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J. Arthur Ragsdale papers relating to his trial under the California criminal syndicalism law in the 1920s : including his notes on the proceedings, circa 1917-1963.

Includes a list of questions for jurors during selection, military discharge papers from 1917, and a certificate of work under the Office of Scientific Research and Development during World War II from 1945. Some items discussing the trial reference interviews,...

 
J. Castor de Guzman letters, 1864.

Written from Murphy's Bar, Calif. to Juan de Dios Sepulveda in San Francisco to obtain certified copies of documents in Spain concerning inheritance of family estate.

 
J. Desmond Clark papers, circa 1929-2002.

Correspondence, writings, conference and course materials, research notes subject files, papers by others, maps and rock art drawings. The collection includes a significant amount of material related to his work in Africa, particularly on Ethiopia and Kalambo Falls.

 
J. Dewitt Miller letters written to him, 1875.

Letters from C.B. Lewis and R.D.S. Taylor, his publisher, concerning Lewis's book, Quad's odd.

 
J. E. Clayton correspondence and papers, 1854-1904.

Diaries, 1877-1889 (5 v.), field notebooks, 1857-1889 (22 v.), reports, accounts, legal papers, manuscript maps. Also includes correspondence (incoming and outgoing), 1857-1891.

 
J. Edward Johnson papers.

Files relating to the biography of Justices of the California Supreme Court, published as History of the Supreme Court Justices of California.

 
J. F. Allison letters : to his family : ALS, 1851-1852.

Written from Sacramento, two appended to lettersheets of the second and third issues of Sacramento News-Letter, a fortnightly publication. Relate to his business, that of selling goods on commission.

 
J. Fessenden Clark letters : San Francisco, Calif. to Robert G. Byxbee, Navarro Ridge, Mendacino, Calif. : ALS, 1886, 1890.

Deals with accounts, filling orders, transport of goods, retaining customers and underselling competitors for the Navarro Mill Co.

 
J. Frank Mackey papers, 1899-1914.

Date books and diaries recording engagements of the Mackey Amusement Enterprises, handling bookings for theater, vaudeville, and talking pictures (actors performing scripts during silent film showings). Some volumes include accounts and addresses.

 
J. G. Cooper letters : to his family, 1853-1864.

The early letters describe his activities while a member of the Isaac Ingalls Stevens' party to explore a route for the Pacific Railroad, life at Fort Vancouver, the collecting of specimens and gold washing. Later letters relate to his work...

 
J. Henry Brown autobiography and related materials : Salem, Oregon, 1878-1888.

Describes his 1847 overland journey; the Rogue River Indian wars of 1855-1856; adventures in Oregon and California, to which he trailed cattle in 1858; Civil War service with the 1st Oregon Cavalry Volunteers in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Bound in...

 
J. Howard Ackerman account statements : ADS, 1848.

Articles delivered after Leidesdorff's death and previous to appointment of W.D.M. Howard as administrator. With this; receipt to Howard for nails left with Leidesdorff by Francisco Ramides (?) Jan. 4, 1848, witnessed by Ackerman.

 
J. Milton Bailey letters to family, 1850-1853.

Describing overland journey from Missouri to California in 1850, experiences mining in Nevada City and farming on Skull Bone Ranch near Colusa. Also included are a few letters from his brother Henry who joined him on his farm in 1853.

 
J. Richard Challacombe photograph collection pertaining to the early logging of giant sequoia in the Sierra Nevada [graphic].

Includes photographs pertaining to the early logging and lumbering of giant sequoia in the Sierra Nevada of California; Converse Basin grove, Calaveras Big Tree grove, and other giant sequoia habitats; early figures in the movement to conserve the giant sequoia;...

 
J. Ross Browne letters, 1849-1859.

Describe California in 1849 and concern property in Oakland; some to J.W. Denver re the condition of California Indians. Also photocopy of letter to James A. Garfield, protesting the liquor tax.

 
J. Rupert Mason on single tax, irrigation districts and municipal bankruptcy : oral history transcript / and related material, 1957.

Notes his family and early life, including experiences as a bondsalesman; his own firm in San Francisco; his ideas on irrigation and municipal bond issues and government controls; theories of taxation; interest in and work for various water and power...

