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Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, 1956-1958.
BANC MSS C-R 17 box 1; BANC MSS C-R 17 box 2; BANC MSS C-R 17 FILM; BANC MSS C-R 17 phot. v.1 pt.1; ...
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Title:

Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, 1956-1958

Creator/Contributor:

Bowman, J. N. (Jacob Neibert), 1875-1968, creator, author.

Creator/Contributor:

United States, Land Commissioners for California.

Creator/Contributor:

United States, District Court (California : Northern District)

Creator/Contributor:

United States, District Court (California : Southern District)

Abstract:

Typescript carbon copy of a document concerning land grant cases in California. The "Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California" (1958 ; 598 pages), contains a variety of indices of the grants by name, Court and Board case numbers, Expediente numbers, Titulos, Tomas de Razon, and Petitioners, Grantees, etc. Also includes a document, also authored by J.N. Bowman, titled, "The California private land granting and private land grants" (1956-1957 ; 405 pages), which is a history of the land grant process and the various rules and regulations associated with it. Includes a table of contents.

Date:

1956 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Land grants -- California -- Indexes
Land grants -- California -- History
Land tenure -- California -- Indexes
Land tenure -- California -- History
Courts -- California -- Indexes
Courts
Land grants
Land tenure
California

Note:

RESTRICTED. Requests for use of originals must be approved by the appropriate curator.
Photocopies of the contents of box 1 are available as C-R 17 phot. (shelved with Finding Aids, The Bancroft Library).
Also available on microfilm.
Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, BANC MSS C-R 17, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Related collection: J.N. Bowman papers (BANC MSS C-R 18).
Jacob N. Bowman (1875-1968) was born near Greenville, Ohio. He graduated from Heidelberg College in Tiffin, Ohio in 1896 and then traveled abroad to study history at Heidelberg University and Leipzig University in Germany from 1896 to 1900. Bowman taught history at Western Washington College, the University of California, Berkeley, and Washington University and from 1948 until 1955, he served as Historian at the California State Archives in Sacramento. In addition to his index on land grant records and cases, Bowman wrote extensively on many areas of California history.
In English.

Physical Description:

print
microfilm reel
0.8 (2
1 microfilm reel : negative (Rich 95:18) and positive
2 volumes in 4 ; 28 cm

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-R 17 box 1
BANC MSS C-R 17 box 2
BANC MSS C-R 17 FILM
BANC MSS C-R 17 phot. v.1 pt.1
BANC MSS C-R 17 phot. v.1 pt.2
BANC MSS C-R 17 phot. v.2 pt.1
BANC MSS C-R 17 phot. v.2 pt.2
BANC MSS C-R 17
BANC MSS C-R 17
BANC MSS C-R 17 FILM

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

RESTRICTED. Requests for use of originals must be approved by the appropriate curator.

Related Item:

California private land granting and private land grants