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Finding Aid to the Addington family papers, 1793-1941 (bulk 1871-1921)
MS 3013  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Addington family papers
    Date (inclusive): 1793-1941
    Date (bulk): 1871-1921
    Collection number: MS 3013
    Creators: Davis, Sara Addington, 1871-1921. Addington family. Davis, Daniel, 1826-1897.
    Physical Description: 3 boxes (1.5 Linear feet)
    Repository: California Historical Society
    678 Mission Street
    San Francisco, CA, 94105
    415-357-1848
    reference@calhist.org
    URL: http://www.californiahistoricalsociety.org
    Physical Location: Collection is stored onsite.
    Language of Materials: Collection materials are in English.
    Abstract: Personal correspondence of Sara Addington Davis, relating to the lives of several Iowa and New England families; together with correspondence of her relatives, including letters (1849-1853) of her father, Daniel Davis, a native of Vermont, describing his voyage to California via Cape Horn, his arrival in San Francisco, and his life in Marysville, California, from 1850; a genealogical notebook, a cookbook, a scrapbook of obituaries, an autograph album, an account book, and ephemera and miscellany, some of which relates to Addington's daughter, Lois. Also includes two English grammars, one (1793) belonging to Jacob Davis, and the other (1838) belonging to Daniel Davis.

    Note

    Previously titled: Sara Addington Davis papers, 1842-1941.

    Information for Researchers

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the California Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Research Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the California Historical Society as the owner 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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Addington Family Papers, MS 3013. California Historical Society.

    Separated Materials

    Photographs shelved as MSP 3013.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchased from Argus Book Shop.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Voyages to the Pacific coast.
    California--Gold discoveries.
    Marysville (Calif.)--Social life and customs.
    Addington family--Correspondence.
    Genealogies.
    Obituaries.
    Autograph albums.
    Account books.

    Scope and Contents

    Personal correspondence of Sara Addington Davis, relating to the lives of several Iowa and New England families; together with correspondence of her relatives, including letters (1849-1853) of her father, Daniel Davis, a native of Vermont, describing his voyage to California via Cape Horn, his arrival in San Francisco, and his life in Marysville, California, from 1850; a genealogical notebook, a cookbook, a scrapbook of obituaries, an autograph album, an account book, and ephemera and miscellany, some of which relates to Addington's daughter, Lois. Also includes two English grammars, one (1793) belonging to Jacob Davis, and the other (1838) belonging to Daniel Davis.