”: [speech]. (1957, October 10). 1 item.

Folder 22

Steele, Edith Shorb. Shorb genealogy notes: [notebook]. [1935]. 1 item.

Folder 23

Shorb family genealogical notes. (Undated). 12 items.

Folder 24

Notebook of Shorb genealogy. (Undated). 1 item.

Folder 25

“Sign of Royal Blood” and other notes and copies of correspondence regarding the Shorb family. (Undated). 3 items.

Folder 26

Wilder/Coleman family genealogy. 2 items.

Folder 27

Wilson family genealogy. 13 items.

 

Photographs

Folder 28

Photographs of Friedrich Ferdinand, Baron von Levetzow, and family. (Approximately 1863-1897). 17 items.

Folder 29

Photograph of Professor Hoffman. (Undated). 1 item.

Folder 30

Photograph of Olmsted’s Well, San Jacinto Valley. (Undated). 1 item.

Folder 31

[Photograph of a drawing showing Shultz and Shorb graves]. (Undated). 1 item.

Folder 32

Photographs of James De Barth Shorb. (Undated). 2 items.

Folder 33

Photograph of Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb. (Undated). 1 item.

Box 3

Scrapbook

Folder 1

Scrapbook of clippings and letters. (Approximately 1886-1893). 1 volume.

Box 4

Memoirs of the Mines of Almaden and Almadenejos

Folder 1

Bernaldez, Fernando and Ramon Rua Figueroa. Memoirs of the mines of Almaden and Almadenejos: [manuscript]. Part I: Chapter 1-4. (1861). 100 p.

Folder 2

Bernaldez, Fernando and Ramon Rua Figueroa. Memoirs of the mines of Almaden and Almadenejos: [manuscript]. Part I: Chapter 5-8. (1861). 100 p.

Folder 3

Bernaldez, Fernando and Ramon Rua Figueroa. Memoirs of the mines of Almaden and Almadenejos: [manuscript]. Part II: Chapter 1-3. (1861). 121 p.

Folder 4

Bernaldez, Fernando and Ramon Rua Figueroa. Memoirs of the mines of Almaden and Almadenejos: [manuscript]. Part II: Chapter 4-5 and appendix. (1861). 85 p.

 

Business and legal papers

Box 5

Contracts, articles of incorporation, insurance policies, and other business papers

 

Contracts and articles of incorporation

Folder 1

Banning, Phineas, 1830-1885, et al. Deed to the Southern Co-Operative Warehouse and Shipping Association. (1874, June 13). 1 item.

Folder 2

Barton Real Estate Company. Prospectus. (Approximately 1887). 3 items.

Folder 3

The California Fruit Company. Agreement with Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb. (1892, June 17). 1 item.

Folder 4

Dallas, William W. and Louise S. Dallas. Deed to Anthony Shorb and David Ritchie. (1852, August 19). 1 item

Folder 5

Mora, Francis, 1827-1905. Certification of privilege for family plot at the San Gabriel Mission Cemetery, to James De Barth Shorb and Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb. (1884, January 14). 1 item.

Folder 6

Sewall, Spencer K. Agreement with James De Barth Shorb for produce commission. (1883, April 16). 1 item.

Folder 7

Shorb, Anthony, et al. Agreement regarding manufacturing and other establishments. (1843, January 3). 1 item.

Folder 8

[Shorb, Anthony]. Statement regarding Huntington Iron Works. (Undated). 1 item.

Folder 9

Shorb, James De Barth. Articles of co-partnership with J.H. Bennett in B.D. Wilson & Co. (1875, March 5). 1 item.

Folder 10

Shorb, James De Barth. Agreement with William T. Coleman & Co. for agency of the Orange Growers’ Protective Union of Southern California. (Undated). 1 item.

Folder 11

Shorb, James De Barth and Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb. Contract with Joseph Rafla? (1895, July 23). 1 item.

Folder 12

Shorb, James De Barth. Agreement with L.H. Buchanan regarding lamp patents. (1890, May 5). 2 items.

Folder 13

Shorb, James De Barth, et al. Agreement with L.H. Buchanan et al. regarding the California Arc Lamp Company. (1891, March 7). 1 item.

Folder 14

Shorb, Joseph Campbell. Contract with Alonzo Phillips regarding grape crops. (1875, January 4). 1 item.

Folder 15

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Contract with the Earl Fruit Company [for citrus crops]. (1894, August 7). 1 item.

Folder 16

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Agreements with Porter Brothers Company [for citrus crops]. (1896-1898). 13 items.

Folder 17

Southern California Co-Operative Warehouse and Shipping Association. By-laws, certificate of articles of incorporation, and miscellaneous. (1874). 5 items.

Folder 18

United States Patent Office. Caveat to James De Barth Shorb for a method of protecting trees from insects. (1883, November 3). 1 item.

Folder 19

Wadam, Collis. Memorandum of agreement with Henry Hancock. (1855, March 5). 1 item.

Folder 20

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Agreement with James De Barth Shorb and I.H. Taffe for partnership in manufacturing furniture. (Undated). 1 item.

Folder 21

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Agreement with [illegible]. (1855, October 20). 1 item.

Folder 22

Wilson, Margaret S. Hereford, Annie Wilson, and Ruth Wilson Patton. Contract with James De Barth Shorb et al. regarding Lake Vineyard wine cellars and grapes. (1880, June). 1 item.

Folder 23

Articles of agreement between William E. Boardman and Esther S. Hereford et al. [contract for attorney services]. (Undated). 1 item.

Folder 24

Articles of agreement regarding brick making. (1887, March ). 2 items.

Folder 25

Memorandum of agreement between C.W. Eldridge and James De Barth Shorb, regarding business partnership. (1895, January 23). 1 item.

Folder 26

Indenture between Marshall Nuckolls and Ramona S. Murtaugh et al. (1921, February 25). 1 item.

Folder 27

Agreement between James De Barth Shorb and Wells Fargo & Co. (1893, June). 1 item.

Folder 28

Memorandum of agreement between J. Campbell Shorb et al. and Walter H. Linforth. (1918, March ). 1 item.

Folder 29

Agreement regarding citrus crops between Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb and Porter Brothers Company. (1898, July 14). 1 item.

Folder 30

Memorandum of agreement between G.G. Wickson & Co. and James M. Tiernan [regarding typewriter rental]. (1892, February 3). 1 item.

 

Insurance policies

Folder 31

Shorb, James De Barth. Insurance policies for properties in Ramona. (1892). 3 items.

Folder 32

Shorb, James De Barth. Insurance policies for property in San Marino. (1891-1897). 7 items.

Folder 33

Shorb, James De Barth. Miscellaneous insurance policies. (1892-1898). 4 items.

 

Other business papers

Folder 34

Banning, Phineas, 1830-1885. Chattel mortgage to Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1858, October 13). 1 item.

Folder 35

Banning, Phineas, 1830-1885. Chattel mortgage to Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1858, December 2). 1 item.

Folder 36

Barton, James R. Notice to Benjamin Davis Wilson [regarding “El Dorado” at sheriff’s sale]. (1854, March 28). 1 item.

Folder 37

Barton, James R. Notice to William T.B. Sanford of public auction. (1855, August 20). 1 item.

Folder 38

Barton, James R. Notice of sheriff’s sale of property addressed to William T.B. Sanford. (1855, August 30). 1 item.

Folder 39

Budd, James, 1851-1908. Notary public appointment certificate for James M. Tiernan. (1895, April 6). 1 item.

Folder 40

Granger, Lewis and J.W. Brier. Transfer of property to Wilson & Packard. ([1850], April 5). 1 item.

