Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Guide to the Charles B. Turrill papers as manager, Preliminary World's Fair Exhibit, 1892
BANC MSS C-B 545  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (61.41 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Details
Table of contents What's This?
  • Collection Summary
  • Information for Researchers
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content

  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Charles B. Turrill Papers as Manager, Preliminary World's Fair Exhibit,
    Date (inclusive): 1892
    Collection Number: BANC MSS C-B 545
    Creator: Turrill, Charles B. (Charles Beebe), 1854-1927
    Extent: Number of containers: 2 boxes and 13 v
    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: Copies of letters sent and received Apr.-Nov., 1892; drafts of rules and regulations, premium lists, applications for space, and other materials.
    Languages Represented: English

    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 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], Charles B. Turrill papers as manager, Preliminary World's Fair Exhibit, BANC MSS C-B 545, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Elliot A. P. Evans, February 3, 1955 and August, 1957.

    Scope and Content

    Charles B. Turrill, Californian writer and businessman, was California Commissioner for the World's Cotton Exposition, New Orleans, 1884-1885, and Director for California for the North, Central and South American Exposition also in New Orleans, 1885-1886. He was manager of the Preliminary World's Fair Exhibit of California, shown at the Mechanics Institute's 27th Industrial Exposition, San Francisco, January 10-February 18, 1893, which was later shown at the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893. His scrapbooks and papers reflect these activities.