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D. Ghirardelli Co., San Francisco records : ms.S, 1895-1934.

Negative and positive microfilm. Original in private possession.

 
D. N. & E. Walter & Company records and photographs, 1868-1958.

Collection consists of an 1958 issue of Western Floors magazine dedicated to telling the history of D. N. & E. Walter & Company on its centennial; a 1902 company invoice, and photographs and prints of the various buildings the company...

 
D.A. Madeira Florist and General Nursery records, 1920-1930.

Contains the financial records of a Salinas, Calif. florist and nursery. Receipts are only for businesses with names starting with the letters A-G.

 
Dabney family papers, 1876-1920.

Letters from James Dabney to his family concerning his experiences as an American soldier in the Spanish-American War, written from San Francisco, while en route to the Pacific, and from Hawaii, Guam and the Philippines. Also includes letters from Eliza...

 
Daily evening bulletin index, 1855-1872.

Partial, handwritten card index of selected persons, places, and subjects found in the Daily evening bulletin. Made for use by Hubert Howe Bancroft and The History Company. Some modification of original subject headings made by The Bancroft Library to conform...

 
Daingerfield Fauntleroy papers, 1819-1873 (bulk 1819-1847).

Primarily letters to Daingerfield Fauntleroy from his family and superior officers, including Commander William Mervine, in part while serving as a captain in the U.S. Navy in charge of American occupation troops around Monterey after the Mexican War. Also includes...

 
Daisy Zamora papers, circa 1968-2003.

Manuscripts, correspondence, pamphlets, essays and reviews.

 
Dakin, Fred H. Photographs from the Fred H. Dakin papers [graphic]

Collection of Dakin family photos including snapshots, studio portraits, school pictures, etc. California locations include: Mount Shasta region, Siskiyou Mountains, Butte County, Happy Camp, Bohemian Grove, Redding (estates and city views), and Mount Lassen (during eruption). Some photos of gold...

 
Dakin Mining Co. records, circa 1902-1981.

Includes correspondence, maps, articles of incorporation, minutes, etc. of Dakin Mining Co., San Francisco, California; genealogy of the Dakin family, account book for other mines, records of the Uncle Sam mine.

 
Dakotah (Ship) Papers regarding repairs for the ship Dakotah at Rio de Janeiro while en route from New York to San Francisco, 1852.

Included are signed copies of reports of Edward Kent, the U.S. consul at the port, and bills and accounts.

 
Dale Graff miscellany, 1990-1992.

Comprised largely of correspondence from Graff to his friend, Elizabeth Elkus. Also includes photocopies of his poems, most of which appear in his book, 22 Poems, and stories. In addition, material relating to two of his art exhibitions, one of...

 
Dale L. Morgan collection relating to Austin I. Raines and the first U.S. Consul at Monterey, California, 1832-1835.

Typescript and photostat copies compiled by Dale L. Morgan regarding mountain man Austin I. Raines and the first U.S. Consulate in California at Monterey. Contains letters from Raines to Robert Campbell and to the Secretary of State concerning his trip...

 
Dale Lowell Morgan photograph collection [graphic].

Collection contains a large number of family photographs including snapshots, negatives and slides. Images are of vacations, outings, school pictures, group portraits, and family portraits. Many Smithsonian copy photographs of American Indians are found in the collection, as well as...

 
Dale Morgan collection of typescripts relating to Utah , 1857-1939.

Includes the following works: Journal of the Southern Indian Mission (by Thomas D. Brown, 1857-1858), Record of J.L. Bunting, Kanab, Kane Co., Utah (by James Lovett Bunting, 1892), Diary and journal of James S. Bunting (Nov. 1879-Oct. 1881), Platte de...

 
Dam construction photographs from the Spring Valley Water Company records [graphic]

Includes progress photos of the construction of a concrete dam.

 
Dama, Luigi Photographs of admitted and undisputed papers : submitted as evidence in the Dama will contest, Superior Court, San Francisco, decided by Judge James V. Coffey, 1892 Jan. 30.

Photoprints of documents, letters, signatures and other examples of Dama's handwriting, with notes as to their use in the case. Photoprints are pasted into volume.

 
Damrosch family photograph album [graphic]

Family snapshots in various New York and New Jersey area locations including South Orange, Atlantic City, Albany, Basin Harbor, etc. Also included is a group portrait of members of the New York Symphony (probably including Walter Damrosch), and scenes of...

 
Dams and watersheds of the Spring Valley Water Company [graphic]

Photos show land and projects of the Spring Valley Water Company in California. Includes: Crystal Springs Lake and Dam, San Andreas Dam, San Antonio resevoir site and watershed, Sunol Dam and water temple, La Honda and Santa Cruz mountains views,...

 
Dams of the Merced, Modesto and Turlock irrigation districts [graphic]

Photographs show the construction of the Exchequer Dam, the La Grange Dam (identification uncertain, possibly the Don Pedro Dam?), and related views.

 
Dan Gutleben papers, 1880-1951.

Collection of material concerning the sugar industry, relating chiefly to California. Includes: material concerning the Western Sugar Refining Company, Bay Refinery, C & H at Crockett, Pacific Refinery, Gordon's, etc.; diary of operations in the sugar refinery, Paauha, Hawaii, 1880-1885;...

 
Dan Gutleben papers, 1892-1969 (bulk 1920-1969)

Correspondence, manuscripts, and publications concerning his interest and activity in writing about the sugar industry.

 
Dan Jacob Sachman biographical sketch and related materials, circa 1887.

Sketch includes information on Sachman's journey to California in 1850; journey to Port Orchard, Washington; work in lumbering and as a hotel owner.

 
Dan Nicoletta photographs of San Francisco queer culture [graphic].

Photographs documenting queer culture of San Francisco, chiefly during the 1970s. Subjects include Nicoletta, Harvey Milk, Sylvester (Sylvester James), Divine (Harris Glenn Milstead), Edith Massey, San Francisco Gay Pride Parade, drag queens, Trocadero Transfer dance club, the Angels of Light...

 
Dan O'Neill comic art archive [graphic].

This collection constitutes the entirety of Dan O'Neill's personal collection of his work that remained in his possession as of 2012. The majority of items are original drawings, numbering 1,517, for the Odd Bodkins comic strip, which ran from 1964...

 
Dan Patterson collection of Telephone Pioneers of America, George S. Ladd Chapter 27, materials : San Francisco, Calif., 1971-1974.

Contains materials collected by the president of the San Francisco chapter of a national volunteer service organization made up of members from the telecommunication industry. Materials include those from Patterson's 1974 term as president and other related news clippings, newsletters,...

 
Dan Stanislawski research notes, ca. 1944-ca. 1992.

Notes from various research projects, particularly related to Stanislawski's study of historical geography in Italy, Portugal, Greece, Mexico, Central America, and South America.

 
Dana family dictations : Nipomo Ranch, San Luis Obispo County, California, 1887 Mar.

Brief statements, chiefly concerning their portions of the Nipomo Rancho, from David A., Frank, Frederick A., Henry C., José Ramón H., and William C. Dana, sons of William G. Dana. Notes on the family of John F. Dana (another son)...

 
Dance at the Temple of the Wings, the Boynton-Quitzow Family in Berkeley : oral history transcript / and related material, 1972-1973.

V. 1, interviews with Charles and Sulgwynn Quitzow; v. 2, with their children, OElóel Quitzow Braun and Vol Quitzow. Photographs and copies of documentary material included and appended. Comments on the Boynton, Treadwell and Quitzow families; their home, the Temple...

 
Dane Coolidge photograph collection [graphic].

Many photographs taken in the Southwest. Includes scenes of cattle ranching, cowboys, Native Americans, shepherds, and mining and prospecting. Many images were used in publications by Dane Coolidge. Also includes some views of China.

 
Dane, G. Ezra (George Ezra) Photographs relating to California stage coaches, gold country, and Black Bart [graphic]

Includes photos of California gold country, stage coaches, weapons of Black Bart[?], and a recreated[?] view of a stagecoach hold-up of the 1880s/1890s.

 
Daniel Coit Gilman correspondence, 1871-1875.

Letters from William Alvord, Newton Booth, Eugene Casserly, Cornelius Cole, George Davidson, Henry Edwards, Stephen J. Field, H.H. Haight, Martin Kellogg, Clarence King, W.I. Kip, John LeConte, Joseph LeConte, Charles Nordhoff, F.L. Olmstead, Daniel Rogers, B.F. Sands, A.A. Sargent, Leland...

 
Daniel Coit letters to his brother-in-law, Pelatiah Perit : ALS, 1821-1831.

Concerning commercial transactions, primarily in South America. Written from Lima, Peru, various cities in Europe, and Norwich, Connecticut. With typed transcripts of a part of the collection.

 
Daniel Cowan Jackling papers, [ca. 1909-1955]

Scrapbooks re the various mining companies with which he was associated, strikes in the mines and the Western Federation of Miners, and his own career, ca. 1908-1914; photographs of operations of Alaska Gold Mines Co., 1912, and Mercur Mines Co.;...

 
Daniel D. Page correspondence, 1847-1868.

Include letters from John Parrott, Howland & Aspinwall, Samuel L. M. Barlow and others, relating to property in St. Louis and San Francisco, the banking firm of Page, Bacon & Co., and the 1856 Vigilance Committee in San Francisco.

 
Daniel del Solar collection of posters pertaining to various Mexican-American topics [graphic].

Posters pertaining to various Mexican-American topics, events and other subjects, including: Mascarones Theater Group (1997), Video Latino (1978), Xicana Moratorium Day (2003), Murals of Aztlan (1981), Cinco de Mayo (1999), Yolanda Lopez benefit (1996), Chicano history mural (1990), Day of...

 
Daniel Dole letters : to his sons George and Sanford : ALS, 1869-1878.

29 letters (& 3 framents of letters). Dole describes travel on the islands and provides information on the prices of goods, the lumber industry, the development of the sugar cane plantations and sugar manufacturing in general. Also mentioned is Dole's...

 
Daniel E. Smart correspondence, [1851-1858]

Chiefly letters to his family in the East, written from Sonoma, Santa Rosa and San Francisco, describing his trip across the Isthmus and experiences in California. A few have postscripts by his sister, Sarah.

 
Daniel F. Castro collection of Ina Coolbrith and Eunice Lehmer correspondence, 1910-1955.

The Daniel F. Castro collection of Ina Coolbrith and Eunice Lehmer correspondence, 1910-1955, is primarily comprised of correspondence by and to Ina Coolbrith and also by and to Eunice Lehmer. The collection also includes a poem by, writings sent to,...

 
Daniel Gibb & Company papers, 1857-1859.

Miscellaneous accounts of Daniel Gibb & Company, San Francisco, California, as general merchants.

 
Daniel Gilman Heald diaries : ms.S, 1853-1881.

v.1, scattered entries, San Francisco (1853)

 
Daniel Hanmer Wells narrative ... : Salt Lake City, Utah : ms., 1884.

Describes life from 1834 in what became Nauvoo, Illinois; arrival of the Mormons in 1839 and events until the exodus in 1846, at which time he joined the Church; removal to Utah, 1848, and pioneer life afterward, with especial attention...

 
Daniel Israel Arnon sound recordings [sound recording]

Lectures, remininsces with family, and a recording of Arnon's memorial service.

 
Daniel McLean letters, 1855-1856.

Letters written to McLean's brother from Pike City, Yuba Co., pertaining to mining experiences.

 
Daniel Moore papers, 1959-1971.

Holograph and typescript notebooks containing poems, stories, notes on dreams, diary entries and other occasional writings, some illustrated with drawings; unbound manuscripts of poems; drawings; galley proofs and annotated copy of Dawn Visions; drawings and printed plates for This Body...

 
Daniel Trotter Potts letters, 1824-1828.

Five letters by a Rocky Mountain trapper, 1822-1828. Three, dated Rocky Mountains, July 7, 1824, Sweet [Bear] Lake, July 8, 1827, and St. Louis, October 3, 1828; one dated Rocky Mountains, July 16, 1826; one dated Sweet Lake, July 8,...

 
Daniel W. Kleinhans memoirs : typescript, [undated]

Recollections of voyage to California around the Horn on the John Enders in 1849, descriptions of San Francisco and Sacramento, gold mining ventures and travels in California.

 
Daniel Wadsworth Coit letters to family, 1819-1851.

Photocopy and originals. Written from South America, Europe, Mexico and California.

 
Danish Mormon material : Salt Lake City.

Journals and papers of Mormons and mormon activities in Denmark and Utah from film on deposit from the Utah Historical Society.

 
Danton's Death : typescript (mimeograph) / n.d.

Includes an essay (4 leaves) on the historical background of the play.

 
Darbee family papers, circa 1840- circa 1980 (bulk 1940-1980)

Includes business, personal, and family papers of Mrs. Annie Darbee (formerly Mrs. Annie Gooch), mostly within her lifetime from 1872-1956. Business records primarily relate to the family's flower shop in San Francisco, and many of the family papers consist of...

 
Darbee family pictorial collection [graphic]

Family portraits, photograph albums, snapshots, etc.

 
Días de muertos photographs taken in Panteón Civil de Dolores (Mexico City, Mexico) [graphic].

Photographs depict scenes in the Panteón Civil de Dolores cemetery in Mexico City, including decorated graves and observants of Días de Muertos (All Souls Day).

 
Data Center records, circa 1950-1999.

Preferred citation: Data Center records, BANC MSS 99/329 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

 
Data on wheat growing in Oregon : Portland, Ore. : ms.S, 1885.

Information furnished H.H. Bancroft, enclosing copy of letter and statistical table sent to an unnamed correspondent, and blank questionnaire form (printed)

 
Data regarding the Hawaiian Islands : typescript, [ca. 1888]

Concerns the establishment of the Supreme Court and Chief Justice William L. Lee; the Land Commission; royal succession; the Legislature; taxation and revenue; education; hospitals and charities; economic development; a trans-Pacific cable; Gerrit P., A.F., and Charles Judd; and Charles...

 
Datos históricos tomados del Archivo Español de California : ms.

Notes by M. Fernández Martínez taken from the Spanish Archives of California, v. 1-2, 1768-1792; mainly relating to orders of Viceroy Bucareli concerning Alta California.

 
Dave Martin collection of male physique photography and western views [graphic].

Includes 8 x 10 and 4 x 5 original prints of Martin's commercial male physique photography. Among the models are several noteworthy bodybuilders of the time, including Mike Sill, Bud Counts, Ray Routledge, Ken Dockter, Norman Tousley, Al Endriss, Zaro...

 
David A. Clarke collection on dairy marketing in California, 1935-1954.

Contains the records of hearings conducted by the California Dept. of Agriculture and law suits in various courts regarding milk price litigation between local dairy farmers and the Dept. of Agriculture.

 
David and Lieselotte Templeton papers, 1947-1996.

Collection contains laboratory notebooks, research notes, writings, computer printouts, and reprints. There are also small quantities of correspondence and photographs, and a copy of Lieselotte's Ph.D. dissertation.

 
David Anderson papers.

Contents: Issues of the Cooperative Californian (Fresno, 1921-1923), poems, photographs and obituary clippings. Letter, 1938, from Alfred Sutro and list of members, 1928, of the Roxburghe Club of San Francisco.

 
David Bickersteth Magee papers, [ca. 1947-1975].

Correspondence and papers relating primarily to Magee's activities in the book trade, various California book clubs, and the Bohemian Club. Contains business records as well as personal papers.

 
David Brower and Earth Island t-shirts from the Earth Island Institute records [realia].

