Guide to the Charles Albert Storke Papers, 1856-1936
Guide to the Charles Albert Storke Papers, 1856-1936
Collection number: BANC MSS 73/71 cThe Bancroft Library
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Key to Arrangement
Correspondence - See also Vols. 12 and 37.
Letters written to Storke and copies of his replies. Arranged alphabetically. A partial list of significant correspondents follows the Key to Arrangement.
Letterpress copy books
May 24, 1889-Nov. 15, 1904. 492 p.
July 26, 1896-Nov. 29, 1900. 697 p.
Oct. 7, 1897-Feb. 18, 1905. 368 p.
Nov. 7, 1900-Mar. 1, 1910. 273 p.
Fragments and unidentified letters.
Editorials, speeches, rough drafts and notes
"After the Bugles--The West."
Unpublished recollections of C. A. Storke with Michael J Phillips.
"After the Bugles--The West!"
Unarranged notes and rough drafts
Boyhood recollections, biographical sketches, etc.
Civil War material, including "Record of Albert [C. A. Storke] in the Civil War"
Certificates, memberships, etc. - See also Oversize Folio
Lawyer's brief and common place book, 1881-1927.
Case citations and legal notes, District Attorney's Office, County of Santa Barbara, Calif. 400 p. Indexed.
Mattie More Storke vs. Charles Albert Storke, 1889-1917.
Indentures, abstracts of title, mortgages, notes, etc., for which Storke was attorney or notary public.
Deeds, abstracts of title, notes, deed of reconveyance, indentures, agreements, easement, etc. in which Storke or his wife are named as parties.
Invoices, bills, receipts, tax forms, insurance certificates, etc. (One folder)
Cash book, Feb. 1907-Mar. 1908
Account book, 1926-1930
Check book, Feb. 1931-June 1932
Check book, Nov. 1934-June 1935
Papers regarding the title, maintenance and operation of the Storke Ranches in Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties, as follows:
Includes correspondence, invoices, bills and receipts
Land grants, breeding certificates and maps
Abstracts of Title
Sespe Rancho, Dec. 1887
Sespe Rancho, July 1889
Sespe Rancho, Dec. 1906
Dos Pueblos Rancho, Jan. 1916
La Goleta Rancho, Dec. 1916
Account book, 1905-1929
Ledger, 1918-1921 - See also Oversize Vol. 38
Printed material (One folder)
Clippings - See also Oversize Vols. 39 and 40
Miscellaneous photographs - transferred to Pictorial Collection
Knox, S. B. P., M.D., Santa Barbara, Calif.
Physicians visiting book, 1876
Physicians visiting book, 1877
More family papers, 1856-1910
Personal papers of members of the More family of Santa Barbara including Thomas Wallace More (1826-1877) and his brother Alexander Peter More (d. 1893), and papers relating to the settlement of their estates by C. A. Storke as attorney and trustee.
More, Thomas Wallace
Daily account book, May 1860-Dec. 1869
Account book: Estate of T. W. More
Includes correspondence, funeral notice, deed, and "An Act for the Relief of the Heirs of T. W. More."
More, Alexander Peter, Estate
John F. More vs. the Estate of A. P. More, deceased, June 1895-June 1896.
Vol. 1, evidence and arguments.
John F. More vs. the Estate of A. P. More, deceased, June-July 1894.
Vol. 2, depositions.
Cash book, June 1896-June 1900.
Cash book, June 1896-May 1910.
Daily account book, Apr. -May 1897
Santa Rosa Island Company.
Account book, Apr.-Dec. 1897.
Transcript on appeal, California Supreme Court, July 6, 1903.
Includes indenture, inventory and appraisement of the Estate, etc.
More, Eleanor H., Estate
"Estate of Eleanor H. More," Apr. 1900-Dec. 1901.
Fragmentary and unidentified correspondence, copies of early family letters and diaries, notes, etc.
Storke, Charles Albert, Estate, 1936-1960
Papers relating to the settlement of the Estate of C. A. Storke, primarily by Thomas More Storke and Charles Albert Storke II, as executors and trustees.
Legal material, including correspondence, declaration of trust and deeds.
Monthly reports to beneficiaries, Oct. 1956-June 1959
Monthly statement of rents and expenses, July 1956-Nov. 1959
Monthly bank reconciliation statements, Jan. 1945-Mar. 1947
Supporting vouchers filed in Santa Barbara Superior Court in support of the expenditures by executors of the Estate, Dec. 1936-Dec. 1946. (Five folders)
Bank deposit books
Apr. 1939-July 1941
July 1941-July 1943
Check stub book, Dec. 1944-Mar. 1947
Includes bills, notes, maps, petitions, etc.
Correspondence and clippings
Storke Ranch account book, 1874-1877.
Diplomas, degrees and certificates
Partial List of Correspondents
Barnes, Harry Elmer, 1889-
Letter, Apr. 25, 1936. Written while with Scripps-Howard Newspapers, acknowledging a copy of The English Storkes in America.
California. Board of Education
2 letters, 1923. By Ernest Perley Clark, President.
Chambers, John Sheerer, 1867-1923.
Letter, July 20, 1923. Congratulatory letter written while Vice-President of Bank of America upon Storke's appointment to the California State Board of Education.
Clark, Ernest Perley, 1859-1933.
See California. Board of Education
Freeman, Douglas Southall, 1886-
Letter, Dec. 9, 1924. Addressed to Mrs. C. G. Blakey regarding Civil War battlefield markers.
Graham, Stephen, 1884-
Letter, June 4, 1923.
Haas, Charles E.
Letter, Dec. 24, 1917.
Lane, Franklin Knight, 1864-1921.
See U.S. Secretary of the Interior.
McNary, Charles Linza, 1874-1944.
Letter, Aug. 13, 1918. Written while U.S. Senator.
Phillips, Michael J.
2 letters, 1930. Includes one letter addressed to Fred Jackson.
Richardson, Friend William, 1865-1943
1 letter, Sept. 16, 1926.
Storke, Thomas More, 1876-1971.
4 letters, 1923-1936.
U.S. Secretary of the Interior
Letter, Jan. 8, 1917. By Franklin Knight Lane, addressed to Edwin F. Smith.