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Charles Christian Hansen papers, 1881-1981 (bulk 1881-1908)
BANC MSS 99/46 p box 1; BANC MSS 99/46 p box 2; BANC MSS 99/46 p oversize folder 1; BANC MSS 99/46 p
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Charles Christian Hansen papers, 1881-1981 (bulk 1881-1908)


Hansen, Charles Christian, b. 1852, creator


Haggquist, Marie.


Farm records and other accounts of Charles Hansen date from 1881-1908 and include detailed expense and income records, purchases, monthly and yearly financial summaries, and records relating to Hansen's work with Dike District No. 3. Account books record not only financial transactions but other events on the Mt. Vernon farm such as the amount of hay harvested and other crop data, deaths, illnesses, birth of livestock, work Hansen did for others, a list of materials and prices for building a house, etc. Also includes miscellaneous family papers that date to 1981, such as tax records, a divorce settlement, family history notes by Cora S. Hansen Haggquist, and instructions on tanning hides and their prices. Oversize document relates to the legal organization of Dike District No. 3 of Skagit Co. and names land owners affected. Other oversize material consists of issues of newspapers such as the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, the Skagit News, the Mt. Vernon News, and the Puget Sound Mail from the 1880's-1912.
Local and Seattle history materials date from the 1960's-1981 and largely consist of a newspaper clipping subject file (with notes, most from Skagit or other local papers) and a subject cardfile. A few of the clippings contain references to the Hansen family. These materials were collected by Haggquist for a planned history of the area, and a significant portion relates to local Indians.


1881 (issued)


Hansen, Charles Christian -- b. 1852 -- Archives
Hansen family
Farms -- Washington (State)
Agriculture -- Accounting
Levees -- Washington (State)
Hides and skins
Indians of North America -- Washington (State)
Country life -- Washington (State) -- Skagit County
Mount Vernon (Wash.)
Skagit County (Wash.) -- History
Seattle (Wash.) -- History


Charles Christian Hansen papers, BANC MSS 99/46 p, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1998.054--PIC)
In English.


Account books.
Tax records.
Family papers.

Physical Description:

2 boxes and 1 oversize folder (.7 linear ft.)




BANC MSS 99/46 p box 1
BANC MSS 99/46 p box 2
BANC MSS 99/46 p oversize folder 1
BANC MSS 99/46 p


Washington (State)