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Guide to the Ralph Herbert, 1844-1869
MS 505  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ralph Herbert,
    Date (inclusive): 1844-1869
    Collection number: MS 505
    Creator: Cross, Ralph Herbert, 1874-1964
    Extent: 14 boxes
    Repository: California Historical Society, North Baker Library
    San Francisco, California 94105-4014
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    CHS is not taking appointments for research at this time. Please check the Library's website updates: https://californiahistoricalsociety.org/collections/north-baker-research-library/ 

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The North Baker Research Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Library Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The North Baker Research 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], Ralph Herbert. MS 505, California Historical Society, North Baker Research Library.

    Scope and Content

    Letters regarding the history of California hotels and stopping places before the completion of the trans-continental railroad. The letters are numbered with an index arranged by county. See drawers of 4 × 6 slips.
    This material was assembled by Cross for his 1954 book, The Early Inns of California. There is also additional material.

    Added Entries

    • Hotels, traverns, etc.