Two white cotton t-shirts, one with printed image of planet Earth as an island in the ocean, with text: Earth Island brand, save it!; the other with printed portrait of David Brower, with text: David Brower 1912-2000.

 
David Brown papers, 1853-1887.

Include letter, 1887, mentioning Chinese in Downieville, California and current prices for goods there; deeds for mining claims and other property in the vicinity of Downieville; papers of the Colored American Joint Stock Quartz Mining Company relating to delinquent assessments,...

 
The David Bruce Winery : oral history transcript : experimentation, dedication, and success / 2002.

Making Pinot Noir; Martin Ray; producing wine in Santa Cruz mountains; innovation in making White Zinfandel, malolactic fermentation, foot-crushing, late-harvest wines, whole-berry fermentation, extensive skin contact, rotary tanks, small-barrel fermentation; dermatology practice.

 
David Call linocut prints pertaining to the deaf, disability rights and sign language [graphic].

Original fine art linocut prints pertaining to the history and social status of the deaf, their struggle for civil rights, and persons and places associated with the development of sign language. Historical subject matter depicted or alluded to includes American...

 
David Crosby business papers : Virginia City, Nevada, 1878-1900.

The papers consist of a journal, 1878-1879; ledger, 1891-1892; a letterpress copy book, 1899-1900; and a document relating to litigation by John J. Crosby against the North Bonanza Silver Mining Company, 1895.

 
David Douglas Wemyss papers, 1797-1840.

Mainly letters by Wemyss to Sir Henry Clinton concerning military activities in Ceylon, 1803-1805. Also included are military reports and letters from Welbore Ellis Doyle, John Taylor, Sir William Henry Clinton and others.

 
David Douty Colton papers, circa 1863-1888.

1) Biographical sketch (with copies of his will and of portions of evidence submitted in Mrs. Colton's suit against Leland Stanford et als.); 2) A letter of condolence, Oct. 29, 1878, from A.L. Converse (brother of the miner, Converse, killed...

 
David Dustin letters to his brother : Sacramento, Calif. : ALS, 1850 Aug. 14.

To his brother, describing gold discovery and diggings in the Sacramento area. With typed transcript.

 
David E. Belch collection of ephemera concerning H.L. Mencken, circa 1920-1990.

Includes articles, clippings and scrapbook, bibliography, bookplates, booksellers catalogs, photograph reproductions of Mencken, items found in books, and other ephemera concerning Mencken. Includes materials from the 100th anniversary celebration of Mencken's birth at the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore,...

 
David E. Belch collection of Playboy ephemera, circa 1964-1992.

Mailers, flyers, clippings from or relating to Playboy magazine and its enterprises including the Playboy Club; parody issues of Playboy; miscellaneous Playboy publications; miscellaneous issues of other periodicals; and two Playboy cigarette lighters. Also includes materials related to a lawsuit...

 
David E. Bigelow papers, 1903-1929.

Includes letters from Herbert C. Hoover, and clippings of letters to newspaper editors written by Bigelow.

 
David E. Wilson letters, 1849-1855.

Includes thirty-two letters written by Wilson chiefly to his mother, Rachel Wilson, in Maryland and brother (Bill?) concerning his travels and mining ventures. One of these letters concerns his experiences in Panama and, after sailing on the bark Equator, another...

 
David F. Myrick album, [ca. 1930]

Samples of drafts and vouchers used by the Southern Pacific and Northwestern Pacific Companies, and other railway and steamship lines in the West and in Mexico.

 
David Graham Phillips letters, circa 1911.

Preferred citation: David Graham Phillips letters, BANC MSS 74/135 z, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

 
David Greenhood correspondence, with Adolph E. Anderson, 1958-1970.

The two friends discuss their lives, their writing, and philosophical issues. Occasional reference is made to contemporary authors, including mutual friend Witter Bynner. Also included is a snapshot of Anderson and his wife.

 
David Hammond Vinton correspondence, 1849.

Written as Major in the Quartermaster Corps in California, describing effect of discovery of gold on economy and events relating to his duties.

 
David Harold Sloan papers, 1925-1983.

Contains biographical material, correspondence, lecture and research notes. Also includes research articles on x-ray generators.

 
David Henderson collection on Jimi Hendrix, 1970-1979.

The collection consists of materials compiled by Henderson in the course of researching and writing his biography of Jimi Hendrix, "Jimi Hendrix : Voodoo Child of the Aquarian Age" (1978). Included are various drafts, research notes, correspondence, and interviews conducted...

 
David Hewes letters to his mother , 1847-1850.

Concerning his journey to California via Panama in 1850 and describing San Francisco and Sacramento, his experience as storekeeper and property owner in Sacramento, and his experiences as a miner in the gold fields.

 
David Hewes receipts, 1869 May 4-Apr. 19.

Photograph of receipt for the finishing and engraving of 2 gold spikes, bought of Schultz & Fischer & Mohrig, San Francisco, May 4, 1869; original receipt on D. Hewes bill-head for a roan horse, saddle and bridle, dated April 19,...

 
David J. Rogers letters, from French Gulch, Calif. to T. S. and Sarah J. McFarland, 1855-1857.

Describes his experiences mining and life in French Gulch, Shasta county, California.

 
David J. West pocket diaries : ms.S, 1852-1912.

Brief daily record in several types of pocket diaries. Volume for 1902 missing. V. 1-2 records life in Illinois; v. 3 contains record of trip to California via the Isthmus of Panama; v. 4-5, odd jobs in California and return...

 
David Jackson Staples recollections : and biographical material, [ca. 1880-1890]

Notes on overland journey, 1849, with Boston and Newton Joint Stock Company; ranch life in the San Joaquin Valley; the Republican Party; Fireman's Fund Insurance Co.; association with James Lick; Mrs. Staples' activities. A characterization by B.B. Redding included.

 
David Kherdian collection of William Saroyan, 1937-1969.

Box 1: Miscellaneous letters to Kherdian re Saroyan, 1969-1981; postcard from Saroyan to Dan Burne Jones; photocopy of letter from Saroyan to Martha Foley; 7 letters from Saroyan to Mihran Saroyan, 1950-1953; 15 notes and letters from Saroyan to David...

 
David Kherdian papers, 1966-1983.

Contains letters by David Kherdian to James L. Henry; letters about him; clippings; and oversize items (galley, poster, broadside, etc.).

 
David L. Gardiner letters : California, to his family : ALS, 1849-1850.

Contains 28 letters to his mother, Juliana Gardiner, his brother Alexander Gardiner and two to his brother-in-law, former President John Tyler. The letters describe his journey from New York across Mexico to the gold fields of California in 1849; life...

 
David L. Landes papers, 1960-2000.

Contain his correspondence, writings, and records concerning the Disabled International Support Effort (DISE), including correspondence, business records, flyers, posters, articles, and trip plans to Cuba and Nicaragua.

 
David Meltzer correspondence and typescripts, 1963-1971.

Contains mostly letters and typescripts sent to Meltzer's editor, Brian Kirby. Also includes 3 letters sent to Meltzer by avante-garde filmmaker, Stan Brakhage, and 1 letter on Totem Press letterhead stationery from LeRoi Jones [i.e. Amiri Baraka].

 
David Meltzer papers, circa 1945-1995.

Consists of manuscripts of poems, correspondence, notebooks, journals, course notes, subject files and newsletters.

 
David Michael Bronstein papers and photographs, 1911-1962.

The collection contains: marriage documents; photographs, including some of the Oakland Chapter of the Workmen's Circle (1928 and 1931); biographical materials; testimonials to Riva Bronstein; newspaper clippings; and a copy of a history of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Berkeley...

 
David P. Barrows photograph collection [graphic].

.014: mainly The Philippines, showing native peoples, etc. -- .015: Zamboanga, Mindanao, 1903. -- .016: Philippines, mainly uncaptioned -- .017: Sudan, 1922-1923. -- .018: China and Japan, uncaptioned.

 
David P. Flory collection of San Francisco earthquake and fire views [graphic].

Collection contains snapshot photographic prints taken in San Francisco -- perhaps by David P. Flory -- following the earthquake and fire of 1906. The views show earthquake and fire damage, relief efforts, and reconstruction. Among the buildings pictured are City...

 
David P. Gardner audio visual collection.

Includes videorecordings of a 1984 lecture, "The Soul and Spirit of Our University"; a 1985 Regents meeting; university events with Carlos Salinas de Gortari, Vaclav Havel, and Helmut Kohl; November 1991 press conference announcing his resignation as UC President; "A...

 
David Paul Elder papers, 1909-1947.

Materials relating to his career as publisher and bookseller in San Francisco.

 
David Robinson papers, 1936-1964.

The collection consists of Robinson's speeches, many of which reveal his interest in intergroup relations, anti-semitism, and war and peace; some files on the various organizations and individuals with which Robinson was associated, including Oregon's Americanism Coordinating Committee, the American...

 
David Ross Brower photograph collection [graphic].

Title and date supplied by cataloger.

 
David S. Hyde letters : Sacramento, Calif, to Emmett Hyde : ALS, 1852-1861.

In 27 letters to his brother Emmett and family (New York state) D.S. "Salvo" Hyde writes of his successful provisions business, financial details of the trade, and arrangements for ordering goods from the east. Other topics are Sacramento fires, heavy...

 
David S. Parker scrapbooks, 1963-1965, 1971-1975.

Contains press coverage of Parker and the Panama Canal Company.

 
David Schaff papers, 1965-1978.

Collection relates to David Schaff's periodical Cassiopeia, which became Ephemeris. Consists of correspondence to Schaff from literary figures active in the Bay Area and elsewhere including Robin Blaser, David Bromige, David Cole, Joanne Kyger, Stan Persky, Jack Spicer, and George...

 
David Simons Sierra Club papers, 1937-1961.

Papers relating to David Simons's involvement in the Sierra Club.

 
David Somerville papers, 1909.

Quit-claim to land in Silver City, by John B. Weymouth. Weiser, Idaho (1. l., 28 cm.) and Notice of Location of Dam Site on Jordan Creek, for use as ice pond (2 l., 33 cm).

 
David Stacton letters to David Walker, circa 1966-1971.

Preferred citation: David Stacton letters to David Walker, circa 1966-1971, BANC MSS 78/102 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

 
David Stacton papers : additions, 1944-1992 (bulk 1950-1970).

The David Stacton Papers : Additions, 1944-1992, include correspondence, drafts, and notes. Correspondence to and from Stacton dates from 1960 to his death in 1968; also present are letters among his friends after his death, including some concerning posthumous copyright...

 
David Stacton papers : additions, circa 1959-1961.

Preferred citation: David Stacton papers : additions, circa 1959-1961, BANC MSS 75/142 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

 
David Stacton papers, 1959-1982 (bulk 1959-1963).

Include letters by Stacton (1959-1963), one containing a bibliography; manuscript of his essay on J.P. Marquand, The Absence of Tragedy; typescript copies of two poems. Also includes correspondence of Albert Sperisen with various publishers seeking bibliographical information on Stacton (1961)...

 
David Stacton portraits [graphic]

Title supplied by cataloger.

 
David Stacton scrapbooks, 1954-1965.

Six volumes containing clippings of reviews of his books; dust jackets; snapshots and photographs; tearsheets of a few of his short stories.

 
David Starr Jordan papers, 1900-1925.

Originals and photocopies, assembled from various sources. Include letters to Charles Fletcher Lummis and Milicent W. Shinn; draft of a speech; typescript of a poem.

 
David T. Wellman interviews for Portraits of white racism, circa 1967-1975.

Contains the incomplete interview transcripts conducted by David T. Wellman and others for his book "Portraits of White Racism" originally published in 1977. Also includes some of the recorded interviews and lectures pertaining to the research for the book.

 
David Thompson reports on his explorations in the Pacific Northwest, 1807,1813.

V. 1. Copy of a typed transcript of Thompson's "Narrative of the Expedition to the Kootenae--Flat Bow Indian Countries, on the Sources of the Columbia River, Pacific Ocean, by D. Thompson on behalf of the N.W. Company 1807" (25 leaves)....

 
David Warren Ryder collection of George Sterling and Clark Ashton Smith : and other material, 1925-1966 (bulk 1925-1940).

Contains handwritten, typescript, correspondence, prose, and poems by George Sterling and Clark Ashton Smith sent to David Warren Ryder. George Sterling materials include two copies of a three page prose piece, handwritten and typescript, about Robinson Jeffers, titled, "A Tower...

 
David Weeks papers, [ca. 1912-1967]

Collection contains correspondence, papers, pamphlets, books, and reports relating to land use and water resources.

 
David Wilder diary : ms., 1863 Sept. - 1864 Nov.

A record of his social life in San Francisco, theaters and concerts attended, activities at the Olympic Club, etc. Many newspaper clippings and programs pasted in.

 
David William Davies research notes and transcripts.

Include notes on Phineas Banning, article on Sutro Tunnel, and transcripts, mainly from the National Archives, concerning various land grants: Los Cerritos, San Pedro, Santa Gertrudis and others.

 
Davidson, George Miscellaneous pictorial items from the George Davidson papers [graphic]

Includes views of geographical features, especially of Davidson Glacier, Alaska, and scenes in Washington, Oregon, California, British Columbia, Nevada, and Louisiana. Images of vessels; Indians of British Columbia and their fishing houses, fish drying racks, etc.; forts; churches; and camps...

 
Davis & Byler letterbooks : ms., 1904-1916.

Letterpress copy books for the surveying firm, Goldfield, Nevada, of Lee W. Davis and E.A. Byler. Many letters signed by Byler as a U.S. Mineral Surveyor, Nevada, included.

 
Davis family World War I and World War II miscellany, 1917-1942.

Folder includes order for Anthony H. Davis to report for duty; postcard addressed to Mary C. Davis reporting his safe arrival overseas; ration books for Amelia and Lee Davis, Oakland, Calif., dated 1942; and letters from James A. Davis to...

 
Davis, Horace Scrapbooks on Chinese immigration, 1877-1893.

Vols. 1-5: clippings covering the period 1877-1893; Vols. 6-8: extracts from published sources and misc. notes on Chinese immigration.

 
Davis L. Miller papers, 1896-1920.

Certificate of citizenship; and chattel mortgages and promissory notes to Daniel Asher.

 
Davis, Lee. Papers related to California Indian Conference, "Weaving Ancient Traditions", [ca. 1985-86]

Files from the California Indian Project at the Lowie Museum of Anthropology. Director of the project is Lee Davis, who organized and planned the conference.

 
Day and Palmer family photographs [graphic]

Includes a cartes de visite album of portraits, chiefly of women and children (ca. 1865-ca. 1890?); an album of snapshots and amateur photographs belonging to Roger Sherman Day and picturing sailing and other outdoor recreation (dating from ca. 1899-1902); and...

 
Day book of a merchant in Mariposa, Calif. : ms., 18 Mar. 15-May 11.

Daily records of sales of foodstuffs and general merchandise.

 
Day family correspondence, 1852-1855.

Letters from Wilson I. Day to his wife Nancy describing his overland journey to Shasta County and experiences in the mines; letters to Nancy Day from several relatives concerning family affairs and the death of her husband in California.

 
Daybook : Redwood City, Calif. : ms., 1857-1859.

Daily record of sales of general merchandise, Sept. 19, 1857-July 14, 1859.

 
Day-Palmer family papers, 1741-1960 (bulk 1846-1906).

Include 1848-1853 diary of C.T.H. Palmer, recording voyage around the Horn, mining in California, law practice in San Francisco, description of great fires of 1851 in San Francisco, activities of the Vigilance Committee of 1851 and various proceedings against criminals,...

