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Guide to the Albert Dressler Collection, 1854-1960
Boxes 754-759  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
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  • Biography
  • Correspondents
  • Material Transferred from the Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Albert Dressler Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1854-1960
    Box Number: Boxes 754-759
    Creator: Dressler, Albert, 1887-1960
    Extent: 6 boxes
    Repository: California State Library
    Sacramento, California
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information



    Conditions of Use

    Please credit California State Library.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to California State Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing. Permission for publication is given on behalf of California State 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], Albert Dressler Collection, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Dressler, Albert, 1887-1960
    Ah Jake
    Silver mines and mining--Nevada
    Wethern, George Hiram, 1884-1899
    Center, John, 1860-1873
    Petrie, William, 1868-1882


    Correspondence; business papers; Chinese, military and mining company materials.


    Albert Dresler was born in San Francisco September 29, 1887. At various times he was a cartoonist, author, antique collector, historian, and reporter. After 1922, he was a writer of historical books and a collector. He was financed in his collecting by wealthy patrons such as Frederick Clift and W. Parker. Lyon and made many donations of materials to public institutions. Albert Dressler died January 13, 1960, in San Jose.


    Major Correspondents

    • Dressler, Albert, 1887-1960.
    • Fazenda, Louise, 1895-1962.

    Other Correspondents

    • Atherton, Kate.
    • Banks, Louis A.
    • Banning, William.
    • Baumann, Felix.
    • Beardsley, Janet C.
    • Caddy, Earl J.
    • Clarke, L. J.
    • Cleveland, Acton M.
    • Clift, Frederick C.
    • Comstock, Velma.
    • Cutter, Charles.
    • Dawson, G.E.
    • Drum, John.
    • Ferguson, Milton James, 1879-
    • George, Edward P.
    • Gillis, Mable Ray.
    • Hamlin, H.
    • Helfrich, Stockton.
    • Holmes, Harold C., 1877-1965.
    • Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
    • Hunt, George W.P. (George Wylie Paul), 1859-1934
    • Lyon, W. Parker.
    • McLean, S. F.
    • McMinn, G. R.
    • Madison, James.
    • Main, Harry H.
    • Maltby, Lincoln.
    • Norris, Thomas W. (Thomas Wayne).
    • Peterson, Harry C. (Harry Claude), 1876-1941
    • Phillips, Catherine.
    • Pinelli, A. L.
    • Rolph, James, 1869-1934.
    • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
    • Schwabacher, James.
    • Simon, A. L.
    • Smith, George D., d. 1920.
    • Spencer, Levy M.
    • Standard, Z. Clyde.
    • Tandy, Doug.
    • Walker, E. J., Mrs.
    • Wellman, Whit.
    • Wheat, Carl I. (Carl Irving), 1892-1966.
    • Wilson, Thomas P.

    Material Transferred from the Collection


    • Albert Dressler and Louise Fazenda.