Guide to the Alameda County land papers, 1836-1931

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Guide to the Alameda County land Papers, 1836-1931

Collection number: BANC MSS C-I 74

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University of California, Berkeley

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Processed by:
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Date Completed:
ca. 1959
Encoded by:
Padma Rubiales
© 1996 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: Alameda County land papers,
Date (inclusive): 1836-1931
Collection Number: BANC MSS C-I 74
Creator: Alameda County (Calif.)
Extent: Number of containers: 1 portfolio
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: Include deeds and other documents.
Languages Represented: English

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Collection is open for research.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Alameda County Papers, BANC MSS C-I 74, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

From the T. W. Norris Collection


From several sources, as noted on folders
item No. 1

Estudillo, José Joaquin

Additional Note

[Petición para el paraje nombrado Los Temascales y otros papeles relativos a la petición] 1835. With translations. From the T.W. Norris Collection.
item No. 2

Peralta, Domingo and Niño, Juan Nepomuceno

Additional Note

[Contrato entre Domingo Peralta y Juan Nepomuceno Niño para tierras dadas en arrendamiento por Peralta a Niño] 1852. Also draft of letter to unknown person, undated and unsigned, on three pages and also on first page. From the T.W. Norris Collection.
item No. 3

Alameda County. Recorder's Office

Additional Note

[Typed transcripts, relating to land transactions] 1852-1859.
item No. 4

Vallejo, José de Jesús, 1798-1882

Additional Note

Indenture to William Hays for portion of Rancho Arroyo de Alameda. 1859.
item No. 5

Fuller, Cumacindo

Additional Note

Indenture to Joseph C. Fuller for land in Alameda Co. 1864.
item No. 6

Castro, L [Luis]

Additional Note

[Survey made for Thomas W. Millard of property in Alameda County] 1869. With sketch map of area. From the T.W. Norris Collection.
item No. 7

Heath, Richard W

Additional Note

Deed to Barney Hinckley. 1865.
item No. 8

Hillebrand, Henry

Additional Note

Deed to Oakland Library Association. 1869.
item No. 9

Bigelow, Elijah et al

Additional Note

Deed to Oakland Library Association. 1870.
item No. 10

Williams, Caleb O [Otis], 1829-1929

Additional Note

[Deed between Marshall Curtis and Caleb O. Williams for land in Oakland, Calif.] 1869. Also, a genealogy of the Williams' family, describing this land, by Certrude Williams, daughter of Caleb Williams. Also, notes from Mrs. Schlictmann.
item No. 11

LeRoy, T [Theodore]

Additional Note

To Juan B. Peralta: [deed to property in San Leandro] 1875.
item No. 12

Heirs of Theodore LeRoy

Additional Note

[Deeds to Ellen and Mary Coodman for property in San Leandro] 1883.
item No. 13

Brown, John W., et al

Additional Note

[Deed from John W. Brown, Agnes S. Aiton and John Aiton (her husband) to Helena Kenney for sale of land in Alameda, Calif.] 1921.
item No. 14

Oakland Title Insurance and Guaranty Company

Additional Note

[Abstract of title as to all those certain lots, pieces or parcels of land situate, lying and being in the Township of Murray, County of Alameda, State of California... being a portion of... the Rancho El Valle de San Jose. Prepared for Manley J. Clark, Livermore] 1931. From the T.W. Norris Collection.