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Finding aid of the E.F. Wood Diary C058793
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  • Conditions Governing Access note
  • Conditions Governing Use note
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Donor
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Existence and Location of Originals note

  • Title: Wood, E.F. Diary
    Identifier/Call Number: C058793
    Contributing Institution: Society of California Pioneers
    Language of Material: English
    Container: B001651
    Container: C058793
    Physical Description: 1.0 folder (1 bound diary, 11 loose papers removed from diary)
    Date: 1881
    Abstract: This diary focuses on Woods time in the San Francisco area and San Joaquin Valley. Much of the diary is devoted to his surveying journals and anecdotes about Civil Engineering. It begins on July 11, 1881 with a newspaper article about a young man S. Hopkins accidentally shooting his new wife. The diary describes the events of his daily life. Assorted papers found in the back of the diary are also included in the end of the journal including sketches of the San Joaquin valley, personal notes, and receipts.
    creator: Wood, E.F., fl. 1881

    Conditions Governing Access note

    Collection open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use note

    There are no restrictions on access.

    Preferred Citation note

    E.F. Wood Diary. The Society of California Pioneers.

    Donor

    Gift of F. Willard Shultz, 1963.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Not much is known of E.F. Wood, including his given first name. He was an early resident of the San Francisco Bay area and a civil engineer.

    Scope and Contents note

    This diary focuses on Woods time in the San Francisco area and the San Joaquin Valley. Much of the diary is devoted to his surveying journals and anecdotes about Civil Engineering. It begins on July 11, 1881 with a newspaper article about a young man, S. Hopkins, accidentally shooting his new wife. The diary describes the events of his daily life, as well as sketches of the San Joaquin valley, personal notes, and receipts. Loose papers (train tickets, notes, etc.) were removed form the diary and are sleeved in the folder.

    Existence and Location of Originals note

    The Society of California Pioneers, 300 Fourth Street, San Francisco, CA, 94107.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Civil engineering
    Diaries
    San Francisco (Calif.)
    San Joaquin Valley (Calif.)