Guide to the Benjamin Franklin Folger Collection, 1848-1877

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California State Library. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Benjamin Franklin Folger Collection, 1848-1877



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: Benjamin Franklin Folger Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1848-1877
Box Number: 196-198
Collector: Armstrong, Ardell Folger
Extent: 3 boxes
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions of Use

Please credit California State Library.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Benjamin Franklin Folger Collection, California State Library.

Access Points

Folger, Benjamin Franklin, 1814-1864
Cholera--Louisiana
Shipping--Panama
Shipping--Caribbean Area
Folger family

Contents

Correspondence, genealogy, photographs.

Biography

Benjamin Folger worked as an agent in Panama for the Empire City line of steamers. In 1852, he was in business in San Francisco. He died in Sacramento on June 1, 1864.

Correspondents

Major Correspondents

  • Osborn, Julia

Other Correspondents

  • Folger, Alfred.
  • Folger, Arthur.

Material Transferred from the Collection

  • Photographs

Related Collections

  • Title: Josiah Gallup Collection

Container List

Box 196

Correspondence, 1848-52

Box 197

Correspondence, 1854-77

Box 198

Photographs, unidentified, out of state, etc.