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J. Ross Browne Collection
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Biographical Material


Photograph of J. Ross Browne's home, California Historical Society, San Francisco.


Shipping receipt from New York to San Francisco dated 15 March 1851.


Society of California Pioneers, Opposition Ticket, (J. Ross Browne was a candidate).


Oakland Tribune Knave, article on J. Ross Browne and his home, January 22, 1961.


Ticket to J. Ross Browne's lecture on Iceland, August 29, 1863.


John Ross Browne California Pioneer Check-List of First Editions , by Miriam E. Lone, 1930.


J. Ross Browne: A Biography, by Francis J. Rock, 1929, (dissertation).




Browne to Gregory Yale Esq., August 20, 1863.


Browne to James A. Garfield, June 20, 1866.


William Seward to H. B. Anthony, April 4, 1868.


Browne to Adolph Sutro, November 29, 1871.


Browne to Aldoph Sutro, undated.




Reclamation of Marsh and Swamp Lands and Projected Canals for Irrigation in California , addressed to the Legislature of California by J. Ross Browne, 1872.


The Reclamation of Salt Marsh Lands on Sonoma and Napa Creeks , (contains printed letter reviewing the project by J. Ross Browne), 1872.


Indian war in Oregon and Washington Territories . 35th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, includes report from J. Browne, 1858.


36th Congress, 1st Session, Senate, Report of the Secretary of the Interior, [concerning Indian affairs in California] includes report from J. Ross Browne, 1860.


Bodie and Esmeralda Being An Account of the Revival of Affairs … , May 1878, by Joseph Wasson, (includes a report by J. Ross Browne).


Lower California: Its Geography and Characteristics , 1868.


The Policy of Extending Local Aid to Railroads , 1870, by J. Ross Browne.


Postscript to the San Francisco News Letter and California Advertiser , Nov. 28, 1874, (article by J. Ross Browne on "Hubert H. Bancroft and His Literacy Undertaking").


Postscript Number Two to the San Francisco Newsletter and California Advertiser , Sept. 11, 1876. "Address to the Territorial Pioneers of California," by J. Ross Browne.


Considerations in the Reference to the Establishment of a National School of Mines , 1867.