 
J. Rupert Mason papers, 1935-1958.

Papers and correspondence of San Francisco banker and bond broker J. Rupert Mason, primarily regarding single tax and business aspects of California irrigation, water, and land use.

 
J. Torrey Connor papers, circa 1878-1935.

Collection mainly consists of clippings of magazine and newspaper articles by Oakland author J. Torrey Connor from the 1890's-ca.1930. Many of these were published in Los Angeles newspapers or in national publications. Also contains clippings from society pages about Connor,...

 
A. J. Weinman letters, 1899-1901, to his family.

Letters written by him, mostly from the Yukon Territory, describing his work mining gold. Comments on weather, trip from Skagway to Dawson City, Dawson City, life in mining camp, difficulties with cooks, etc.

 
J. William Futrell Sierra Club papers, 1974-1978.

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

 
J. William Schuchert letters : Marysville, Calif., to John P. Mann, Chester, Ill., 1852-1853.

Contains two handwritten letters to a friend back home concerning J. William Schuchert's life in California. In the first letter (3 p.), dated Oct. 22,1852, Schuchert describes his overland trip to California, the town of Marysville, California, including finding work...

 
Jacinto Blanco Fons [?] ordenes del Dia : Jalisco, Mexico : DS, 1849 Mar. 6-9.

Assignments to military duty in Zapopan and other places in the state of Jalisco.

 
Jack Alroy Holmes papers.

Research, correspondence, subject, teaching related records and materials, university related records and materials, works and notes, and professional organization materials concerning his interests and activities.

 
Jack Collom papers, [ca. 1961-1976]

Letters to Ken Pettitt, and poems by him.

 
Jack Fleming prison ephemera collection, 1796-2001 (bulk 1900-1999).

Ephemera, correspondence, photographs and other materials relating to California prisons, the Tom Mooney case, Black history and the Ku Klux Klan.

 
Jack Foley miscellany, 1987-2010.

Includes two items by Foley: "Indeed the name was Irish," a St. Patrick's Day address (with Adelle Foley) to the Commonwealth Club of San Francisco, delivered March 14, 1990; and the text of a reading at Cody's Books, Berkeley, June...

 
Jack Harrison Pollack photographs relating to Earl Warren [graphic]

Photographs show views related to Earl Warren, including the Governor's Mansion, press photos, official functions, family gatherings, portraits of Warren, photos of his gravestone, etc.

 
Jack Hirschman letters : to Neeli Cherkovski, 1974.

Contains letters and mss. poems. Letters discuss fellow poets Charles Bukowski, and Allen Ginsberg, Hirschman's work on the magazine "Phoenix," and his translation work.

 
Jack London papers, 1902-1940.

Nine letters to Frank Putnam (Nov.15, 1902 - Mar.7, 1905) relating to the controversy over publication of his story, The One Thousand Dozen, in the National Magazine. With these: carbon of a letter from Putnam to London, Feb. 23, 1905;...

 
The Jack London story and the Beauty Ranch : oral history transcript / 2001.

The Jack London family, including grandmother Eliza London Shepard and father Irving Shepard; memories of growing up on the London "Beauty" Ranch and of Charmian Kittredge London; London daughters Joan Abbot and Becky London; the controversy surrounding the London estate...

 
Jack Micheline memorial reading and obituary notices, 1998.

Collection contains the notice of the March 3, 1998 memorial at 439 Guerrero St. in San Francisco, a program, a printed email description of event from Jesse Beagle sent to Jack Foley, flyers, broadsides, obituaries, and related newspaper clippings.

 
Jack Micheline papers : additions, 1962-1998.

Jack Micheline reading in San Francisco, 2/7/89 and 8/9/97.

 
Jack Rowan in Berkeley, Calif. [graphic]

Doug Ballinger and John (Jack) Rowan in front of Berkeley's Center for Independent Living, and Rowan on Telegraph Ave. carrying Christmas tree on his wheelchair.

 
Jack Spicer letters to Allan Joyce : New York and Boston, 1955-1956.

Also included: Manhattan [poem] written on a postcard addressed to Allan Joyce; and some notes on Whitman for Allan Joyce [1 l.]

 
Jack Spicer letters to Myrsam H. Wixman, 1955-1956.

Letters written from Boston and New York to a student friend at Berkeley.

 
Jack Spicer papers, 1954-1964.

