Guide to the Earle E. Williams papers, 1853-1983 (bulk 1952-1983)
Guide to the Earle E. Williams Papers, 1853-1983 (bulk 1952-1983)
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- Photographs have been transferred to Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library.
- Original manuscript materials collected by E. Williams have been cataloged separately.
Autobiographical sketches of E. Williams 1973, 1982
E. Williams personal n.d.
Clippings relating to E. Williams and family 1952-81
Letters, Outgoing 1953-83
Letters, Incoming 1960-83
Letter to Tracy Public Schools, with enclosures, regarding a study of good government Dec. 14, 1971
Letter, memo regarding landmarks in San Joaquin County 1965-70
Reports, memos, etc., relating to water issues in San Joaquin County 1965-70
Agendas, letters, reports regarding City of Manteca's search for City Manager 1967
"Edward B. Carrell's Corral Hollow," by Joan Bartholomew 1965
"Corral Hollow Company No. 2368 1st Irrigation District of West Side" May 1, 1977
"Carnegie -- Historical Landmark in Corral Hollow" 1961, 1966-67
"A Story -- Creation of the Region of Corral Hollow" n.d.
"The Region of Corral Hollow" 1967
"Edward B. Carrell of Corral Hollow, this Diary for the Year 1877" 1964
"Chapter III: The 1877 Diary," from Edward B. Carrel of Corral Hollow n.d.
"How Corral Hollow Got Its Name" Aug. 15, 1962
"The Learys and the O'Learys of Old Corral Hollow" Dec. 21, 1967
"The Wild Yankee of Corral Hollow," n.d.
"The Zinck House at Corral Hollow: Horatio P. Wright & Co." 1973
Transcript of "Corral Hollow: A Deserted Valley," by John W. Winkley, with notes by E. Williams 1980
"Boom Days in Corral Hollow" n.d.
"A Pioneer Comes Back to Corral Hollow" n.d.
Carrell of Corral Hollow April 30, 1962
manuscript and fragments
notes and fragments
Copies of deeds regarding Corral Hollow Coal Mines, including Property Deed of the Treadwell Empire, 1853-1895 n.d.
Tales of Old San Joaquin City
Notes, manuscript drafts, and condensed version printed in San Joaquin Historian 1969-73, n.d.
"El Camino Viejo" n.d.
"El Camino Viejo and the Franciscan Missions" May 1967
"El Camino Viejo: San Pedro and the Boston Hide Droghers," addendum by E. Williams 1973
"El Camino Viejo: The Old Los Angeles Trail and Essays on Contemporary and Original Themes" 1955-56
"El Camino Viejo: The Old Road of the Spanish Dons" 1968-69
"El Camino Viejo: Indian, Spanish, Mexican, and Early American Place-Names Along the Route" n.d.
Original draft, with maps of route
Transcript of "El Camino Viejo, San Fernando Pass," by Alice Fisher Simpson, with a note by E. Williams 1973
Transcript from Assembly, California Legislature, Assembly Concurrent Resolution, regarding the commemoration of the 200th anniversary of El Camino Viejo 1969
"Rancho El Pescadero and Governor Pio Pico of Alta California" 1966
"Henry M. Naglee and the Rancho de Pescadero Mexican Land Grant" n.d.
"San Joaquin Valley Scenes: the Conquest of the San Joaquin" 1976
"The Lower Ford on the San Joaquin River" n.d.
"The Whitehall Estate" 1967
"John Chrisman Biography" Sept. 10, 1977
"Gabriel Moraga and the Rivers of Christ the King" Dec. 3, 1960
"The Kasson Road in San Joaquin County" 1955
"Jesse C. Saddlemire," from the History of San Joaquin County, 1923 May 3, 1974
Biographical Sketches of Nicolaus Koster, John Rathjen, and John and Marie Milke, and information in the Carrel's Sewing Machine n.d.
"Lathrop, California: 1849 to 1882" n.d.
"First Irrigation District on the West Side" 1977
"The Vision of Black Butte Mountain" 1958
"Pauline Lee and Mazeppa of the Henry C. Lee Little South American Circus" 1963; rev. 1975
"Bethany and Mohr's Landing in San Joaquin County, California" Aug. 27, 1976
Tesla Coal Mines, Comprehensive Study [2nd of two parts] Feb. 10, 1981
"The Tragedy of Charles McLaughlin," with transcript of McLaughlin will and related documents and articles 1977-78
"The Treadwells and the Alameda and San Joaquin Railroad Co." May 19, 1969
"Captain Voss, The Man Who Went Around the World in a Rowboat" May 30, 1964
"Cupid's Clerk and the Friendly Southern Pacific" June 29, 1966; rev. 1983
The Central Pacific, the Union Pacific and the Southern Pacific Railroads; their Historical Background with Particular Reference to the Railroad Junction Town of Tracy, the First Division Point East of San Francisco 1963; rev. 1978
"Old Greenwood, 1763-1853", with notes 1976
"Caleb Greenwood, Trapper 1763-1853" 1976
"A Plan for the Production of Mineral Aggregates" n.d.
A Worm's Eye View of the Road Ahead n.d.
"The Old West Side Road and Other Early San Joaquin County Roads," and "The 'Object Lesson' Road, First Asphalt Paved Road in California" 1971, 1979
"Vernalis, San Joaquin County, Calif." n.d.
"Mount Oso: Bear Mountain of the Spanish" 1959
"Editor D. O. McCarthy and His Pioneer Newspaper, 'The American Flag'" Feb. 22, 1970
"The Peat Dust Problem in San Joaquin County" n.d.
"Little American Kelsey, the Girl of the Golden West" Oct. 21, 1958
"Dry Farming of Wheat and Barley in the Tracy Area of the West Side" May 15, 1963
"John C. Drage and Bank of Tracy" 1974
"A True Story of Old Tracy From the Point of View of a Town Trustee" n.d.
"Old Spanish Trails of the San Joaquin Valley: The Immigrants Who Followed Them Before the Days of Forty-Nine" Feb. 22, 1965
"Chronicle of Events The Led to the Founding of Tracy, California: A Railroad Town" May 30, 1978
"The Invention of Smokeless Gunpowder and the Hold-Up of the Valley Express" Aug. 16, 1966
"Men Who Matched Her Mountains: Biographies of Some of the California Pioneers" n.d.
"The Interrogatorio -- Origin, Notions, Habits, Languages, Burial Customs, Marriage, Dress, Education, etc. of the Indians" n.d.
"The Shooting Death of English Bill," with transcripts of newspaper articles n.d.
"The Founding and Continued Growth of Manteca, California and Reasons Thereof" n.d.
"The First Pastor of the Parish of San Andreas" Nov. 8, 1972
"First Mass in San Joaquin County," with transcripts of news clippings from the Niel Looney Family Album 1972
"St. Bernard's Parish in Tracy: The First Church and First Pastor" n.d.
"First Presbyterian Church History" 1976
"Historical Stories, Notes and Manuscripts" n.d.
Miscellaneous writings, on various subjects n.d.
"An Historical Viewpoint with Earle E. Williams Family History" (speech delivered) Sept. 18, 1968
"A Historical Viewpoint" 1968
"Those Yesterdays of the First Presbyterian Church of Tracy and Stockton" Oct. 11, 1971
"Expel the Americans" (speech) n.d.
"After Fifty Years: My Happy Childhood Days," by Marie Steward De Welt, with historical comments and notes by E. Williams 1972
"Resolving the Unique Problems of the Delta," by Gilbert G. Stamm, with analysis by E. Williams 1970
Documentation on the Mossdale Railroad Bridge Nov. 1971
Transcript of "The Bears' Nest, Alaska, Swindal: Who Profited By It," from the Engineering and Mining Journal, with note by E. Williams Apr. 26, 1980
Tracy Rotary Club History 1982
"Walter J. McArdles Personal Diary and Record, ca. 1877-1901," transcribed, with commentary by E. Williams n.d.
"My Early Days in San Joaquin County" and "Along the Immigrant Trail from Tennessee to California 1847-1859," by Ellen Parker, with notes by E. Williams n.d.
Transcripts of the Van Gelder Letters, 1850-1855, on file at the San Joaquin County Historical Society, regarding the courtship of Louis Hadlich and Fredericke Marstan, with an introduction by E. Williams n.d.
Transcript of "The Legendary Badman Who Lost His Head," with comments by E. Williams 1973
"History, First Presbyterian Church of Tracy," compiled by E. Williams 1971
Transcript of 1892 letter written from Calaveras County, with notes by E. Williams April 12, 1964
"Historic Rotary Items of Interest" 1978
Articles on Parishes in early California May 28, 1972
Notebooks containing notes and transcripts of news articles, etc., regarding:
San Joaquin County history n.d.
Jesse Green's Places n.d.
El Camino Viejo 1964-65
Autobiographical sketch of Williams and notes on revising the Tracy Municipal Code n.d.
Autobiographical sketch of Williams, and letters and miscellaneous writings n.d.
Manuscripts of "Carnegie" and "El Camino Viejo," with transcript of a diary n.d.
Transcripts of "Adventures of James C. Adams Mountaineer and Grizzly Bear Hunter of California," by Theodore H. Hittell 1911
Transcripts of newspaper articles relating to Rancho El Pescadero, with a manuscript fragment n.d.
Transcripts of newspapers articles,. statements, etc. n.d
Notes relating to coal mines and mining n.d.
Miscellaneous notes n.d.
from the Stockton Daily Independent relating to the Telsa Coal Mine 1901
first edition of the Tracy News Dec. 10, 1881
articles from The Tracy Press 1961-76
newspapers and periodical articles relating to coal mines and mining 1890-1906
"Highway 33 Links Valley's Historic Past with Future," from The Fresno Bee Aug. 1, 1954
"Coal Mining, What Prof. Whitney Has to Say," articles from Oakland Daily Jan. 1, 1877
from the Stockton Daily Independent, relating to coal mining and Corral Hollow 1895
"Historic Telsa Town Hall Now a Storage Building," from The Tracy Press March 8, 1963
"My 4-H Story," by Tom August 1971
Letters and receipts relating to the California Delta Farms 1910-16
"Mount Diablo Coal Mine Railroads," by B. H. Ward n.d.
"Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Telsa, Calif.," by Dan L. Mosier 1978
Transcript of Alameda and San Joaquin Railway Inspection Jan. 28, 1904
Transcript of "S.S. Central America," from Shipwrecks, Skin Divers, and Sunken Gold, by Dave Horner n.d.
"El Camino A Los Angeles: an address delivered before the Kern County Historical Society Feb. 20, 1933
Copy of a supplement to Chapter III of Augusta Bixler Farms, by William Hyde Irwin 1973
Transcript of "Edward Dickinson Baker," by Anne Vandenhoff, and excerpts from The Tears of Lincoln, regarding Edward Baker 1970, 1979
Transcript of an interview by Allan Hawkins, with Mrs. Wessling of Tracy, Calif. July 14, 1978
Transcript of Joaquin Murrieta manuscript by Joseph Henry Jackson 1954
Architectural and Historical Information of Treadwall Hall, Oakland, Calif., prepared by Rosemary Reagan 1966
Miscellaneous transcripts of historical letters, diaries, and newspaper articles n.d.
Miscellaneous pamphlets n.d.
Official Plat Book and Directory, San Joaquin County, Calif. n.d.
Research report on Pacific Eureka Coal Mines in Corral Hollow, by Dan Mosier June 26, 1980
Membership list, San Joaquin County Historical Society 1969
"Tracy, California," [booklet] describing the city and its history 1965
Program for Dedication of the Delta Pumping Plant between Byron and Tracy, with speech by E. Williams Sept. 9, 1967
Souvenir programs for the dedication of the Tracy Justice Court Building and Interstate Highway 5 1965, 1967
Copy of agreement between Garden Farms Company and A. O. Stewart, relating to Rancho El Pescadero Feb. 23, 1921
"The Back Road," newspaper columns by Elizabeth McKnight, from the Stockton Record, relating to San Joaquin County and Stockton history 1962-77
Newspaper clippings relating to:
Tracy and its history 1960-83
Corral Hollow 1958-80
El Camino Viejo 1970
Rancho El Pescadero n.d.
San Joaquin County history 1896-1971
The Peripheral Canal 1970-72
Abstract relating to Rancho El Pescadero (v.1-2, and supplement) n.d.
The Failure of the California Safe Deposit and Trust Company Involving the Western Pacific Railway and the Treadwell Industrial Empire in Corral Hollow, Dec. 8-11, 1907, and correspondence between E. Williams and Dan Mosier 1977-83
Master file on Corral Hollow Coal Mines, with correspondence n.d.
Clippings from the Stockton Daily Independent, 1895, Alameda and San Joaquin Tesla Coal Road Coast Range Mining Company, Prospectus [for] the Mount Diablo Coal Mines, 1859-1902 n.d.
Abstract of the Records Affecting the Title of S.E. 1/4 of Section 2, T.4 R.4.E., Ladd Manganese Mines of Corral Hollow n.d.
Master file on the Tesla Coal Mines of the Treadwell Industrial Empire in Corrall Hollow (v. 1-2) Nov. 11, 1974
Dan L. Mosier correspondence 1974-81
Letter file 1976-80
Letters, correspondence, and historical sketches, Conference of California Historical Societies 1965-67
Rancho El Pescadero: Part One, The Early Years Original draft n.d.
Items on Local Tracy History, published in City of Tracy Newsletter 1963-64
"Historical Sketches," by E. Williams, from The Informer, Tracy City Employee's Bulletin 1964
Edward Baldwin Carrell of Corral Hollow (v. 1) n.d.
Coalinga file on El Camino Viejo, with comment by E. Williams March 10, 1965
The Rotar, Tracy Rotary Club Bulletin, edited by E. Williams 1955-59
Relating to San Joaquin City 1963-64
Relating to Tesla region n.d.
Relating to San Joaquin City n.d.
Scrapbooks relating to Carnegie and Corral Hollow regions and occupants, with photos, clippings, and text by E. Williams n.d.