 
The days of the Dons : typescript, [1918?]

Recollections of his father, William A. Richardson, and his mother, Maria Antonia, daughter of Ignacio Martinez. Prepared for publication in the San Francisco Call or Bulletin by James H. Wilkins. Notes on early California and Californians.

 
Dayton (J.C.) & Co. letterbooks, [1858-1878]

Letterpress copy books containing letters re shipment of liquor, primarily to firms in San Francisco. Include letters written under former name Dayton, Sprague & Co.

 
D.B. Woolf's daily journal for 1874 Municipal Criminal Court : and other papers, 1874-1900 (bulk 1874 March 26-Dec. 26).

Court calendar for the San Francisco Municipal Criminal Court, March 26, 1874; with receipts from the San Francisco Gas Light Company to F.J. Skelly, 1878-1881, pasted over first nine pages. Last few pages used for accounts, 1900.

 
D.D. Williams miscellaneous accounts, 1861.

Receipted bills from Yreka merchants and county license for store.

 
De Hay family photographs [graphic]

Collection includes a large number of family and other portraits, many unidentified, many taken in California. Identified portraits include Reimann and DeHay family members, (including Pauline and Edward DeHay) among numerous others. Includes many scenes from the Cloverdale DeHay Ranch:...

 
De la Guerra family archives.

includes 11 letters, 1875, 1879, from H.H. Bancroft to General M.G. Vallejo.

 
De Lamar Commercial Company, Limited account books : De Lamar, Idaho, 1894-1895.

Reflecting mining operations in Owyhee County. Includes cashbook, journal, and ledger with index.

 
De los papeles mas utiles que se encontraron por del difunto Br Dn [sic] BuenaVentura Ossorio, clerigo Presbítero ... de los que se formo el ... Ynventario : DS, 1784.

Collection of contemporary copies and original documents relating to the estate of Buenaventura Ossorio. Include will, 1755; receipts for payments of promissory notes, 1753-1778; petitions of his parents claiming exemptions as descendants of Sacarias de Santiago, 1728; copy of baptismal...

 
De Witt Clinton Loudon diaries and papers, 1846-1886.

V.1 - Diaries, June 1, 1846-Feb. 19, 1847 (in notebook, 1836-1843, of his father, James Loudon as member, Ohio Legislature) and June 15, 1847-Aug. 2, 1848, kept while serving with the First Ohio Infantry in Mexico and as a returning...

 
De Witt Clinton Peters letters to his family, 1854-1869.

Originals or contemporary copies, to his father and sister, mainly while on duty as a U.S. Army surgeon. From Fort Massachusetts, N.M., 1854-1856; from Paris, 1857; from various places, 1859-1869 (including Fort Davis, Texas, on the eve of the Civil...

 
De Witt family papers, [ca. 1848-1867].

Contents: journal kept by Alfred De Witt on his voyage around the Horn, Apr. 6 - Sept. 22, 1848; 26 letters, 1848-1867, written by Alfred and 30 letters, 1849-1851, by his wife, Margaret, to family in New York, relating to...

 
Dead marquise; tale of the chateau Sainte-Maure : ms., 1874 August 7.

Last five pages of the original manuscript, with autograph of the author, dated August 7, 1874, together with letter of S.P. Avery.

 
Dead Men's Gulch and other sketches, 1884.

Three items transcribed from a Colorado Springs periodical, Out West, 1873 (in handwriting of Kate and Matilda G. Bancroft): 1. "Dead Men's Gulch" (October, 1873), 1 l. By William N. Byers, recounting the origin of the name, 1859. 2. "Trinidad...

 
Dean and professor at UC Berkeley's School of Librarianship, 1946-1976 : oral history transcript / 2000.

Columbia's library school, New York Public Library, 1920s; the American Library Association, 1930-1933; University of Chicago's graduate library school, 1933-1935; university positions at Colby, Temple, Columbia; critique of library education, 1945; Dean of Berkeley's School of Librarianship, 1946-1961: colleagues, finances,...

 
Dean of the California Legislature, 1958-1996 : oral history transcript / 1996.

Democrat of Greek parentage, and Dean of the California Legislature 1959-1996, Senator Nicholas Petris discusses his Oakland constituencies, culture and traditions of the Greek community, the rise of the California Democratic Party, California state politics and government, with particular attention...

 
Dean of the College of Engineering, pioneer in coastal engineering, and consultant to General Electric : oral history transcript / 1986-1988.

Discusses his family background, and engineering education at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the University of California, Berkeley, 1928-1941. He also discusses his research, consulting with the military, and academic studies during World War II. Includes reminiscences of the...

 
The Dean of Women and the Importance of Students : oral history transcript / and related material, 1966-1967.

Recollections of student days at the University of California, class of 1906; association with the University as assistant to, and, later, dean of women students.

 
Death Valley caravan and Sacramento flood snapshots [graphic]

Chiefly snapshots of young people (presumably students from the College of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif.) on outings to Death Valley and Boulder (Hoover) Dam in the late 1930's. Also includes sixteen views, with descriptive captions, of the Sacramento flood...

 
Death Valley Curly letters : Nev. : ALS, 1937-1945.

Three letters (9 p.) discussing business dealings in and around Death Valley including mining claims, finding mineral specimens for museums and oil for drilling.

 
Death Valley views [graphic].

Views depict 20-mule team borax wagon (dated 1907) and various Death Valley landmarks: Dante's View, sand dunes, Zabriskie Point region, Bad Water, and tombstone of gold prospectors Frank "Shorty" Harris and Jim Dayton. (Harris grave memorial erected 1936. cf. Inyo...

 
Deborah Kaplan papers, 1967-1995 (bulk 1984-1995)

Includes subject files on adoption, infants with disabilities, parenting with disabilities, prenatal care, reproductive rights, Harlan Hahn articles and wheelchairs; records on organizations Kaplan is involved with including the Disability Rights Center, Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund and World...

 
Decisions of the Chairman of the Pacific Coast Maritime Industry Board : typescript (carbon), 1944 January 26-February 19.

The first document outlines the events and employment data forming the basis of the chairman's decision on a dispute beginning on October 23, 1943, between the San Pedro Local of the International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union and the Maritime Industry...

 
Decker, Archie C. Collection of material relating to the history of the railway mail service in the West, [1864-1967]

Includes printed materials and scrapbooks containing clippings, photographs, correspondence and notes.

 
The Decorative Art Department : holograph memoir and related papers, 1986.

Memoir covering period from 1930-1969, discusses history of the Department of Decorative Design from its origin in 1930 as Household Arts, developing into Decorative Art, and then Design, and how later it came to be transferred to the College of...

 
Decrees from George III, King of Great Britain, conferring titles of nobility and military appointment, 1744-1789.

Decree from George III conferring the title of Lieutenant of and in the County of Sommerset on Lord Frederick North, March 16, 1774.

 
Decreto : Monterey : DS, 1831 Jan. 6.

Copy of decree secularizing the missions of California, with notes and commentary of Father Narciso Durán, at the Mission San José, Dec. 31, 1831.

 
Decretos de parte. Decisiones del Virey en México en pleitos de particulares, 1801 Jan. 19-1811 Aug. 14.

A collection of petitions, viceregal decrees, fiscal's statements, and related documents from Mexico, and a few from the Philippines, recording ex parte proceedings in cases which were brought before the Viceroy of New Spain during the period 1801-1811 and which...

 
DeDe Gorin Sierra Club papers, 1939.

Papers relating to the Sierra Club High Trip.

 
Dedicated democrat and city planner : oral history transcript / and related material, 1975-1977.

Recollection of growing up in San Francisco; her husband, Charles Porter, and her brother-in-law, Bruce Porter; involvement with the League of Women Voters; long service in local, state and national Democratic Party activities; women prominent in political circles, including Helen...

 
Deed and abstracts of title for portion of South Beach block 41 : San Francisco, Calif., 1866-1868.

Contains deed and abstract of title for the property bordered by King and Berry, between 7th (formerly Harris) and 8th (formerly Price) Streets, and adjacent to Mission Creek. The deed, June 29, 1866, transfers ownership from Josiah Belden and James...

 
Deed from John Jordan to Herman Jordan, for sale of land in San Mateo Co.; deed from A.A. Davis, San Jose, to John Jordan for sale of land in San Mateo.

Part of a collection of deeds, agreements, leases, pre-emption notices, powers of attorney, and occasional correspondence, relating to land tenure, sale and transfer of houses and property, disputed land, etc.

 
Deed of sale from José Castro to Francisco Pacheco for Rancho San Justo, and certificate of authentication, 1844, 1858.

Tracing of original deed of sale, Monterey, 1844 July 26, signed by Florencio Serrano, José Castro, Francisco Pacheco, and others; and certificate of authentication from the office of the U.S. Surveyor General, 1858 Sept. 29. Relates to land case 211...

 
Deeds : San Francisco, Calif., 1862 May-1863 May.

Deeds convey property bounded by Eddy, Larkin, and Willow streets in the Western Addition, San Francisco, Calif. The 1862 deed transfers the property from Joseph P. Hoge of San Francisco to Robert Dudgeon of San Francisco. The 1863 deed transfers...

 
Deeds : San Francisco, Calif., 1862 Sep.-1863 May.

Deeds convey property in San Francisco, Calif. belonging to heirs of Henry D. Johnson of Cincinnati, Ohio to Louis Cohn of San Francisco, Calif. Nara lots conveyed were numbers 196, 232, and 1147.

 
Deeds, [1873?]May 1, for parcels of land in Georgetown in the county of El Dorado : D.S.

Deeds for property in Georgetown, Calif. off Church Street acquired by Jacob Glassman and William Prindle, with sketch maps on tissue attached.

 
Deeds and title papers for property, 2615 Channing Way, Berkeley, California, 1879-1942.

With these: quit claim deed and deed of gift for property in Sonoma Co., California, 1933-1934.

 
Deeds for property in Contra Costa County., 1851-1935.

Ctn. 1: 1851-1911; Ctn. 2: 1911-1920; Ctn. 3: 1920-1935.

 
Deeds for property in San Jose, Calif., 1869-1876.

Includes one from Josiah Belden, 1869.

 
Deeds to A.N. Lewis for property in El Dorado Co., Calif. : DS, 1906 Dec. 31.

Part of a collection of deeds, agreements, leases, pre-emption notices, powers of attorney, and occasional correspondence, relating to land tenure, sale and transfer of houses and property, disputed land, etc.

 
Deeds to Prince Jenkins : Falmouth, Mass. : DS (photocopies), 1840-1863.

Two deeds (4 p.) transferring land in Barnstable County, Massachusetts to Prince Jenkins. Signed by Roswell and Elizabeth Hatch and Eunice Hammond before Thomas Fish and George W. Donaldson, Justices of the Peace.

 
Deeds to property at Spanish Flat, Calif., 1854-1863.

Part of a collection of deeds, agreements, leases, pre-emption notices, powers of attorney, and occasional correspondence, relating to land tenure, sale and transfer of houses and property, disputed land, etc.

 
Deer Park Lodge, Lake Tahoe, Calif. [graphic]

Two views of the lodge (in summer and winter), one of boating on a lake, and one winter snow scene.

 
Defensa de la Mystica Ciudad de Dios, de la Venerable Madre Sor M.a de Jesus Agreda : Mexico : ms., 1844.

A treatise by the Jesuit, Arrillaga, in defense of the Mística Ciudad de Dios, a life of the Virgin written by the Spanish nun, María de Ágreda. Consists of 1) a general history of the work and a review of...

 
Defense of Revilla Gigedo in his Residencia : and other documents, 1795-1802.

Collection of four documents relating to the residencia of Revilla Gigedo the Younger as viceroy of New Spain. Consists of: 1) the defense of Revilla Gigedo, Mexico City, 1795, presented by his attorney, Pedro de Basave, and by Bernal y...

 
Degrees and awards, 1924-1961.

Diploma for Master of Arts degree in history, University of California, 1924; honorary doctorate from Mills College, 1960; fellowship in the California Historical Society, 1959; and award from the American Library Association, 1961.

 
DeHay family papers, 1896-1958.

Contents: diary letters of Edward DeHay, describing his voyage from New York to New Orleans, and his life in California, 1915; miscellaneous correspondence and accounts for various members of the family; orders for Parker Hill Spring Water, 1939-1941; and deed...

 
Del Monte Corporation letters : San Francisco, Calif., to shareholders : TLS, 1978-1979.

Three form letters (4 p.) discussing the merger of Del Monte Corp. with R.J. Reynolds Industries, Inc. Includes photocopies of newspaper clippings.

 
DeLancey Floyd-Jones letters : Chicago, Illinois, 1850-1851.

Contains 8 letters to family describing Chicago and his duties there as an American Army officer.

 
Delford Benton diary, 1850 May - June 26.

With this, in same volume, his suggestions for travellers, and also a later diary covering the same route kept by James Masterson, April 1853.

 
Delinquent tax sale papers, 1910 July 6.

Includes description of the property and taxes owed the county. It was bought by Fred Grete.

 
Delinquent tax sale papers, 1910 July 6.

Includes description of the property and taxes owed the county. It was bought by the County of Owyhee.

 
Della Murray Banks letters : Los Angeles, Calif. to Anna Vaughn : TLS, 1945-1950.

Contains letters describing time Della Murray Banks, her husband, and E.A. Vaughn spent in Alaska as sourdoughs during the gold rush in 1896-1897. Also includes diary of Hugh Rodman, which Banks wrote about.

 
Delmer Myers Brown papers, 1947-2007.

Includes writings, correspondence, and notebooks of Japanese historian Delmer M. Brown.

 
DeLong family papers, [ca. 1849-1875]

Includes letters, 1853-1875, written by Charles E. DeLong to his brother, James, and to his wife and other members of his family, from California mining towns, Virginia City, Japan and Washington, D.C., relating to life in the mining country, his...

 
Delphic Festival miscellany : Delphoi, Greece, 1927.

Three flyers and a letter (2 p.) describe the festival, organized by the poet Angelo Sikelianos, in Delphoi, Greece, May 9-10, 1927. The festival features theatrical and musical performances, games, and exhibitions.

 
Democratic campaigns and controversies, 1954-1966 : oral history transcript / and related material, 1977-1981.

Discusses interest in Democratic Party; work in several campaigns, including coordinating Adlai Stevenson's 1956 presidential campaign in southern California, Pat Brown's 1958 and 1966 gubernatorial campaigns, 1960 presidential campaign; working relationship with Pat Brown; assessment of the Brown administration.

 
Demolition of the Embarcadero Freeway (San Francsico, Calif.) following the Loma Prieta earthquake [graphic] /

Photographs document the demolition of San Francisco's Embarcadero Freeway, which was damaged in the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake.

 
Denise Levertov miscellany, 1964-1982.

Collection contains a letter (3 p., Jan. 2 1973) from Levertov to Philip Whalen, complementing Whalen's recent novel and discussing Robert Duncan and Carol Berge. Also includes an annotated galley proof for Levertov's Candles in Babylon, which was apparently given...

 
Denny Shaffer Sierra Club papers, 1978-1987.

Papers relating to Denny Shaffer's involvement in the Sierra Club.

 
Densmore Mine records, circa 1857-1995 (bulk 1920-1954).

Minutes, correspondence, stock certificates, rolled plans and maps, and other records. Mine is located near Columbia, California.

 
Denton family papers, [ca. 1579-1942]

Approximately 123 items: mainly indentures for property of the family in England, copies of portraits, genealogical material.