Letters to Graham F. Mackintosh; letters to Donald M. Allen, with carbons of Allen's letters; Mss of poems, published and unpublished; galleys for Book of magazine verse; typescript and galleys for Language; typescript of Lament for the Makers; unpublished book...

 
Jack Spicer papers, [1956]-1963.

Consists chiefly of typescripts and manuscripts of single and collected poems, all undated. Includes typescripts of 9 poems, including 3 signed by Spicer, and poems collected under the titles: Billy the Kid; The heads of the town up to the...

 
Jack T. Casey papers, 1913-1956.

Letters, notes, reports, statements, and other material relating mainly to the Central Valley Project and to water problems in California.

 
Jack Werner Stauffacher papers, circa 1940's-2008.

Papers include correspondence, work samples, project files, teaching materials, photographs, broadsides.

 
Jack Wilkinson Smith papers, 1925-1949.

Letters written by him, 1930-1948; a few letters to him, mainly on behalf of the Murder Club of Los Angeles; manuscripts of short stories, brief articles and poems by him; clippings re his paintings; obituary clippings; and miscellaneous personalia.

 
Jackson Burgess papers, 1950-1979.

Correspondence, manuscripts, course notes and plans concerning his interests and activities as a professor of English at U.C. Berkeley.

 
Jackson County, Oregon, records, 1856-1862.

Receipts, coroner's reports and fee bills; and bridge commissioner's report.

 
Jackson H. Ralston papers, circa 1877-1945.

Correspondence, scrapbooks, clippings, and legal files relating to Jackson's career in international law. Major topics include the Single Tax and the Pious Fund case of 1902.

 
Jackson, William Henry Photographs of California missions, New Mexico scenes, and Indian pueblos [graphic]

views of eleven missions, featuring buildings, friars in mission gardens, cemeteries, etc.

 
Jacob Blumlein and Phillipine Hellman engagement agreement, 1862.

An 1862 engagement agreement for Jacob Blumlein and Phillipine Hellman and a document providing details about the power of attorney.

 
Jacob C. Fredericks papers, 1872-1951.

Consists of letters and legal documents including real estate agreements, builder's bonds, remodeling specifications, claim of lien, attorney for lien claimant letter, U.S. citizenship papers, grant deeds, tax payments, and the last will of William Fredericks (dated Jan. 5, 1951)....

 
Jacob C. Hawley papers, 1862-1896.

Relating to his service as San Francisco agent for the Elk River and Arcata Mill and Lumber Companies and for the steamer Arcata, concerned with shipping along the coast and in Hawaii.

 
Jacob C. Hawley papers, 1867-1902.

Contains correspondence, legal documents and financial records pertaining to mining and other business dealings in California.

 
Jacob Christian Jacobsen writings, [ca.1970-1978].

Typescript copies of two works by Jacobsen: "Family History," a short biography of his father, Jacob Christian Jacobsen, containing information on his arrival in Montana in 1889 from Denmark, farming in Montana, and growing potatoes in Idaho. And "Recollections," concerning...

 
Jacob H. Holeman correspondence, 1851-1854.

Mostly drafts and fragments relating to Holeman's service as Indian Agent in Utah, 1851-1853, including letters to Luke Lea, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, May 1 and 8-11, 1852, and May 14, 1853; to R.M. Halliday, February 1, 1853; and a...

 
Jacob P. Leese papers and accounts, 1837-1849.

account books, one in Spanish, recording goods sold to William S. Hinckley, Nathan Spear, A.B. Thompson and others; cargo book for the brig Eveline; inventory of stock in store; drafts of letters to Sherman Peck and A.B. Thompson; letter from...

 
Jacob Primer Leese papers, 1838-1865.

Include bond with A.B. Thompson, letter by Cesareo Lataillade, and incomplete account book, 1838-1841.

 
Jacob Rosenberg papers and photographs, 1868-1917.

The collection consists of genealogical information, a small amount of correspondence, Jacob Rosenberg's journal and notebook (which includes his memoir of his childhood and his experiences leaving Prussia and then settling and working in Northern California), handwritten prayer books Jacob...

 
Jacob Rudolph Hoesli papers, 1830-1858.

Includes marriage certificate, passports, citizenship certificate, etc.

 
Jacob Yerushelmy papers, 1930-1971.