Folder 41

The Insurance Title and Trust Company. Title guarantee requested by Ynez Shorb Buck and Wilter H. Linforth. (1919, December 24). 1 item.

Folder 42

Shorb, Norbert Newlands. Grant deed to Title Insurance and Trust Company. (1918, February 26). 1 item.

Folder 43

Thompson, James S. Certificate of appointment as sheriff of Los Angeles County. (1858, January 11). 1 item.

Folder 44

Bill of sale for a dredging machine and two dump lighters from Albert Boschke to Benjamin Dais Wilson. (1874, September 28). 1 item.

Folder 45

[A brief report on] the Terminal Wilmington and Salt Lake Railway. (Undated). 1 item.

Box 6

Estate records

Folder 1

Buck, Ynez Shorb, et al. Agreement…between…heirs at law of Maria J. de Shorb. (1917, May 3). 1 item.

Folder 2

Buck, Ynez Shorb, et al. Nomination of A.C. Helvey as administrator of estate of Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb. (1948, April ). 4 items.

Folder 3

California. Superior Court (Los Angeles County). Final account and petition for distribution under will in the matter of the estate of Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb. (1923). 1 item.

Folder 4

Hereford, Thomas B. Notice to Benjamin Davis Wilson regarding funds to be paid to Matthew Keller from the settlement of the estate of A.W. Sublette. (1854, December 7). 1 item.

Folder 5

Shorb, Ethel R. Correspondence regarding Shorb estate. (1947-1948). 4 items.

Folder 6

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Petition for partial distribution of the [Tomas] Yorba estate. (1902, July 28). 1 item.

Folder 7

Shorb, Norbert Newlands. Correspondence regarding Shorb estate. (1918-1948). 17 items.

Folder 8

Shorb, Norbert Newlands. A brief report on properties of interest to the Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb estate. (Undated). 2 items.

Folder 9

Shorb, Norbert Newlands. Notebook with information on Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb estate properties. (Undated). 1 item.

Folder 10

[Shorb, Norbert Newlands?]. Letter to Ynez Shorb Buck, with essay on the Estate of Shorb. (1918, January 24). 2 items.

Folder 11

Steele, Edith Shorb. Note of sale of interest in cabinet to Ynez White Farrell [Ynez Shorb Buck]. (1944, April 1). 1 item.

Folder 12

Title Insurance and Trust Company. Statement on property and title shared by Ynez Shorb Buck et al. (1918, February 27). 2 items.

Folder 13

Correspondence regarding the estate of Ynez Shorb Buck. (1947-1948). 2 items.

Folder 14

Assignment of interest in estate of Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb. (1918, September 4). 1 item.

Folder 15

Brief report on properties in which the estate of Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb may have some interest…(1947, June 19). 2 items.

Folder 16

Receipt to executor [of the estate of Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb] for jewelry, etc., inventoried in said estate. (1921, November ). 2 items.

Folder 17

Final account…for distribution of estate [of Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb]. (Undated). 1 item.

Folder 18

Miscellaneous items on the Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb estate. (Approximately 1917-1919). 11 items.

Folder 19

Correspondence to Ethel R. Shorb regarding the Shorb estate. (1918-1948). 11 items.

Folder 20

Correspondence to Norbert Newlands Shorb regarding the Shorb estate. (1917-1948). 17 items.

Folder 21

Correspondence to Edith Shorb Steele regarding the Shorb estate. (1948). 3 items.

Folder 22

Miscellaneous correspondence regarding the Shorb estate. (1947-1948). 25 items.

Folder 23

Statement on Shorb estate [incomplete]. (Undated). 1 item.

Folder 24

Order regarding the estate of Stephen S. White. (1903, November 6). 1 item.

Folder 25

Letters Testamentary issued to James De Barth Shorb and Margaret S. Wilson in the matter of the estate of Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1878, April 3). 1 item.

Folder 26

Order confirming sale of real estate in the matter of the estate of Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1881, January 4). 1 item.

Folder 27

Indenture between Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb and N.A. Strain regarding the estate of Tomas A. Yorba. (1898, January 25). 1 item.

Folder 28

Statement regarding distribution of estate of Tomas A. Yorba. (1896, October 14). 4 items.

Box 7

Wills, power of attorney, and other legal documents

 

Wills and power of attorney

Folder 1

Buck, Ynez Shorb, et al. Notice of petition…that document be admitted to probate as last will and testament of Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb. (1917, April 26). 1 item

Folder 2

Hereford, Edward S. Last will and testament. (1894, February 20). 1 item.

Folder 3

Sanford, William T.B. Power of attorney to Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1855, April 25). 1 item.

Folder 4

Sharon, F.W. Power of attorney to James De Barth Shorb. (1887, July 23). 1 item.

Folder 5

Shorb, Campbell. Power of attorney to Norbert Newlands Shorb. (1919, March 1). 1 item.

Folder 6

Shorb, Ethel R. Will. (1930, April 25). 1 item.

Folder 7

Shorb, Ethel R. Will [incomplete]. [1959]. 1 item.

Folder 8

Shorb, James De Barth. Will. (1875, December 26). 1 item.

Folder 9

Shorb, James De Barth. Will. (1878, April 29). 1 item.

Folder 10

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Will. (1887, June 1). 1 item.

Folder 11

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Changes to 1887 will. (1888, September 26). 1 item.

Folder 12

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Will. (1897, January 14). 1 item.

Folder 13

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Statement in case of death. (1898, July 9). 1 item.

Folder 14

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Last will and testament. (1910, November 25). 1 item.

Folder 15

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Last will and testament. (1911, May 13). 1 item.

Folder 16

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Last will and testament. (1912, December 2). 1 item.

Folder 17

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Draft of will. (1915, December 3). 2 items.

Folder 18

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Last will and testament. (1915, December 29). 1 item.

Folder 19

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Last will and testament. (1916, October 20). 1 item.

Folder 20

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Last will and testament. (1917, February 2). 1 item.

Folder 21

Skinner, Tristrem L. Power of attorney to James M. Tiernan. (1889, May 27). 1 item.

Folder 22

Steele, Edith Shorb. Last will. (1949, April 18). 3 items.

Folder 23

Steele, Edith Shorb. Bequests made by last will. [1954]. 3 items.

Folder 24

Steele, Edith Shorb. Statement made on the occasion of contesting the will of Annie Wilson. (Approximately 1931). 1 item.

Folder 25

Stoneman, George. Power of attorney to James De Barth Shorb. (1885, October 7). 1 item.

Folder 26

Williams, John J. Will. (1881, February 22). 1 item.

Folder 27

Wilson, Annie. Last will and testament. (1930, April 24). 2 items.

Folder 28

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Will. (1869, March 24). 1 item.

Folder 29

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Draft of will. (1869, March 24). 1 item.

Folder 30

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Power of attorney to James De Barth Shorb. (1869, October 12). 1 item.

Folder 31

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Will. [before 1870]. 1 item.

Folder 32

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Power of attorney to James De Barth Shorb. (1875, April 24). 1 item.

Folder 33

Wilson, John B. Will. (1869, March 27). 2 items.

Folder 34

Power of attorney from James De Barth Shorb to Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb. (1891, June 24). 2 items.

 

Other Legal Documents

Folder 35

Birdsall, G.W. et al. Affidavits regarding Donald M. Shorb. (1919, December ). 5 items.

Folder 36

California. Superior Court (Los Angeles County). Notice to J.M. Tiernan in the matter of E.C. Glidden, an insolvent debtor. (1892, November 16). 1 item.

Folder 37

California. Superior Court (Los Angeles County). Report from Felipe Yorba regarding the guardianship of Thomas Yorba, with report on property. (1897, April 12). 1 item.