 
Denuncio de la Mina ... en la Loma del Rancho de los Capulines ... con el Nombre de Nra Señora de Guadalupe : Atotonilco el Grande, Hidalgo, Mexico : Ds.S, 1778 Jan. 26-Mar. 16.

Claim for a mine, including petition, testimony of witnesses, copies of public announcements, and grant of the land signed by the petitioner and by officials.

 
The Department of Biochemistry and the molecular approach to biomedicine at the University of California, San Francisco : oral history transcript / 1998-

Education; early career at universities of Illinois, Stanford, and Washington; research on galactosemia, aldolase, RNA polymerase, pancreatic differentiation; Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco [UCSF]: recruitment, development of department, introducing molecular approach, administrative and science strategy,...

 
Departmental records, 1822-1845.

C-A 46 Tomos I-III; C-A 47 Tomos IV-VI; C-A 48 Tomos VII-VIII; C-A 49 Tomos IX-XIV.

 
Departmental state papers : Benicia, 1829-1846.

Part of the Archives of California, extracts and copies of documents (273 v. and loose papers) assembled in the U.S. Surveyor General's Office, San Francisco. Made for H.H. Bancroft by and under the direction of Thomas Savage, 1876-1877. Originals destroyed,...

 
Departmental state papers : Los Angeles.

Part of Archives of California, extracts and copies of documents (273 v. and loose papers) assembled in the U.S. Surveyor General's Office, San Francisco. Made for H.H. Bancroft by and under the direction of Thomas Savage, 1876-1877. Originals destroyed, 1906.

 
Departmental State Papers : San José, 1785-1840.

C-A 44 Tomos I-III; C-A 45 Tomos IV-VII.

 
Departmental state papers, 1821-1846.

Part of Archives of California, extracts and copies of documents (273 v. and loose papers) assembled in the U.S. Surveyor General's Office, San Francisco. Made for H.H. Bancroft by and under the direction of Thomas Savage, 1876-1877. Originals destroyed, 1906.

 
Depositions in the case Joaquin Young vs. Territory of Oregon, 1855.

Depositions from John Rowland, Barbara Slover, Rafael Sanchez and William G. Dryden in Los Angeles County, California, concerning Ewing Young, Maria Josepha Tafaya and their alleged child, Joaquín.

 
Depositions in U.S. Land Commission Case no. 256 : San Francisco, 1853 November 11 and 1854 February 15.

Copy, certified, Apr. 24, 1857, as made for the above case and copied into records of U.S. District Court Case no. 234 N D, by W.H. Chevers, Deputy Clerk (with bill for copying).

 
Desagüe del Valle de Mexico, 1866-1877.

Scrapbook containing clippings, chiefly from newspapers, of articles by Manero and others relating to drainage projects in the Valley of Mexico, maps and charts, printed copy of statement by engineer Miguel Iglesias, 1866, printed decree of President Manuel González, and...

 
Descripción del Golfo e Istmo del Darién ... : Cartagena : ms., 1761.

Report describing the Gulf and Isthmus of Darien, its people and its history, with plans and estimates for the construction of a fort on the Caimán River. With letter of transmittal from Diego de Tavares to Julian de Arriaga.

 
Descripción en bosquexo de ... la Pvebla de Los Angeles; y ... el Obispado de ... : Puebla, Mexico, 1715 or 1716.

In two parts: 1. review, prose interspersed with verse, of the town of Puebla, its history, inhabitants, and natural features, with other information; 2. description of the diocese of Puebla, some events as late as 1765. Two watercolor pictorial maps...

 
Descripcion de la America Meridional y Septentrional con un informe secreto d.1 Fiscal sobre la administracion d.1 Gobierno de las Yndias : Madrid, 1701-1710.

Collection of documents (copies) dealing with the territorial subdivisions, commerce, and administration of the New World, including the Philippines, based largely on Pierre d'Avity's Le Monde; a confidential report, Madrid, September 3, 1709, from the Fiscal General to the king...

 
Descripcion en que se Manifiestan ... los Pueblos de Yndios ... en esta Jurisdiccion de San Juan Bautista de Maloya : Mexico : DS, 1790 Nov. 12.

Report for Viceroy Revilla Gigedo describing five Indian villages in the jurisdiction of San Juan Bautista de Maloya in southern Sinaloa, with information on geography, crops, and owners of ranches.

 
Descripcion y demarcacion de las Yslas Californias ... : Mexico, 1633-1636.

Three files containing copies of documents relating to Ortega's 1632, 1633-1634, and 1636 expeditions along the California coast in search of pearl fisheries, aboard the Madre Luisa de la Ascención, including reports presented by Ortega, viceregal orders of the Marqués...

 
Description of prisoners received at the California State Prison at San Quentin [graphic].

Album pages containing records pertaining to receipt of prisoners at California State Prison at San Quentin. Each page contains photographic "mug shot" portrait and typescript data for 3 prisoners, including name, prisoner no., date received, crime, sentence term, county, nativity,...

 
Description of the Bay of Honduras and the Mosquito Shore &c. : ms., 1765.

Report by Joseph Smith Speer describing the territory, its history, the English settlement, and projects for its future development, 1765. Account of Richard Jones of his negotiations with the Mosquito king, 1769; remarks by Robert Hodgson on the Bay of...

 
Descriptive registers of prisoners, 1851 Jan. 25-1940 Jan. 20.

Include name of prisoner, commitment number, and date of arrival; information on nationality, crime, length of sentence, occupation, physical description, etc.; and information on discharge, parole, transfer, pardon, etc.

 
Descriptive registers of prisoners, 1879 Feb. 11-1940 Feb. 10.

Include name of prisoner, commitment number, and date of arrival; information on nationality, crime, length of sentence, occupation, physical description, etc.; and information on discharge, parole, transfer, pardon, etc.

 
Desert Rose Press files on Philip Whalen's "Some of these days" : San Jose, N.M., 1998-1999.

Contains original drafts and proofs for a book of poetry by Philip Whalen published by Desert Rose Press. Also includes copies of correspondence sent to Whalen, and a list of queries regarding wording and editing. Also includes related artwork for...

 
Desert studies, Sierra Nevada range, Hawaii and oil refinery views [graphic]

Includes desert studies, nature scenes, Hawaii, oil refineries, and other industrial views.

 
Designs for engineering, mining, bridges, and other California structures [graphic].

Mining drawings and maps are for the Angels Quartz Mining Co. in Angels Camp, Pearson Ditch from Chili Bar to Coloma, Gentle Annie Mines, Bovee-Fritz Mines and vicinity northwest of Utica Mine, and Cement Knob Placer Mine in Iowa Hill,...

 
Desmond, Lawrence Gustave Photographs from the Desmond-Mueller family papers. [graphic].

Snapshot and portrait photographs depicting multiple generations of the Desmond and Mueller families in California and Switzerland. Also includes a small amount of photographs of the Uccelli and Whang families of California. Most photographs taken in family homes or during...

 
Desmond T. Jenkins papers, circa 1898-1910, 1934-1937.

Include letters from William Arthur Beasly (mainly concerning the Lamson murder trial), Hiram W. Johnson, Clifford C. Cottrell, Robert R. Syer, Sanborn Young and others, and collection of pamphlets and handbills relating to various political campaigns in California.

 
Desmond-Mueller family papers, 1899-2008.

Contains journals, diaries, scrapbooks, clippings, correspondence, legal documents, diplomas, certificates, photocopies, genealogical information, photocopy volumes of of selected excerpts from family member's stories, etc. of various members of an extended San Francisco, California family. One of the diaries (1899-1907), belonging...

 
Despachos para sacár de los Almacenes de la Real Aduana, 1785 April 2-20.

Two permits issued under the authority of Miguel de Vallejo, Administrator General of Customs, for releasing from the Customs warehouses specified amounts of gold and silver belonging to Gaspar de Portolá; mentioning the vessel "Pájaro."

 
Dessins [graphic] /

Includes views of Acapulco, New Granada, Cape Horn, a Chinese band (location unknown). Many items unidentified.

 
Determined advocate for racial equality : oral history transcript / and related material, 1977-1979.

Comments on growing up in Tuskegee, Alabama, with her grandmother, a former slave; education at Tuskegee Institute and Howard University; move to Berkeley, Calif. in 1920; the local black community and patterns of discrimination; labor organizing activities and political action...

 
Deux lettres à Madame Robert LeDoux : Issoudun, France : ALS, 1772-1782.

To his cousin, regarding legal and financial matters.

 
Deux lettres aux administrateurs du Département de l'Ain : Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne, France : ALS, 1798-1799.

The 1798 letter refers to sending troops, and the second re records for a retired fusilier.

 
Developing a place for women in the Republican Party : oral history transcript / and related material, 1977-1984.

Family background, education, career and marriage, Republican party organizing, service as National Committeewoman from California; also included: supporting documents in separate box.

 
The development of forestry in government and education : oral history transcript / and related material, 1964-1967.

Comments on his career in the U.S. Forest Service and on Forest Service chiefs Gifford Pinchot, Henry S. Graves and William B. Greeley; views on forestry education. Photographs inserted. Appended: copies of Mrs. Fry's letter to Dana relative to editing...

 
Development of the naturalist program in the National Park Service : transcript, 1964.

Interview of Harold C. Bryant and Newton B. Drury conducted 1964 by Amelia R. Fry for the Regional Cultural History Project, University of California Library, Berkeley. Photographs and snapshots inserted. Appended: Bulletin No. 17 of The American Nature Association: Nature...

 
Devlin, Frank Raymond Photographs from the Frank Raymond Devlin papers [graphic]

Primarily family photographs and views of early San Francisco architecture (mostly copy prints) including: group portraits of the National Association of Railway Commissioners of San Francisco from 1915. Includes photos taken in Chico, California.

 
 
DeWitt Clinton French letters, chiefly to his family, 1847-1858.

V. 1: Letters (19) bound together. Written while serving in the Mexican War, also, en route to and from various places in California (including Sacramento, Coloma, Stockton, Coarse Gold, Four Creeks and Visalia). An undated and incomplete letter [1857?] tells...

 
DeWitt Clinton Gaskill letters, 1846-1856.

Letters relating to Gaskill's voyage to California via Panama in 1849 and experiences as a miner; and to mercantile activities at Forbestown, with comments on business conditions, prices of goods, profits, etc.

 
DeWitt Clinton Thompson deeds, 1849.

Includes 2 deeds from Samuel Brannan, May, 1849 for lots in Stanislaus, and one from Charles V. Gillespie to Thompson and Frederick Billings for a lot in Benicia, June 1, 1849.

 
DeWitt family papers, 1892-1900.

Contains correspondence between Charles Curtis DeWitt and his fiancée, Josie May Condon, describing life in Missouri, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Wyoming and Idaho. Also includes teachers' certificates, letters of recommendation, photographs, and a report drawn up by two daughters, containing genealogical information...

 
The Di Giorgios: from fruit merchants to corporate innovators : oral history transcript / 1983.

Discusses founding and early history of the Di Giorgio Fruit Corporation, and its operations and leaders from 1920-1962, when its business was strictly agricultural. He discusses reasons for corporate diversification, and the Di Giorgio Corporation's growth through 1983. In addition,...

 
Diamond Creek Vineyards : oral history transcript : the significance of terroir in the vineyard / 2000.

Childhood and education in Minnesota; early work experiences, May's Department Store in Los Angeles; managing inventories, developing Standard Drug Distributors; Diamond Creek Vineyards setup, purchasing and developing the vineyards; importance of terroir; microclimates and differentiating the vineyards; quality and pricing...

 
Diana Thatcher miscellany relating to the Women's Movement, 1966-1971.

Consists of flyers, newsletters, leaflets, and miscellaneous papers related to the National Organization for Women, Women's Equity Action League, women's gay liberation, ecology, and Vietnam War protests.

 
Diaries of overland journeys to California [microform].

Part of a collection of diaries of overland journeys to California.

 
Diaries of voyages to California.

Microfilm of diaries of William McKendree Carson, Handel Lund, and Charles Main. Each item catalogued separately.

 
Diario ... de la expedición ... Dec. 27, 1825-Jan. 31, 1826 : and accompanying letter : ms., 1826.

Official copy, signed by Pico at Monterey, of diary for expedition to Tulare Lake area in search of runaway Indians and stolen horses.

 
Diario ... del reconocimiento ... en los tulares ... Oct. 17-Nov. 16, 1819 : and related materials : ms., 1819.

Diary of expedition from Monterey into the San Joaquin Valley, circling Tulare Lake, to visit Indian villages in pursuit of runaways.

 
Diario ... y documentos relativos a la expedición del filibustero Crabb : ms., 1857 Apr.

Copies of a report and related documents of the commander of the forces which captured Henry A. Crabb and other members of the Sonora filibustering expedition. Certified by Charles F. Gompertz, Guaymas, 1872. Explanatory letter by Gompertz, enclosing San Francisco...

 
Diario de lo especialmente ocurrido en Mexico, septiembre de 1841 ... a junio de 1843 : Mexico, 1841-1843.

Intermittent diary entries, printed news sheets, official and private, and pamphlets covering developments in Mexico from Bustamante's resignation through the adoption of the 1843 Consitutional Bases; stresses Santa Anna, Texas, Central America, and the Constituent Congress of 1842. Printed items...

 
Diario de lo especialmente ocurrido en México, 1823 Aug.-1841 Aug.

Forty volumes of diary entries, printed news sheets, broadsides, government publications, pamphlets, etc.

 
Diario de Navegacion que con el Aucilio Divino y proteccion, de nuestra Señora del Carmen Espera haser ... con destino ... de Explorar la Costa Septentrional de la California ..., 1788.

Diary kept by Gonzalo López de Haro, captain of the packetboat San Carlos (alias the Filipino), recording a voyage from San Blas northward and back, taken in company with the frigate Princesa and under the command of the latter's captain,...

 
Diario Esactisimo de lo ocurrido en Mexico en los dias de su invacion por el General Scott ..., 1678-1849.

Compilation of materials relating to Bustamante's work and possibly prepared under his direction, as follows: anonymous diary, Mexico, 1847, on events in Mexico, including the activities of García Torres, owner of the Monitor Republicano, during the invasion under General Winfield...

 
Diario que forma el P. Fr. Pedro Font ... sacado del borrador que escrivio en el camino del viage que hizo a Monterey y Puerto de San Francisco en compañia del ... Comandante ... Juan Bautista de Anza por orden ... [de] Antonio Maria Bucareli, virrey ... 1775 : ms.S, 1776.

Copy made at Ures, June 5-23, 1776, by Font of his diary, Sept. 29, 1775-June 2, 1776. With his corrections and additions. Records the second Anza expedition, September 29, 1775-June 5, 1776, from San Miguel de Horcasitas to San Francisco...

 
Diario que manifiesta los Reconocimientos q[u]e a verificado de Or[de]n Superior ... en las Fronteras a la Gentilidad de la Antiqua California y margenes del Colorado : ms.S, 1796 June 14-Nov. 21.

Diary relating to a reconnoitering expedition through the frontier region of Baja California, into Alta California as far as San Diego, and along the lower Colorado River area. Deals with condition of the Indians, inspection of missions and settlements, and...

 
Diary relating to mercury mining : ms., 1874-1876.

Record of operations in Colusa, Lake and Napa counties. Included also are accounts, 1868-1893 recipes for various remedies, miscellaneous notes, poems.

 
Dibblee family papers, 1860s-1979.

Correspondence concerning personal and business activities of the family, farming and agriculture. Includes records of Benjamin Harrison Dibblee.

