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David Hewes Family Papers
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: David Hewes Family Papers
    Dates: 1868-1973
    Collection Number: MS 714
    Creator/Collector: Hewes (Family: Hewes, David)
    Extent: 1 folder
    Repository: California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives
    Sacramento, California 95814
    Abstract: Color photocopies made from a scrapbook in the possession of the San Francisco Bay Area branch of the David Hewes family.
    Language of Material: English


    This collection is open for research at our off-site storage facility with one week's notice. Contact Library & Archives staff to arrange for access.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the CSRM Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the CSRM as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    David Hewes Family Papers. California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Includes: correspondence, Simmerone Leasing and Mining Company stock certificates, typescript of an essay by Robert O'Brien entitled "The Man Who Made San Francisco," documents concerning the award of a contract (1868-1869) to David Hewes for grading San Francisco's Polk Street, correspondence with the Hewes family regarding the gold spikes once in the possession of the Hewes famly, an invoice (May 4, 1869) to David Hewes for the finishing of two gold spikes, and articles about Oakland's Cameron-Stanford House, once occupied by the David Hewes Family.