Folder 38

California. Superior Court (Los Angeles County). Documents in the matter of The Farmers and Merchants Bank of Los Angeles vs. Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb et al. (Approximately 1899). 6 items.

Folder 39

California. Superior Court (Los Angeles County). Judgment in the matter of Donald Shorb, an alleged insane person. (1918, February 25). 1 item.

Folder 40

Cooper, Issac A. and Margaret S. Hereford Wilson. Deposition regarding Issac J. Cooper. (1889, February 8). 1 item.

Folder 41

Day, Benjamin. Legal contracts and receipts regarding Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1852- 1856). 6 items.

Folder 42

Lyons, John F. Witness to E.W. Burke deposition. (1888, July 2). 1 item.

Folder 43

Shorb, Norbert Newlands. Pauper’s affidavit. (1917, March ). 1 item.

Folder 44

Stockton, George. Court summons to Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1875, November 10). 1 item.

Folder 45

Notice of Pendency of Action in the matter of James De Barth Shorb vs. Prudent Beaudry et al. (1879, January 17). 1 item.

Folder 46

Topics of the examination of James De Barth Shorb and George S. Patton [incomplete]. (Undated). 1 item.

Folder 47

Miscellaneous legal papers. (Approximately 1889-1907). 4 items.

 

Financial papers

Box 8

Statements of account and bank statements

Folder 1

San Gabriel Wine Company. Miscellaneous notes [accounts]. (Approximately 1887). 4 items.

Folder 2

San Marino Ranch. Financial Statements and plans for liquidity. (Approximately 1883-1900). 10 items.

Folder 3

Shorb, James De Barth. Statements of account. (1879-1889). 17 items.

Folder 4

Shorb, James De Barth. Statements of account. (1890-1897). 46 items.

Folder 5

Shorb, James De Barth. Bank notes and statements. (1875-1894). 15 items.

Folder 6

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Statements of account. (1881-1915). 40 items.

Folder 7

Statements of account for Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb. (1911-1912). 3 items.

Folder 8

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Bank notes and statements. (1884-1913). 19 items.

Folder 9

Miscellaneous Shorb statements of account. (1890-1915). 6 items.

Folder 10

Sierra Vista Ranch. Financial statements. (1897). 5 items.

Folder 11

Tiernan, James M. Statements of accout. (Approximately 1886-1895). 48 items.

Folder 12

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Account book with J.A. Haywood & Co. (1868). 1 item.

Folder 13

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Statements of account. (1862-1870). 4 items.

Folder 14

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Bank notes and statements. (1875). 4 items.

Folder 15

Sheriff’s accounting notes. (1855). 2 items.

Folder 16

Account book. (1893). 1 item

Folder 17

Miscellaneous statements of account. (1872-1915). 39 items.

Folder 18

Miscellaneous bank notes and statements. (1852-1917). 7 items.

Folder 19

Miscellaneous accounting notes. (Undated). 9 items.

Box 9

Tax records, promissory notes, stock records, and receipts

 

Tax records

Folder 1

Buck, Ynez Shorb. San Gabriel Valley Rapid Transit railway tax assessment. (1891). 1 item.

Folder 2

Flanagan, Sarah. Tax receipt. (1887, December ). 1 item.

Folder 3

Hereford, Ester. Tax receipt. (1870, August 20). 1 item.

Folder 4

Murray, William M. Tax statements and receipts. (1892-1895). 7 items.

Folder 5

Shorb, James De Barth. Tax statements and receipts. (Approximately 1880-1894). 7 items.

Folder 6

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Tax receipt. (1868). 1 item.

Folder 7

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Tax statements and receipts. (1887-1889). 7 items.

Folder 8

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Tax statements and receipts. (1890-1897). 23 items.

Folder 9

Shorb, Ramona. Tax statement. (1895). 3 items.

Folder 10

Shorb, William M. Tax receipt. (1889, October 15). 1 item.

Folder 11

Tiernan, James M. Tax statements and receipts. (Approximately 1885-1893). 6 items.

Folder 12

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Tax statements. (1850-1855). 3 items.

Folder 13

Miscellaneous tax notices. (Approximately 1882-1892). 8 items.

 

Promissory notes

Folder 14

Hancock, Henry. Note of amount owed to Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1854, June 23). 1 item.

Folder 15

Shorb, James De Barth. Promissory notes and records. (1872-1895). 33 items.

Folder 16

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Promissory notes and records. (1885-1898). 17 items.

Folder 17

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Promissory notes and records. (1852-1877). 45 items.

Folder 18

Wilson & Packard. Promissory notes and records. (1850-1851). 9 items.

Folder 19

Miscellaneous promissory notes and records. (Approximately 1885-1894). 13 items.

 

Stock records

Folder 20

California Arc Lamp Company. Stock certificates to James De Barth Shorb and Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb. (1891, April 1). 3 items.

Folder 21

California Fruit Company. Stock certificate to James De Barth Shorb. (1892, December 19). 1 item.

Folder 22

Harmon, J.E. Note regarding Building Association stock. (189?). 1 item.

Folder 23

Los Angeles and Soledad Turnpike Company. Stock certificate to Wilson & Shorb. (1870, September 21). 1 item.

Folder 24

San Gabriel Wine Company. Names of stockholders and amount of stock held by each. (1888, May 1). 1 item.

Folder 25

Shorb, Anthony, et al. Deed for stock agreement with John T. Mathias and James B. Murray. (1856, July 7). 1 item.

Folder 26

Shorb, Anthony. Statement of offer for stock shares. (Undated). 1 item.

Folder 27

Shorb, James De Barth. Note on stocks. (188?). 1 item.

Folder 28

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Agreement with James V. Coleman et al. in exchange of stock in the San Gabriel Wine Company for fulfillment of promissory notes. (1899, April 28). 7 items.

Folder 29

Memorandum of agreement between Pratt & Grigsby and Donald McMeal Shorb [regarding capital stock of the Western States Life Insurance Company]. (1909, December 27). 1 item.

 

Receipts

Folder 30

Shorb, James De Barth. Receipts. (1874-1899). 20 items.

Folder 31

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Receipts. (1875-1912). 48 items.

Folder 32

Shorb, Norbert Newlands. Note of a transfer of portrait of B.D. Wilson to Edith Shorb Steele. (1918, January 5). 1 item.

Folder 33

Miscellaneous Shorb receipts. (1885-1921). 8 items.

Folder 34

S? , John A. Receipt to Benjamin Davis Wilson for material used in printing of the Los Angeles Star Newspaper. (1853, July 11). 1 item.

Folder 35

Tiernan, James M. Receipts. (1889-1895). 37 items.

Folder 36

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Receipts. (1853-1875). 22 items.

Folder 37

Wilson & Shorb. Receipts. (Approximately 1870). 2 items.

Folder 38

Miscellaneous receipts. (Approximately 1855-1918). 17 items.

Box 10

Cancelled checks

Folder 1

Shorb, James De Barth. Cancelled checks. (1870s). 109 items.

Folder 2

Shorb, James De Barth. Cancelled checks. (1880s). 247 items.

Folder 3

Shorb, James De Barth. Cancelled checks. (1890s). 92 items.

Folder 4

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Cancelled checks. (1880s). 569 items.

Folder 5

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Cancelled checks. (1880s). 288 items.

Folder 6

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Cancelled checks. (1890s). 360 items.

Folder 7

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Cancelled checks. (1909-1914). 16 items.

Folder 8

Tiernan, James M. Cancelled checks. (1890s). 64 items.

Folder 9

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Cancelled checks. (Approximately 1868-1877). 90 items.

Folder 10

Unidentified bank/check books. 3 items.