 
Dibblee family photographs [graphic]

Includes views of Fort Ross, Calif., the Grand Canyon, various street scenes and market places in Europe, possibly France and Yugoslavia, and North Africa, unidentified portraits, photo of Benjamin Harrison Dibblee at Yale, together with his visa from Mexico (1930),...

 
Dickey and Harleen photograph archive [graphic]

Mainly San Francisco subjects; includes a large number of photographs of the Golden Gateway project. Apparently from the files of a stock photograph company, with miscellaneous views arranged by subject.

 
Dictata de oeconomia politica : n.p. : ms.S, 1819-1820.

Notes of university lectures in political economics.

 
Dictation and biographical sketch from Milo A. Smith.

Family and schooling; arrival in Colorado in 1880; real estate investments in Denver; cattle and ranching interests in Arizona and New Mexico; introduction of the cable road into Denver and his contributions to it.

 
Dictation and related biographical material from David H. Moffat : Denver, 1885.

Dictation by Moffat concerns his arrival in Denver, 1860, and his mining interests; accompanied by dictations from Walter Cheesman, S.T. Smith, Wilbur F. Stone, Henry R. Wolcott, and Sam Wood, respecting Moffat's mining, banking, and railroad interests.

 
Dictation and related correspondence from William F. Graf : Silverton, Colorado?, 1886-1888.

Mining interests since 1880; service as San Juan County treasurer.

 
Dictation from Erasmus Darwin Leavitt : Butte, Montana, 1889.

Medical practice in Colorado and Montana. With the dictation are copies of letters from The History Company and a biographical sketch.

 
Dictation from Herman G. Nickerson : Lander, Wyoming, 1885.

Union army service, 1861-1865; experiences with the Indians, 1866; the Sweetwater Mines, 1868; placer-mining and sheep-raising; leader of 1870 raid against the Arapahos; role in cutting Fremont County out of Sweetwater County; county official. Attached is a letter to H.H....

 
Dictation from Josiah Stanford : typescript, 1889 Sept. 19.

With a list of queries in manuscript, and questionnaire, California As It Is.

 
Diego Hurtado de Mendoza works : Spain : mss., 17th cent.

V. 1: Copies of poems, with engraved portrait of King Philip IV tipped in and prefatory note concerning the poems. [318 p., Phillipps Ms. 2459] v. 2: Guerra de Granada - his account of the Moorish revolt (1568-1570) in and...

 
Diego Miguel Bringas y Encinas papers and maps, 1772-1795.

"Prologo" - comments on plan for government of the missions, with copies of communications, 1772, from the Viceroy, Bucareli, and Fiscal, Areche; "Estado de la poblacion de las misiones de la Sonora ... 1774"; map of the Provincias Internas, showing...

 
Dieter, Nannilou Hepburn Photographs from the Nannilou Hepburn Dieter papers [graphic]

Includes construction photos of George R. Agassiz Radio Telescope of Harvard College Observatory and three portraits of Dieter.

 
Diligencias fechas por mandamiento del ... visorrey [sic] desta Nueva España : Tarímbaro, Michoacán, Mexico : ms.S, 1583-1584.

Documents relating to Indian land named Opopeo including testimony of Spanish and Indian witnesses, an Indian genealogical chart, and a map. Signed by Pedro Gutiérrez de Cuevas, Lorenzo Suárez de Mendoza and others.

 
Diligencias matrimoniales del Señor Don Carlos Tadeo O'Gorman consul general de su Majestad Británic y de Doña Ana María Noriega de Vicario : México : DS, 1825.

File of documents compiled in Mexico City in 1825 preliminary to the marriage of O'Gorman, Consul General of Great Britain in Mexico City, and Señorita Noriega y Vicario, a minor. Includes baptismal records, petitions, maternal permission, order for publications of...

 
Dilworth Darwin Jensen papers.

Correspondence notebooks, subject file, and writings on his interest in botany.

 
Dinner for 51st Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade [graphic]

Photographs show members of the 51st Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade at a dinner at an unidentified location (probably San Francisco Bay Area). Some members are identified.

 
Dinsmore & Bros. papers : Austin, Nev., 1869-1875.

Correspondence and accounts with Baker & Hamilton, hardware, Sacramento; Wellman, Peck & Company, wholesale grocers, San Francisco; D.W. Earl, forwarding and commission merchant.

 
Diplomas for Roscoe E. McCabe and Coe Ellis, 1875,1902.

Certificate of graduation from the Board of Education of San Francisco to Coe Ellis, South San Francisco Grammar School; and certificate of promotion from Berkeley (Calif.) Public Schools for Roscoe E. McCabe.

 
Diplomatic dispatches from Bolivia, 1864-1870.

Dispatches and related documents from Allen A. Hall, John W. Caldwell, Leopold Markbreit, and printed proclamations from General Mariano Melgarejo.

 
Director, Community Resources for Independent Living : oral history transcript : an African-American woman's perspective on the independent living movement in the Bay Area, 1960s-1980s / 2000.

Childhood in Arkansas, Louisiana, and McCloud, California; Chico State University, 1954-1956; contracting polio, 1956, and rehab at Fairmount Hospital, San Leandro; majoring in speech therapy at an inaccessible San Francisco State University, 1958-1960; work for Volunteer Bureau of Alameda County;...

 
Disability rights photographs [graphic].

Title supplied by cataloger.

 
Disability rights photographs [graphic] : activities in Berkeley, California and elsewhere.

Slides and negatives depicting activities of Center for Independent Living (CIL), Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF), and Barrier Free Environments, Inc., and issues relating to disability rights movement. Images include CIL staff, meetings, training courses, and services; activists...

 
Disabled Student Coalition at Sonoma State University records, 1973-1975.

Contains by-laws for State organization, meeting minutes, announcements, questionnaires, articles, exhibit booklets and other miscellany relating to the Disabled Student Coalition at Sonoma State University collected by member Anthony Tusler.

 
Dispatches from China, 1900 July-August.

Typescripts, with holograph emendations, of three dispatches written during the Boxer Rebellion. Miller had been hired by the San Francisco Examiner to cover the rebellion.

 
Dissolved companies files.

Records of British companies, especially mining concerns, which have operated in Western America. Includes files on the White Pass and Yukon Railway Company, Ltd.; and the Exploration Company, Ltd.

 
Dix Photographs of the deportation of I.W.W.s in Arizona [graphic]

Photographs show Industrial Workers of the World (I.W.W.s) marching along railroad track from Bisbee, Ariz., marching from Lowell, passing Bakersfield, waiting for the train, loading strikers onto train, friends bidding strikers goodbye, and one photo of a striker resisting arrest....

 
D.N. Coflin letters to O.F. Thornton : Grass Valley, California, 1874 5 July and 2 August.

Two letters written encouraging Thornton to join Coflin in his move to Grass Valley.

 
DNA chemistry at the dawn of commercial biotechnology : oral history transcript / 2004.

Family background, education in Italy; fellowships in DNA Chemistry, University of Leiden, Netherlands, 1974-1976; DNA synthesis capability research at Genentech; work with somatostatin, insulin, and growth hormones; Genentech history; decision to leave Genentech.

 
Doctor Albert S. Adler photograph and ephemera collection [graphic].

Chiefly studio portraits of Adler. Two silhouette portraits of Adler and wife Bertha made at the Panama Pacific Exposition by Baron Scotford are present. Ephemera includes Adler's cerificate of license to practice medicine, prescription scrip pads, telegrams of congratulations upon...

 
Documentation for oral history interviews, 1977-1989.

Documentation and draft copies for two interviews conducted by Regional Oral History Office as part of the Goodwin J. Knight-Edmund G. Brown, Sr. oral history project. With related clippings, copies of correspondence, etc.

 
Documentos genealógicos relativos a la familia Bárcena : ms.S, 1591-1714.

A collection of documents, many of them certified contemporary copies, concerning the genealogies of the Bárcena and other interrelated families of Andalusia, several of whose members settled in Puebla, Mexico. Include two certificates of appointments made by the Mexican Inquisition...

 
Documentos inéditos referentes a Michoacán Encontrados en La Biblioteca sutro de San Francisco, 1553-1690.

Typed transcripts of three manuscripts concerning the province of Michoacán. One grants a coat of arms and the title of "city" to Pátzcuaro, July 21, 1553-May 28, 1642; another deals with forced labor among the Pátzcuaro Indians, April 27-May 20,...

 
Documentos legales : Mexico, 1680-1682.

(Tacuba and Mexico City) Records of criminal cases, mainly theft, heard before the Justice Court of Tacuba.

 
Documentos para la historia de California : archivo particular de la familia Estudillo, 1874.

Correspondence, accounts and other documents concerning governmental functions such as finance, land tenure and social conditions.

 
Documentos para la historia de California : papeles originals : Coleccion Tornada por el Mayor Don José Ramon Pico, 1781-1907.

Correspondence, regulations, accounts, agreements, and expedientes concerning the interests and activities of Pico and his family.

 
Documentos para la historia de California : papeles pertenecientes al Señor Don Augustin Janssens, vecino de Santa Barbara, copiados por E.G. Murray y Thos. Savage para la Bancroft Library, 1878.

Correspondence, reports, and financial materials concerning the interest and activity of Janssens in California (ca. 1840-1860). Transcriptions of originals that date from 1836-1867.

 
Documentos para la historia de California, 1785-1850.

Includes notes on California history, pastorela manuscript, diary of events occurring in Monterey.

 
Documentos para la historia de California, 1874.

Correspondence, decrees, petitions, and accounts for various aspects of government and church administration such as land tenure, budget, and elected representatives. Some printed items removed for separate cataloging.

 
Documentos para la historia de California, 1878.

Preferred citation: Documentos para la historia de California, BANC MSS C-B 59-65, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

 
Documentos para la historia de California: archivo de la Familia Requena, Bancroft Library, 1877.

Correspondence and financial materials concerning the interest and activity of the Requena family (1831-1864).

 
Documentos para la historia de California: Papeles originales, Sacados de varios archivos particulares por Thomas Savage, Bancroft Library, 1874-1879.

Correspondence, financial, and legal materials concerning the development of California covering the years 1777-1879, collected and transcribed by Savage.

 
Documentos relativos a la custodia de la Concepción del Nuevo Mexico : DS, 1784 Jan. 23-Mar. 5.

Documents relating to the Custodia de La Concepción in New Mexico, including order by Antonio de los Reyes, bishop of Sonora, copies of correspondence between the bishop and Felipe de Neve, and copies of royal decrees.

 
Documentos relativos a la entrega de la medalla de acero "Capitán Alonso de León" a Woodrow Wilson Borah : Monterrey, Mexico, 1972 May.

Includes diploma, medal, program and photocopies of clippings concerning the ceremony, and letter of transmittal from the American consul in Monterrey, Miro Morville.

 
Documentos relativos a la misión : ms., 1773-1846.

Include padrón for 1813, documents relating to marriages, and letters concerning various mission activities.

 
Documentos relativos a la misión de la Santíssima Trinidad de la Mesa : Nayarit, Mexico : mss.S, 1778.

A file of documents concerning the disorderly conduct of troops at the Nayarit mission. Included are reports and correspondence of the mission priest, Father Manuel Urbina; Viceroy Bucareli; and Antonio Alcalde y Barriga, bishop of Guadalajara.

 
Documentos relativos a las elecciones de Queretaro : DS, 1665-1668.

Copies of royal orders, an ordinance of the Conde de Salvatierra, and petitions of members of the city government. They relate to dates of holding elections and eligibility of candidates and voters. With signatures of scribes and various officials.

 
Documentos relativos a las misiones de Sonora, Mexico, 1791- 1822.

Documents relating to the missions of Sonora and to the Yaqui Indians. Include a report on Sonoran missions, 1791; letter of Pedro de Nava, 1793, concerning salaries for missionary priests serving the presidios; padrones for 1796 for the missions of...

 
Documentos relativos a litigios sobre agua : D, 1797.

Contemporary copies of documents relating to litigation with the Indians of Tlaxcalilla over ownership and water rights. With this, unsigned legal opinion on the case (6 p.)

 
Documentos relativos a los bienes del finado Juan José Nieto, 1833-1851.

Papers (originals and copies) relating to the settlement of the estate of Juan José Nieto and to the disposal of his property, especially Las Bolsas and Los Coyotes.

 
Documentos relativos a los viajes y conquistas de González Dávila : ms., 1519-1524.

Record relating to the transfer of the remainder of Balboa's fleet to González Dávila; royal agreement with the pilot, Andrés Niño, for discoveries in the Pacific; and González Dávila's report of March 6, 1524, on his discoveries in Nicaragua.

 
Documentos relativos a minas en el Real San Gregorio de Mazapil : Ds.S, 1744 May 13-19.

Incomplete file of documents relating to mines in Nueva Galicia, signed by Manuel de Santayana y Velasco, administrator of the Bonanza mine.

 
Documentos relativos a propriedades en la ciudad de México, 1839-1868.

Legal documents (originals, drafts, and contemporary copies)relating to transactions involving property in Mexico City belonging to two sisters, María Antonia and María Micaela Morales.

 
Documentos relativos al pueblo de Apan, 1787-1835.

Miscellaneous documents, some incomplete, relating to property in Apan. Include two letters from Viceroy Ruiz de Apodaca.

 
Documentos sobre el Rancho San Andres : 1823-1846, 1970 /

Contains photocopies of documents (60 leaves) relating to Joaquin Castro's land claims in San Andres and their translations. Also includes items relating to saving the Castro Adobe and biographical information on Robert Becker.

 
Documents concerning a lot on Pine Street, San Francisco : DS, 1904-1912.

Concerns a lot at the corner of Pine and Stockton Streets: abstract of title for James Papina, 1904 Jan. 11; decree restoring records, relating to the divorce of Albert J. Atkins and Josie Atkins, 1908 July 21; and findings and...

 
Documents concerning condition and treatment of the indians, and the employment of slave labor in spanish possessions, 1567-1568.

Original depositions, reports and replies to interrogatories, taken for the most part on oath before Juan de Ovando.

 
Documents concerning Fort Union, N.M., 1853-ca. 1895.

From the records of the Army commands and Quartermaster General in the National Archives, selected by Robert L. Reiter.

 
Documents concerning Fray Luis de Valdivia and the Defensive War against the Araucanians in Chile in the 17th century.

Material selected by Louis De Armond from the Archivo de Jesuitas and the Archivo Vicuña Mackenna in Chile. Used in De Armond's doctoral dissertation.

 
Documents concerning Gaspar de Portola, 1703-1785.

Originals and copies of documents by or about Gaspar de Portolá, relating primarily to his career as soldier, explorer, and administrator in Upper and Lower California, with some material on his career in Puebla, Mexico, and on his family and...

 
Documents concerning matrimonial matters in Mexico, 1666-1863.

Compilation on marriage and related matters. Written in Mexico City, Puebla, Hidalgo, Sonora, and other parts of Mexico.

 
Documents concerning missions of Baja California, 1700-1724.

Includes letters from Juan de Ugarte, Joseph Sarmiento, and others.

 
Documents concerning municipal government of Manila, 1775 ca.

Two bound documents: book of ceremonies for public occasions drawn up by the Regidor, Andrés Joseph Roxo (dated June 30, 1775); and ordinances (undated but after 1755) for governing the city of Manila, including rules for elections, procedures, and duties...

 
Documents concerning property in St. Louis, Missouri : ALS, 1868-1873.

Leases of land by Samuel Latham Mitchill Barlow to William Wells, executed by Gaty, agent; letter to Gaty from John Maguire; and statement in unidentified hand relating to St. Louis property.

