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Pearson family papers, 1858-1960.
BANC MSS 2002/263 cz v.1
Collection Overview

Title:

Pearson family papers, 1858-1960

Creator/Contributor:

Pearson, Samuel B.

Creator/Contributor:

Pearson, Margaret V.

Abstract:

Consists of diaries, correspondence, and newspaper clippings. Diaries are by Samuel Pearson and his wife Margaret Pearson; they include Samuel Pearson's service Spanish-American War in Cuba, and time stationed in Calif. and Japan. Also includes menus, military documents, a scrapbook, and newspaper clippings covering Plainfield, N.J. and Quakers.

Date:

1858 (issued)

Subject:

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Pearson, Samuel B -- Diaries
Pearson, Margaret V -- Diaries
Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Sources
Quakers
Japan -- Description and travel
California -- Description and travel
Plainfield (N.J.)

Note:

Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC )
Samuel Burnette Pearson was born ca. 1873 and died Oct. 18, 1929. He served in Cuba during the Spanish-American War in the U.S. Cavalry.

Type:

Scrapbooks.

Physical Description:

print
1 box and 1 v. (.4 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2002/263 cz v.1

Origin:

California