Finding aid of the John F. Cassell Album C057749

Finding aid prepared by Kelsey Fox
Society of California Pioneers
300 Fourth Street
San Francisco, CA, 94107-1272
(415) 959-1849
pkeats@californiapioneers.org
November 18, 2011


Title: Cassell, John F. Album
Identifier/Call Number: C057749
Contributing Institution: Society of California Pioneers
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder (1 album, typed and handwritten)
Date (inclusive): 1840-1951
Abstract: An album compiled by Andrew T. Cassell Sr. documenting the history of the Cassell family as far back as the 17th century. It contains original handwritten letters dating from approximately 1840-1951, handwritten transcriptions, and typed letters as well as photographs and official documents (such as the marriage license of John F. Cassell and Anna O. Little). The album also contains records of the Toy family. Cassell is alternatively spelled as Casal, Cassal, Cassel and Capell.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection open for research

Conditions Governing Use note

There are no restrictions on access

Preferred Citation note

John F. Cassell Albums, The Society of California Pioneers.

Donor

Donated by Mrs. A.T. Cassell in 1969.

Biographical note

John F. Cassell was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1837. He worked as a miner and co-owned the Golden Chariot at Tuscarora. He owned Goleta ranch in Santa Barbara County with Stephen Roberts. He died in San Francisco on July 1, 1893.

Scope and Contents note

An album compiled by Andrew T. Cassell Sr. documenting the history of the Cassell family as far back as the 17th century. It contains original handwritten letters dating from approximately 1840-1951, handwritten transcriptions, and typed letters as well as photographs and official documents (such as the marriage license of John F. Cassell and Anna O. Little). The album also contains records of the Toy family. Cassell is alternatively spelled as Casal, Cassal, Cassel and Capell.

Existence and Location of Originals note

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

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Correspondence.
San Francisco (Calif.)