 
Documents concerning relations between Chile and the United States, 1840-1887.

Diplomatic, consular, and commercial correspondence. Selections and notes made by Abraham P. Nasatir.

 
Documents concerning Tamaulipas and Texas, 1811-1859.

Records from the municipal archive covering the entire scope of local affairs, together with reports on the entry of foreign vessels and their seizure, colonists from the United States, reports of the American consul, files of local newspapers, government decrees...

 
Documents concerning the administration and defense of Sonora and Sinaloa : Mexico : DS, 1749.

Folder 1. A report of the first Viceroy Revilla Gigedo from the Auditor General for War, Juan Rodríguez de Albuerne, Marqués de Altamira, mainly concerning proposed measures for the pacification of the Seris, Guaymis, Upanguaymis, Pimas Bajos, Tiburones, and other...

 
Documents concerning the City of Oakland, Calif., [ca. 1876]

Draft of An act to lay out the City of Oakland into wards. With this a draft of a Letter requesting the resignation of Oakland City Council members, Lord and Dods, should they fail to represent public sentiment in support...

 
Documents concerning the Mexican brig of war San Cárlos, 1819 June 9 - November 9 : D.S.

Official report for the San Cárlos, commanded by Gonzálo Gómez Ulloa, with information on officers, troops, weapons and ammunition, and provisions, dated November 9, 1819.

 
Documents concerning the Wars of Independence : Mexico, 1811-1844.

Letters and documents, both originals and copies, concerning the rebellion in Zacatecas, San Luis Potosí, Cuautla, and Oaxaca. Includes reports on the army of Morelos and progress of the insurgents, a description of the geographical and economic features of Morelia,...

 
Documents for the history of : Louisiana, 1741-1783.

Selected materials from the Bibliothèque Nationale, the Archives du Ministère des Affaires Étrangères, and the Archives Nationales, Paris.

 
Documents for the history of Mexico.

Typescripts of interviews and other materials, assembled about 1918, concerning various aspects of republican Mexico, including local government, revenues, public health, mining, foreign trade, race, labor, and land reform; and a microfilmed list of documents relating to Cortés, land titles,...

 
Documents for the history of Mexico, 1635-1812.

Microfilm of miscellaneous items selected by J.L. and Mildred Luna from the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris.

 
Documents for the history of Mexico and California : transcripts, 1556-1810.

Documents selected by France V. Scholes and Francis S. Philbrick from Cartas de Indias and Papeles de Estado of the Archivo Histórico Nacional, Madrid. Subjects include ordinances governing the raising of livestock, exploration and foreign intrusions into the Californias, Lapérouse...

 
Documents for the history of New Mexico, 1600s-1700s.

Cited in H.H. Bancroft's History of Arizona and New Mexico as "N. Mex. Doc., MS." They are transcripts from v. 25 and 26 of the Historia in the Mexican archives.

 
Documents for the history of Panama, 1513-1885.

Microfilm made by UNESCO from printed and manuscript documents.

 
Documents for the history of Potosí : Bolivia : 1551-1928.

Material relating mainly to mines and mining in Potosí. Indian labor in the mines, banking and minting of coins.

 
Documents for the history of South Carolina : DS, 1724-1838.

Miscellaneous papers, incuding abstract of title for property in South Carolina; jail accounts for Orangeburg. (1775-1776); ferry charges; incomplete draft of the constitution of South Carolina. (1778); accounts for the stamping of money; military accounts; a resolution concerning pensions; contemporary...

 
Documents for the study of Cuban relations with the United States : typescript, 1492-1910.

Documents selected by Francis S. Philbrick, primarily from the Archivo Histórico Nacional, Madrid.

 
Documents from the Philippines : DS, 1842-1899.

Primarily burial certificates; and documents relating to the transfer of cattle. From various villages of central Luzon.

 
Documents from the Spanish and Mexican periods in California, 1780-1849.

Negative microfilm of volumes I-XVI of the records in the County Clerk's Office, Salinas.

 
Documents, in case of Elizabeth H. Martin vs. George W. Crane et. al., 1861, United States District Court (Northern District), San Francisco.

Litigation: Elizabeth H. Martin vs. George W. Crane et. al., U.S. District Court, Northern District, San Francisco, over Rancho Las Animas. Includes petition for injunction by Elizabeth H. Martin, also signed by Edward Stanly, her attorney; writ of injunction; order...

 
Documents in various cases in New Mexico : mss., 1893-1897.

Lands claimed include the La Gallina and Mesilla tracts, and Ranchos de los Rincones, Abique, Río Arriba, El Coyote, and San Antonio de las Huertas.

 
Documents issued by or addressed to Nava as Commandant General of the Provincias Internas : Chihuahua : DS, 1796.

1. Plea for justice by Doroteo García de Bustamante, in a property dispute with Tomás Malo. Chihuahua, March 31 and April 13, 1796. 4 p.

 
Documents of exploration of the California Coast, 1774-1779.

Includes contemporary notes on expeditions with comments on Indians and missions; directives from Viceroy Bucareli to the head of the Colegio de San Fernando concerning the expeditions, 1774-1775; and an account by Ignacio Arteaga of the 1779 expedition.

 
Documents of the Third Mexican Council ... A survey of Mexican manuscripts 266, 267, 268 and 269 ... : typescript, 1961.

Analytical calendar of materials in the Bancroft Library relating to the Third Mexican Provincial Council, 1585. The list is arranged by manuscript and folio numbers, with a brief explanatory foreword.

 
Documents pertaining to 17th century Jesuit activities in Canada, selected by George D. Gibson.

Selected transcripts from France (Archives Nationales, Archives des Colonies) and documents from St. Mary's College, Montreal. Orders, directives and reports of missionaries, 1603-1671? Also, biographies of Jesuit martyrs and a Marquette genealogy. With notes and lists by Gibson and communications...

 
Documents pertaining to the history of Guatemala, 1534-1549.

Filmed by Lesley B. Simpson from the Manuscripts Collection of Don Ricardo Vázquez, Colombian Minister to Guatemala.

 
Documents pertaining to the history of Guatemala, 1607-1788.

Selected items. Includes also letters of José María Chacón, Tapachula, 1846.

 
Documents pertaining to the Martínez family's title to Rancho El Pinole in Contra Costa Co., Calif.

Part I - Tracing of Expediente 278 (now in the National Archives); copies of documents, 1830-1842, confirming grant to Ignacio Martinez, certified by Samuel D. King, U.S. Surveyor General for California. Documents include statements concerning loss of documents for 1823...

 
Documents pertaining to the Peralta estate, Rancho San Antonio, in Alameda County, 1853-1903 (bulk 1853-1855).

Documents pertaining to the release and quit claim of real and other property. They include signatures and/or mention of the following individuals: Samuel B. Tennent, Antonio María Peralta, [Hermenegildo] Ignacio Peralta, [José] Vicente Peralta, [José] Domingo Peralta, and James Alexander...

 
Documents related to the creation of the town of Folsom [graphic]

Lithograph shows town of Folsom and the train depot of the Sacramento Valley Railroad Company. Broadside advertises lots for sale in the town of Folsom, newly named after the late Capt. Joseph Libbey Folsom whose rancho made up the lots...

 
Documents related to the elections in Mexico, 1909-1910.

Miscellaneous documents relating to the presidential election in which Porfirio Díaz and Ramón Corral ran against Francisco Madero. Include minutes of meetings, 1909, of various political clubs supporting Díaz and Corral, and mimeographed copy of Madero's manifest, the "Plan de...

 
Documents relating to American investments in silver mines in Chihuahua, Mexico, 1867-1869.

Include report on the San Martin and Santa Rosa silver mines by John D. Creigh and Charles D. Newbold, with information on topography, potential working of the mines, and methods of extracting the ore; sketch maps; notes and letters by...

 
Documents relating to Baja California, 1795-1854.

Materials on the Walker expedition and correspondence of Joaquín de Arrillaga. Includes: 1) Appeal for funds to fight the French, 1795, Diego Borica; 2) Copy of letter, Xavier Aguilar to Lt. Col. Joaquin de Arrillaga, May 18, 1799, account of...

 
Documents relating to Baja California land grants : ms., 1858-1859.

Translations of a file of documents copied by J.M. Mugarrieta in 1859. Include letters from B. Gómez Farias, J.J. Mörner, José Castro and Melchor Ocampo.

 
Documents relating to banking and commercial institutions in Florence, Italy, 14th cent.

Selected by Professors Armando Sapori and Aldo Olschki from the Del Giudice, Del Bene and Peruzzi Collections, as examples of banking and commercial transactions, and of bookkeeping and accounting practices.

 
Documents relating to Bartolomé de las Casas.

Materials from various sources, primarily the New York Public Library and the Library of Congress. Selected by Helen Rand Parrish.

 
Documents relating to Congregations, calculations and tributes : Mexico, 1578-1804.

Gives a lengthy "Indice de Congregaciones," with documents; "Documentación relativa a Tributos y Rentas de 1804." Also, "Huejotzingo, Puebla, Tributos y libros de comunidad, tasación y memoria de oficiales ... 1587;" and "Testimonio de la Matrícula de los tributarios de...

 
Documents relating to Durango, 1770-1827.

Official papers relating to the province or state of Durango, including notification of local appointments and documents relating to sending deputies to the national Congress.

 
Documents relating to El Puerto de Nutca, 1789-1793.

"Viaje a la costa N.O. de America Septentrional por ... Bodega y Quadra en las frigatas de su mando, Santa Gertrudis, Aranzazu, Princessa y goleta, Activa ..." (HM 141) and selections from "Nootka Island: a collection ... " (HM 327)

 
Documents relating to Florida and Texas, 1691-1699.

Reports, orders, and letters from various archives.

 
Documents relating to Fr. Juan de Santiago, [1632?-1940] [bulk 1632?-1642?]

Negative photostats of documents presumably in Dominican archives in Rome, concerning appointments for Fr. Juan de Santiago as prefect and preacher general for the Dominican province of Santiago de Mexico. With translations and notes by Sister Mary Aloysius and a...

 
Documents relating to Hacienda Sinagua : Mexico : mss., 1747 Sept.

Contemporary copy of documents relating to litigation over the Hacienda which belonged to the Jesuit college in Pátcuaro, including information on processes whereby Indians could sell their land.

 
Documents relating to Haiti, 1793-1827.

Includes letter from Augustin Sicard to the Archbishop of Haiti and a writ of payment of debtor.

 
Documents relating to Indian labor : DS, 1757-1767.

Petition, grants, and supporting documents for a location of Indians to enforced labor in the silver mines of Joseph Basilio de la Fuente y Aro. With typed transcript, 56 p., and explanatory note, 1878, by George R. Ghiselin.

 
Documents relating to land grants, 1609-1663.

Grants and commissions from James I, Charles I and Charles II to Robert Harcourt, Roger North, and Francis Willoughby (Baron Willoughby of Parham).

 
Documents relating to Major Bennet Riley's escort of the Santa Fe traders : ms., 1829.

Typed transcript, with notes, by Dale L. Morgan of documents chiefly in the National Archives. Journal kept by Philip St. George Cooke; correspondence of Bennet Riley; letter from Thomas Hart Benton.

 
Documents relating to Mayan culture.

Microfilm of materials from various sources, including a Mayan codex, hieroglyphics, and inscriptions.

 
Documents relating to Montemorelos, Nuevo León, 1774-1899.

Documents concerning the administrative business of the city of Montemorelos, Nuevo León, Mexico. This includes marriages, property disputes, resident complaints and financial matters, among other issues. Of special note are materials that focus on the military history of the town...

 
Documents relating to ownership of the lands of Mission Dolores, San Francisco, 1857-1866 (bulk 1857).

Contracts, letters, accounts, and contemporary copies of documents association with the long-standing, complicated dispute over the mission lands, involving San Francisco Land Association of Philadelphia, Prudencio Santillan, Alfred Green, James Robert Bolton, Leonidas Haskell, and others.

 
Documents relating to Peru, Indians, ca. 1730-1815.

Selected materials from the New York Public and Yale University Libraries, filmed for John H. Rowe concerning the Indians of Peru and the rebellion of Tupac-Amaru.

 
Documents relating to Port Chicago mutiny trial, 1942-1944.

Includes photocopy of complete transcript of Port Chicago mutiny trial, 1944, entitled: "On review before Judge Advocate General, United States Navy, General Court Martial convened at U.S. Naval Training and Distribution Center, San Francisco, California, by order of the Commandant,...

 
Documents relating to Rancho de las Pulgas : San Mateo County, 1856-1860.

Deeds, agreements and promissory notes, relating to sale of a portion of the Rancho.

 
Documents relating to Rancho Tijuana : Mexico : D and DS, 1846-1890.

Legal papers, copies and originals, relating to the rancho, owned by Santiago Argüello and Pilar Ortega de Argüello and other members of the Argüello family. Includes title to the rancho, presidential confirmation of title to the heirs, and subsequent litigation....

 
Documents relating to Real de Minas de San Juan Bautista, Sonora, Mexico : DS, 1685-1688.

File of documents relating to recommendations by the ecclesiastic judges concerning undesirable persons in the area. Signed by various officials.

 
Documents relating to Saltillo, 1688-1876.

Copies of documents relating to the colonization of Texas; grants of lands to settlers; illegal trade; relations with neighboring areas; and decrees of the state of Coahuila y Texas (1824-1834, 1848-1876)

 
Documents relating to San Felipe el Real : Chihuahua, Mexico, 1728-1773.

Files, both copies and originals, on events in or near San Felipe el Real, Chihuahua, coming directly or indirectly under the jurisdiction of the Guadalajara Real Audiencia. Includes royal decrees, orders issued by the Audiencia or by San Felipe officials,...

 
Documents relating to Simón Bolívar : DS, 1822-1828.

Letter to José Antonio Páez, September 26, 1822, asking for information and hoping for peace; and two signed appointments to office, July 18, 1825, and July 24, 1828.

 
Documents relating to the Bethlehemites : DS and printed, 1788-1816.

A collection of manuscripts and printed matter, with manuscript insertions, from Mexico and Spain, relating to the Bethlehemite Order in Mexico. Includes royal or viceregal commands and letters of transmittal to the head of the Order.

 
Documents relating to the case Llebaria vs. Fallon, California District Court (4th district) : San Francisco, 1848-1854.

Include copy of translation of Padre Anzar's lease of land in the Santa Cruz Mission orchard to Thomas Fallon, his deed to Father Llebaria for the property, summons and complaint in the case, depositions of Father Anzar, G.W. Gunn, Thomas...

 
Documents relating to the church in Mexico : ALS,mss, 1846 May 13-Oct. 22.

Letters, decrees, and similar documents relate to efforts on the part of the Mexican government to obtain loans or other financial assistance from the bishop of Guadalajara Diego Aranda and other church dioceses during the time of financial crisis caused...

 
Documents relating to the civil and military administration of Chihuahua y Mexico, 1811-1844.

Documents and official correspondence, mainly addressed to various governors of Chihuahua, relating to the civil and military administration of Chihuahua as a province of New Spain, and, subsequently, as a state or department of Mexico. They include documents concerning appointments,...

 
Documents relating to the colonization of Texas, 1729-1730.

Two files of documents, copies and originals, relating to a royal decree of February 14, 1729, which provided for settlement of certain localities in the province of Texas by 400 families from the Canary Islands. This was in accordance with...

 
Documents relating to the defense of Nueva Vizcaya against the Sumas, Apaches, and Allied Indians : Mexico : DS, 1754-1760.

