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Register of the Shebl (James) "Weber!" Papers, 1986-1993
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CONTAINER LIST

 

BOX 1: SHEBL (JAMES) "WEBER!" PAPERS

 

1.1: COPIES OF WEBER DOCUMENTS

 

a-CMW's German passport, 1836 [photocopy of ms. at Bancroft Library]

 

b-Transcription of info on Weber's German passport, 1836 [2 pp.; typescript]

 

c-List of Texas volunteers incl. Chas. W. Webber's name, n.d. [2 pp. photocopy of ms. at Texas State Archives]

 

d-Record of Texas land claim of Chas. W. Webber for service under Capt. Gillis, 1842 [2 pp. photocopy of ms. in Texas State Archives]

 

e-Record of dissolution of partnership betw. Weber & Gulnac, 1843 [in Spanish followed by English version dated 1857; 3 pp.; photocopy]

 

f-Weber California passport, 8-43 [photostat of item at Bancroft Library]

 

g-Sutter's record of putting Weber under arrest, 1845 [photocopy ; original at Bancroft]

 

h-Charles Weber to Dr. John Marsh, 3-7-1846 [6 pp.; photocopy; original in John Marsh Papers, Bancroft Library]

 

i-Proclamation appointing Weber Captain of Artillery, 6-25-1846 [photocopy; incl. English translation; typescript]

 

j-Thos. Larkin to CMW, 10-19-46 [photostat of ms. at Bancroft Library]

 

k-sample page of CMW's record of supply costs for individuals under his command during Mexican War, Oct-Nov 1846 [photocopy of ms. at Bancroft Library]

 

l-Record of pmt. Francis Lightston by Charles Smith, 4-2-1847 [photocopy; original at Bancroft]

 

m-Transcription of advertisement for Stockton placed in Alta California by Weber, 1849

 

n-Transcription of petition from Stockton citizens to CMW to remove abandoned ships from Stockton Channel, 7-22-1850 [photocopy from Aungst]

 

o-Weber/Ellen Murphy wedding license, 12-3-1850 [photocopy; original in Bancroft Library]

 

p-Translation of Adolph Weber to Weber parents in Germany, 8-11-1853 [photocopy; 9 pp.]

 

q-English summary & German text [12pp typescript] of Adolph Weber to Philipp Weber, 11-5-53 [photocopy of item at Bancroft Library]

 

r-Transcript of record of pmt. to CMW for land given for State Asylum, 1-11-1854

 

s-English summary & German text [7pp typescript] of Adolph Weber to W. Ryhiner, 10-28-54 [photocopy of item at Bancroft Library]

 

t-Transcript of refiled cover pg. of land sales agmt. betw. Weber & Gulnac, 9-16-1857 [original in Santa Clara County Recorder's Office]

 

u-CMW to Helen Weber, 1-23-60

 

v-Duncan Beaumont. "Map of the City of Stockton & Environs," 1861 [incl legal certification; 3 pieces, photostat]

 

w-F.A. Ruhl, Stockton Turnverein to CMW, 5-10-1876 [declares CMW a member of Turnverein] [German & English versions; photocopies of ms. at Bancroft Library]

 

x-CMW to Society of San Joaquin Pioneers, 8-15-1878 [photocopy of ms. at Bancroft Library]

 

y-"The last sad rites," Stockton Daily Evening Mail (5-7-1881) [Weber's obit.; 3 pp.; photocopy]

 

z-"Captain Weber: The founder of Stockton dead at the age of 67 years," Mariposa Gazette (5-14-1881) [transcription; 3 pp.]

 

aa-"Charles M. Weber: Death of the founder of Stockton...," California Democrat (5-5-1881) [transcription; 4 pp.]

 

bb-"Eulogium by D.J. Oullahan," Stockton Daily Independent (5-14-81)

 

cc-Transcription of L.M. Cutting reminiscence of Weber publ. In Stockton Record (1923)

 

dd-Helen Weber Kennedy to J.T. Aungst, 10-30-33 [regrets lack of family documentation of CMW's stay in Texas and Louisiana; 2 pp.; photocopy]

 

ee-Esther Nelson, Libn. U. of Utah to J.T. Aungst, 4-19-34 [regrets lack of documentation for why certain Utah landmarks are named "Weber"]

 

ff-Transcription of George H. Tinkham reminiscence recorded by J.T. Aungst, 1934

 

gg-Photocopies of six pp. from J.T. Aungst thesis about CMW civic contributions, 1934

 

hh-corresp betw. J.T. Aungst and officials in Texas and Utah re Weber presence in those states, 1934 [photocopy]

 

1.2: MISCELLANEOUS NOTES FOR "WEBER!"

 

a-Weber family lineage [from 18th c.]

 

b-chronology of Weber's overland journey to California (1841)

 

c-info on Weber's California passport (1849)

 

d-info on California Battalion accounts at Bancroft (1846-1847)

 

e-list of possible illustrations for "Weber!"

 

1.3: CORRESPONDENCE RE PUBLICATION OF "WEBER!," 1986-1992 [14 items]

 

1.4: CONTRACTS & MISC. PAPERS RE PUBLICATION OF "WEBER!," 1986-1993

 

a-SJ Co. Hist. Soc. Board Minutes mentioning proposal by Shebl to rewrite "Weber!" (5-13-86) [photocopy of 1 pg. only]

 

b-Stmt. of funds expended by James Shebl in preparation of "Weber!" manuscript (11-23-87)

 

c-Agmt. betw. Author & publisher [SJ Co. Historical Museum] (1990) [blank form]

 

d-Contract betw. Museum & Shebl (Feb 26, 1992) for publ. of new version of "Weber!" [fax copy]

 

e-Press release announcing signing party for "Weber!" (1-21-93)

 

1.5: WEBER PHOTOS [6 photocopies & list]

 

1.6: EDITED TYPESCRIPT DRAFTS of "WEBER!" (1987) [8 chapters, 99 pp. + chronology, Oullahan eulogium]

 

a-Bound version incl pencil note by Shebl inside cover & w/ editorial notes by Howard Lewis?, 1987

 

b-Unbound version marked "Peggy's notes" on cover

 

1.7: EDITED TYPESCRIPT DRAFTS of "WEBER!" (1990) [14 chapters, 118 pp. + 13 pp. epilogue; photocopy; incl. editorial notes by "Berrey"?]

 

a-Copy marked: "This is the one Tom sent...it is a rewrite of material in binder"

 

b-Copy marked: "Gave these papers to Shellenberger to read. The pencil notes are his."

 

c-Copy w/ Shebl note appended: "Carla, I'm working on chapt. Titles & doing some touch-up..."

 

d-Copy w/ Shebl's address & phone # on cover; no indication of editorship

 

e-Copy w/ corrections in black and red inks; no indication of editorship

 

f-Copy w/ corrections in purple & green inks; no indication of editorship

 

1.8: EDITED TYPESCRIPT DRAFTS of "WEBER!" (1991) [14 chapters, 119 pp. + 6 pp. epilogue; multiple appendices]

 

a-Copy marked w/ green & rose pens by "JS"

 

b-Copy on still unseparated computer-printed pages

 

1.9: TYPESCRIPT DRAFT of "WEBER!" MARKED "1992" [bears some editing in green ink]

 

1.10: "WEBER!" BOOK LAYOUT & DESIGN

 

1.11: "WEBER!"---COMPUTER DISKS CONTAINING FINAL TEXT

 

1.12: Peggy Cahill. "Capt. Weber & his place in early California history" [typescript of article published in Pacific Historian (Wint 1976)]