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Charles S. Lohse Journals C058691.C006266
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  • Biographical/Historical note
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  • Existence and Location of Originals note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Related Archival Materials note

  • Title: Lohse, Charles S. Journals
    Identifier/Call Number: C058691.C006266
    Contributing Institution: Society of California Pioneers
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 21.0 folders (21 items)
    Date (inclusive): 1860-1905
    Abstract: Journals of daily life and ranch activities. Ledgers of Finances Two newspaper clippings from the Pacific Rural Press found in his diary
    creator: Lohse, Charles Stephen, 1824-1924

    Biographical/Historical note

    Charles S. Lohse, born April 27, 1824 in New York, sailed for California in February of 1849. The voyage lasted 8 months, and he arrived in November 1849. In 1851, Lohse went into business trading goods for horses, which he then sold. He left Stockton for Contra Costa County, where he settled on a ranch in Concord and planted peas and walnuts. He was the first to buy a wheat combine in Northern California. He died December 6, 1924 at his daughter’s home in Oakland.

    Conditions Governing Access note

    The collection is open for research

    Conditions Governing Use note

    There are no restrictions on access

    Existence and Location of Originals note

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

    Scope and Contents note

    Journals of daily life and ranch activities. Ledgers of Finances Two newspaper clippings from the Pacific Rural Press found in his diary
    Folder 1: Journal – Volume 1, (December 1860 – May 1861) Folder 2: Journal – Volume 2, (October 1872 – August 1875) Folder 3 Journal – Volume 4, (November 1875 – June 1876) Ledger, (1863 – December 1871) Folder 4: Journal – Volume 3, (April 1876 – July 1877) Folder 5: Miscellaneous Papers Folder 6: Journal/Ledger – Volume 5 Journal, (November 1, 1881 – December 31, 1881) Ledger, ((1883 – 1885) Folder 7: Journal – Volume 6, (January 1 1883 – March 14, 1884) Folder 8: Journal – Volume 7, (March 27, 1884 – January 27, 1885) Folder 9: Journal – Volume 8, (January 1, 1886 – January 1, 1887) Folder 10: Journal – Volume 9, (January 1, 1887 – January 4, 1888) Folder 11: Journal – Volume 10, (January 2, 1888 – January 4, 1889) Folder 12: Journal – Volume 11, (January 7, 1889 – June 7, 1890) Folder 13: Journal – Volume 12, (June 9, 1890 – December 1, 1892) Folder 14: Journal – Volume 13, (December 2, 1892 – December 4, 1896) Folder 15: Journal/Ledger – Volume 17 Journal, (December 5, 1896 – November 20, 1898) Ledger, (January 14, 1894 – June 18, 1894) Folder 16: Journal – Volume 18, (January 2, 1899 – January 5, 1900) Folder 17: Journal – Volume 14, (January 1, 1900 – June 9, 1901) Folder 18: Journal/Ledger – Volume 19 Journal, (June 10, 1901 – June 3, 1902) Ledger, (1894, 1899) Folder 19: Journal – Volume 20, January 1, 1902 – December 31, 1903) Folder 20: Journal – Volume 15, (January 1, 1904 – May 20, 1905) Folder 21: Journal – Volume 16, (November 6, 1905 – December 31, 1905)

    Related Archival Materials note

    Biographical File Donor File

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Gold mines and mining -- California -- History.
    Mines and mineral resources--California, Northern--History
    Pioneers--California