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McClellan, California 95652
Phone: (916) 263-0779
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Email: Department.Archives@parks.ca.gov
Physical collections: 16
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Adherble T.D. Button Collection (San Juan Bautista State Historic Park)

The Adherble T. D. Button Collection consists of correspondence both to and from A.T.D. Button, and illuminates a particular period of history in San Benito County that has long since disappeared, the mining of quicksilver in support of the gold...

 
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Bishop (Frances Evelyn) Papers (Calaveras Big Trees State Park)

The papers of Frances Bishop were donated to the Department of Parks and Recreation and consist of 4.5 cubic feet of materials. The papers date between 1852 and 1987, with the bulk of the materials between 1852 and 1900 and...

 
Bodie Consolidated Mining Company Collection

The Bodie Consolidated Mining Company Collection contains records collected and created by the Bodie Consolidated Mining Company (BCMC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Galactic Resources Ltd. of Vancouver, Canada, which performed mining exploration activities near the Bodie State Historic Park...

 
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California Dairy Industry History Collection

The California Dairy Industry History Collection contains documentary items extracted from a large assemblage of materials collected for use at an anticipated California Dairy Museum. Between 1976 and 1981 California State Parks, in cooperation with the California Dairy Museum and...

 
California First Theatre Collection (Monterey State Historic Park)

The California First Theater Collection consists of records, artifacts, and memorabilia connected with the oldest theatrical performance house in California. The bulk of the documentation is related to the theater's last major period of activity, from 1937-1999. In addition, the...

 
Conlin Family Papers

The documents produced and collected by the Conlin family relate to every aspect of middle class life in Columbia in the 19th century. The largest grouping of materials in the collection relate to the Conlin family’s business and financial records....

 
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Empire Mine State Historic Park Collection

The Empire Mine State Historic Park Collection contains correspondence, financial and administrative material, mining records, employee records, and vendor material from the Empire Mine located in Grass Valley, California, and from other mines located throughout Nevada County, California. Mines and...

 
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Guide to the Vallejo Family Papers

The Vallejo Family Papers can be divided into 5 main categories of documents: correspondence, manuscripts and other writings, financial and legal documents, periodicals and publications, and a variety of miscellaneous documents. The collection includes facsimiles of original documents in addition...

 
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Holman (Zena G.); London (Jack) Collection

Born John Griffith Chaney on January 12, 1876 in San Francisco, Jack London was an American author, journalist, and social activist best known as the author of Call of the Wild and White Fang. London's interest in the rights of...

 
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La Purisima Mission State Historic Park Collection

The La Purisima Mission State Historic Park Collection contains correspondence, administrative materials, architectural records, committee documents, news clippings, reports, and financial materials documenting the restoration of the mission beginning in 1934. In addition, the collection includes records of the Citizen's...

 
Larkin House Collection (Monterey State Historic Park)

The Larkin House Collection consists of material connected with the Larkin House State Historic Monument in Monterey, California. In this historic adobe, decisions were made and actions taken that shaped the early history of the State of California. The collection,...

 
Lewis (Martha J.) Collection

On April 15, 1846 the families of James Fraser Reed and George and Jacob Donner, comprising 31 people in 9 wagons, left Springfield, Illinois for California. On May 19 the party joined a larger wagon train captained by William...

 
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Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park Collection

The Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park Collection contains correspondence and financial material of the North Bloomfield Gravel Mining Company, owner of the Malakoff Diggins Mine. The world's largest hydraulic mining operation, Malakoff Diggins Mine was located near the town of...

 
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Plumas-Eureka Collection (Plumas-Eureka State Park)

The Plumas-Eureka Collection is a collection that illuminates the history of gold mining and its impact on the settlement of the Plumas County region of California during the great decades of the California Gold Rush. It consists of materials, including...

 
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Stevenson House Collection (Monterey State Historic Park)

The Stevenson House Collection consists of primary and secondary source materials, artifacts, and memorabilia connected with the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson and the Stevenson House/French Hotel in Monterey, California. In the Stevenson House, a former rooming house, Robert Louis...

 
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Tuolumne County Water Company Records

The Tuolumne County Water Company (TCWC) Records consist of approximately 10.8 cubic feet of materials dating between 1853-1909 and document all aspects of the TCWC ’s business, with particular emphasis on the company’s financial records. The water company was...