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Finding aid of the Colonel George Hagar Memoriam C058477
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  • Conditions Governing Access note
  • Conditions Governing Use note
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Donor
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Existence and Location of Originals note
  • Related Archival Materials note

  • Title: Hagar, George, Col. Memoriam
    Identifier/Call Number: C058477
    Contributing Institution: Society of California Pioneers
    Language of Material: English
    Storage Unit: B001620
    Storage Unit: C058477
    Physical Description: 1.0 folder (1 bound volume)
    Date: 1902
    Abstract: This hand-illuminated memoriam covers the main events in George Hagar’s life from his birth to his death, including his education, his arrival in California during the Gold Rush, his business, his marriage, and his appointment to the Vice-Presidency of the Society of California Pioneers in 1897. Includes a reproduction of Hagar’s Society of California Pioneers membership certificate.

    Conditions Governing Access note

    Collection open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use note

    There are no restrictions on access.

    Preferred Citation note

    Colonel George Hagar Memoriam. The Society of California Pioneers.

    Donor

    Created by The Society of California Pioneers in 1902.

    Biographical/Historical note

    George Hagar was born in Lincoln, Massachusetts on 01/17/1820. As a young man he was Colonel of the Twentieth Regiment of the New Hampshire militia. He left New Hampshire on 03/01/1849 bound for San Francisco, taking a ship around Cape Horn. He arrived in San Francisco 6 months later and tried his hand, unsuccessfully, at gold mining. He ran a general store in Stockton for a time before moving to Colusa in 1860. He married Sarah A. Winship in 1867. He was President of Colusa County Bank from 1870 until his death on 08/12/1902.

    Scope and Contents note

    This hand-illuminated memoriam covers the main events in George Hagar’s life from his birth to his death, including his education, his arrival in California during the Gold Rush, his business, his marriage, and his appointment to the Vice-Presidency of the Society of California Pioneers in 1897. Includes a reproduction of Hagar’s Society of California Pioneers membership certificate.

    Existence and Location of Originals note

    The Society of California Pioneers, 300 Fourth Street, San Francisco, CA, 94107.

    Related Archival Materials note

    C015252 - Photograph of George Hagar taken by Taber in 08/1890.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Hagar, George, Colonel, 1820-1902
    Colusa (Calif.)
    Journeys to the Pacific Coast
    Pioneers--California
    Pioneers--California--History--19th century
    Society of California Pioneers.