Papers of a bio-statistician who taught at the University of California, containing correspondence and subject files concerning his interest in public health.

 
Jacobo Sedelmayr reports concerning explorations in the Southwest, 1750.

Complementary reports (one a continuous narrative, the other written as 22 daily entries) concerning an exploring expedition in the Southwest undertaken by Sedelmayr and twenty-four soldiers, from Busani, near Caborca, to the Gila-Colorado River area of Southern Arizona, then descending...

 
Jacobs, Paul Papers relating to George H. McLain and the old age pension movement in California, 1948-1955.

Letters and memoranda from Frank A. Pinner and Philip Selznick, who, with Jacobs, wrote the report, Old age and political behavior: a case study, for the Institute of Industrial Relations, University of California, Berkeley; research notes, drafts of sections of...

 
Jacqueline Ellen Violette de La Harpe papers, 1915-1962 (bulk 1921-1951).

Consists of correspondence, manuscripts and professional papers and notes during her tenure at University of California, Berkeley. Much of the material deals with La Harpe's study of French literature as well as her interest in religion, philosophy and world travel...

 
Jalapa Enriquez, Mexico city council records, 1828-1829.

Contains daily entries of requests, hearings, actions, and accounts of the municipal government of the capital of Veracruz, Xalapa. Reflection of city administration during early republic.

 
James Alexander Forbes letterbook : and related material, 1850-1879.

Correspondence concerning his interest and activity as a merchant and member of the community in Santa Clara County with such individuals as family, Juan Bautista Alvarado, Bishop Alemany, Santiago Arguello, Ygnacio Peralta, and Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo. Also includes biographical information...

 
James Alexander Forbes papers, 1845-1853.

Correspondence and documents to and from Forbes concerning J.S. Fremont and incidents leading to the Bear Flag revolt; description of battle of Santa Clara in Dec. 1846, and account of New Almaden Mines.

 
James Alexander Forbes papers, 1852-1872.

Mainly concerning land litigation. Include letters from Benjamin S. Brooks and Antonio Maria Peralta, and agreements and accounts with Vicente Peralta.

 
James B. Chase letters : to his family : ALS, 1853-1856.

Written to the author's brother, John B. and his sister, Sarah A. Chase Stone, Michigan. Content consists chiefly of routine details of daily life (prices of goods, wages, Chase's daily activities, health and family matters, the mails, religion), with some...

 
James B. de Lopez journal and ships' logs : ms., 1867 Mar.-1870 May.

Record of voyages on various British ships, mainly along the African Coast. Journal ends with arrival in Jamaica, May 1870.

 
The James B. Pond family's travels in Scotland and England [graphic]

Snapshots and some commercial photographs of shipboard scenes, British sites, family members, and social gatherings in Scotland and England. Includes views of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, and one photograph of Mark Twain and his daughter Clara in London.

 
James B. Roof scrapbook relating to the Mountain Play Association, 1915-1982.

Collection of programs, posters, flyers, and ticket stubs for annual Mountain Play performances in Mill Valley, California, on Mount Tamalpais. Some are in a scrapbook with comments made by James B. Roof. Several of the plays performed were written by...

 
James Beith diaries : and related materials : ms., 1862-1888.

Record of his life and activities, mainly in Arcata, Calif. Notes on national and state politics and his own participation in local Democratic affairs; logging, farming and mining; Indians of the area; friends and associates. Later volumes contain only intermittent...

 
James Ben Ali Haggin papers, 1887-1914.

Include letters to Haggin, relating mainly to financial investments; records, 1887-1910 (reports, accounts, stock certificates, etc.) of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company; copies of agreements with George and Phoebe Apperson Hearst; miscellaneous materials, some relating to Kern County.

 
James Bryce letter regarding the Sierra Club, 1915 Feb. 19.

For information on main collection, see collection-level record (search under call number: BANC MSS 71/295 c).

 
James Bunyan Hume papers, [ca. 1877-1900]

Included are a few letters written by Hume, primarily to his future wife; MSS of some of his writings; an autobiographical narrative and copies of letters written by him (and his brother John) describing journey to California in 1850, gold...

 
James C. Alden letters : California, 1849, 1854.

