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Finding Aid to the Sutter/Link Family Papers, 1849-1992 (bulk 1849-1964)
BANC MSS 88/52 c  
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Sutter/Link Family Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1849-1992
    Date (bulk): (bulk 1849-1964)
    Collection Number: BANC MSS 88/52 c
    Collector: Sutter family
    Extent: Number of containers: 4 boxes, 1 v., and 1 oversize folder Linear feet: 2.0
    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: Letters, financial records, papers, and clippings relating to John Augustus Sutter and his descendants, primarily those of his daughter Anna Elisa Sutter who married Francis Xavier Link, and his grand-daughter (daughter of John A Sutter, Jr.), Anna Elisa Sutter Hull, who married her first cousin, Victor Alphonse Link. Some papers concern the so-called Sutter Case, longterm family efforts to recover property in Sacramento once owned by John A. Sutter and John A. Sutter, Jr.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English and German

    Information for Researchers


    Collection is open for research.

    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 the 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], Sutter/Link family papers, BANC MSS 82/52 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Materials Cataloged Separately

    • Photographs have been transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library.

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    The Sutter/Link family papers were a gift of Aida Verdi Link, via her daughter, Aida Link Brenneis, in 1987. A scrapbook was added by Brenneis in 2000.