Inventory of California As It Is: A Collection of Questionnaires, 1886-1889

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History --History, California --General

Inventory of California As It Is: A Collection of Questionnaires, 1886-1889

Collection number: BANC MSS C-D 989

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University of California, Berkeley

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Collection Summary

Collection Title: California As It Is: A Collection of Questionnaires,
Date (inclusive): 1886-1889
Collection Number: BANC MSS C-D 989
Creator: H. H. Bancroft and Company
Extent: Number of containers: 4 boxes
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: Includes over three hundred printed questionnaires, apparently filled out by agents of H.H. Bancroft with information supplied by California settlers involved in agriculture or related industries. Responses to questions on printed side of form are chiefly statistical; verso of form usually contains a brief biography of interviewee.

Box 4 contains more completed questionnaire forms, usually without biographical information; some of these are captioned "Statistics of California Industries."
Languages Represented: English

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[Identification of item], California As It Is: A Collection of Questionnaires, BANC MSS C-D 989, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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Acquisition Information

This collection forms part of the Hubert Howe Bancroft Collection.

List of Contents

Box 1

Aldridge, Jarnaqin - Woodbridge, San Joaquin Co.

 

Alexander, A. - Little Stony (Stony Creek), Colusa Co.

 

Allen, H. R. - Lockeford, San Joaquin Co.

 

Allen & White (firm) - Acampo, San Joaquin Co.

 

Ailing, N. E. - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Anderson, C. M. - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Archer, John - Linchen, San Joaquin Co.

 

Ashley, W. D. - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Austin, Joshua Porter - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Badger, Edward - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Bainbridge, E. D. - Ripon, San Joaquin Co.

 

Bainbridge, J. A. - Ripon, San Joaquin Co.

 

Baird, V. P. - Lodi, San Joaquin Co.

 

Baker, C. C. - Modesto, Stanislaus Co.

 

Barber, G. H. - New Hope, Orange Co.

 

Barbour, N. R. - Lockeford, San Joaquin Co.

 

Beck, Frederick - Grayson, Stanislaus Co.

 

Beckman, H. - Woodbridge, San Joaquin Co.

 

Beckwith, C. M. - Modesto, Stanislaus Co.

 

Beecher, J. S. - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Bell, T. C. - Oakdale, Stanislaus Co.

 

Benjamin, C. D. - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Bennett, E. P. - Hill Ferry, Stanislaus Co.

 

Bentley, H. - Woodbridge, San Joaquin Co.

 

Berlin, Joseph F. - Hills Ferry, Stanislaus Co.

 

Berry, S. S. - Woodbridge, San Joaquin Co.

 

Bird, Ike - Merced, Merced Co.

 

Blohme, Henry - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Blythe, C. E. - Farmington, San Joaquin Co.

 

Bowden, James - Taison, county unknown.

 

Bowman, C. E. - Corralitos, Santa Cruz Co.

 

Bowman, E. W. - San Juan, San Benito Co.

 

Boyce, Amos - Woodbridge, San Joaquin Co.

 

Boyce, Carles I. - Woodbridge, San Joaquin Co.

 

Boyce, John - Woodbridge, San Joaquin Co.

 

Boyce, Robert - Woodbridge, San Joaquin Co.

 

Bray, E. G. - Blacks Station, Yolo Co.

 

Breen, John - San Juan, San Benito Co.

 

Breen, Patrick - San Juan, San Benito Co.

 

Brewster, John - Galt, Sacramento Co.

 

Brewster, L. O. - Modesto, Stanislaus Co.

 

Briggs, W. H. - Acampo, San Joaquin Co.

 

Brown, David D. - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Byrum, N. V. - Salida, Stanislaus Co.

 

Cady, Stoel - Ripon, San Joaquin Co.

 

Caine, A. M. - Woodbridge, San Joaquin Co.

 

Caminetti, Anthony, 1854-1923 - Jackson, Amador Co.

 

Canfield, R. W. - San Juan, San Benito Co.

 

Careaga, Ramon F., 1843 - Los Alamos, Santa Barbara Co.

 

Caricof, Michel - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Carr, Seymour - Conly, Sacramento Co.

