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Tompkins family papers, 1858-1955.
BANC MSS C-B 607
Collection Overview

Title:

Tompkins family papers, 1858-1955

Creator/Contributor:

Tompkins family., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Tompkins, Sarah Haight.

Creator/Contributor:

Moulder, Andrew J. (Andrew Jackson), 1825-1895, Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Davis, W. R., Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Edwards, George C., Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Huntley, D. B., Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Holman, Fred., Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Tompkins, Elizabeth Knight., Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

University of California (1868-1952), Dept. of Oriental Languages.

Abstract:

Diary (May 20-25, 1858) kept by Sarah Haight (later Mrs. Edward Tompkins) on trip to the Calaveras Big Trees and Yosemite Valley in the wedding party of William C. Ralston and his bride; acceptance (Sept., 1872) by the Regents of the University of California of property in Oakland given by Edward Tompkins to support a professorship of Oriental language and literature; resolutions of condolence, 1873, by the Regents and students of the University on the death of Edward Tompkins; letters addressed to Miss Elizabeth Knight Tompkins. The communications from the University Regents were written and signed by Andrew J. Moulder, Secretary; W.R. Davis, George C. Edwards, D.B. Huntley and Fred V. Holman signed the resolutions from the students.

Date:

1858 (issued)

Subject:

Ralston, William Chapman -- 1826-1875
Tompkins, Edward -- 1815-1872
California -- Description and travel
California -- Social life and customs
Calaveras Big Trees State Park (Calif.)
Yosemite Valley (Calif.)

Note:

E. Thompkins gave U.C. Berkeley $50,000 in real estate to establish the Agassiy Professorship of Oriental Languages and Literature (1872)

Type:

Family papers.
Diaries.

Physical Description:

5 folders in 1 box.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-B 607

Origin:

Various places