Title:Joseph Pownall family papers, 1857-1905 (bulk 1876-1895)
Pownall family papers
Creator/Contributor:Pownall family., creator
Creator/Contributor:Pownall, Joseph, 1818-1890
Creator/Contributor:Pownall, Mary C. (Mrs. Joseph Pownall)
Creator/Contributor:Bensley, John, 1812-, Correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Benchley, Leonidas B., Correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Waterman, F. H., Correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Senger, Lucy Pownall., Correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Pownall, Joseph Benjamin, 1858-, Correspondent.
Contains correspondence, receipts and biographical information. Correspondence is primarily between Joseph Pownall and his
wife Mary C. Pownall with their children Joseph B. Pownall (Benny) and Lucy Pownall Senger (Daisy). Correspondence also includes
letters from Leonidas B. Benchley, John Bensley and F.H. Waterman, relating to the Tuolumne County Water Company.
Subject:Pownall family -- Archives
Tuolumne County Water Company.
Women -- California
Columbia (Calif.) -- History
Tuolumne County (Calif.) -- History
Joseph Pownall family papers, BANC MSS 70/149, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Related collection: Papers of Joseph Pownall, 1840-1926, located at the Huntington Library.
Joseph Pownall, from Hackettstown County, New Jersey, was trained as a physician in New York City. After living in several
locations in the southeast U.S., he traveled overland to California in 1849 to search for gold. In 1852 he aquired an interest
in the Tuolumne Water Company. In 1857 he married Mary C. Newell and they had two children: Jospeh B. (Benny) and Lucy A.
Bancroft BANC MSS 70/149 c: From Edwin and Irma Grabhorn estate. CU-BANC
Bancroft BANC MSS C-B 682 [no longer in use]: Forms part of the Thomas W. Norris Collection. CU-BANC
1 box (.2 linear ft.)
BANC MSS 70/149 c
BANC MSS C-B 682 [no longer in use]