Guide to the French-Glenn Ranch Records, [ca. 1884-1900]

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Guide to the French-Glenn Ranch Records, [ca. 1884-1900]

Collection number: BANC MSS C-G 78

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, California

Contact Information:

Processed by:
The Bancroft Library staff
Date Completed:
ca. 1946-1966
Encoded by:
James Lake
© 1997 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: French-Glenn Ranch Records,
Date (inclusive): [ca. 1884-1900]
Collection Number: BANC MSS C-G 78
Origination: French-Glenn Ranch
Extent: Number of containers: 9 cartons and 17 packages
Repository: The Bancroft Library.
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Abstract: Ledgers, cash books, and miscellaneous accounts, primarily for ranches in Glenn and Colusa counties in California.
Languages Represented: English

Information for Researchers


Collection is open for research, except for cartons 1-9, which are unarranged and unavailable for use. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library 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

[Identification of item], French-Glenn Ranch records, BANC MSS C-G 78, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Gift of P. V. Harrigan, Glenn Co. Agricultural Commissioner and F. Hal Higgins. July 9, 1946.

[cf. Oakland Tribune Knave, July 14, 1946]

Scope and Content

Ledgers, cash books, and miscellaneous accounts, chiefly for ranches in Glenn & Colusa counties in Calif., and in Nevada and Oregon.

Key to Arrangement

Ctn. 1

Sacramento Transportation Co.

Physical Description: (2 folders)

Dairy cows

Physical Description: (1 folder)

Miscellaneous Statements

Physical Description: (3 folders)
Ctn. 2

Time and wages

Ctn. 3


Ctn. 4

Miscellaneous: time records; legal papers; insurance; Glenn Ranch division of accounts, etc.

Ctn. 5

Check stubs; correspondence; French-Glenn Live Stock Co.; and miscellaneous (photos. to Dr. Tompkins for picture collection)

Ctn. 6

Fragile volumes (Miscellaneous) and small volumes

Ctn. 7

Fragile volumes (Miscellaneous) and small volumes

Ctn. 8

Merchandise accounts (vols.), 1892-1896

Ctn. 9

Merchandise accounts (vols.), 1897-1900

package Package 1

Sales books, Apr.-July 1884

Physical Description: (5 vols.)

Trial balance, 1884-88


Trial balance, 1888-93


Trial balance, n.d.


Invoices, 1884

package Package 2

Daybooks, 1884-86 (merchandise sales?)

Physical Description: (5 vols.)
package Package 3

Sales books, 1886-88; Daybooks

Physical Description: (5 vols.)
package Package 4

Daybooks (sales?), 1888-91

Physical Description: (5 vols.)
package Package 5

Daybooks, 1891-95

package Package 6

Daybooks, 1895-1901

Physical Description: (5 vols.)
package Package 7

Glenn Estate - order stubs, 1894-1900 (cf. Pkg. 13)

Physical Description: (5 vols.)
package Package 8a & 8b

Glenn Estate - index to ledger no. 2

Physical Description: (5 vols. in 2 pkgs.)

Glenn Estate - index to ranch ledger


Glenn Estate - index to ledger no. 5


French-Glenn Live Stock Co. - Daybook, 1902-1907


Glenn Estate - Daybook, 1894-1909

package Package 9

Expenses, herdscrew, 1881

Physical Description: (6 vols.)

Check stubs. French-Glenn Live Stock Co., 1902-7


Check stubs. Estate of H. J. Glenn, 1892-95


Check stubs. Estate of H. J. Glenn, 1895-99


Shipping receipt book. Calif. Pacific Railroad, 1878-92


Shipping receipt book. Sacramento Wood Co., 1880-82

package Package 10

Draft stubs, 1889-97

Physical Description: (6 vols.)

Accounts, 1908 & 1912

Physical Description: (2 vols.)

Check stubs, 1882


Auction records, Glenn Estate, Sept. 1900

Physical Description: (2 vols.)
package Package 11

Ledger, 1881-1883

Physical Description: (3 vols.)

Ledger, no. 7, 1898-1900


Index (Glenn Estate)

package Package 12

Cash book, 1883-84

Physical Description: (3 vols.)

Cash book, 1885-96


Journal, 1885-86

package Package 13

Order books (Glenn Estate), 1900-1 (cf. pkg. 7)

Physical Description: (3 vols.)

Daybook, 1883-84(cf. pkg. 2)


Ledger (Peter French), 1897-8, Oregon?

package Package 14

Ledger (Peter French), 1888-93(cf. pkg. 13 & 15)

Physical Description: (3 vols.)

Index for ledger no. 1, French-Glenn Live Stock Co.


Index to ledger (Oregon)

package Package 15

Daybook, 1882-83

Physical Description: (4 vols.)

Ledger, 1882 (Jan-July)-1883


Cash (French-Glenn Live Stock Co.), 1899-1909


Ledger (Peter French), 1894-1896

package Package 16

Cash book, 1875-1880

Physical Description: (3 vols.)

Register of auctions (Superior Court, Butte Co., F. C. Lusk), 1872-84


Glenn Estate journal (cash?), 1901-1905