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Day-Palmer family papers, 1741-1960 (bulk 1846-1906).
BANC MSS 68/83 c box 1; BANC MSS 68/83 c box 2; BANC MSS 68/83 c box 3; BANC MSS 68/83 c box 4; ...
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Day-Palmer family papers, 1741-1960 (bulk 1846-1906)


Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910


Day, Roger Sherman.


Day, Sherman, 1806-1884


Palmer, Charles T. H. (Charles Theodore Hart), 1827-1897


Include 1848-1853 diary of C.T.H. Palmer, recording voyage around the Horn, mining in California, law practice in San Francisco, description of great fires of 1851 in San Francisco, activities of the Vigilance Committee of 1851 and various proceedings against criminals, theatrical, bookselling and banking ventures in Ophir; manuscripts of his stories and poems, 1848-1849; diary and accounts of Sherman Day, 1854, re his surveying business around San Jose, railroad matters and his election as state Senator; marriage certificate and diary of his son, Roger Sherman Day, concerning life in Folsom and his friendship with E.R. Sill; Day family genealogical material. Of note in the collection is a letter from Mark Twain to C.T.H. Palmer.


1846 (issued)


Day, Sherman -- 1806-1884
Palmer, Charles T. H. (Charles Theodore Hart) -- 1827-1897
Bacon family -- Archives
Day family -- Archives
Palmer family -- Archives
Stringham family -- Archives
California. -- Legislature. -- Senate.
San Francisco Committee of Vigilance of 1851.
Voyages to the Pacific coast
Mines and mineral resources -- California
Lawyers -- California -- San Francisco
Actions and defenses -- California -- San Francisco
Booksellers and bookselling -- California -- San Francisco
Banks and banking -- California
Surveyors -- California -- San Jose
Railroads -- California
San Jose (Calif.)


Day, Sherman, Autograph book; sketch book; diary & account book (3 v.); 12 letter : also available on microfilm.
Day-Palmer family papers, BANC MSS 68/83 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift; of the Marth Stringham Bacon Estate, courtesy of Mrs. Ronald B. Ballinger; 1967.
In English.
Related collection: Correspondence between Sherman Day and his father, Jeremiah Day (UARC 308y D 27)
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1967.003--POR and 1968.029)
Container list available in the library.


Family papers.
Libri amicorum.

Physical Description:

9 boxes, 2 oversize folders (3.6 linear feet)
1 microfilm reel : negative (Rich. 740:8) and positive.




BANC MSS 68/83 c box 1
BANC MSS 68/83 c box 2
BANC MSS 68/83 c box 3
BANC MSS 68/83 c box 4
BANC MSS 68/83 c box 5
BANC MSS 68/83 c box 6
BANC MSS 68/83 c box 7
BANC MSS 68/83 c box 8
BANC MSS 68/83 c box 9
BANC MSS 68/83 c oversize folder 1
BANC MSS 68/83 c oversize folder 2
BANC MSS 68/83 c