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Guide to the Eden Wadsworth Papers, 1857-1891
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Eden Wadsworth Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1857-1891
    Box Number: 326
    Creator: Wadsworth, Eden
    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], Eden Wadsworth Papers, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Sacramento River (Calif.)--History
    Sacramento River (Calif.)--Transportation
    Wadsworth, Carrie M.
    Wadsworth, Eden


    Certificates, diary, printed materials, materials about his daughter, Carrie M. Wadsworth.


    Eden Wadsworth came to California in 1848 by ship. He was a draftsman and steam engineer and worked on river boats between Sacramento and San Francisco. He worked as an engineer at the State Capitol from 1871 through 1895. He died in Sacramento on December 24, 1891.

    Material Transferred from the Collection

    • Photographs to picture collection.