Finding Aid of the Jennie H. Shattuck Album C058496

Finding aid prepared by Carolee Gilligan Wheeler
Society of California Pioneers
300 Fourth Street
San Francisco, CA, 94107-1272
(415) 959-1849

Title: Shattuck, Jennie H. Album
Identifier/Call Number: C058496
Contributing Institution: Society of California Pioneers
Language of Material: English
Container: B001627
Container: C058496
Physical Description: 1.0 folder (1 Autograph Album)
Date (bulk): Bulk, 1876-1878
Date (inclusive): 1876-1878, 1880
Abstract: This is a personal autograph album which Jennie Shattuck received upon granduation from school. The entries are from friends in San Francisco, Oakland (California) and Boston (Massachusetts).

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection open for research.

Conditions Governing Use note

There are no restrictions on access.

Preferred Citation note

Jennie H. Shattuck Album. The Society of California Pioneers.


Gift of David L. White, 1989.

Biographical/Historical note

Jennie Shattuck was married to William Frank Holmes, Sr., “whose family were Sonoma County Pioneers (Henderson and Calvin Holmes, his father—reportedly the first white men to drive cattle across the plains, settling near Santa Rosa and later in Knights Valley)”. (Source: Donation letter from donor, June 19, 1989.)

Scope and Contents note

Autograph book belonging to Jennie H. Shattuck, which was given to her upon her graduation from San Francisco’s Girls High School (1876). Includes personal messages from her friends as well as black-and-white and color illustrations.

Existence and Location of Originals note

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

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Shattuck, Jennie H.
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)--History