Guide to the Edinger and Johnston Company Collection, 1884-1923

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Guide to the Edinger and Johnston Company Collection, 1884-1923



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: Edinger and Johnston Company Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1884-1923
Box Number: 945-947
Creator: Edinger and Johnston Company
Extent: 3 boxes
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Edinger and Johnston Company Collection, California State Library.

Access Points

Edinger, Frank A.
Johnston, William
Land use - California - History
Ranching - California

Contents

Correspondence, business and legal papers, certificates, stocks, miscellaneous.

Biography

William Johnston (June 2, 1879--November 15, 1905) arrived in Sacramento on August 26, 1849 to mine gold. He returned to Richland, California in September of 1850 to claim 160 acres for farming. He married Elizabeth Hite in 1854 and they had three children; M. Bella, William and Mary J. (Matie). Johnston was elected Assemblyman in 1871, Senator in 1880-1881. Frank A. Edinger married Mary J. Johnston and subsequently became part owner of the Johnston ranch. He was also a railroad dispatcher.

Correspondents

  • Anderson, A. E.
  • Carmichael, D. W.
  • Finlayson, James R.
  • Fisk, F. A.
  • Geary, W. P.
  • Hanrahan, T. J.
  • McClain, Donald
  • Osgood, H. P.
  • Pine, S. D.
  • Schmidt, P. T. J.
  • Sessions, D. R.
  • Vogelsang, Amos A.
  • Wooldridge, W. W.

Material Transferred from the Collection

  • Newspapers
  • Photographs

Container List

Box 945

Business Correspondence 1884-1923: Miscellany: Ephemera

Box 946

Miscellany: Records and Certificates, military orders, widows pension, deeds, certificates

Box 947

Miscellany: Business papers, accounts, receipts, ledger