 

Carson, W. T. - Crows Landing, Stanislaus Co.

 

Carter, Martin - Newark, Sierra Co.

 

Carter, William - Acampo, San Joaquin Co.

 

Castle, George H. - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Chalmers, P. J. - Farmington, San Joaquin Co.

 

Chase, Gilman - Bellota, San Joaquin Co.

 

Chittenden, G. E. - Niles, Alameda Co.

 

Clifford, E. A. - Knights Ferry, Stanislaus Co.

 

Clough, D. M. - Watsonville, Santa Cruz Co.

 

Coffee, Robert - Lodi, San Joaquin Co.

 

Cogswell, E. B. - Bellota, San Joaquin Co.

 

Conrad, G. A. - Bellota, San Joaquin Co.

 

Cook, J. J. - Yolo, Yolo Co.

 

Cook, P. W. - Ceres, Stanislaus Co.

 

Cornell, C. H. - Watsonville, Santa Cruz Co.

 

Cowell, F. M. - San Joaquin City, San Joaquin Co.

 

Cowell, A. H. - Woodbridge, San Joaquin Co.

 

Cowell, Joshua - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Cowell, H. W. - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Cox, Peter - Watsonviile, Santa Cruz Co.

 

Crane, S. H. - Turlock, Stanislaus Co.

 

Crepey, A. L. - Modesto, Stanislaus Co.

 

Crow, C. S. - Crows Landing, Stanislaus Co.

 

Crowell, H. - Irvington, Alameda Co.

 

Curry, J. E. - Lodi, San Joaquin Co.

 

Cushman, W. E. - San Juan, San Benito Co.

 

Davies, John V. - Modesto, Stanislaus Co.

 

Davis, George M. - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Davis, Robert - Hills Ferry, Stanislaus Co

 

De Uries, W. H. - Woodbridge, San Joaquin Co.

 

Dodson, T. H. - Orland, Colusa Co.

 

Downs, R. C. - Sutter Creek, Amador Co.

 

Drais, T. J. - Farmington, San Joaquin Co.

 

Draper, W. F. - Hills Ferry, Stanislaus Co.

 

Dusterberry, Henry - Centerville, Fresno Co.

 

Dyke, O. D. - Farmington, San Joaquin Co.

 

Eachus, James D. - Hills Ferry, Stanislaus Co.

 

Eichhoff, Gustav - Ripon, San Joaquin Co.

 

Eliot, W. L. - Linden, San Joaquin Co.

 

Ellenwood, W. B. - Atlanta, San Joaquin Co.

 

Elliot, George T., 1834 - Holister, San Benito Co.

 

Elmore, J. G. - Salida, Stanislaus Co.

 

Ervin, W. W. - Modesto, Stanislaus Co.

 

Eschenburg, Rodney - Gilroy, Santa Clara Co.

 

Fairchild, A. (Mrs.) - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Fallon, E. F. - Hollister, San Benito Co.

 

Fentem, R. B. - Hills [Ferry?], Stanislaus Co.

 

Ferdun, Samuel - Lodi, San Joaquin Co.

 

Field, J. L. - Woodbridge, San Joaquin Co.

 

Fifield, A. C. - Linden, San Joaquin Co.

 

Fine, E. H. - Linclen, San Joaquin Co.

 

Finley, J. M. - Modesto, Stanislaus Co.

 

Finnell, Fountain - Tehama, Tehama Co.

 

Fisher, William Van - Bellota, San Joaquin Co.

 

Fiske, Ezra - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Flint, Thomas - San Juan, San Benito Co.

 

Flood, John - Newville, Colusa Co.

 

Foard, Margaret (Arderg) - Corralitos, Santa Cruz Co.

 

Fogg, W. W. - New Hope, Orange Co.

 

Folger, M. A. (Mrs.) - Woodbridge, San Joaquin Co.

 

Foote, E. N. - Lockeford, San Joaquin Co.

 

Fowler, F. M. (Mrs.) - Conly, Sacramento Co.

 

Fowler, Joseph M. - Lodi, San Joaquin Co.

 

Frates, Frank - Ione, Amador Co.

 

French, George M. - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

French, W. A. - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

French, W. B. (Mrs.) - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Fuller, Richard, 1817 - Lincoln, Placer Co.