Box 11

San Marino Ranch account books

Folder 1

San Marino Ranch. Account book. (1874-1879). 1 volume.

Folder 2

San Marino Ranch. Account book. (1877-1882). 1 volume.

Folder 3

San Marino Ranch. Account book. (1882-1888). 1 volume.

Folder 4

San Marino Ranch. Account book. (1888-1896). 1 volume.

Folder 5

San Marino Ranch. Account book. (1896-1897). 1 volume.

Folder 6

Tiernan, James M. Timebook [possibly related to San Marino Ranch]. (1887-1888). 1 volume.

Box 12

Miscellaneous ledgers and account books

Folder 1

Shorb, James Aloysius. Account book. (1836-1842). 1 volume.

Folder 2

Shorb, James De Barth. Ledger. (1896-1897). 1 volume.

Folder 3

Tiernan, James M. Notarial record. (1887-1896). 1 volume.

Folder 4

[Unidentified account book]. (Approximately 1860-1868). 1 volume.

Folder 5

[Unidentified account book]. (Approximately 1888-1895). 1 volume.

 

Land papers

Box 13

Land deeds, land conveyances, and certificates of title: Abstract and Title Insurance Company of Los Angeles-Reid

Folder 1

The Abstract and Title Insurance Company of Los Angeles. Certificate of title to James De Barth Shorb for portion of the “Knight Tract” [pending legal action]. (1887, November 14). 1 item.

Folder 2

The Abstract and Title Insurance Company of Los Angeles. Certificate of title to Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb [for land in Alhambra Addition Tract]. (1888, July 9). 1 item.

Folder 3

The Abstract and Title Insurance Company of Los Angeles. Titles to Edward T. Wright. (1890). 2 items.

Folder 4

Acorn, John. Deed to Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1855, August 15). 1 item.

Folder 5

Alvarado de Rios, Narcissa. Deed to Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1871, November 29). 1 item.

Folder 6

Amat, Tadeo. Deed to James De Barth Shorb. (1874, May 29). 1 item.

Folder 7

Banning & Co. Deed to Samuel Munson [for lot in Wilmington]. (1866, February 5). 1 item.

Folder 8

Banning, Phineas, 1830-1885. Deeds to Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1873-1874). 4 items.

Folder 9

Brent, Joseph Lancaster, 1826-1905. Deeds to Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1861, October 11). 2 items.

Folder 10

Buster, F.M., et al. To Benjamin Davis Wilson: [deed of reconveyance of property of Wilson College given by Board of Trustees]. (1875, November 11). 1 item.

Folder 11

Butterworth, Samuel Fowler. Deed to Joseph Lancaster Brent [for tract of land known as the ex-mission of San Gabriel]. (1870, October 2). 1 item.

Folder 12

Campbell, Henry C. and Thaddeus B. Kent. Partial reconveyances to Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb. (1891-1895). 3 items.

Folder 13

Centinela-Inglewood Land Company et al. Deed to Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb. (1889, June 15). 1 item.

Folder 14

Chapman, Jose Juan. Deed to Henry Hancock. (1859, October 15). 1 item [in Spanish].

Folder 15

Childs, O.W. Agreement for sale of real estate with Sarah Flanagan and deed to Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb and Sarah Flanagan. (1885, July 1). 2 items.

Folder 16

Cooper, Mary C. Deed to James De Barth Shorb. (1874, December 7). 1 item.

Folder 17

Cooper, Mary Catherine Hereford. Deed to Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1875, December 10). 1 item.

Folder 18

Corbitt, William, et al. Deed to Benjamin Davis Wilson and John S. Griffin [for land known as Santa Anita]. (1861, June 17). 1 item.

Folder 19

Cota, Benito and Francisco Cota. Deed to William T.B. Sanford [for lot in Los Angeles sold to satisfy judgment in the case of Sanford vs. Cota]. (1858, July 24). 1 item.

Folder 20

Dreyfus, Benjamin. Deed to James De Barth Shorb [for mineral, mining, and right-of-way rights]. (1883, April 3). 1 item.

Folder 21

Dreyfus, Benjamin. Deed to Lake Vineyard Land and Water Association. (1882, November 17). 1 item.

Folder 22

Dreyfus, Benjamin. Deed to Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb, Ruth Wilson Patton, and Annie Wilson [for land in Pasadena partially in the San Pasqual Tract]. (1882, September 12). 1 item.

Folder 23

Engenbright, Oliver P. Deed to Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1875, December 27). 1 item.

Folder 24

Flanagan, Sarah. Deed to Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb [for lot in O.W. Childs lot in Los Angeles]. (1891, June 22). 1 item.

Folder 25

Foord, James. Deed to Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb. (1875, December 7). 1 item.

Folder 26

Fulwiler, W.D. and Nathaniel C. Fulwiler. Warranty deed to James De Barth Shorb. (1890, March 22). 1 item.

Folder 27

Gillespie, C.V. Certificate of title to Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1866, April 4). 1 item.

Folder 28

Gillette, J.W. Abstract of title for three tracts of land in Los Angeles owned by Benjamin Davis Wilson. [After 1877]. 1 item.

Folder 29

Glassell, Andrew, et al. Deed to James De Barth Shorb. (1876, September 11). 1 item.

Folder 30

Hancock, Henry. Deed to Timothy Foster et al. [for lot in Los Angeles]. (1854, November 9). 1 item.

Folder 31

Hellman, Isaias W. (Isaias William), 1842-1920. Deed to Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb. (1870, December 13). 1 item.

Folder 32

Hereford, Edward Sublette. Deed to Margaret S. Hereford Wilson. (1879, January 17). 1 item.

Folder 33

Hereford, Esther S. Deed to Mary Catherine Hereford Cooper. (1870, October 29). 1 item.

Folder 34

Hereford, Thomas S. Deed to Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1854, November 22). 1 item.

Folder 35

Howard, Volney E., et al. Deed to Mary Catherine Hereford Cooper. (1868, November 12). 1 item.

Folder 36

Howard, Volney E., et al. Deed to Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb. (1869, January 27). 1 item.

Folder 37

Jones, Norman C. Deed to James De Barth Shorb. (1874, October 17). 1 item.

Folder 38

Keller, Matthew, 1810-1881. Deed to Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1874, September 12). 1 item.

Folder 39

Kewen, E.J.C. and Fannie J. Kewen. Abstract copy of conveyances to and from E.J.C. Kewen and Fannie J. Kewen affecting property near San Gabriel, made prior to the year 1869). [1868]. 1 item.

Folder 40

Knight, Clarence A. Deed to James De Barth Shorb. (1877, April 15). 1 item.

Folder 41

Lake Vineyard Land and Water Association. Deeds to Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb. (1877-1883). 5 items.

Folder 42

Los Angeles (Calif.). Deed to Henry Rice Myles [for lots outside the corporate limits of Los Angeles]. (1855, March 15). 1 item.

Folder 43

Martin, Montgomery. Deed to Albert Packard [for land in Los Angeles]. (1850, August 30). 1 item.

Folder 44

Martin, Montgomery. Deed to Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1849, November ). 1 item [in Spanish].

Folder 45

Martin, Montgomery, et al. Deed to Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1853, November 25). 1 item.

Folder 46

Mayberry, Edward L. Deed to the estate of Benjamin Davis Wilson, Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb, Margaret S. Hereford Wilson, Annie Wilson, and Ruth Wilson Patton [for land in San Gabriel]. (1882, April 2). 1 item.

Folder 47

McDonald, E.M. Transfer to Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1873, August 2). 1 item.

Folder 48

Merritt, J.D. and Clara Merritt. Deed to Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1857, August 17). 1 item.

Folder 49

Mosher, Leroy E. Deed to Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb [for lots in Ramona]. (1888, February 11). 1 item.

