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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Mary Sheldon Barnes Pacific Slope Collection
    source: Barnes, Mary Sheldon
    Identifier/Call Number: M0067
    Identifier/Call Number: 283
    Physical Description: 8 Linear Feet (9 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1890s
    Abstract: Letters, reminiscences, interviews, and term papers on Western American history written for and collected by Mary Sheldon Barnes along with her students and fellow faculty, 1892-1896. Includes manuscripts of William B. Ide and others on the Bear Flag Revolt; a letter by Jessie Fremont; and other materials pertaining to mining and early life in the Pacific states.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Collected by Mary Sheldon Barnes and other Stanford faculty and students (1892-1897).

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], Mary Sheldon Barnes Pacific Slope Collection (M0067). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Ralph W. Hansen, 1963. Other items added to collection later.

    Scope and Contents

    This collection includes term papers, theses, interviews, letters, sketches, and reminiscences written and collected for various courses at Stanford University pertaining to the history of the Pacific States. Original papers of particular interest deal with the Bear Flag Revolt, original maps from the Evencio family, and the excavation of the Ohlone mound at Castro Station. Note that Volume 2 of the original bound volumes is missing. A small number of related photographs collected by Barnes have been added to the collection.

    Conditions Governing Use

    These materials are believed to be in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use of public domain materials.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    California -- History -- 1846-1850.
    Sheep -- California.
    Oregon -- History.
    Napa (Calif.)
    Bear Flag Revolt, 1846.
    Sonoma (Calif.)
    San Benito (Calif.)
    Overland journeys to the Pacific.
    Miners -- California.
    Ohlone Indians
    Cooper, Joseph Wright.
    Vasquez, Don Pablo.
    Easterby, Anthony Y.
    New Coso Mining Co. (Calif.)
    Frémont, Jessie Benton, 1824-1902
    Ide, William B.
    Hittell, Theodore Henry
    Barnes, Mary Sheldon
    Boggs, William Montgomery, 1826-1911