Guide to the John C. Gibson Papers, 1847-1879

Processed by The California State Library staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Xiuzhi Zhou
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/
© 1999
California State Library. All rights reserved.

Guide to the John C. Gibson Papers, 1847-1879



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 C. Gibson Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1847-1879
Box Number: 206
Creator: Gibson, John C.
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions of Use

Please credit California State Library.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to California State Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing. Permission for publication is given on behalf of California State Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John C. Gibson Papers, California State Library.

Access Points

Gibson, John C.
River steamers--California--Sacramento
Voyages to the Pacific coast
California--Gold discoveries
Gold mines and mining--California
Pioneers--California

Contents

Correspondence.

Biography

John C. Gibson came to California by ship from New York in 1851. In 1852-53 he mined for gold. From 1855, he was engaged in riverboating on the Sacramento River between the cities of Sacramento, Marysville, and San Francisco. He was part owner of the Kate Bateman, also serving as its Chief Engineer. In 1861, he worked for the California Steam Navigation Company and captained the Defiance.

Correspondents

Major Correspondents

  • Gibson, John C.

Other Correspondents

  • Gibson, John C., Mrs.

Container List

Box Box 206

Letters arranged chronologically from John C. Gibson in Marysville, Sacramento, and San Francisco to his mother in New Hampshire.

Box