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Guide to the Cyrus T. Wheeler Papers, 1855-1930
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Cyrus T. Wheeler Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1855-1930
    Box Number: 1073-1075
    Collector: McInitire, John A. (John Albert), 1907-
    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], Cyrus T. Wheeler Papers, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Booth & Co. (Sacramento, Calif.)
    Grocery trade--California--Sacramento
    Wheeler & Co. (Sacramento, Calif.)
    Gold mines and mining--California
    Wheeler, Cyrus T., 1825-1892


    Correspondence, business papers, estate materials administered by his executor, John A. McIntire, and mining investment materials.


    Cyrus T. Wheeler was born in New York in 1825. He came to California in 1850 and settled in Sacramento. In 1851, he and Newton Booth became partners in Booth & Co., importers and wholesale grocers. They remained partners until Wheelers'death in 1892. Wheeler was a prominent Sacramentan and was a private banker dealing with activities in the gold rush area in financing and speculation in mining.


    Major Correspondents

    • McIntire, Howard S.
    • McIntire, John Albert, 1843-1931
    • Robinson, S. S.
    • Voorheis, Clara

    Other Correspondents

    • Abel, Walter D.
    • Bell, W. Dale
    • Booth, Newton, 1825-1892
    • Booth & Co. (Sacramento, Calif.)
    • Bopel, Peter J.
    • Bradley, E. L.
    • Brown, W. E.
    • Browning, J. H.
    • Burtis, James L.
    • Colgan, Edward Power
    • Cook, Frederick W.
    • Crane & Lockwood
    • Dodge, W. W.
    • Elkus, L.
    • Fassell, N. C.
    • French, Leon
    • Glover, J. S.
    • Gould, J. L.
    • Grow, C. A.
    • Hale, E. T.
    • Hall, Hubbard K.
    • Hammond, Otis
    • Harden, Ray W.
    • Harris, Lew B.
    • Hartley, H. H.
    • Johnson, Albert M.
    • Lee, Kate
    • McIntire, Henrietta
    • Melchers Sucesores
    • Mills, Edgar
    • Morgan, James
    • Oppenheim, L. A.
    • Partridge, L. A.
    • Partridge, E. B.
    • Payne, W. C. H.
    • Peck, M. H.
    • Pershbaker, John
    • Pinkhow, Mary E.
    • Porter, Arthur G.
    • Ritter, Dennis
    • Rizo, John
    • Rowley, Howard C.
    • Shumway, Elizabeth E.
    • Sturgis, Z. B.
    • Tarkington,
    • Thornton, Crittenden
    • Towle Brothers Company
    • Towry, Ebert
    • Tregloan, Ida
    • Tuttle,
    • Voorhis, Clara
    • Wheeler, Cyrus T., 1825-1892
    • Wheeler, M. A.
    • Whitney, I. O.