Folder 1 is a file on plans for the defense of the northern frontier, 1754-1755, including decrees of Viceroy Revilla Gigedo the Elder and Governor Mateo Antonio de Mendoza, and related documents concerning defense projects. 186 p.

 
Documents relating to the early history of New Mexico and California : ms., [ca. 1581-1769]

Transcripts from various printed and manuscript sources, including Padre Lorenzo Pérez, Hakluyt Geronimo de Mendieta, Martin Fernandez de Navarrete, Joaquín García de Icazbalceta, Fray Agustín de Vetancur, Fray Lucas Waddingus.

 
Documents relating to the estates and interests of Alonso Díaz de la Reguera in the Province of Guatemala and San Salvador, 1540-1549 : and related materials, 1540-ca. 1750.

Described in: Cortijo Ocaña, A. Cartas desde México y Guatemala (1540-1635). Cáceres, 2003 (Shelved as: F1231.C67 2003 BANC).

 
Documents relating to the exploration of British Honduras, 1787 May - December.

1 letter signed (contemporary copy) from Edward Marcus Despard to the Treasury Commissioners in London about paying the expenses of Major Trevor Hull to carry on explorations and surveys in Honduras. Three numbered vouchers signed by Despard for supplies and...

 
Documents relating to the granting of a coat of arms to Don Sacarias de Santiago : ms., 1585-1752.

Copy of documents relating to a patent of nobility issued by King Philip II, 1585, to Don Sacarias de Santiago, Aztec Indian, for his services to Cortes in the conquest of Mexico, with petition from his descendants for tax exemptions.

 
Documents relating to the Hacienda de Azimbo : Michoacán, Mexico, 1860-1917.

File of documents relating to the sale or acquisition of lands belonging to the Hacienda, including deeds, wills, tax receipts, powers of attorney etc., mainly for the Camposano family.

 
Documents relating to the history of California : ms., 1833-1852.

Transcripts and excerpts of documents, 1833-1852, including Felipe de Neve's description of the founding of San Jose; ordinances for Monterey, Los Angeles and San Francisco; Mexican voting regulations, 1830; papers relating to the acquisition of land in Monterey and Los...

 
Documents relating to the history of Guatemala, 1524-1880.

Documents from various Guatemalan archives, selected for filming by Lesley B. Simpson. Pt. I Municipal de Guatemala (film incomplete) Pt. II Antigua Guatemala (film incomplete) Pt. III Archivo Colonial de Guatemala (film incomplete) Pt. IV Archivo del Gobierno de Guatemala.

 
Documents relating to the history of Guatemala, 1745-1768.

Materials, chiefly related to expenditures in the conquest of the Jicaque Indians, selected for filming by V.W. Von Hagen.

 
Documents relating to the lynching of prisoners in the jail at Lookout, California, 1901 May - Nov.

Photocopies of transcripts of legal proceedings before the justice of th peace of Adin township, the Grand Jury of Modoc County, and the Superior Court of California, Modoc County.

 
Documents relating to the military career of Gaspar de Portolá, 1734-1785.

Documents (copies) relating to the military career of Portolá; including commissions (or notification thereof) granted by Charles III or the Infante Philip for ranks ranging from second lieutenant (July 31, 1734) to colonel of dragoons (July 24, 1777), Portolá's military...

 
Documents relating to the mission of Nuestra Señora del Refugio, 1792-1794.

1. Garza, José Francisco Mariano. Descripcion geografica de la situacion, y terreno del Refugio, en donde los Indios Carancaquazes han pedido se les funde una Mission, à que se agrega un informe de sus favorables resultas. Misión del Espiritu Santo....

 
Documents relating to the missions of New Spain, 1781-1790.

Collection of manuscripts, signed originals and certified copies, relating to the missions of New Spain in the provinces of Nuevo León, Coahuila (Nueva Estremadura), Nuevo Santander, Nuevas Filipinas (Texas), Nueva Galicia, Nueva Vizcaya, and Alta and Baja California. Also contains...

 
Documents relating to the missions of Texas, 1730-1762.

Included are an expediente concerning transfer of three Texas missions, Nuestra Señora de la Purísima Concepción, San Francisco de los Neches, and San José de los Nazonis, to more suitable sites; a report on the Amarillas Presidio and on the...

 
Documents relating to the Order of St. Hippolytus : ms. and printed, 1742-1816.

Items relating to the Order of St. Hippolytus in Mexico. They deal with monastic abuses, property and other rights of members, and reform of the Order; notices on births in the royal family; and viceregal activities.

 
Documents relating to the Order of the Immaculate Conception, Real Convento de Jesús María : DS, 1794-1811.

Letters and circulars addressed by Viceroys Revilla Gigedo the Second, Azanza, Garibay, and Venegas to the Abbess of the Convent, dealing principally with contributions solicited from the Convent.

 
Documents relating to the pacification of the Lacondon Indians of Guatemala : ms., 1789-1799.

Documents (originals and copies) concerning the pacification and Christianization of the Lacandon Indians, stressing the leadership of Manuel José Calderón, Palenque parish priest; written in Guatemala and San Lorenzo, Spain, with signatures of Bishop Olivares, Governor Tomás y Valle, Vicar...

 
Documents relating to the Philippines, 1803-1898.

Records of trials and inquiries, certificates of good conduct, and letters of application for positions in the Spanish navy. Documents relate chiefly to the naval base at Cavite.

 
Documents relating to the political history of Central America, 1829-1846.

Documents authored by Francisco Morazan and Rafael Carrera.

 
Documents relating to the search for the mythical city of the "Césares", 1777-1778 /

Microfilm of documents selected by Louis De Armond, and used for his M.A. thesis.

 
Documents relating to the ship Swallow : San Francisco, Calif., 1862.

Ship's protest document accompanied by San Francisco Port Warden's Certificate for the ship Swallow, Capt. Baker, from New York, newly arrived with salt water damage to it's cargo. Both printed documents are filled out with elaborate details of the sea...

 
Documents relating to the Spanish Army in the Philippines, 1823-1863.

Miscellaneous official army papers, including correspondence, applications and petitions, complaints, appointments, and lists of personnel.

 
Documents relating to the uprising of the Mayo and Yaqui Indians : Mexico, 1735-1745.

Documents and letters, both originals and copies, concerned with the 1740 uprising of the Yaquis and Mayos and their allies, its causes, and its political or religious consequences. Written in various localities of Sonora, Sinaloa, and in Mexico City.

 
Documents relating to title for the ranch of Juan Jose Warner, 1834-1846.

Espediente 155 (grant to Silvestre de la Portilla, 1834); Espediente 228 (grant to Jose Antonio Pico, 1840); Espediente 407 (grant to Warner, 1844); Espediente 579 (grant to Warner, 1846)

 
Documents relating to tobacco, 1751-1824.

These documents concern the various phases of tobacco culture and manufacture, and especially its sale and taxation.

 
Documents relating to Venezuela , 187-?-1888.

Miscellaneous papers and clippings relating to pearl fisheries of Margarita, to the sinking of the San Pedro Alcántara in 1815 and subsequent efforts to salvage treasure aboard, to President Antonio Guzmán Blanco of Venezuela, and to the treasure hunting voyage...

 
Documents relating to William Hart vs. Clark et al., [ca. 1858?]

Litigation over the March Ranch or Rancho Los Meganos.

 
Documents relative to Gasper de Guzmán Olivares : mss.

Documents relating to the prime minister under the Spanish kings Philip III and Philip IV.

 
Documents relative to the history of Alaska, [18th-20th cent.]

Typed transcripts of documents, or excerpts therefrom, made 1936-1938 form material in the U.S. Department of State Archives, the Division of Manuscripts and the Slavic Division of the Library of Congress, and the U.S. Department of the Interior. Russian documents...

 
Dohs family land deeds : San Francisco, Calif., 1867-1903.

Contains land documents for the family members of Charles F. Dohs in San Francisco, Calif.

 
Domestic partnerships collection : San Francisco, Calif., circa 1990-1991.

Contains an information sheet outlining the legal definitions, benefits, and responsibilities of domestic partnerships, a blank City and County of San Francisco Declaration of Domestic Partnership application form, instructions for a special Valentine's Day (Feb. 14, 1991) registration for domestic...

 
Domingo Antonio Ignacio Carrillo baptismal letter, 1791.

Handwritten copy, in secretarial hand, of the baptismal record of Domingo Antonio Ignacio Carrilla, certified as accurate and signed by Fray Fernando Martin of San Diego Mission. The baptism was performed by Fray Hilario Torrens [i.e.Hilario Torrent] at San Diego...

 
Domingo de Apressa y Gandra Contra Phelipe Pelaez por Cantidad de mill y seiscientos y nouenta [sic] y dos p[eso]s de oro comun ... : DS, 1675 Jan. 8-1677 May 4.

Incomplete file on collection of a debt by the merchant Apresa from Peláez and his wife, containing certified copies and originals of commitments signed by Peláez, court orders, petitions, and related documents. With signatures of various officials and the litigants.

 
Domingo Jironza Petriz de Cruzate papers, 1683-1685.

Instructions to Captain Juan Dominguez de Mendoza in conversion of Jumano Indians; and an order from Marqués de la Laguna, Viceroy of Mexico, citing Jurisdiction of governors of New Mexico and Nueva Viscaya.

 
Dominique Marie Varlet papers, 1712-1755.

Letters and documents, relating to his ecclesiastical career and to family and financial matters. Later material concerns the settlement of his estate in Holland.

 
Don Herron papers, 1970-1997 (bulk 1980-1992).

Contains drafts and notes on his published articles. Also contains correspondence, collected articles, programs and flyers for mystery conventions held in San Francisco (Bouchercon, 1982; Left Coast Crime, 1991, 1992), promotional material for other San Francisco-based mystery writers, and items...

 
Don Ignacio Martínez : the life and times of a Spanish pioneer, 1774-1848 : typescript, 1942 & n.d.

Original typescript (bound) and photocopy of revised typescript, including index not present in bound version. Revisions and annotations in the photocopy, as well as the index, were done by Robert Miller.

 
Donald A. Graham papers relating to the Class of 1912, University of California, 1958-1967.

Contents: Class directory, 1958; and correspondence concerning the 1967 reunion, including letters from H.M. Albright, C.R. Barnes, R.M. Gidney and Earl Warren.

 
Donald Foley Penguin books collector's file, 1936-1997 (bulk 1980-1997)

Collector's file (box) includes correspondence about his collection with Russell Edwards, Steve Hare and others; materials from the Penguin Collectors Society; bookseller catalogs; photographs of book collection while in Foley's possesion; and Penguin Books ephemera. Ephemera (carton) includes paper and...

 
Donald Knudsen Lippincott papers, [ca. 1913-1956]

Papers related to his service in the U.S. Signal Corps and work as an attorney specializing in radio and television patents. Includes materials concerning Philo T. Farnsworth, and some material of his wife, Ruth Lippencott.

 
Donald M. Stewart scrapbooks, circa 1899-1960.

Scrapbooks cover Stewarts time in the Navy during the Spanish-American War and World War I, his time as Post Master General, materials relating to water development, and politics in the San Diego region.

 
Donald MaCleay dictation : and related materials, 1888.

Hand written transcript of an interview with Donald MaCleay, made by an agent (?) of Hubert Howe Bancroft's History Company. Includes typescript copy dated 1888 August 7; and correspondence relating to a biography to be published in Chronicle of the...

 
Donald McLaughlin collection of photographs [graphic]

Includes views of two California estates: Wyntoon and the Hacienda del Pozo de Verona. Photographs of mining are from the Homestake mine in South Dakota, and unindentified mines in Peru. Some mountaineering photos (Peru) and family portraits are also included.

 
Donald Ross Cameron papers.

Correspondence, notes, photographs and papers concerning his interest and activity in the field of genetics.

 
Donald Sidney-Fryer collection register and statement, 2001.

Contains register of titles for the Donald Sidney-Fryer collection of juvenile series or series books for boys, ca. 1900-1940, with emphasis on authors Victor Appleton, Percy Keese Fitzhugh, and Leo Edwards. Also includes a statement on the literary development of...

 
Donald William Page photograph collection [graphic]

Primarily relates to his research in early southern Arizona, in particular to the Tumacacori Mission and Indian pictographs. Photos not from Arizona include India (showing funeral rites), Guatemala, Mexico, Jamaica (missions), Spain and other locations around the world. Family photographs...

 
Donnis de Camp photograph collection of cats and their owners [graphic].

Chiefly snapshot photographs of cats and their owners.

 
Donnis de Camp photograph collection pertaining to Temple of the Wings, Quitzow Studio and related dance subjects [graphic].

Includes photographs of dancers and dance performances associated with the Temple of the Wings in Berkeley, Calif., as well as portraits of members of the Boynton, Treadwell and Quitzow families, including Sulgwynn Quitzow, Charles Quitzow, OElóel Quitzow Braun, Vol Quitzow,...

 
Donohoe Kelly Banking Co. records, [ca. 1864-1955]

Financial and record keeping information concerning salaries, ledgers, stock certificates, loans, dividends, deposits, and signatures, and clippings.

 
Doris Hudson Moss family scrapbook [graphic].

Scrapbook contains portraits and snapshots of Doris Hudson Moss, her husband William A. Moss, her daughters Sylvia Moss Brown and Marion Moss Richardson; her mother Grace Chittenden Hudson, her aunt Florence Chittenden, and other members of several generations of Hudson,...

 
Doris Muscatine papers : circa 1981-1984.

Papers relating to the writing and publication of "The University of California/Sotheby Book of California Wine," edited by Doris Muscatine, M.A. Amerine, and Bob Thompson (Berkeley: University of California Press; London: Sotheby Publications, 1984).

 
Dorothea J. Theodoratus papers, 1900-2000.

Cartons numbered: 1-42, 44-64.

 
Dorothea Lange papers relating to the Japanese-American relocation, 1942-1974

Contains a small, but rich group of letters, some with detailed sketches, sent to Dorothea Lange by Japanese Americans and other eye-witnesses during relocation. Includes day to day accounts of camp life in Manzanar (Calif.), Topaz (Utah), Heart Mountain (Wyo.),...

 
Dorothy and Howard Baker papers, circa 1937-1967.

Contains typescript copies and drafts of several plays, screenplays, novels, television scripts, speeches, and articles written by Dorothy Baker and Howard Baker working alone and as partners. Includes a signed rejection letter from Elia Kazan on his letterhead stationery with...

 
Dorothy and Howard Baker photograph collection. [graphic].

Includes portraits and snapshots of the Bakers and their children, taken in Paris, California and other locations. Also includes photographs of unidentified typescript pages.

 
Dorothy Swift papers, [ca. 1972-1977]

Chiefly mimeo and photocopies of miscellaneous typescript poems, annotated by the author, with some related materials.

 
Dos Banderos Mining Company records, 1914-1917.

Correspondence, notarized articles of incorporation, stock ledger and certificate, annual reports, Board meeting minutes, trust agreement, and bank receipts of Denver, Colo. mining company with operations in Sonora, Mexico. Also includes analysis of a mine in the same area owned...

 
Doss, Margot Patterson. Photographs from the Margot Patterson Doss papers [graphic].

Chiefly snapshots, both personal and pertaining to Doss' activities regarding walking and hiking trails in the San Francisco Bay Area.

 
Doug Palmer papers, 1952-1974.

Contains correspondence, manuscripts of poems, anthology: "Poems read in the spirit of peace and gladness," publicity materials, artwork and personal papers. Incoming correspondence includes letters from Lennart Bruce, Gene Fowler, Hilary Ayer Fowler, Len Fulton, Luis Garcia, D.R. Hazelton, Andrew...

