Guide to the Ebin Orvis Darling Collection, 1858-1888

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Guide to the Ebin Orvis Darling Collection, 1858-1888



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: Ebin Orvis Darling Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1858-1888
Box Number: 478-486
Creator: Darling, Ebin Orvis, 1839-1889
Extent: 9 boxes
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Ebin Orvis Darling Collection, California State Library.

Access Points

Gold mines and mining--California--Mariposa County
Bear Valley General Store (Calif.)
Mariposa Land and Mining Company of California
Chinese miners--California
Darling, Ebin Orvis, 1839-1889

Contents

Personal papers, business papers, certificates, correspondence.

Biography

Ebin Orvis Darling was born in Vermont. Coming to California in1858, he lived in Bear Valley, was head of the Bear Valley Store, and manager of the Mariposa Land and Mining Company. He was married October 23, 1863 to Rachel Shey and fathered four daughters. He was also a Mariposa County Supervisor for six years during 1869-1875. He retired to San Jose in1887 and died there on September 9th, 1889.

Correspondents

Major Correspondents

  • Brumagin , Mark
  • Brumagin, John W.
  • Reynolds, Angevine
  • Ferdou, Garry

Other Correspondents

  • Darling, Ebin Orvis
  • Bunker, F. R.
  • Wilcox, J. W.
  • Dodge, L. C.
  • Adams, John W.
  • McEwen John

Material Transferred from the Collection

Books

  • Darling, Ebin Orvis. Account book, Day book, May 1875-June 1877. Bear Valley, CA, 1875-77. (**fcHD 9321.9 D3 1875)
  • Darling, Ebin Orvis. Account book, Day book, Bear Valley Store, June 1, 1875-Dec. 13, 1876. Bear Valley, CA, 1875-1876. (**cHD 9321.9 D3 1875a)
  • Darling, Ebin Orvis. Account book, Invoice book, Bear Valley Store, Apr. 5, 1875-Sept. 20, 1875. Bear Valley, CA, 1875. (**fcHD 9321.9 D3 1875b)
  • Darling, Ebin Orvis. Account book, Day book Dec. 14, 1876-May 8, 1877. Bear Valley, CA, 1876-77. (**cHD 9321.9 D3 1876)
  • Darling, Ebin Orvis. Check book Oct. 26, 1873-Dec. 17, 1873. Bear Valley, CA, 1873. (**cHD 9321.9 D32 1873)
  • Miller & Darling Livery Stable. Bear Valley, CA. Ledger Feb. 20, 1866-Mar. 1868. (**cHD 9434 M5)
  • Darling, Ebin Orvis. Ledger Dec. 1875-Dec. 1877. Bear Valley, CA, 1877. (**fcHD9321.9 D3 1875c)
  • Darling, Ebin Orvis. Petty ledger July 1873-Aug. 1874. Bear Valley, CA, 1873-74. (**cHD 9321.9 D3 1873)
  • Brumagin, John W. Account book, Day book, Bear Valley Store, Aug. 8, 1868-Jan. 30, 1869. Bear Valley, Ca, 1868-69. (**cHD 9321.9 B72)
  • Brumagin, (J.H.) and Company, Bear Valley, CA. Account book May 15, 1870-Feb. 1, 1873. Bear Valley, CA 1870-73. (**cHD 9321.9 B7 1870)
  • Brumagin, (J.H.) and Company, Bear Valley, CA. Account book, Day book, Bear Valley Store, Aug. 22, 1870-June 30, 1871. (**cHD 9321.9 B7 1870a)
  • Brumagin, (J.H.) and Company, Bear Valley, Ca. Account book, Day book, Feb. 1, 1872-Apr. 30, 1872. Bear Valley, CA, 1872. (**fcHD 9321.9 B7 1872)
  • Brumagin, (J.H.) and Company, Bear Valley, Ca. Account book, Day book, Aug 25, 1873-May 15, 1874. Bear Valley, CA, 1873-74. (**fcHD 9321.9 B7 1873)
  • Brumagin, (J.H.) and Company, Bear Valley, Ca. Day book, merchants, July 1, 1871-Jan. 31, 1872. Bear Valley, CA, 1872. (**fcHD 9321.9 B7 1871)
  • Mariposa Land and Mining Company of California. Account book, blotter, Feb. 17, 1873-Aug. 25, 1873. Mariposa Estate, CA, 1873. (**cHD 9321.9 M3)

Container List

Box 478

Bear Valley School District items, business papers, certificates, legal papers, and papers of the Mariposa Land and Mining Co.

Box 479

Correspondence: n.d., 1858-1869.

Box 480

Correspondence: Jan.1870-Aug. 1872.

Box 481

Correspondence: Sept. 1872-April 1873.

Box 482

Correspondence: May, 1873-Dec. 1874.

Box 483

Correspondence: 1875-1876.

Box 484

Correspondence: 1877-1881.

Box 485

Correspondence: 1882.

Box 486

Correspondence: 1883-1888.