Title:James L. Sperry papers, [ca. 1852-1899]
Creator/Contributor:Sperry, James L., creator
Creator/Contributor:Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933, Correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Gray, Asa, 1810-1888, Correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Hay, John J., Correspondent.
Three letters written by Sperry, including an 1852 letter describing his trip across the Isthmus of Panama; letters addressed
to him and to his family from Asa Gray, William H. Holmes, John J. Hay and others; deeds and miscellaneous documents relating
to land in Calaveras County; papers relating to Calaveras Big Trees Grove and to the Calaveras Grove Hotel; papers relating
to a law suit involving the hotel, ca. 1871-1879; miscellaneous accounts, receipts, etc.
Subject:Calaveras Grove Hotel.
Panama -- Description and travel
Calaveras County (Calif.) -- History
Calaveras Big Trees State Park (Calif.) -- History
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library.
An inventory of the papers in included in the box.
1 box, 1 oversize folder and 1 oversize volume.
BANC MSS 73/181 c box
BANC MSS 73/181 c OS Folder
BANC MSS 73/181 c OS Volume