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Guide to the Asa Merrill Fairfield Collection, 1904-1928
191 & 220  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
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  • Biography
  • Correspondents

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Asa Merrill Fairfield Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1904-1928
    Box Number: 191 & 220
    Creator: Fairfield, Asa Merrill, 1854-1926
    Extent: 2 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], Asa Merrill Fairfield Collection, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Fairfield, Asa Merrill, 1854-1926
    Pioneers-California-Lassen County
    Lassen County (Calif.)-History-Sources
    Frontier and pioneer life-California-Lassen County-Sources


    Letters of pioneers and early settlers of Lassen County used by Fairfield in preparing his county history published by H. S. Crocker in 1916.


    Asa M. Fairfield was born in Massachusetts July 30, 1854. He taught for a short time in Iowa, then in various localities in Lassen County, California from 1875-1899. He was the author of PIONEER HISTORY OF LASSEN COUNTY published by H.S. Crocker of San Francisco in 1916. He died September 2, 1926 in Susanville, California.


    Major Correspondents

    • Lomas, Henry

    Other Correspondents

    • Adams, Asa
    • Agee, W. E.
    • Anderson, A. H.
    • Armstrong, W. A.
    • Ashbury, W. W.
    • Baldwin, Seth, Mrs.
    • Bankhead, Jessie
    • Bennett, N. W.
    • Borrette, H.R.
    • Borrette, J. S.
    • Brashear, W. S.
    • Brown, Kenneth M.
    • Brown, Thomas.
    • Bryant, Daniel W.
    • Cains, W. M.
    • Carmichael, J. A.
    • Cramer, C. C., Mrs.
    • Cressler, William T.
    • Dakin, H. H.
    • David, F. L.
    • Dow, William.
    • Eldridge, J. P.
    • Epley, T.
    • Evans, A.
    • Forgay, N. B.
    • Fry, C. (Mrs.)
    • Gale, A. Y. (Mrs.)
    • Gray, (Mrs.)
    • Hall, W. H.
    • Harper, A. L.
    • Harris, (Mrs.)
    • Hart, C. F.
    • Hawkins, D. R.
    • Hill, [Smith J.]
    • Hines, (Mrs. F.)
    • Holdridge, D. K.
    • Holmes, Ed
    • James, Press R.
    • Kelley, [?]
    • Kingsbury, F. F.
    • Knauer, W. O.
    • Knox, S. P.
    • LaPlant, J. C.
    • LaTour, C. A.
    • Laws, Ella
    • Leavitt, [?]
    • Long, T. N.
    • McCormick, W. H.
    • McCoy, Geo. (Mrs.)
    • McKessick, John B.
    • McLean, Maude
    • Mead, Alley
    • Moody, Opal
    • Moon, A. G.
    • Murphy, Lee
    • Myers, William
    • Parker, F. L.
    • Peck, J. S.
    • Penrod, E.
    • Peyton, Harry
    • Pool, William
    • Price, John
    • Putnam, John D.
    • Rice, J. B.
    • Schott, L. M. (Mrs.)
    • Senton, Caroline
    • Shinn, A. L.
    • Shumway, E. B.
    • Simonis, J. B., Mrs.
    • Smith, L. S.
    • Spoon, Will
    • Stark, J. W.
    • Stewart, J. M., Mrs.
    • Streshley, O.
    • Tyler, S., Mrs.
    • Vinyard, W. E.
    • Wemple, J. C.
    • Williams, W. B.
    • Wilson, Clara, Mrs.
    • Wright, T. J.
    • Young, R. W.
    • Zumwalt, J. W.