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Guide to the Benjamin Franklin Folger Collection, 1848-1877
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Contents
  • Biography
  • Correspondents
  • Material Transferred from the Collection
  • Related Collections

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Benjamin Franklin Folger Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1848-1877
    Box Number: 196-198
    Collector: Armstrong, Ardell Folger
    Extent: 3 boxes
    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], Benjamin Franklin Folger Collection, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Folger, Benjamin Franklin, 1814-1864
    Shipping--Caribbean Area
    Folger family


    Correspondence, genealogy, photographs.


    Benjamin Folger worked as an agent in Panama for the Empire City line of steamers. In 1852, he was in business in San Francisco. He died in Sacramento on June 1, 1864.


    Major Correspondents

    • Osborn, Julia

    Other Correspondents

    • Folger, Alfred.
    • Folger, Arthur.

    Material Transferred from the Collection

    • Photographs

    Related Collections

    • Title: Josiah Gallup Collection