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Hibernia Savings and Loan Society ledgers, 1859-1906.
BANC MSS 2016/244 v.1; BANC MSS 2016/244 v.2; BANC MSS 2016/244 v.3; BANC MSS 2016/244 v.4; ...
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Hibernia Savings and Loan Society ledgers, 1859-1906


Hibernia Savings and Loan Society, creator, creator.


Five account ledgers spanning the time from the founding of the Hibernia Savings and Loan Society in 1859 to just after the1906 San Francisco earthquake. Includes the first volume ever produced (Cash ledger "A") containing the names of the original subscribers and well-known founders and early officers including John Sullivan, Richard Tobin, Robert J. Tobin, C.D. O'Sullivan, D.J. O'Callaghan, and Edward Martin, amongst others. The volume shows that the first cash receipts were taken in the day before the bank was officially incorporated on April 12, 1859.


1859 (issued)


Hibernia Savings and Loan Society -- Archives
Banks and banking -- California -- San Francisco
Savings and loan associations -- California -- San Francisco
Savings banks -- California -- San Francisco


Hibernia Savings and Loan Society ledgers, BANC MSS 2016/244, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase from Michael Brown Rare Books; 2016.
Hibernia Savings and Loan Society was incorporated April 12, 1859 in San Francisco, California, by a group of Irish businessmen in order to provide the Irish community with a secure place of deposit for their savings. On August 29, 1864, Hibernia was re-incorporated as a savings bank. In 1947, Hibernia was reorganized as a stock corporation under the name of The Hibernia Bank.
Related collection: Hibernia Bank records (BANC MSS 89/220 c).
Related collection: Hibernia Savings and Loan Society resolutions 3544 to 4027, 1902-1904 (BANC MSS 2005/159 c).
Related collection: T.E. Pawlicki treatise on savings banks with particular reference to the Hibernia Savings and Loan Society (BANC MSS 2008/258).
In English.


Account books.

Physical Description:

5 (3090 49 x 34 cm or smaller




BANC MSS 2016/244 v.1
BANC MSS 2016/244 v.2
BANC MSS 2016/244 v.3
BANC MSS 2016/244 v.4
BANC MSS 2016/244 v. 5
BANC MSS 2016/244