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William Sharp correspondence, 1858-1888 (bulk 1880-1888).
BANC MSS 2006/27; BANC MSS 2006/27
Collection Overview

Title:

William Sharp correspondence, 1858-1888 (bulk 1880-1888)

Creator/Contributor:

Sharp, William., creator

Abstract:

Contains 11 letters mostly to and from William Sharp while attending California Military Academy in Oakland. Topics include the entertainment scene in San Francisco, describing happenings in The Dalles, Oregon, discussing the outcome of the presidential election in 1888, discussing the boys at the California Military Academy, mention of Chinese and of visiting the Cliff House partly via cable car. One letter from 1858 seems to be unrelated to the rest of the collection of letters.

Date:

1880 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca -- n-us-or
California Military Academy (Oakland, Calif.) -- History
Cliff House (San Francisco, Calif.) -- History
Entertainment events -- California -- San Francisco
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1888
Cable cars (Streetcars) -- California -- San Francisco -- History
Chinese -- California -- History -- 19th century
Dalles (Or.) -- Description and travel

Note:

William Sharp correspondence, BANC MSS 2006/27, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; in 2003.
In English.

Physical Description:

print
1 folder.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2006/27
BANC MSS 2006/27

Origin:

California