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Finding aid of the John H. Lick Diary C058689
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  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Conditions Governing Access note
  • Existence and Location of Originals note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Conditions Governing Use note
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Donor

  • Title: Lick, John H. Diary
    Identifier/Call Number: C058689
    Contributing Institution: Society of California Pioneers
    Language of Material: English
    Container: B001619
    Container: C058689
    Physical Description: 1.0 folder (1 item)
    Date: 1856
    Abstract: Diary of daily activities and weather, January 22, 1856 – September 12, 1856.
    creator: Lick, John H.

    Biographical/Historical note

    John Henry Lick was born 06/30/1818 in Fredricksburg, Pennsylvania. The son of Pioneer James Lick, he arrived in California 06/16/1855 aboard the vessel "John L. Stephen." He spent many years as a notary public in San Francisco and in the Nevada territory. He died 10/22/1891 in Lickdale, Pennsylvania.

    Conditions Governing Access note

    The collection is open for research

    Existence and Location of Originals note

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

    Scope and Contents note

    Diary of daily activities and weather, 01/22/1856 – 09/12/1856. It includes first hand information about the San Francisco earthquake of Feb. 15, 1856.

    Conditions Governing Use note

    There are no restrictions on access

    Preferred Citation note

    John H. Lick Diary. The Society of California Pioneers.


    Donor and date of acquisition unknown.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    San Francisco (Calif.)