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George R. Taber papers, 1867-1904.
BANC MSS 99/193 c box 1; BANC MSS 99/193 c box 2; BANC MSS 99/193 c box 3; BANC MSS 99/193 c box 4; ...
Collection Overview

Title:

George R. Taber papers, 1867-1904

Creator/Contributor:

Taber, George R., creator

Abstract:

The George R. Taber papers consist primarily of his diaries dating from 1869-1895. The diaries record Taber's emigration from New Jersey to California in 1869 via Panama and the steamer Colorado. The diaries record his arrival in San Francisco, his search for work as a carpenter and details of his life in California, including cash accounts, church attendance and Masonic activities. Also included in the collection are correspondence, ephemera and business papers.

Date:

1867 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Taber, George R -- Archives
Taber, George R -- Diaries
Babcock, George -- Diaries
Voyages to the Pacific coast -- Personal narratives
Carpenters -- California
Panama, Isthmus of (Panama)

Note:

George R. Taber papers, BANC MSS 99/193, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; 1998.
In English.

Type:

Diaries.

Physical Description:

print
5 boxes (1.15 linear feet)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 99/193 c box 1
BANC MSS 99/193 c box 2
BANC MSS 99/193 c box 3
BANC MSS 99/193 c box 4
BANC MSS 99/193 c box 5
BANC MSS 99/193 c

Origin:

California