Guide to the Tuolumne County records, 1850-1927

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Guide to the Tuolumne County Records, 1850-1927

Collection number: BANC MSS C-A 152

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University of California, Berkeley

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Processed by:
The Bancroft Library staff
Date Completed:
ca. 1962
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1997 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: Tuolumne County records,
Date (inclusive): 1850-1927
Collection Number: BANC MSS C-A 152
Extent: Number of container: 1 box
Repository: The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Abstract: Original documents, mainly from the Recorder's Office, 1850-1877. Includes registration and claim papers of water companies and miners; petitions for roads; accounts; election and court documents.
Languages Represented: English

Information for Researchers


Collection is open for research.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Tuolumne County records, BANC MSS C-A 152, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

These original documents, mainly from the Recorder's office, come from various sources, including the T. W. Norris Collection. The Green Springs School District records were a gift of Mrs. Margaret E. Schlichtmann in September 1958. Sources have been indicated on folders.

Partial List of Contents

Part I


Bourgoin, P., et. al


Mining claim, Feb. 19, 1855


California. Justice court (Springfield)


Reports on cases in court, July 31-Sept. 30, 1852


California. Justice court. Township no. 2


Subpoenas, Jan. 23, 1861


California. Probate court (Tuolumne Co.)


Order for sale of property, May 8, 1858


Experimental Company


Registration for bringing water to diggings at Yankee Hill, Mar. 29, 1851


Girard & Company


Mining claim, June 12, 1854


Nil Desperandum Water Company


Claim for use of water, Sept. 13, 1860


Palmer, T. G.


Receipt to Sheriff, Tuolumne Co., for two prisoners


Roterberg, Friedrich


Declaration of intention for citizenship, Mar. 31, 1857. (Certified copy signed by clerk of court, March 31, 1857)


Sedgwick, John and Wood, Ira


Registration for water ditch, Feb. 21, 1852


Sonora, Calif. Justice of the peace


To the Sheriff, ordering arrest of Henry Barber, Aug. 24, 1850


Sullivans Creek Water Co.


Constitution, Oct. 25, 1851


Tuolumne Co. Board of Supervisors


Report, Apr. 1853


Tuolumne Co. Citizens


Oath of allegiance to the United States and to California, 1863-1864


Tuolumne Co. Citizens


Petition, Feb. 8, 1853


Petitions re road, June 1-Aug. 6, 1855


Petitions re road, Dec. 29, 1863


Tuolumne Co. Clerk


Papers relating to election, June-July 1852


Poll lists of judicial election held in precinct of Columbia, Oct. 17, 1877


Tuolumne Co. Treasurer


Reports, 1851-1852


Vouchers, 1850


Vouchers, 1850-1852


Yosemite turnpike road company


Organizational papers for construction of a road, Aug. 29-Oct. 13, 1868

Part II: Tuolumne Co., Calif. Green Springs School District


Records and accounts, 1889-1927


Notes of boundaries of district created, 1873; record (incomplete) of meetings of Board of Trustees; funds received and dispersed.


Accompanied by Christmas card, 1906, from a teacher, Sadie McLean, to pupil, Horatio Bolter, and newspaper clipping concerning the Bolter family.