Title:Opium articles: San Francisco, Calif., 1882-1911
Creator/Contributor:Holmes, E. A. (Ellis A.), creator
Scrapbook of clippings relating to the career of E.A. Holmes, mainly concerning opium-smuggling cases on San Francisco Bay.
These sensational accounts describe the creative tactics employed by Holmes in his arrests. The articles were collected by
Holmes and chiefly taken from the San Francisco Chronicle, Call, and Examiner. Loose item in folder: article entitled "Smuggling
opium, an adventure in China," from the New Year's supplement of the Gentleman's journal, 1871.
Port of San Francisco (Calif.) -- History
United States Customhouse (San Francisco, Calif.)
Opium trade -- United States
Detectives -- California -- San Francisco
Smuggling -- California
E.A. Holmes was Chief Inspector of Customs, and later Deputy Surveyor of the Port, U.S. Customs Service, San Francisco, Calif.
1 v. (.2 linear ft.)
BANC MSS 99/320 c