Guide to the John Thomas Doyle Collection, 1893-1902

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Guide to the John Thomas Doyle Collection, 1893-1902



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: John Thomas Doyle Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1893-1902
Box Number: Boxes 470-477
Collector: California State Library
Extent: 8 boxes
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John Thomas Doyle Collection, California State Library.

Access Points

Doyle, John T. (John Thomas), 1819-1906
Religion and law
Pious Fund of the Californias
Lawyers--California--San Francisco

Contents

Correspondence, leases, legal materials, notes and drafts, pamphlets, tax receipts.

Biography

For fifty years, John Thomas Doyle worked on the "Pious Fund" case as legal counselor for San Francisco Catholic Archbishops Joseph Alemany and Patrick Riordan. Doyle was born on November 26, 1819 in New York. In 1851, he came to San Francisco and practiced law. He returned to New York in 1856. In New York, he married Antonia Pons, returning to San Francisco in 1859. He served in various positions throughout his life: member of the first Board of Regents for the University of California, California State Commissioner of Transportation in 1877-78, and first President of the California Historical Society. He died in Menlo Park on December 23, 1906.

Correspondents

Major Correspondents

  • Doyle, Sherman

Other Correspondents

  • Vaughn, Herbert Cardinal
  • Hewitt, Abram S. (Abram Stevens), 1822-1903
  • Bard, Thomas Robert, 1841-1915
  • McCreery, Fenton R.
  • Choate, Joseph Hodges, 1832-1917

Container List

Box 470

Personal correspondence, leases, legal papers, pamphlets and tax receipts.

Box 471

Correspondence regarding the Pious Fund, n.d., 1870-March 1907.

Box 472

Pious Fund legal materials presented as exhibits arranged by exhibit number.

Box 473

Pious Fund materials, arranged alphabetically by title or first line.

Box 474

Checkbooks; Antonia Doyle, [1871-1881] and 1868-1870.

Box 475

Checkbooks; John Thomas Doyle, 1862-1866.

Box 476

Checkbooks; John Thomas Doyle, 1866-1869.

Box 477

Checkbooks; John Thomas Doyle, 1870-1874.