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Guide to the Charles and Daniel McCall Papers, 1849-1857
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
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  • Biography
  • Correspondents
  • Material Transferred from the Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Charles and Daniel McCall Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1849-1857
    Box Number: Box 231
    Creator: McCall, Daniel
    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], Charles and Daniel McCall Papers, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Gold mines and mining--California--Sacramento County
    Beam's Bar Mining Company (Calif.)
    California--Gold discoveries


    Correspondence, deeds, photographs.


    Daniel McCall was born in Florida, October 30, 1826 and his brother was born in the same state September 12, 1829. The family moved to Alabama in 1835. Daniel came to California with Alfred Spinks in 1850 and mined gold at Beam's Bar near Mormon Island. Charles joined his brother at Mormon Island in 1851, returning to Alabama in 1855. Daniel, a doctor, died December 16, 1897. Charles, a judge, died October 12, 1900.


    Major Correspondents

    • McCall, Daniel
    • McCall, Charles Campbell

    Other Correspondents

    • Berry, E. K.
    • McCall, Charles Campbell
    • Miller, Lee C.
    • Spinks, Alfred
    • Wier, Martha Anne Kennon

    Material Transferred from the Collection

    • Photographs to picture file.
    • Certificates: Diplomas: Duncan Mars McCall, Doctor's diploma, 1848.