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Chabot family papers, circa 1870-1975.
BANC MSS 81/94 cz v.2; BANC MSS 81/94 cz v.3; BANC MSS 81/94 cz v.4; BANC MSS 81/94 cz v.5; ...
Collection Overview


Chabot family papers, circa 1870-1975


Chabot, Anthony, 1813-1888


Chabot, Remi.


Consists of family documents and business documents. Family documents include genealogical information, the family Bible, marriage certificate, account books, and news clippings. Business documents for Vallejo Water Company, Contra Costa Water Company, and Chabot Water Company, include correspondence concerning Mare Island, account books, abstract of property and a stock certificate book.


1870 (issued)


Chabot family -- Archives
Chabot, Anthony -- 1813-1888 -- Archives
Chabot, Remi -- Archives
Chabot family -- Genealogy
Vallejo City Water Company.
Contra Costa Water Company.
Mare Island Naval Shipyard.
Water resources development -- California -- Contra Costa County
Municipal water supply -- California -- Contra Costa County
Water-supply -- California -- Vallejo
French -- California -- History


Chabot family papers, BANC MSS 81/94 cz, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
In English.
Related collection: Vallejo City Water Company records (BANC MSS C-G 216)
Anthony Chabot, born Antoine Chabot, Aug. 13, 1813, in Quebec to French-Canadian parents, immigrated to the U.S. in 1827 and California in 1849. Anthony along with his younger brother Remi founded many water companies in the San Francisco Bay Area, giving Anthony the name "Water King". Anthony died Jan. 6, 1888. His daughter Ellen and brother Remi inherited the bulk of his estate including the water companies.


Family histories.
Marriage certificates.

Physical Description:

7 volumes, 1 box, and 1 oversize folder (2.0 linear feet)




BANC MSS 81/94 cz v.2
BANC MSS 81/94 cz v.3
BANC MSS 81/94 cz v.4
BANC MSS 81/94 cz v.5
BANC MSS 81/94 cz v.6
BANC MSS 81/94 cz v.7
BANC MSS 81/94 cz box 1
BANC MSS 84/49 c [no longer used]
BANC MSS 81/94 cz oversize folder 1
BANC MSS 81/94 cz v.1
BANC MSS 81/94 cz