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Finding Aid to the William Wolfskill 1830-1855 Ledgers MS.594
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Description
John and William Wolfskill were pioneers to California and New Mexico from Kentucky and Missouri in the 1830s. William Wolfskill is credited with being the first to ship California oranges as a commercial commodity. This collection contains one typed copy and one carbon copy of William Wolfskill's dry goods store ledgers from 1830-1854, as well as biographical newspaper clippings on the Wolfskill family from 1913-1955.
Background
John and William Wolfskill were pioneers to California and New Mexico from Kentucky and Missouri in the 1830s. William Wolfskill is credited with being the first to ship California oranges as a commercial commodity.
Extent
0.4 linear feet (10 folders)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Autry Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry National Center as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research. Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit http://theautry.org/research/research-rules-and-application or contact library staff at rroom@theautry.org.