 
Douglas, David Letters to De Witt Clinton, 1825-1827.

Letter, dated Columbia River, October 3, 1825, describes voyage around the Horn from London. The second letter, dated on "la Riviere Winipeg," July 9, 1827, briefly recounts his return journey across Canada in the spring of 1827.

 
Douglas P. Wheeler papers, 1984-1998 (1991-1998).

Contains files created during Wheeler's time as Secretary for Resources for the State of California, including correspondence, memoranda, reports, and clippings. Major topics include water rights issues, urban sprawl and development, biodiversity, wetlands preservation, and other conservation matters. Besides Wheeler's...

 
Douglas P. Wheeler Sierra Club papers, 1977-1986.

Papers relating to Wheeler's involvement in the Sierra Club.

 
Douglas Roben journal, 1869-1874 (bulk circa 1869-1910).

Journal (1869-1874) of a United States Navy officer containing his handwritten observations, ruminations, quotations, verses, aphorisms, and essays on a wide variety of topics. Includes an account of a speech he attended given by George Francis Train in Benicia, California...

 
Douglas Tilden photographic materials [graphic]

Images collected by Mildred Albronda for her biography of Tilden. Views show Douglas Tilden in his Paris studio, his family, playing rugby, many of his sculptures, his home in Oakland, and pictures of the California School for the Deaf and...

 
Douglas Tilden pictorial collection [graphic]

Album contains Tilden family pictures (many of Gladys), most taken in Oakland (but also Europe, etc.) Celebrations, leisure, vacations, family activities, baby pictures, costume parties, etc. Other photographs show the interior of Tilden's studio, sculpture by Tilden (many), photos of...

 
Douglas W. Scott Sierra Club papers, 1965-1989.

Papers relating to Douglas W. Scott's involvement in the Sierra Club.

 
Downieville Merchants' accounts.

Part I: accounts of T.M. Eastman, 1863-1871; invoices and statements from various merchants in San Francisco, Marysville and Downieville; Part II: accounts of Adolph Cohn & Co. Invoices and statements from various merchants in San Francisco and Marysville, 1864-1873.

 
Downtown San Francisco views [graphic]

San Francisco buildings and street scenes are depicted. Photos show residences of Hopkins and Stanford, Bush St., the corner of Mission and New Montgomery, corner of 4th and Bryant, Market St.

 
[Dr. Charles B. Faulhaber portrait [graphic] /

Portrait of Dr. Charles B. Faulhaber, Director of the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley. Portrait depicts Dr. Faulhaber posing before bookshelves containing the works of Hubert Howe Bancroft.

 
Drake's plate of brass : Bancroft Library administrative files, circa 1975-2000.

Collection includes correspondence, reports, laboratory reports, publications, minutes and transcripts of meetings, press releases, and ephemera.

 
Dramatic sketches : typescript, 1948-1950.

Copies of sketches written for the Straw Hat Revue (Rhyme Without Reason and Nothing Ventured-Nothing Gained) and The Cat's Pajamas - a Revue. With these: music by Nathan Scott and lyrics by Mr. Engvick.

 
Drawing and an editorial cartoon [graphic] /

Drawing depicts humorous figures holding up a table lamp; cartoon shows two fat figures identified as Malenkov and Khrushchev.

 
Drawings and other pictorial material from the Charles Camp library [graphic]

Drawings show houses, street scenes, trees, and pottery in an unidentified location. Photographs show views from a trip taken in 1905 including the Bright Angel Hotel, picnicking, the Grand Canyon, Ash Fork (Arizona), scenery, the De Longpre House in Los...

 
Drawings and watercolors by Charles Rollin Madison [graphic]

Primarily pencil drawings of scenes and landscapes around California. Some color sketches and watercolors included, as well as Christmas greetings from C.R.M. to his friends. California locations include Berkeley, Healdsburg, Eureka, the Monterey Peninsula area, San Francisco Chinatown, Glen Ellen,...

 
Drawings and watercolors made by William H. Dougal on his trip to California [graphic].

1. Scene on the bark Galindo; watercolor, 1849 . -- 2-4. Pencil sketch of Praya Grande and watercolor views of the Cape Verde Islands, 1849. -- 5-9. Sketches in Rio de Janeiro and vicinity, 1849. -- 10-11. Watercolors of marine...

 
Drawings for buildings in Alaska, Arizona and California.

Contains reels 11, 12, 17 and 18 of original Library of Congress microfilm set.

 
 
Drawings from the Wallace Irwin papers [graphic]

Includes Rollin Kirby's illustration for Irwin's Letters of a Japanese schoolboy.

 
Drawings from the Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft [graphic]

Includes early depictions (ca. 1850?) of forts and Buffalo City, Wyoming, and a view captioned "Railroad builders' fort" (BANC PIC 1905.00545--A)

 
Drawings [graphic] /

One image depicts street activity after the San Francisco earthquake of 1906.

 
Drawings, including views from the U.S. Coast Survey expedition to Alaska [graphic].

organized in folders titled as followes: "California" [drawings of coastline], "Alaska" [sketches and photos of sketches by F. Whymper 1865-67], "Astronomical", "Alaska" [sketches by W.Hamel, 1867, and others], "Montecito, Mount Diablo" [sketches of scenery, etc.], "Sketches, foreign travel" [from 1875,...

 
Drawings of a boxing match for the Indianapolis News [graphic]

Drawings show a boxing match (Tomlinson/Hall)

 
Drawings of animals after illustrations in Brisson's Le Regne Animal [graphic].

Pencil drawings over grids drawn in ink. A bear and a spotted, long-tailed animal that appears to be feline.

 
Drawings of Anna Pavlova [graphic]

Drawings show Anna Pavlova dancing.

 
Drawings of Brazilian subjects [graphic]

Views depict: a port with a building and boats, dated "Avril[?] 1822" -- an interior of a blacksmith's shop and a black man -- a group of men, some wearing European clothes, labelled "Rio [de] Janeiro" -- a group of...

 
Drawings of California Indians [graphic]

California Indians drawn at Pamblo's Campooda and Pleasant Valley, Calif.

 
Drawings of California lighthouses [graphic] /

Views show lighthouses at Alcatraz, the Farallones, Point Bonita, Point Conception, Point Loma, Point Pinos, and Santa Barbara, Calif.

 
Drawings of California scenes [graphic]

Collection of landscapes, buildings, portraits, studies, many locations not identified. Identified locations include Pacific Grove, Stratford, Glen Ellen, Ben Lomond, Rice Beach, Port Herford[?], and Chinatown (possibly in San Francisco).

 
Drawings of California subjects and portrait studies [graphic]

Contains three portraits (two of men and one of a woman) and two scenes involving friars or priests, presumably at Spanish missions. One of the portrait subjects is identified as Vicente P. Gomez, who served at Mission Purissima, 1842-1844.

 
Drawings of Chinatown, San Francisco, Calif. [graphic]

Drawings show scenes from Chinatown: Chinese mourners, musicians, a water pipe, a tea bucket, cups, and a portrait.

 
Drawings of Fort Laramie, Wyoming Territory [graphic]

One view is identified as being "from Fremont's Exploration, Doc. 243.27th Cong. [?] Sessn". Another identified as being "from Stansbury's Exploration & Survey [of the valley of the Great Salt Lake...], Philadelphia, 1852." The third is a general plan dated...

 
Drawings of Honduras [graphic]

Views show scenery, rivers, buildings, etc. Identified locations include the Moramulco and Espana rivers, Omoa Castle, the church of San Antonio, the bridge of Tegucigalpa, and the plaza of Tegucigalpa.

 
Drawings of mission subjects [graphic]

Drawings show the Mission of San Carlos, and a scene at the deserted orchard of San Luis Rey Mission.

 
Drenckhahn family letters, 1863-1895.

Mainly from family in Germany to Mr. and Mrs. Adolph C. Weber. Includes a family genealogy in German.

 
Dresel and Bancroft family photographs [graphic].

Photographs, postcards and ephemera pertaining to the Dresel family of Sonoma County and San Francisco, and to Sacramento printer Roger E. Bancroft and family. Photographs depict the Dresel family and associates, and the majority date from 1906 to 1935. Of...

 
Dresser family papers, 1847-1963.

Letters, 1847-1894, (originals and typed transcripts) of William Dresser to his family, describing his overland journey from Wisconsin to California in 1850, experiences with Indians en route, mining at Kelsey's Diggings near Coloma, farming at Suisun, and life in Sacramento.

 
Drew, F. L. Photographs of Mount Wilson Observatory [graphic]

Photographs show views of and from Mount Wilson Observatory, Calif. Astronomical instruments are shown, as well as planets and stars. The area around the facility is also pictured. Clippings describe some of the history and activities of the observatory.

 
Drew family papers, 1762-1924 (bulk 1847-1890).

Contains correspondence, legal documents, diaries and family history. Correspondence includes that of Joseph W. Drew, some while paymaster of the U.S. Army, and of Edwin Pickering Drew. Legal documents date back to 1762 and including land dispute documents and hand...

 
Drobish, Harry Everett Photographs of migrant laborer camp life from the Harry Everett Drobish papers [graphic]

Views of California migrant camp life including dwellings, children, vehicles, sanitary facilities, leisure, etc.

 
Dron family papers, 1919-1973.

Materials relating to patents for improved bearings and pumps by Andrew P. Dron. (1919-1920); survey of lot in Big Oak Flat by J.A. Dron. (1953), memorial resolutions of the California State Assembly and Senate on the death of John Anderson...

 
Drs. Ben and A. Jess Shenson : oral history transcript : over one hundred years of service to San Francisco in medicine, music and art / 1998.

Early family history, from Russia to San Fancisco; life and work of the California painter Theodore Wores, and Shenson patronage; medical school at Stanford and medical practice; association with the Merola Opera Program, San Francisco Opera and Symphony; thoughts on...

 
Druhe family miscellany, 1909-1976.

Collection consists of various items from members of the Druhe family, largely those of Leila Druhe, her husband, Rudolph, their son, David, and Leila's sister, Margaret Mackprang Mackay. Includes correspondence among family members and with friends, songs and stories by...

 
Drury, Newton Bishop Papers relating to Ralph P. Merritt.

Correspondence concerning Merritt, his life and activities with the federal government such as War Relocation authority and special interest organizations such as Save-The-Redwoods League.

 
Drury photograph collection [graphic]

Primarily California views and scenery. In addition collection includes a small number of unidentified non-California views, photos of national parks, and portraits. Includes aerial views of Berkeley.

 
D.S. Kenyon family letters, 1852-1862.

Five handwritten letters (14 p.) by two different authors (possibly husband and wife) to friends and relatives addressed from various locations. Places include: South Bend [Wash.?], Walla Walla, Wash., Jacksonville, Or., and Yreka, Calif. Letters include details of departure and...

 
Duane M. Greene papers, 1863-1879.

Contains military papers, correspondence, and other related materials of Duane M. Greene who served as a captain, assistant commisary of musters, and second lieutenant in the United States Army. Materials include printed and handwritten orders, notes, drafts, circulars, general reports,...

 
Dubroca Brothers ledgers, 1856-1860.

San Francisco importers of wines and spirits, etc.

 
Duchow family papers, 1815-[ca. 1955]

Papers relating to John Charles Duchow, newspaper publisher in Tuolumne Co., Calif., and his family.

 
Duchow family portraits [graphic]

1: seven family members including John Charles (Johann Carl) Duchow, Sr., wife Lydia (Reaves) Duchow, son John Charles Duchow (later of Tuolumne Co., Calif.) and his younger brothers -- 2: two sisters of John Charles Duchow with their baby brother.

 
Dugan & Wall receipts, 1862-1863.

from University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center;

 
A dukedom large enough : oral history transcript : forty years in Northern California's public and academic libraries, 1936-1976 / 2000.

Childhood in Marin County, CA; living in International House, UC Berkeley, master's degree in Latin; School of Librarianship, 1935-1936: comments on Sydney Mitchell, Della Sisler, Edith Coulter; employed at Sausalito and Mill Valley public libraries; army librarian in California, 1943-1945;...

 
Dulany family correspondence, 1849-1850.

Includes letters from Charles F. Dulany and other members of the family relating to his trip to California and experiences there, with comments on prices of goods, mining in Trinity River area and in southern mines, Sacramento in 1849, and...

 
Dunbar H. Ogden theatrical collection, 1897-1994 (bulk 1976-1994)

Includes 2 cartons of taped oral history interviews and 2 cartons of transcripts of those interviews (1976-1994), theater programs (1910-1988), bookplates (undated), scrapbooks of programs and clippings (1897-1903), and other ephemera.

 
Duncan family papers : typescript, 1860-1865.

Letters from friends in Elkton, Kentucky, describing the political climate and local events. Typed transcripts of originals in private possession.

 
Duncan, Robert Letters to Sanders Russell and other manuscripts : mss., 1938-1944.

Letters refer to their work in writing for and editing Ritual and its successor, Experimental Review. Included also; letter from Duncan to William Everson (ca. Nov. 1940); postcard from Everson to Russell (Feb. 13, 1945); postcard from Henry Miller to...

 
Dunlap family letters, 1850-1854.

Includes a letter written by J. Dickey Dunlap from Panama, May 6, 1850, describing his trip across the Isthmus, on the way to California.

 
Duplicate assessment rolls, : mss.S, 1883-1886.

The volumes contain brief descriptions of land and/or personal property, name of school district in which property is located, value of real estate and improvements, taxes assessed and collected. (v.1) 1883, A-L; (v.2) 1885, M-Z; (v.3) 1886, A-L. Indexed and...

 
Durant family letters, 1845-1882.

Include letters written by Henry Durant, some relating to the establishment of the College of California in Oakland, and by his wife, one describing her voyage to California via Panama in 1853.

 
Dus Pintele Yud flyer, circa 1925.

The collection consists of a flyer, in both Yiddish and English, for a performance of Dus Pintele Yud that was then playing at the Ebell Hall at 1440 Harrison Street in Oakland, California. The production featured a cast from Los...

 
Dutch Flat and other California views [graphic]

Views of Dutch Flat, Calif. show the train depot, the Placer Hotel, Main Street (during a parade), businesses, etc. Photographs not identified as being from Dutch Flat show Fred Hudson's freight team (a team of horses in Nevada City), the...

 
Dutch Flat memories, 1953.

Notes on old buildings and residents of Dutch Flat, Calif. With copy of program for 4th of July celebration, 1925.

 
Dutch Mining and Milling Co. checks : San Francisco, Calif., 1905.

from University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center;

 
Duty, devotion, and delight in the President's House : oral history transcript / and related material, 1960-1961.

Comments on family and early years; marriage to Robert G. Sproul; her husband's advancement to the presidency; role as University hostess; Charter Day speakers and distinguished guests; UCLA, Santa Barbara and Davis; student groups; loyalty oath controversy. Photographs inserted.

 
Dyer family. Scrapbooks on the Dyer family and the beet sugar industry, 1850-1963 (bulk 1880-1910).

Containing clippings, typescripts and holographs concerning the Dyer family, in particular the work of Ebenezer H. Dyer and his son, Edward H. Dyer

 
Dyer, Francis J. (Francis John) Photographs from the Francis John Dyer papers [graphic]

Collection includes a large number of group and individual portraits of governmental officials (including Woodrow Wilson), World War I era military groups, etc. Other photographs show the U.S. Consulate at Coblenz, unidentified European residences, San Francisco burning after the 1906...