Register of the Small Miscellaneous Collections

Michael Wurtz
Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
University of the Pacific Library
3601 Pacific Ave.
Stockton, CA 95211
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University of the Pacific. All rights reserved.

Register of the Small Miscellaneous Collections

Collection number: MSS 002 Small Miscellaneous

Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections

University of the Pacific Library

Stockton, California
Processed by:
Michael Wurtz
Date Completed:
Encoded by:
Michael Wurtz
© 2008 University of the Pacific. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: small miscellaneous collections
Dates: 1693-1970
Collection number: MSS 002 Small Miscellaneous
Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Dept. of Special Collections
Stockton, California 95211
Abstract: Miscellaneous small collections.
Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English


Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections 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 researcher.

Preferred Citation

small miscellaneous collections. MSS 002 Small Miscellaneous. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library.


MS 2 A 316 ALABAMA. GENERAL ASSEMBLY. 1852. Joint resolutions presented by Mr. Phillips of Mobile to the House of Representatives, in reference to the construction of a ship canal across the peninsula of Florida. [Montgomery, 1852]


MS 2 B 637 BLAKSLEE, DAVID Deed, 1799 April 1, Plymouth, Litchfield County, Conn. Transferring title to a certain parcel of land to Tilea Seymor, for the consideration of $80. Ms. on printed form.


MS 2 C 426 CHANG DAI-CHIEN. Card and letter of Professor Chang Dai Chien, thanking the University of the Pacific for his honorary degree. Letter is composed of Chinese calligraphy. Translation available. December 19, 1974.


MS 2 C 467 CHAPPELL, JAMES. Papers, 1863-1869. In part, ms. on printed form (with seals & stamps). New York businessman. Legal papers and receipts, including canal boat lease and mortgage on land located in Monroe County.


MS 2 E 26 EDWARDS, EBENEZER Papers, 1800-1824. Holograph. Temple, New Hampshire tavernkeeper. Includes 2 promissory notes written in 1800, and 2 diaries for periods September 3 - November 30, 1819, and August 1, 1823 - February 17, 1824.


MS 2 H 851 HOWARD, ROBERT WEST. The peril of the American West. 1958. Typescript (carbon copy). Address delivered at the California History Foundation, Stockton, March 8, 1958.


MS 2 J 17 JACOBY, HAROLD S. Collection of notes and printed matter relating to the Townsend Old Age Pension Plan, ca. 1935-38. ca. 10 items.


MS 2 P 363 1946 PEASE, MARIAN Papers, 1946-1963. Holograph and typescript (signed) letters from Saul D. Alinsky, Owen Lattimore, and Edgar Snow. Gift of Mrs. Pease, 1980.


MS 2 P 748 POHLMAN, EDWARD W Letter, 1969 March 13, New Delhi, India, to Leonard and Martha O'Bryon, Stockton. Family Planning psychologist, University of the Pacific. Family matters, Indian life and customs. Gift of Mrs. O'Bryon, 1971 (71-64)


MS 2 Q 1 QUACKENBUSH, A Letter, 1864 September 26, West Union (Illinois?) to brother. Holograph. Personal and family affairs.


MS 2 R 273 RESILIENCE OF AL-MUTANNABI STREET, Two miniature books produced by Christine Kermaire of Belgium as part of the Al-Mutannabi Street Coalition, in response to the 2007 car-bombing in Baghdad.


MS 2 T 456 THOMAS, GRACE Home nursing notes, 1942. Holograph. Adult education instructor. From R.R. Stuart collections.


MS 2 U 58 L 253 U.S. GENERAL LAND OFFICE Letter, 1867 Oct. 29, Washington, D.C., to Register & Receiver, Vancouver, Washington Terr. Signature: Joseph S. Wilson, commissioner. Confirms the voluntary relinquishment and canceling of two Homestead Land Act entries. Gift of R.R. Stuart, 1949. Letter, 1866 August 16, Washington, D.C., to Land Office Register, Vancouver, Washington Territory. Ms. Concerning recording error.


MS 2 W 518 WEST, KEZIAH Legal papers, 1858 March 23-April 16, in the case of Keziah West, plaintiff vs. Powers Ritchey, defendant, in the Circuit Court, Quincy, Adams County, Illinois. Photocopy of original ms. (negative) Pleas, final order and bond in a civil suit.


MS 2 W 523 WESTBEECH, STEPHEN Indenture, 1693, Preston-Next-Wingham, Kent, relating to land transaction between Stephen Westbeech, Canterbury, and Isaac Dane, Littlebourne. Ms. on parchment (badly damaged). Seal. Gift of Don McKinney.


MS 2 Y 26 YARBOROUGH, RALPH W., U.S. SENATOR Letter, 1970 Fall, Wash., D.C., to "friend." Typescript (signed). Solicits contributions to National Committee for an Effective Congress. From R.R. Stuart Collections.