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Mercantile Library Association of San Francisco records, 1850-1894 (bulk 1853-1861).
BANC MSS C-A 176 box 1; BANC MSS C-A 176 box 2; BANC MSS C-A 176 box 3; BANC MSS C-A 176 box 4; ...
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Title:

Mercantile Library Association of San Francisco records, 1850-1894 (bulk 1853-1861)

Creator/Contributor:

Mercantile Library Association (San Francisco, Calif.), creator

Abstract:

Contains correspondence, notices, reports, minutes, personnel files, book orders and inventories, financial records and ephemera documenting the establishment and early growth of San Francisco's oldest public-access library.

Date:

1853 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Mercantile Library Association (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Archives
Libraries -- California -- History
Libraries -- California -- San Francisco
Subscription libraries -- California -- San Francisco

Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections.
The Mercantile Library Association of San Francisco was formed in Jan. 1853 and officially opened on Mar. 1, 1853. Many of the organizers were members of the Vigilance Committee of 1851.
Provenance unknown.

Physical Description:

print
5 boxes (2 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-A 176 box 1
BANC MSS C-A 176 box 2
BANC MSS C-A 176 box 3
BANC MSS C-A 176 box 4
BANC MSS C-A 176 box 5
BANC MSS C-A 176
BANC MSS C-A 176

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

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

Related Item:

National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections.