Guide to the Jerome C. Davis Collection, 1843-1865

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Guide to the Jerome C. Davis Collection, 1843-1865



California State Library

Sacramento, California

Contact Information:

  • California History Room
  • California State Library
  • Library and Courts Building II
  • 900 N. Street, Room 200
  • P.O. Box 942837
  • Sacramento, California 94237-0001
  • Phone: (916) 654-0176
  • Fax: (916) 654-8777
  • Email: cslcal@library.ca.gov
  • URL: http://www.library.ca.gov/
Processed by:
The California State Library staff
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1999 California State Library. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Jerome C. Davis Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1843-1865
Box Number: 305
Creator: Davis, Jerome C., 1822-1881
Extent: 1 box
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Jerome C. Davis Collection, California State Library.

Access Points

Davis, Jerome C., 1822-1881
Rancho Laguna de Santos Calle (Calif.)
Sacramento Valley (Calif.)--History
Land grants--California
Agriculture--California--Putah Creek
Pioneers--California
Farm management--California

Contents

Business papers, certificates, correspondence, legal papers, printed materials.

Biography

Came to California with John C. Fremont's expedition in 1845. Owned the Laguna de Santos Calle rancho, and planted wheat on 13,000 acres. The town of Davis was started on his land and was named for him.

Correspondents

  • Davis, Isaac
  • Gillispie, Archibald
  • Pico, Antonio
  • Poolman, Samuel

Material Transferred from the Collection

Books

  • Davis, Jerome C. A daily journal for 1875. (*qcB D26)
  • Davis, Jerome C. [Cash book; general farm, January 1, 1861-November 29, 1866].-[Putah Creek, Calif. : s.n., 1867] (*fcS 567 D312)
  • Davis, Jerome C. [Journal; general farm January 1, 1860-June 30, 1863].-[Putah Creek, Calif. : s.n., 1867]. (**fcS 567 D313)
  • Davis, Jerome C. [Journal; general farm, Putah Creek, July 1, 1863-July 29, 1867].-[Putah Creek, Calif. : s.n., 1867]. (**fcS 567 D311)
  • Davis, Jerome C. [Ledger; general farm, October 1, 1856-December 31, 1859, November 1-9, 1866].-[Putah Creek, Calif. : s.n., 1866] (**cS 567 D3)
  • Davis, Jerome C. [Ledger; general farm, January 1, 1860-June 14, 1867].-[Putah Creek, Calif. : s.n., 1867]. (**cS 567 D31)

Container List

Box 305

Chronological