 

Funck, J. P. - Farmington, San Joaquin Co.

 

Funck, L. - Farmington, San Joaquin Co.

 

Fuqua, F. M. - Acampo, San Joaquin Co.

 

Furnald, O. P. - Oleander, county unknown.

Box 2

Gaffery, John - Banta, county unknown.

 

Garrett, W. E. - Ripon, San Joaquin Co.

 

Garrison, C. - Modesto, Stanislaus Co.

 

Geer, H. F. - Turlock, Stanislaus Co.

 

Gillingham, Henry Clay - Woodbridge, San Joaquin Co.

 

Gillis, James - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Gilman, S. S. - Paskenta, Tehama Co.

 

Givens, S. L. - Merced, Merced Co.

 

Gleason, John - Henlyville, Tehama Co.

 

Goodwin, B. A. - Ripon, San Joaquin Co.

 

Goodwin, D. - Modesto, Stanislaus Co.

 

Goslin, J. F. - Ripon, San Joaquin Co.

 

Gratton, John - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Gregory, H. C. - Centerville, Fresno Co.

 

Gregory, M. F. - Jenny Lind, Calaveras Co.

 

Gregory, U. S. - Ione, Amador Co.

 

Griffin, John, d. 1881 - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Grove, J. M. - Berlin, Colusa Co.

 

Grupe, Charles - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Gruwell, J. D. - Farmington, San Joaquin Co.

 

Haley, C. S. - Newark, Sierra Co.

 

Hall, J. S. - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Hall, M. H. - Modesto, Stanislaus Co.

 

Hall, R. F. - Watsonville, Santa Cruz Co.

 

Haller, Margaret V. D. (Mrs.) - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Hammer, M. - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Harbest, M. R. - Waterford, Stanislaus Co.

 

Harrold, A. M. - Farmington, San Joaquin Co.

 

Harvey, Obed[iah] - Galt, Sacramento Co.

 

Hasbrouck, J. - Collegeville, San Joaquin Co.

 

Hearn, J. H. - Hills Ferry, Stanislaus Co.

 

Heckman, Henry - Oakdale, Stanislaus Co.

 

Henry, James R. - Farmington, San Joaquin Co.

 

Hewett, W. T. - Farmington, San Joaquin Co.

 

Hickey, J. H. - Elliott, San Joaquin Co.

 

Hining, C. H. - Modesto, Stanislaus Co.

 

Holmes, J. W. - Acampo, San Joaquin Co.

 

Honsken, George - New Hope, Orange Co.

 

Hood, N. A. (Mrs.) - Farmington, San Joaquin Co.

 

Hopper, George Washington, 1829 - Modesto, Stanislaus Co.

 

Howard, F. A. - Sutter Creek, Amador Co.

 

Hudson, James S. - Woodbridge, San Joaquin Co.

 

Hugill, Jonathan - New Hope, San Joaquin Co.

 

Hunt, Daniel - Milton, Calaveras Co.

 

Jahaut, Victor - Woodbridge, San Joaquin Co.

 

Jenkins, Robert R. - Jenny Lind, Calaveras Co.

 

Julian, H. B. - Elk Creek, Colusa Co.

 

Keller, John - Woodbridge, San Joaquin Co.

 

Kerr, H. A. - Modesto, Stanislaus Co.

 

Kirkman, R. A. - Acampo, San Joaquin Co.

 

Klehn, Henry - Hills Ferry, Stanislaus Co.

 

Klipple, G. W. - Linden, San Joaquin Co.

 

Knight, N. A. - Lodi, San Joaquin Co.

 

Kohler, Frederick - Orland, Colusa Co.

 

Kroh, Oly C. - Ripon, San Joaquin Co.

 

Ladd, Ira W. - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Lamasney, A. J. - Atlanta, San Joaquin Co.

 

Liesy, John - Atlanta, San Joaquin Co.

 

Locke, George S. - Lockeford, San Joaquin Co.

 

Loveland, D. H. - Linden, San Joaquin Co.

 

McCabe, Edward - Turlock, Stanislaus Co.

