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Hook Family Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Hook Family Collection
    Dates: 1861-1940
    Collection Number: 1993.102
    Creator/Collector: Hook, James S
    Extent: 1 box
    Repository: Contra Costa County Historical Society
    Martinez, California 94553
    Abstract: The Hook Family Collection contains newspaper clippings and receipts.
    Language of Material: English


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Contact the Contra Costa County Historical Society for publication permission.

    Preferred Citation

    Hook Family Collection. Contra Costa County Historical Society

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Newspaper clippings and receipts,from 1861 to 1940, and receipts from the 1880s to 1904 for purchases by James S. Hook and Mrs. James Hook. Newspaper clippings mention Elijah Hook and Ada Hook; a newspaper photograph shows a Donner Party memorial plaque which lists William Hook as one of the victims and Solomon Hook as one of the survivors. (Note: Solomon and Elijah Hook may be the same person, Solomon Elijah Hook.)

    Indexing Terms

    Donner Party
    Earthquake, 1868
    newspaper clippings

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