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Guide to the Fish Family Papers, 1835-1913
BANC MSS C-B 388  
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Fish Family Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1835-1913
    Collection Number: BANC MSS C-B 388
    Creator: Fish family
    Extent: Number of containers: 1 album (46 items)
    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: Scrapbook of letters, clippings, etc., chiefly from Charles Fish, his brother, Lafayette, and sisters, Caroline and Cornelia, to members of their family. Many relate to ranching in Contra Costa Co., and to bringing of large herds of sheep overland in the 1850's.

    Journal, Jan. 17-Mar. 31, 1853, of Charles Fish's voyage to California via New Orleans and Nicaragua; to San Francisco on steamer, Independence, shipwrecked near Magdalena Bay, Lower California and rescue by whaler, Meteor.
    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], Fish family papers, BANC MSS C-B 388, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Scope and Content

    Lent for filming by Dr. C. J. Frederick, 2929 Ashby Ave., Berkeley 5, California, February 1955. Courtesy of Dr. Stanley A. Hunter.