 

McCabe, P. R. - Turlock, Stanislaus Co.

 

McClanghry, S. C. - Galt, Sacramento Co.

 

McFarland, John - Galt, Sacramento Co.

 

McIntosh, A. McD. - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

McIver, C. C. - Mission San Jose, county unknown.

 

McKinney, Susan S. (Mrs.) - Horrs [?] Ranch, Stanislaus Co.

 

Magee, S. L. - Clements, San Joaquin Co.

 

Mayberry, Alexander - Acampo, San Joaquin Co.

 

Mecum, G. D. - Orland, Colusa.

 

Merrill, C. A. - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Miles, William - Hills Ferry, Stanislaus Co.

 

Miller, John - Walnut Grove, Sacramento Co.

 

Miller, Milton - Atlanta, San Joaquin Co.

 

Millsaps, Joseph - Newville, Colusa Co.

 

Milsup, G. W. - Newville, Colusa Co.

 

Mitchell, John W. - Turlock, Stanislaus Co.

 

Monroe, Euphrates - Modesto, Stanislaus Co.

 

Monroe, Ishmael - Berwood [?] Stanislaus Co.

 

Moon, J. T. - Grayson, Stanislaus Co.

 

Mooney, Hugh - Tehama, Tehama Co.

 

Moorehead, S. A. - Hills Ferry, Stanislaus Co.

 

Morgan, Daniel B. - Corralitos, Santa Cruz Co.

 

Morrow, M. J. - Farmington, San Joaquin Co.

 

Morse, L. M. - Lodi, San Joaquin Co.

 

Mortenson, John - Orland, Colusa Co.

 

Mosher, George L. - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Murdock, G. W. - Orland, Colusa Co.

 

Murdock, William - Willows, Colusa Co.

 

Neal, C. H. - Lodi, San Joaquin Co.

 

Nelson, A. J. - Lodi, San Joaquin Co.

 

Nicewonger, Levi H. - Atlanta, San Joaquin Co.

 

Nicholson, N. - Watsonville, Santa Cruz Co.

 

Northrop, H. D. - Woodbridge, San Joaquin Co.

 

Norton, O. O. - Lodi, San Joaquin Co.

 

Olsen, A. S. (Mrs.) - New Hope, San Joaquin Co.

 

Osborn, W. A. - Turlock, Stanislaus Co.

 

Osgood, S. E. - Irvington, Alameda Co.

 

Overholtzer, Joseph - Acampo, San Joaquin Co.

 

Owen, J. R. - Farmington, San Joaquin Co.

Box 3

Palmer, George M. - Woodbridge, San Joaquin Co.

 

Palmtag, William - Hollister, San Benito Co.

 

Parsens, R. J. - Woodbridge, San Joaquin Co.

 

Pattee, Edgar - Oakdale, Stanislaus Co.

 

Perrott, John - Woodbridge, San Joaquin Co.

 

Perryman, Charles - Linden, San Joaquin Co.

 

Planalp, Peter - Galt, Sacramento Co.

 

Pleasants, James N. - Winters, Yolo Co.

 

Prather, William F. - Linden, San Joaquin Co.

 

Pronty, C. C. - Ione, Amador Co.

 

Pronty, William H. - Ione, Amador Co.

 

Quiggle, V. S. - Galt, Sacramento Co.

 

Reeves, C. C. - Hills Ferry, Stanislaus Co.

 

Reynolds, B. F. - 26 Mile House, San Joaquin Co. [?]

 

Reynolds, C. P. - Milton, Calaveras Co.

 

Reynolds, William W. - Oakdale, Stanislaus Co.

 

Ripperdan, Isaac - Modesto, Stanislaus Co.

 

Robertson, James - Linden, San Joaquin Co.

 

Robinson, W. O. - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Robinson, E. F. - Hills Ferry, Stanislaus Co.

 

Rossen, H. J. (Mrs.) - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Rumvill, L. L. - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Rupell, H. C. - Turlock, Stanislaus Co.

 

Rupell, W. H. - Linden, San Joaquin Co.

 

Rutherford, William W. - Oakdale, Stanislaus Co.

 

Salmon, Cutler - French Camp, San Joaquin Co.

