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George Henry Hinkle and Bliss McGlashan Hinkle papers, circa 1880-1950.
BANC MSS C-B 569 v.1; BANC MSS C-B 569 oversize folder 1; BANC MSS C-B 569 carton 1; BANC MSS C-B 569 box 1; ...
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Title:

George Henry Hinkle and Bliss McGlashan Hinkle papers, circa 1880-1950
George Henry Hinkle papers
Bliss McGlashan Hinkle papers

Creator/Contributor:

Hinkle, George Henry, 1896-1950, creator

Creator/Contributor:

McGlashan, C. F. (Charles Fayette), 1847-1931

Creator/Contributor:

Hinkle, Bliss McGlashan, 1896-1949

Abstract:

Contains materials used to write Sierra-Nevada Lakes, by George and Bliss Hinkle. Also includes papers relating to Hinkle's teaching career; a scrapbook; and materials relating to C.F. McGlashan. The C.F. McGlashan materials include: items used by the Hinkles to revise the History of the Donner Party, by C.F. McGlashan; Rocky Stone Tower museum; a book of poetry and drawings sent by a prisoner of San Quentin to McGlashan; wanted poster for Fred Lawson captured by McGlashan; railroad telegraph invention.

Date:

1880 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca -- n-us-nv
Hinkle, George Henry -- 1896-1950
Hinkle, Bliss McGlashan -- 1896-1949
McGlashan, C. F. (Charles Fayette) -- 1847-1931
McGlashan, C. F. (Charles Fayette) -- 1847-1931
Donner Party
Prisoners' writings, American -- California -- San Quentin
Railroads -- Signaling -- History
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Truckee (Calif.) -- History

Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Collection processed at folder level in 2007.
George Henry Hinkle and Bliss McGlashan Hinkle papers, BANC MSS C-B 569, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift; Of Richard Hinkle; in 1952.
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 2007.021).
C.F. McGlashan is best known for his book on the Donner Party. McGlashan also ran a museum in Truckee about the history of the area that highlighted a large rocking stone with a tower built on top; invented a train signaling system; and was an educator. Bliss McGlashan Hinkle was the daughter (or granddaughter) of C.F. McGlashan.
In English.

Type:

Wanted posters.

Physical Description:

print
1 carton, 1 box, 1 volume, 1 oversize folder (1.7 linear feet)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-B 569 v.1
BANC MSS C-B 569 oversize folder 1
BANC MSS C-B 569 carton 1
BANC MSS C-B 569 box 1
BANC MSS C-B 569
BANC MSS C-B 569

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.