Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Guide to the California and Western Manuscript Collection
M0119  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (95.57 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Details
 
Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: California and Western Manuscript collection
    Dates: ca. 1760-1973
    Collection number: M0119
    Creator: Hichborn, Franklin
    Creator: Jones, William Carey
    Creator: Alvarado, Juan B.
    Creator: Wheeler, Alfred
    Collection Size: 5 linear ft.
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Abstract: Small collections and miscellaneous single items pertaining to various periods, persons, and phases of California history (1760-1963). Includes letters, journals, diaries, reports, financial and legal documents, pictures and maps, some typescripts and photostats. General subject matter includes description and travel, politics, economics, social issues, biographical information, exploration, mining, and the military. Specific subject areas covered include the British Consulate in San Francisco, the California election of 1884, Spanish in California, and individuals such as Franklin Hichborn, W. C. Jones, Juan B. Alvarado, and Alfred Wheeler.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 24 hours in advance of intended use.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

    Preferred Citation

    California and Western Manuscript collection, M0119. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Acquisition Information

    Originally part of the Borel Collection.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection of small collections and miscellaneous single items pertaining to various periods and persons and phases of California history includes letters, journals, diaries, reports, financial and legal documents, pictures and maps, some typescripts and photostats. General subject matter includes description and travel, politics, economics, social issues, biographical information, exploration, mining, and the military. Specific subject areas covered include the British Consulate in San Francisco, the California election of 1884, Spanish in California, and individuals such as Franklin Hichborn, W. C. Jones, Juan B. Alvarado, and Alfred Wheeler.