Contains 2 letters from Sacramento and Deadwood, Siskiyou County, Calif. describing the mail service, running a grocery in Sacramento, travel overland to Calif., gold mining, Diamond Spring and Hangtown, and talk of going to Oregon.

 
James Cason papers, [ca.1940-1958].

Chemistry notebooks of the chemist; Also includes the manuscript of his book, Organic Chemistry for Modern Biologists.

 
James Cathcart Snodgrass family ledgers, 1888-1927.

Ledgers concern, in part, family orange groves in Ontario, California. Until 1921, compiled by James Cathcart Snodgrass; thereafter by Annie Evans Snodgrass.

 
James D. Bales collection on Mormonism, [1955-1960]

Annotated bibliography of his personal collection of Mormon books; photocopies of letters to him by Mrs. Josephine R. Secord, granddaughter of Sidney Rigdon (1955), and George G. Shurtz, 1960; photograph of "Kinderhook plate" in Chicago Historical Society museum.

 
James D. Hart correspondence with Jesse S. Crisler, 1985-1987 : and related material, 1982-1987.

Chiefly correspondence between James D. Hart and Jesse S. Crisler (1984-1987), and including correspondence with others, all regarding an edition of the collected letters of Frank Norris, compiled and annotated by Crisler, and published by the Book Club of California...

 
James D. Hart letters : to James L. Henry, 1965-1991.

Consists primarily of letters from James D. Hart, as director of The Bancroft Library, to James L. Henry. The correspondence concerns the sale or donation of Henry's collections of material relating to 20th-century American authors to The Bancroft Library. Also...

 
James D. Houston papers, circa 1960-2008.

Manuscripts and writings, working drafts, notes, research files, book proposals, correspondence, personal appearance announcements, and teaching materials.

 
James D. McClure photograph collection of historic western landmarks [graphic]

Primarily California locations, including: Weaverville, Bodie, Mare Island, Berkeley, Petaluma, Columbia, Downieville, Fort Ross, San Francisco, Monterey, Palo Alto (Stanford Univ.), Sutter's Fort, Yosemite National Park, Oakland, and others. Also included are Bryce Canyon, Utah; Fort Churchill and Aurora, Nevada,...

 
James D. Phelan photograph collection [graphic]

Buildings (including Phelan office building and Phelan residence), sculptures of Robert Aitken, and parades in San Francisco; events at Bohemian Grove; Joaquin Miller cabin; rice farming near Chico, and other California views. Also 11 views of the Phelan residence (including...

 
James D. Phelan portrait collection [graphic]

Includes portraits and snapshots, many unidentified. Individuals pictured include Helen Wills, Anna Pavlova, Noel Sullivan, and many others. Scenes of tennis and archery, and social events at the Phelan estate (Villa Montalvo). Miscellaneous scenes from California, Washington, D.C., and Europe.

 
James David Zellerbach papers : relating to the European Recovery Program mission to Italy, 1948-1950.

Contains letter reports and addresses about the ERP mission to Italy in 1948-1950. Includes report to United States Congress for extension of the ERP.

 
James Dawson papers, 1844-1847.

Include his last will and testament Oct. 10, 1844, witnessed by J. O'Farrel and William Blaisdell; statement by J.P. Leese for his widow, Nov. 1844, and by Antonio M. Pico, 1847, re the rancho she inherited.

 
James De Fremery diaries and scrapbook, 1849-1877.

Includes Perpetual Diary for the Pacific Coast (1 vol.), ca. 1875.

 
James de T. Abajian African American bibliography correspondence, 1969-1971.

Preferred citation: James de T. Abajian African American bibliography correspondence, BANC MSS 85/137 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

 
James de T. Abajian collection of Black (African-American) ephemera, 1876-1981 (bulk 1960-1980).

Comprises James de Tarr Abajian's collection of printed ephemera, much of it related to the San Francisco Bay Area African-American community, as well as photocopies, notes, and original documents pertaining to Abajian's research interests. Organizations represented include the Black Filmmakers...

 
James de T. Abajian index files and scrapbooks, 1950-1986.

Includes California History Index as well as indexes to photographers, architects, gunsmiths, furniture makers, clock/watchmakers, and actors and those in other theater related occupations. Also includes index files of Afro-American biography and numerous obituary scrapbooks, and misc. index files pertaining...

