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Guide to the Berton & Co. records, 1904-1934
BANC MSS 70/7 c  
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Records of the Company

carton Ctns. 1-3

Letterpress copy books, numbered 9 through 35, 1905-1923 (v. 1-8 are lacking)

carton Ctns. 4-17

Incoming letters and orders re insurance policies, with notes re renewals and copies of some outgoing letters, etc., 1906-1934. These records were arranged alphabetically within each year, and this arrangement was kept, with no attempt at further processing. There are no files for 1908, 1917, 1923-1924, and 1926-1927. Some miscellaneous papers belonging to G. A. Berton have been placed at the end of carton 17.

volume v. 1-6

Ledgers, 1904-1926


Papers of Jules Nicolas Fricot

Box 1

Correspondence, A-Z, include some letters written from Grass Valley.

Box 2

Papers re property, many leases for his property in San Francisco, 1857-1888; San Mateo County; and mining claims


Papers of estate of J. N. Fricot

Box 3

Correspondence, A-Z




Statements of receipts and disbursements by book-keeper, 1890-1891


Statements of G. A. Berton, agent, 1889-1895


Fire insurance policies, 1893-1894

Box 4

Legal papers relating mainly to the disposal of his property in France and California




Papers of Désiré Jules Fricot

Box 5

Correspondence, A-Z. For additional letters by D. J. Fricot, see insurance company's letters and orders files, under F for each year.


Accounts and receipts, 1893-1918


Receipts from E. J. Fricot to D. J. Fricot, 1893-1907


Bids and bills for repairs on San Francisco property, 1894-1899


Insurance policy receipts, 1893-1913


Miscellaneous papers, some relating to San Francisco property


Speeches and articles, 1917-1921

Box 6

Papers re property in Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Nevada and San Francisco counties


Tax records for property in Calaveras, Nevada, San Francisco and San Joaquin counties


Papers of Francis Jules Berton

Box 7

Correspondence, A-Z


Manuscripts of his writings


Work for various English courses

volume v. 7

Manuscripts of his writings

volume v. 8

Scrapbook of theatre and concert programs, San Francisco