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Guide to the John Neely Johnson Papers, 1848-1860
BANC MSS C-B 604  
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: John Neely Johnson Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1848-1860
    Collection Number: BANC MSS C-B 604
    Creator: Johnson, John Neely, 1825-1872
    Extent: Number of containers: 1 box
    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: Relate mainly to his difficulties, while governor of California, with the 1856 Vigilance Committee.
    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], John Neely Johnson Papers, BANC MSS C-B 604, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Scope and Content

    This collection of papers, some from the T. W. Norris Collection and some purchased from Harold B. Holman in Dec. 1960, relates mainly to Johnson's difficulties, while Governor of California, arising from the 1856 Vigilance Committee in San Francisco. The Papers were arranged chronologically. A partial list of correspondents follows.