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William H. Chapman letters : ALS : relating to the San Francisco earthquake of 1906, 1906 April 22-June 21.
BANC MSS 93/62 c; BANC MSS 93/62 c
Collection Overview

Title:

William H. Chapman letters : ALS: relating to the San Francisco earthquake of 1906, 1906 April 22-June 21

Creator/Contributor:

Chapman, William H., creator

Abstract:

Letters written to his wife at the Presidio in Monterey, providing vivid descriptions of San Francisco following the earthquake and fire and of the relief efforts.

Date:

1906 (issued)

Subject:

San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906 -- Personal narratives
Earthquakes -- California -- San Francisco -- Personal narratives
Fires -- California -- San Francisco -- Personal narratives
San Francisco (Calif.) -- History -- 20th century

Note:

Captain William H. Chapman commanded Company K, 20th United States Infantry, which was assigned to downtown San Francisco in the days following the 1906 earthquake and fire.

Physical Description:

1 box (.2 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 93/62 c
BANC MSS 93/62 c

Origin:

California