Folder 50

Nichols, John, et al. Deeds to Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1856-1858). 2 items.

Folder 51

Packard, Albert, et al. Deeds to Benjamin Davis Wilson. (Approximately 1851-1856). 5 items.

Folder 52

Patton, Ruth Wilson and Annie Wilson. Deed to James De Barth Shorb. (1891, October 29). 1 item.

Folder 53

Patton, Ruth Wilson. Deed to Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb. (1879, November 5). 1 item.

Folder 54

Phillips, Alonzo. Deed to Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1876, May 2). 1 item.

Folder 55

Pollard, Aaron. Deed to Joseph Lancaster Brent [for tract of land in San Gabriel, forming part of Rancho Santa Anita]. (1857, May 29). 1 item.

Folder 56

Radcliffe, William H. Deed to Sydney Aspland [for land in Los Angeles County]. (Approximately 1875). 1 item.

Folder 57

Reid, Bartoleme Victoria de. Deed to Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1860, May 1). 1 item.

Box 14

Land deeds, land conveyances, and certificates of title: San Gabriel Wine Company- Wilson

Folder 1

San Gabriel Wine Company. Deed to Sarah Flanagan. (1889, February 6). 1 item.

Folder 2

San Gabriel Wine Company. Quit-claim deed to James De Barth Shorb. (1888, August 13). 1 item.

Folder 3

San Gabriel Wine Company. Deed to James De Barth Shorb. (1891, September 29). 1 item.

Folder 4

San Gabriel Wine Company. Deeds to Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb. (1887-1892). 12 items.

Folder 5

Schultze, A.W. Deeds to John N. Wilson. (1864, January ). 2 items.

Folder 6

Scott, Isabella. Deed to James De Barth Shorb. (1891, May 11). 1 item.

Folder 7

Sexton, Daniel. Deed to Thomas S. Hereford [for land in Los Angeles County]. (1853, September 22). 1 item.

Folder 8

Sherman, Richard Mitchell and Stuart Perry. Deed to Albert Packard [for a lot in the old Embarcadero of San Francisco]. (1849, October 13). 1 item.

Folder 9

Sherman, Richard Mitchell and Stuart Perry. Deed to Isaac J. Sparks [for a lot in the old Embarcadero of San Francisco]. (1849, October 20). 1 item.

Folder 10

Shorb, Donald M. Deed to the Title Insurance and Trust Company. (1918, February 26). 1 item.

Folder 11

Shorb, Ethel R. Quit-claim deed to A.C. Helvey [for land near Alhambra Addition]. (1946, September ). 2 items.

Folder 12

Shorb, James De Barth, et al. Quit-claim deed to Josiah Harbert. (1886, July 19). 1 item.

Folder 13

Shorb, James De Barth, et al. Deed to William N. Murray. (1891, March 12). 1 item.

Folder 14

Shorb, James De Barth. Deed to Louise G. Shorb. (1904, April 2). 1 item [typescript].

Folder 15

Shorb, James De Barth. Deeds to Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb. (1890). 2 items.

Folder 16

Shorb, James De Barth. Deed to Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb, Annie Wilson, and Ruth Wilson Patton. (1883, February 26). 1 item.

Folder 17

Shorb, James De Barth. Deed to Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1870, December 13). 1 item.

Folder 18

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Deed to James De Barth Shorb. (1883, March 12). 1 item.

Folder 19

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Deed to Edith Shorb Steele and Ramona Shorb Murtaugh. (1897, January 24). 1 item.

Folder 20

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Deed to James M. Tiernan. (1893, May 1). 1 item.

Folder 21

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Deed to Stephen Stuart White. (1899, March 17). 1 item [typescript].

Folder 22

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Deed to Annie Wilson and Ruth Wilson Patton. (1879, December 15). 1 item.

Folder 23

Smith, George H. (George Hugh). Deed to George S. Patton, 1856-1927 [for a lot in Fort Hill Tract of Los Angeles]. (1887, January 17). 3 items.

Folder 24

Southern Pacific Railroad Company. Quit-claim deeds to James De Barth Shorb. (1884- 1887). 2 items.

Folder 25

Spaulding, Kate L. Deed to Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1877, May 28). 1 item.

Folder 26

Steele, Edith Shorb. Deed to Ramona Shorb Murtaugh, Mae E. Shorb, and Ynez Shorb Buck. (1919, October 7). 1 item.

Folder 27

Steele, Edith Shorb. Deed to James De Barth Shorb. (1904, March 5). 1 item [typescript].

Folder 28

Stockton, William B. Deed to Albert Guthrie [for lots in Stockton]. (1849, October 9). 1 item.

Folder 29

Stockton, William B. Deed to Albert Packard [for lots in Stockton]. (1849, October 8). 1 item.

Folder 30

Stockton, William M. Deed to John L. Slaughter. (1864, October 19). 1 item.

Folder 31

Stockton, William M. Deed to Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1861, July 30). 1 item.

Folder 32

Stoneman, George. Deed to Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1872, December 9). 1 item.

Folder 33

Tallant, Nathaniel W. Deed to Benjamin Davis Wilson and James De Barth Shorb. (1875, May 4). 1 item.

Folder 34

Tiernan, James M. Deed to Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb. (1895, July 10). 1 item.

Folder 35

Tuch, Nathan. Deed to A.W. Schulze [for land in San Gabriel]. (Undated). 1 item.

Folder 36

Valenzuela, Rafaela, et al. Deed to J.D. Merritt [for tract of land in San Gabriel]. (1857, July 29). 1 item.

Folder 37

Vermudez, Dolores, et al. Deed to J.D. Merritt [for land in San Gabriel]. (1857, August 1). 1 item.

Folder 38

Wheeler & Morgan. Deed to Wilson & Packard. (1851, August 11). 1 item.

Folder 39

White, Maria Ynez [Buck, Ynez Shorb]. Deed to Edith Shorb Steele. (1904, January 15). 1 item [typescript].

Folder 40

White, Thomas Jeffrey. Deed to Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1874, April 25). 1 item.

Folder 41

Williams, Isaac [executor]. Deed to Benjamin Davis Wilson [for the American Exchange]. (1849, December 11). 1 item [in Spanish].

Folder 42

Wilson, Annie and Ruth Wilson Patton. Deeds to Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb. (1879- 1882). 2 items.

Folder 43

Wilson, Annie and Ruth Wilson Patton. Land title agreement with Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb and James De Barth Shorb. (1882, December 28). 1 item.

Folder 44

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878 and Margaret S. Hereford Wilson. Deed to Eliza G. Johnson. (1862, December 11). 1 item.

Folder 45

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Deed to Pedro Luede. (1864, April 13). 1 item.

Folder 46

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Deed to Ozias Morgan. (1855, December 20). 1 item.

Folder 47

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878 and Margaret S. Hereford Wilson. Deed to Henry Rice Myles. (1860, April 24). 1 item.

Folder 48

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Deed to John G. Nichols. (1855, October 1). 1 item.

Folder 49

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Deeds to Albert Packard. (1850, February 25). 2 items.

Folder 50

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Deed to James De Barth Shorb. (1875, May 28). 1 item.

Folder 51

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878, et al. Deeds to Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb. (1875-1877). 3 items.

Folder 52

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878 and James De Barth Shorb. Bond for deed to J.H. Taffe. (1875). 1 item.

Box 15

Mortgages and miscellaneous land papers, Alexander-Shorb

Folder 1

Alexander, David W. Property agreement to James De Barth Shorb and Carlton Curtis. (1869, March ). 1 item.

Folder 2

Anaheim Irrigation District. Certificate of real estate redemption to Mara de Jesus Wilson Shorb. (1891, December 1). 1 item.

