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Adolph Sutro papers : additions, 1867-1912 (bulk 1888-1892).
BANC MSS 91/195 c box 1; BANC MSS 91/195 c oversize folder 1; BANC MSS 91/195 c oversize folder 2; BANC MSS 91/195 c
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Adolph Sutro papers: additions, 1867-1912 (bulk 1888-1892)


Sutro, Adolph, 1830-1898, creator


San Francisco (Calif.), Board of Supervisors.


Nevada, Legislature., Senate.


Correspondence and papers detailing Adolph Sutro's involvement with San Francisco streetcars, beach improvements at Sutro Heights (the Cliff House), and road construction. Includes several labor reports, 1890, for work at the beach at Sutro Heights; typed draft articles of incorporation of the Sutro Railroad Company to operate and construct street railroads in San Francisco; manuscript specifications for a windmill at the Cliff House; manuscript draft of indenture for a road connecting Clarendon Avenue and Park Lane.
Contains various printed broadsides, articles, etc., including an official San Francisco Board of Supervisors list of bond propositions to purchase ocean shore lands owned by the heirs of Adolph Sutro. On the verso of the list of bonds is a map of the proposed purchase and adjoining lands titled, "Map of ocean shore lands, Sutro Baths & Museum and Sutro Heights." Also includes three copies of a Nevada Senate resolution commending Sutro for his role in constructing the Sutro Tunnel, a broadside of a legal notice about San Miguel Ranch, and a political broadside about the ballot choice being between "Sutro or the Octopus.'


1888 (issued)


n-us-ca -- n-us-nv
Sutro, Adolph -- 1830-1898 -- Archives
Cliff House (San Francisco, Calif.)
Cliff House (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Maps
Sutro Railroad Company (San Francisco, Calif.)
Street-railroads -- California -- San Francisco
Windmills -- California -- San Francisco
Streets -- California -- San Francisco
Sutro Heights Park (San Francisco, Calif.)
Sutro Heights Park (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Maps
Sutro Tunnel (Nev.)


Adolph Sutro papers : additions, BANC MSS 91/195 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; From Charles Apfelbaum; June 1991.
In English.



Physical Description:

1 box, 2 oversize folders (0.3 linear feet)




BANC MSS 91/195 c box 1
BANC MSS 91/195 c oversize folder 1
BANC MSS 91/195 c oversize folder 2
BANC MSS 91/195 c