Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Finding aid of the Henry B. Atkins Letters, 1901
Consult repository  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (52.59 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Details
 
Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Chronology
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Henry B. Atkins Letters, 1901
    Dates: 1901-1901
    Collection Size: 1 folder
    Repository: The Society of California Pioneers.
    San Francisco, California 94107-1272
    Abstract: A letter from Henry B. Atkins to members of the Society of California Pioneers in answer to a request for the story of his overland journey to California in 1849.
    Physical location: Stored on-site at the Society of California Pioneers
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Access

    Collection is open by appointment for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with The Society of California Pioneers. All requests for permission to reproduce or publish must be submitted in writing to the Librarian.

    Preferred Citation

    Henry B. Atkins Letters, 1901. The Society of California Pioneers.

    Biography / Administrative History

    Henry Blatchford Atkins was born in New York City on August 25th 1816. He arrived in San Francisco in 1849 after a difficult six-month journey from the Gulf of Mexico. Mr. Atkins died in 1901.

    Chronology

    1901/1901 Henry B. Atkins Letters, 1901

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Includes original, handwritten letter, as well as a photocopy of the letter, which provides some details about Mr. Atkins six-month journey overland in 1849 from the Gulf of Mexico through the Colorado Desert to San Francisco and then to Sacramento in California.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Atkins, Henry Blatchford (1816 - 1901)
    Pioneers -- California -- Biography
    Overland journeys to the Pacific
    California -- Biography
    California, Northern