Folder 3

Avet, L.C. Ad for experienced agriculturalist [for vineyards]. (1892). 1 item.

Folder 4

Ballon, Sanford. Lease of portion of Rancho El Rincon to Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb. (Approximately 1899). 1 item.

Folder 5

Banning, Phineas, 1830-1885. Bill of sale to Benjamin Davis Wilson for the “General Stoneman house.” (1873, August 1). 1 item.

Folder 6

Statements of sale to Ynez Shorb Buck et al. (1930). 2 items.

Folder 7

California. Superior Court (Los Angeles County). Amended complaints – Action to quit title in case of Ralph B. Clapp vs. Annie Wilson et al. (1930). 2 items.

Folder 8

California. Superior Court (Los Angeles County). Complaint to set aside deed in the case of Nancy Owens vs. Maizie E. Shorb et al. (1920, January 31). 1 item.

Folder 9

Farmers and Merchants Bank of Los Angeles. Statement regarding mortgage held by James de Barth Shorb and Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb. (1898, April 12). 1 item.

Folder 10

Gardner, Robert [surveyor general]. Land grant to Benjamin Davis Wilson for school purposes. (1872, November 8). 1 item.

Folder 11

Griffin, John S. Mortgage receipt to Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1858, June 7). 1 item.

Folder 12

Griffin, John S. Property agreement with Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1860, June 4). 1 item.

Folder 13

Hancock,? List of city lots purchased by Wilson & Martin. (1868, September 15). 1 item.

Folder 14

Hereford, Esther S. Preemption claim. (1869, February 6). 1 item.

Folder 15

Hoffman Reports – Land Cases Appendix [regarding Victoria Reid, claimant for Huerta de Cuate]. (After 1857). 1 item.

Folder 16

Irvine, Margaret, et al. Agreement regarding sale of ranchos by Trustees of the James Irvine Trust. (Undated). 1 item.

Folder 17

Irvine, Margaret, et al. Description of property sale. (Undated). 1 item.

Folder 18

Los Angeles County (Calif.). Certificate of redemption of real estate to Edwin B. Stanton. (1901, July 1). 1 item.

Folder 19

Lowe, James R. et al. Irrigation and water rights bill addressed by state senators and assemblymen to Governor George Stoneman. (1886, June). 1 item.

Folder 20

Mortgage between Ramona Shorb Murtaugh and Mae Shorb, and Walter H. Linforth. (1921, February 25). 1 item.

Folder 21

Nalenzuella, Rafaela, et al. Decree of confirmation in case vs. United States. (1854, April 1). 1 item.

Folder 22

Norris, William E. Agreements with James De Barth Shorb. (1888). 3 items.

Folder 23

[Oeker, Paul]. [List of prices for trees quoted by three nurseries for streets in Ramona]. [1888]. 1 item.

Folder 24

Orange County Tax Collector’s Office. Real estate sale to J. Barlin [lor land in Yorba District owned by Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb]. (1891, February 28). 1 item.

Folder 25

Orange County Tax Collector’s Office. Conveyance of real estate for delinquent taxes to Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb. (1890, March 12). 1 item.

Folder 26

Owens, Hugh T. Listing for ranch in Mendocino County. (Undated). 1 item.

Folder 27

Porter Brothers Company. Mortgage agreement with Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb. (1898, July 14). 1 item.

Folder 28

Document in William T.B. Sanford vs. Benito Cota. (1855, August 24). 1 item.

Folder 29

Sepulveda, Jose Loreto. Deposition to the Board of Commissioners of Los Angeles regarding Daniel Sexton land claim. (1854, August 10). 1 item.

Folder 30

Sexton, Daniel. Survey map and description of Sexton property north of Mission San Gabriel. (1857, August 2). 1 item.

Folder 31

Shorb, Ethel R. et al. Correspondence and notes on the sale of lots on Meridian Avenue in Oneonta Park. (Approximately 1923-1934). 53 items.

Folder 32

Shorb, Ethel R. et al. Correspondence regarding land sales. (1917-1930). 9 items.

Folder 33

Shorb, James De Barth. Agreement with Banning Co. regarding land near Banning house. (1874, January 2). 1 item.

Folder 34

Shorb, James De Barth, et al. Agreement for sale of real estate with F.H. Boone. (1890, September 27). 1 item.

Folder 35

Shorb, James De Barth. Land agreement with H.M. Congen and T. Earley. (1891, May 6). 1 item.

Folder 36

Shorb, James De Barth. Indenture with C.W. Innes for land in San Gabriel. (1892, June 13). 1 item.

Folder 37

Shorb, James De Barth. Land agreement with C.A. Knight. (1877, October 31). 1 item.

Folder 38

Shorb, James De Barth. Property grants to Los Angeles Trust Company. (Undated). 2 items.

Folder 39

Shorb, James De Barth. Agreement for sale of real estate with B. Moore. (1890, September 27). 1 item.

Folder 40

Shorb, James De Barth and Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb. Mortgage to C.E. Thom. (1882, March 17). 1 item.

Folder 41

Shorb, James De Barth, et al. Agreement for sale of real estate with Louise Wegener. (1891, October 29). 1 item.

Folder 42

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Certificate of redemption of real estate purchased by the Anaheim Irrigation District. (1892, December 2). 1 item.

Folder 43

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Indenture with Fred Botiller for land in La Sierra Rancho. (1893, December 1). 1 item.

Folder 44

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Lease with Pedro C? (1888, November 1). 1 item.

Folder 45

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Lease to A.E. Daniell for land on San Marino Ranch. (1898, October 14). 1 item.

Folder 46

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Lease with L.L. Hitchcock for land in Pasadena. (1898, October 15). 1 item.

Folder 47

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Agreement for sale of real estate with E.H. Johnson. (1882, August 2). 1 item.

Folder 48

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson, Ruth Wilson Patton, and Annie Wilson. Lease with William R. Kupferle for land in Wilmington. (1891, September 25). 1 item.

Folder 49

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Agreement with Marshall McCullum [to sell lots in Ramona]. (1887, February 21). 1 item.

Folder 50

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Declaration of trust [for “Oak Grove” land]. (1887, July 23). 1 item.

Folder 51

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Agreement for sale of real estate with Anson Pitcher and William F. Zach. (1886, October 28). 1 item.

Folder 52

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Agreement with Porter Brothers Company for crop mortgage. (1896, April 28). 1 item.

Folder 53

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Lease for land near San Marino. (1899, January 1). 1 item.

Folder 54

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Affidavit to Albert M. Stephens [regarding property transaction]. (1909, February 6). 1 item.

Folder 55

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Agreement of sale [of real estate] with James King Steele. (1910, December 1). 2 items.

Folder 56

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Memorandum regarding appointment of Wotkyns Brothers and John A. Weir & Company as agents for sale of property. (1894, February ). 1 item.

Folder 57

Shorb, Maria de Jesus Wilson. Transfer of property rights from estate of Tomas Yorba to George Smith Patton, 1856-1927. (1896, September 18). 1 item.

Folder 58

Statement of real estate for Mrs. [Maria de Jesus Wilson] Shorb. (1869). 2 items.

Folder 59

Statement of real estate of Mrs. [Maria de Jesus Wilson] Shorb. (1869, February 15). 1 item [facsimile].

Box 16

Mortgages and miscellaneous land papers, Smith-Young; and maps

Folder 1

Smith, George H. (George Hugh) and George S. Patton, 1856-1927. Mortgage to the Farmers’ and Merchants’ Bank of Los Angeles for lot in city of Los Angeles. (1882, March 29). 5 items.

