Guide to the Moses Schallenberger Papers, 1847-1898

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Guide to the Moses Schallenberger Papers, 1847-1898

Collection number: M0064

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Encoded by:
Patricia White
© 1997

Descriptive Summary

Title: Moses Schallenberger Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1848-1898
Collection number: Special Collections M0064
Creator: Schallenberger, Moses
Physical Description: 13 items
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions:

None.

Provenance:

Gift of Mary Sheldon Barnes, who received them from Moses Schallenberger in 1895.

Publication Rights:

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], Moses Schallenberger Papers, M0064, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical Note:

Moses Schallenberger was an early California pioneer.

Scope and Contents Note:

This collection includes correspondence and photographs covering the period after the arrival of Schallenberger in California, with an account, recorded by Mary Sheldon Barnes, of Schallenberger's overland journey to California from Missouri in 1844. Correspondents include John Townsend, Elizabeth Schallenberger Townsend, and Mary Sheldon Barnes.

Although received with the collection, items 2, 5 and 13 appear to be unrelated.

CONTAINER LIST

 

Item: 1
Barnes, Mary S., "Schallenberger Narrative," information from a personal interview, n.d.

Physical Description: 9 pp typed
 

Item: 2
[Morant], Emma to Lady [L]ushington, n.d.

Physical Description: 3 pp with cover
 

Item: 3
Schallenberger, Moses, portrait photograph, 1865 Dec. 25

 

Item: 4
Schallenberger, Moses, portrait photograph, n.d.

 

Item: 5
Pencil note by unknown author, apparently unrelated, n.d.

 

Item: 6
Townsend [John] to Moses Schallenberger, 1847 Jan. 25

Physical Description: 3 pp
 

Item: 7
[Townsend, Mrs. E. L.] to Moses Schallenberger, 1848 Feb. 3

Physical Description: 2 pp
 

Item: 8
Schallenberger, Moses to Mrs. E. L. Townsend, 1848 Feb. 14

Physical Description: 3 pp
 

Item: 9
Townsend, [John] to Moses Schallenberger, with penciled Spanish phrases or poem on verso, 1849 May 31

Physical Description: 2 pp
 

Item: 10
Schallenberger, Moses to John Townsend, 1850 Oct. 12

Physical Description: 3 pp
 

Item: 11
Boggs, W. M. to Mrs. "Earl" Barnes (of Palo Alto), 1893 Jan. 18

Physical Description: 4 pp
 

Item: 12
Schallenberger, Moses to [Mary Sheldon] Barnes, 1895 March 26

Physical Description: 2 pp
 

Item: 13
[Kuftner, Anton] to [__ Tarrost], in German, 1898 [Jan.] 12

Physical Description: 3 pp