The collection contains bills, payrolls, receipts, cancelled checks and other records for numerous Sutro enterprises and properties
including Cliff House Ranch, Napa County Ranch, Reese Block, San Miguel Ranch, Sutro Baths, Sutro Heights and Sutro Railroad.
The most extensive records cover the years 1894 and 1896. In addition, the collection contains a fairly complete set of weekly
programs for Sutro Baths from March 1896 through April 1907.
Adolph Heinrich Joseph Sutro (1830-1898) was an American financier, philanthropist and public official. He was born at Aix-la-Chapelle,
Rhenish Prussia on April 29, 1830.