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Guide to the William Berry Cross Papers, 1847-1941
362-363, 1838-1841  
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  • Administrative Information
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  • Material Transferred from the Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: William Berry Cross Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1847-1941
    Box Number: 362-363, 1838-1841
    Creator: Cross, William Berry, 1826-1891
    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], William Berry Cross Papers, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Cross, William Berry, 1826-1891
    Cross family
    Voyages to the Pacific coast


    Diaries of William Berry Cross, family papers, photographs.


    William Berry Cross came to California via ship, arriving in San Francisco in May 1850. He was a machinist, ship's engineer, and inventor. He lived in Sacramento and San Francisco.

    Material Transferred from the Collection


    • Cross, William Berry. Diaries with entries from Feb. 17 1847-March 24, 1891. 12 v. (**cF 865 C73)


    • Photographs