Folder 2

Smith, George H. (George Hugh) and George S. Patton, 1856-1927. Draft of land indenture with Dan Switzer. (Approximately 1891). 1 item.

Folder 3

Steele, Edith Shorb, et al. Option to city of Los Angeles of land for park site at Wilmington. (1926, March 12). 1 item.

Folder 4

Temple, Thomas Workman. Land sale agreement with Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1875, July 27). 1 item.

Folder 5

Title Insurance and Trust Company. Agreements with Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb et al. (1916). 2 items.

Folder 6

Title Insurance and Trust Company. Declaration of trust [for mortgages received from Annie Wilson and Ruth Wilson Patton]. (1916, August 17). 1 item.

Folder 7

United States Land Office. Desert Land Act of March 3, 1877 – Declaration [blank form]. 1 item.

Folder 8

Upson, L. [U.S. Surveyor General]. Notice to Benjamin Davis Wilson to comply for land title regarding the Rancho San Antonio. (1868, July 14). 1 item.

Folder 9

Widney, Robert Maclay. Property agreement with Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1870, November 1). 1 item.

Folder 10

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Property indenture to F.M. Buster. (1875, December 310. 1 item.

Folder 11

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Land indenture with Mary Catherine Hereford Cooper. (1870, April 25). 1 item.

Folder 12

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Land indenture to H.K. Curtis. (1869, April 16). 1 item.

Folder 13

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Property indenture to E.F. Greenleaf, W.N. Tedford, C.W. Thacker, and the Trustees of Wilson College. (1876, February 4). 1 item.

Folder 14

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Property indenture to Theodosia Jones. (1874, July 28). 1 item.

Folder 15

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. [Agreement to provide funds for procuring title to Rancho San Antonio] to Henry Hancock. (1854, June 23). 1 item.

Folder 16

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878, James De Barth Shorb, and Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb. Mortgage to William Houston. (1876, March 17). 1 item.

Folder 17

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Agreement of sale and bond for donation to Kellogg & Hayden. (1876, September 15). 2 items.

Folder 18

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Articles of agreement with Samuel K. Labatt to sell land in Los Angeles. (1853, November 25). 1 item.

Folder 19

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Land indenture to David M. Mair. (1864, April 13). 1 item.

Folder 20

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878, and Henry Hancock. Agreement with C.W. McClenehan for land in Rancho San Antonio or Rodeo de Las Aguas. (1854, September 23). 1 item.

Folder 21

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Land indenture to A. Murphy. (1864). 1 item.

Folder 22

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Agreement on the distribution of the San Pasqual Tract. (Approximately 1870). 1 item.

Folder 23

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Articles of agreement with James Schugg for use of vineyard. (1852, December 6). 1 item.

Folder 24

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Mortgage agreement with Maria de Jesus Wilson Shorb. (1876, April 12). 1 item.

Folder 25

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Articles of agreement with J.E. Smith and William Anderson for land in San Gabriel County. (1854, December 1). 1 item.

Folder 26

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Lease to B.D. Wilson & Co. [James De Barth Shorb] for vineyards in Los Angeles County. (1867, December 2). 2 items.

Folder 27

Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Articles of agreement for land to William Wilson. (1878, January 29). 1 item.

Folder 28

Wright, E.T. Description of land north of James De Barth Shorb’s house and south of San Pasqual Street. (1887, May 3). 1 item.

Folder 29

Yorba, Carlos R. Memorandum of agreement to Donald McMeal Shorb [regarding purchase of the Yorba Grant in Lower California]. (1914, May). 1 item.

Folder 30

Yorba, Jose de Jesus. Court complaint against Ramundo Yorba et al. for partitioning of Rancho de San Antonio. (1867, January 24). 1 item.

Folder 31

Young, James T. and John Sanford. Note of purchase of “La Ballona” from Benjamin Davis Wilson. (1859, May 18). 1 item.

Folder 32

Certificate of clay analysis to Winfield Scott. (1890). 1 item.

Folder 33

Miscellaneous items (including map) regarding railroad right of way suit in Alhambra. (Undated). 3 items.

Folder 34

Costs of partition of Rancho La Sierra. (Undated). 1 item.

Folder 35

Mortgage for land near Rancho Santiago de Santa Ana [incomplete]. (Undated). 1 item.

Folder 36

List of unsold lands in San Pasqual Tract. (1881, December 17). 1 item.

Folder 37

Accounts of Wilmington land sale. (Approximately 1922). 2 items.

Folder 38

Miscellaneous land papers. (Approximately 1890-1898). 11 items.

Folder 39

Miscellaneous land notes. 11 items. Maps (see also Oversize)

Folder 40

Map of Alhambra. (Undated). 1 item.

Folder 41

Map of the Alhambra Tract, Arizona. (Approximately 1893). 1 item.

Folder 42

Map of Emmitsburg District No.5. (Undated). 1 item [facsimile].

Folder 43

[Partial map showing reservoir no.3. (1895). 1 item.

Folder 44

Map of part of San Antonio and Ice House Canyons. (1892). 1 item.

Folder 45

Map of land near San Pasqual. (Undated). 1 item.

Folder 46

Color map of Wilmington. (Undated). 1 item.

Folder 47

Map showing estate of B. Yorba in Riverside County. (Approximately 1873). 1 item.

 

Newspaper clippings, ephemera and objects

Box 17

Newspapers and newspaper clippings

Folder 1

Copy of The Capital. (1896, July 18). 1 item.

Folder 2

Copy of The Los Angeles Daily Times. (1896, April 17). 1 item.

Folder 3

Copy of The San Francisco Chronicle. (1896, April 17). 1 item.

Folder 4

Copy of The San Marino Tribune. (1938, April 22). 1 item.

Folder 5

Newspaper clippings: California history. 14 items.

Folder 6

Newspaper clippings: Pattons. 3 items.

Folder 7

Newspaper clippings: Shorbs. 34 items.

Folder 8

Newspaper clippings: Wilsons. 11 items.

Folder 9

Newspaper clippings: Yorbas. 3 items.

Folder 10

Newspaper clippings: Miscellaneous. 18 items.

Box 18

Ephemera

Folder 1

Calling cards. 132 items.

Folder 2

Envelopes. 71 items.

Folder 3

Greeting cards: 4 items.

Folder 4

Memorial programs/notices (Shorb family). 10 items.

Folder 5

Printed advertisements, notices, and programs. 38 items.

Folder 6

Printed invitations. (Approximately 1855-1940). 49 items.

Folder 7

Printed items: miscellaneous. 9 items.

Folder 8

Tickets. 4 items.

Folder 9

Miscellaneous ephemera. 4 items.

Box 19

Objects (including daguerreotypes)

Folder 1

Photograph of Edith Shorb Steele [in case]. (Undated). 1 item.

Folder 2

Daguerreotype of man and child [possibly Prof. Hoffman]. (Undated). 1 item.

Folder 3

Daguerreotype of unidentified man. (Undated). 1 item.

Folder 4

Hair and teeth belonging to members of the Shorb and Wilson families. 8 items.

Folder 5

Crest of Cowan ancestor Dr. James Anthony Shorb. 1 item.

Folder 6

Leather coin purse and cloth. 2 items.

Folder 7

Leather billet. 1 item.

Folder 8

Pocket knife in pen box. 2 items.

Folder 9

Gold chain. 1 item.

 

Ethel R. Shorb files

Box 20

Clubs and organizations: Press releases and announcements

Folder 1

California Federation of Women’s Clubs. Press releases and announcements. 1952. 2 items.

Folder 2

The Children’s Theatre Association of San Francisco. Press releases and announcements. Approximately 1951-1956. 15 items.

Folder 3

Daughters of the American Revolution – Piedmont Chapter. Press releases and announcements. Approximately 1952-1953. 8 items.