 

Sargent, J. G. - Turlock, Stanislaus Co.

 

Sawyer, James C. - Galt, Sacramento Co.

 

Scearce, L. - Orland, Colusa Co.

 

Schomp, Justus - Acampo, San Joaquin Co.

 

Schumann, H. J. - Germantown, Colusa Co.

 

Scott, J. H. - Ione, Amador Co.

 

Seavy, L. N. - Ripon, San Joaquin Co.

 

Seely, M. V. - Oakdale, Stanislaus Co.

 

Shackford, G. F. - Peters, San Joaquin Co.

 

Shackford, Samuel - Farmington, San Joaquin Co.

 

Shattuck, H. C. - Lodi, San Joaquin Co.

 

Shaw, David A. - Lugonia, San Bernardino Co.

 

Shaw, T. C. - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Sherman, E. B. - Lodi, San Joaquin Co.

 

Smith, C. C. - Fresno, Fresno Co.

 

Smithson, W. D. - Acampo, San Joaquin Co.

 

Smyth, James H., d. 1885 - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Snedigar, T. F. - Oakdale, Stanislaus Co.

 

Stafford, Christopher - Acampo, San Joaquin Co.

 

Stapp, J. C. - Sycamore (Grand Island), Colusa Co.

 

Starkweather, Alfred - Farmington, San Joaquin Co.

 

Steves, Joshua - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Stewart, S. D. R. - Sutter Creek, Amador Co.

 

Stone, W. S. - Modesto, Stanislaus Co.

 

Stowe, Charles A. - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Stuart, A. V. - Oakdale, Stanislaus Co.

 

Stuart, J. D. - 26 Mile House, San Joaquin Co. [?]

 

Surface, J. P. - Ione, Amador Co.

 

Surface, J. W. - Ione, Amador Co.

 

Swift, R. S. - Ione, Amador Co.

 

Tallmadge, James - Lodi, San Joaquin Co.

 

Tates, A. L. - Hills Ferry, Stanislaus Co.

 

Thomas, Seth - Farmington, San Joaquin Co.

 

Thompson, C. W. - Ripon, San Joaquin Co.

 

Thompson, John - Woodbridge, San Joaquin Co.

 

Thompson, John C. - Woodbridge, San Joaquin Co.

 

Thorn, S. R. - Lodi, San Joaquin Co.

 

Thornton, Arthur - New Hope, San Joaquin Co.

 

Tilden, H. J. - Niles, Alameda Co.

 

Titus, Lyman - Acampo, San Joaquin Co.

 

Tone, John H. - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Towns, H. H. - Sutter Creek, Amador Co.

 

Tubbs, C. L. - Ione, Amador Co.

 

Tubbs, Silas - Ione, Amador Co.

 

Turner, E. J. - Hollister, San Benito Co.

 

Turner, James - French Camp, San Joaquin Co.

 

Violett, J. W. - Ione, Amador Co.

 

Wagener, E. - Atlanta, San Joaquin Co.

 

Wakefield, C. H. - Stockton, San Joaquin Co.

 

Walden, T. E. - Hills Ferry, Stanislaus Co.

 

Walker, Azariah - Oakdale, Stanislaus Co.

 

Walker, William H. - Linden, San Joaquin Co.

 

Wallace, W. - Ceres, Stanislaus Co.

 

Walsh, Henry W. - Linden, San Joaquin Co.

 

Walther, L. C. - Oakdale, Stanislaus Co.

 

Whitmore, R. K. - Ceres, Stanislaus Co.

 

Williams, R. W. - Woodbridge, San Joaquin Co.

 

Williams, J. R. - Knights Ferry, Stanislaus Co.

 

Wilson, Dan - San Juan, San Benito Co.

 

Woods, H. M. - Woodbridge, San Joaquin Co.

 

Woods, Richard - Woodbridge, San Joaquin Co.

 

Woodson, B. A. - Galt, Sacramento Co.

 

Zacharias, Charles - Grayson, Stanislaus Co.

 

Zacharias, J. H. - Grayson, Stanislaus Co.

 

Zils, Peter - Watsonville, Santa Cruz Co.

 

Zuck, James C. - Gilroy, Santa Clara Co.