Guide to the John G. North Papers, 1857-1869

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Guide to the John G. North Papers, 1857-1869



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 G. North Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1857-1869
Box Number: 276
Creator: North, John G.
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 G. North Papers, California State Library.

Access Points

Shipbuilding--California--San Francisco
North, John G.

Contents

Business papers, receipts.

Biography

John G. North was born Johan Gurenius Nordtvedt in Norway December 15, 1826 and came to California in 1849 by ship. He lived primarily in San Francisco and was a shipbuilder. He opened North's Shipyard in San Francisco's Potrero District in 1860 and is credited with constructing some 236 hulls including the steamers Chrysopolis, Capitol, and Reform. He died September 19, 1872 in San Francisco.

Container List

Box Box 276

Arranged chronologically.