Folder 4

English Speaking Union. Press releases and announcements. Approximately 1949-1952. 13 items.

Folder 5

The Green Room Club of Cow Hollow. Press releases and announcements. Approximately 1949- 1951. 11 items.

Folder 6

Junior League of San Francisco. Press releases and announcements. Approximately 1951-1956. 31 items.

Folder 7

Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumnae Association of San Francisco. Press releases and announcements. Approximately 1950-1953. 9 items.

Folder 8

Katherine Delmar Burke School Alumnae. Press releases and announcements. Approximately 1950s. 3 items.

Folder 9

Mills College Alumnae. Press releases and announcements. Approximately 1952. 3 items.

Folder 10

National League for Women’s Service. Press releases and announcements. 1950. 3 items.

Folder 11

Mother’s Milk Bank, Inc. Press releases and announcements. 1950-1951. 3 items.

Folder 12

Pan American League. Press releases and announcements. Approximately 1950-1955. 10 items.

Folder 13

San Francisco Center for the Blind. Press releases and announcements. Approximately 1952. 4 items.

Folder 14

San Francisco Garden Club. Press releases and announcements. Approximately 1949. 5 items.

Folder 15

San Francisco Ladies Protection and Relief Society. Press releases and announcements. 1950-1951. 3 items.

Folder 16

San Francisco Opera Guild. Press releases and announcements. Approximately 1950s. 13 items.

Folder 17

Soroptimist Club. Press releases and announcements. Approximately 1950s. 10 items.

Folder 18

Spinsters of San Francisco. Press releases and announcements. Approximately 1951-1952. 3 items.

Folder 19

Squaw Valley. Press releases and announcements. Approximately 1951-1952. 4 items.

Folder 20

Sunny Hills Grape Festival. Press and announcements. Approximately 1950s. 7 items.

Folder 21

The Women’s Athletic Club of San Francisco. Press releases and announcements. 1950- 1951. 5 items.

Folder 22

Women’s City Club. Press releases and announcements. 1950-1953. 7 items.

Folder 23

Miscellaneous groups – Art. Press releases and announcements. Approximately 1951-1952. 6 items.

Folder 24

Miscellaneous groups – Children’s hospitals. Press releases and announcements. Approximately 1952- 1953. 5 items.

Folder 25

Miscellaneous groups – Children / Schools. Press releases and announcements. Approximately 1950s. 13 items.

Folder 26

Miscellaneous groups – Gardens. Press releases and announcements. Approximately 1952. 4 items.

Folder 27

Miscellaneous groups – Hospitals / Medical Care. Press releases and announcements. Approximately 1950-1953. 5 items.

Folder 28

Miscellaneous groups – Legal. Press releases and announcements. 1950-1952. 4 items.

Folder 29

Miscellaneous groups – Missions / Church Activities. Press releases and announcements. Approximately 1950s. 4 items.

Folder 30

Miscellaneous groups – Music. Press releases and announcements. Approximately 1950s. 12 items.

Folder 31

Miscellaneous groups – Theatre / Ballet. Press releases and announcements. Approximately 1950s. 3 items.

Folder 32

Miscellaneous groups – Veterans / Military. Press releases and announcements. Approximately 1950s. 4 items.

Folder 33

Miscellaneous groups –Women’s Clubs. Press releases and announcements. Approximately 1950s. 7 items.

Folder 34

Miscellaneous groups. Press releases and announcements. Approximately 1950s. 18 items.

Box 21

Society Stories and miscellaneous manuscripts

Folder 1

Shorb, Ethel R. Del Monte Press Bureau Releases. Approximately 1950s. 51 items.

Folder 2

Shorb, Ethel R. Society stories: Concerts. Approximately 1950s. 3 items.

Folder 3

Shorb, Ethel R. Society stories: Holiday events. Approximately 1950s. 8 items.

Folder 4

Shorb, Ethel R. Society stories: Houses and home tours. Approximately 1950s. 6 items.

Folder 5

Shorb, Ethel R. Society stories: “Movements and Whereabouts”. Approximately 1950s. 15 items.

Folder 6

Shorb, Ethel R. Society stories: Obituaries and memorials. Approximately 1950-1956. 6 items.

Folder 7

Shorb, Ethel R. Society stories: Parties and entertaining. Approximately 1940s-1950s. 22 items.

Folder 8

Shorb, Ethel R. Society stories: Debutante events. Approximately 1950s. 8 items.

Folder 9

Shorb, Ethel R. Society stories: Engagements. Approximately 1950s. 14 items.

Folder 10

Shorb, Ethel R. Society stories: Weddings and honeymoons. Approximately 1950s. 28 items.

Folder 11

Shorb, Ethel R. Society stories: Other events. Approximately 1950s. 4 items.

Folder 12

Shorb, Ethel R. Autobiography [or Reminiscences]. (1955). 1 item.

Folder 13

Shorb, Ethel R. Calendar with notes. 1938, July-December. 1 item.

Folder 14

Shorb, Ethel R. Telephone address book. 1940-1949. 1 item.

Folder 15

Shorb, Ethel R. Scheduling notebook. 1943. 1 item.

Folder 16

Shorb, Ethel R. Calendar/notebook. 1944. 1 item.

Folder 17

Shorb, Ethel R. Calendar/notebook. 1945. 1 item.

Folder 18

Shorb, Ethel R. Notebook. (Undated). 1 item.

Folder 19

Shorb, Ethel R. Portion of essay [Shorb story]. (Undated). 1 item.

Folder 20

Correspondence to Ethel Shorb. Approximately 1937-1956. 12 items.

Folder 21

Miscellaneous correspondence. 1951-1952. 2 items.

Folder 22

Ephemera. 27 items.

Folder 23

Envelopes. 4 items.

Box 22

Published articles

Folder 1

Shorb, Ethel R. Published articles [clippings]. 1932-1945. 83 p.

Folder 2

Empty binder [originally housed clippings in folder 1]. 1 item.

Folder 3

Shorb, Ethel R. Published articles (clippings). 1934-1937. 5 p.

Folder 4

Shorb, Ethel R. Published articles [clippings, removed from binder]. 1937-1943. 42 p.

Folder 5

Shorb, Ethel R. Published articles [clippings, removed from binder]. 1939-1941. 34 p.

Box 23

Assorted notes

Folder 1

Shorb, Ethel R. Assorted notes. 127 items.

Folder 2

Shorb, Ethel R. Assorted notes. 37 items.

Folder 3

Shorb, Ethel R. Assorted notes. 103 items.

Folder 4

Shorb, Ethel R. Assorted notes. 134 items.

Box 24

Newspaper clippings

Folder 1

Newspaper clippings. 1929-1933. 172 items.

Folder 2

Newspaper clippings. 1934-1941. 138 items.

Folder 3

Empty binder [originally housed clippings in folder 1 & 2]. 1 item.

Folder 4

Miscellaneous newspaper clippings. 106 items.

 

Oversize

OV Folder 1

Copy of The Capital. (1896, April 25). 1 item.

OV Folder 2

Copies of Pacific Wine and Spirit Review. (1896, April 7 and April 23). 2 items.

OV Folder 3

Maps of Douglass, Arizona, and Sonora Development Companies, showing World’s Fair Mine. (Approximately 1890). 3 items.

OV Folder 4

Plat of the “Prospero Tract of Land” near San Gabriel Mission in Los Angeles County, finally confirmed to Rafaela Valenzuela et al (Approximately 1870)…[with written description signed by Ulysses S. Grant]. (1875, December 4). 1 item.

Rolled map

Map of the City of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. (1850). 1 item.