 
James Denman papers, 1894 (bulk 1862-1863).

v.1 (1 portfolio) - letters written to his brother from Europe, 1862-1863; v.2 (in box) - scrapbook of clippings and related material re his campaign for congress, San Francisco, 1894.

 
James Dix Schuyler papers, 1889-1911.

Reports on irrigation projects, dams and power companies, in California, Arizona, Mexico, Utah and Texas, written while consulting hydraulic engineer.

 
James E. Kelly letters : San Francisco, Calif., to his brother : 2 ALS, 1857.

Letters of March 20th and August 4th concern receipt of money.

 
James E. Sisson collection of California legal documents, 1906-1934.

Various legal documents including a certificate of United States citizenship, with photograph affixed, for a British-born civil engineer, a United States naturalization judgment for a French-born cook, a warranty deed for land in Missouri sold to a California resident, two...

 
James E. Sisson collection of papers on Chinese in California, 1894-1926.

Various legal documents and papers including certificate of residence for Hang Jung; citizenship papers of Cheung Hung Fon; marriage certificate and divorce proceedings for Mary Young Chan and Jack Chan.

 
James E. Sisson miscellaneous research and personal correspondence, 1943-1986.

Contains miscellaneous research correspondence, including letters from Paul Green, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and Sydney Clark, written in response to inquiries from Sisson, as well as numerous letters from The Bancroft Library and Dr. James Hart concerning Sisson's many gifts to the...

 
James Earl Wood collection on Filipinos in California, circa 1929-1934.

Correspondence, field notes, manuscripts, newspaper miscellaneous printed material and ephemera, etc., gathered in the preparation of Wood's master's thesis. Box 1: drafts and notes. Box 2: field notes. Box 3: publications regarding Filipino immigration, copies of acts, bills, and report...

 
James Everett Stuart paintings of adobe dwellings in San Diego and Monterey [graphic].

Oil paintings depicting adobe dwellings in San Diego (:1) and Monterey (:2). Figures in traditional Spanish/Mexican/indigenous attire also depicted.

 
James F. Bell papers, circa 1937-1995.

This collection contains materials related to the professional career of James F. Bell in solid mechanics, biomedical research and the physics of music. The bulk of this collection consists of Bell's research materials. Included are data and graphs from more...

 
James F. Pollard papers, 1912-1913.

Included in: History of Science and Technology Collection.

 
James Franklin Houghton family papers, [ca. 1882-1960].

Includes correspondence, printed and manuscript maps, financial records, reports, and related materials.

 
James Frazier Reed correspondence, 1845-1849.

Letters from member of the Donner Party to his brother-in-law, James W. Keyes, describing his journey to California and gold mining ventures there. Two of the letters were published in the Illinois State Register. Also included: letter from another brother-in-law,...

 
James Giambruno papers, circa 1916-1969.

Materials relating to James Giambruno's union organizing activities and the operations of his business, The Miner's Store, in El Dorado, California. Union materials, dating from circa 1910 to 1950, include, most notably, correspondence and other files relating to the Hetch-Hetchy...

 
James H. Bennett letters : to his family, 1849-1850.

Describe his voyage to California, his impressions of San Francisco, experiences mining in the Wachusett Valley, California.

 
James H. Burgess letters, 1856-1871.

Written to his wife, Easter Jane Pearce, both before and after their marriage, froim Douglass Flat, Calif., and Austin, Nevada, where he worked in mining. Include descriptions of everyday life and discussions of family matters. With this: biographical sketch of...

 
James H. Gardner papers, ca. 1850-1870.

Papers relating to James H. Gardner and Louise Virginie Thouvenir Gardner, including passport, marriage license, letters and other items.

 
James H. Latham papers, 1860-1870.

Includes agreement by Thomas H. Loehr, Jackson, Calif., to drop libel suit (witnessed by T.A. Springer); deed from Charles Marshall for property in Grass Valley; deeds from Caroline M. Robertson for property in El Dorado Co. (including canals and ditches);...

 
James Hamilton letters : American Flat, Calif., 1853-1854.

Three handwritten letters with integral address leaves from a baker who is also working as a gold miner in California gold rush country to his wife and a friend in Milan, Ohio. Contains descriptions of miner life, bakery and gold...

 
James Hart and N. Scott Momaday at The Bancroft Library [graphic]

Photographs taken at a Bancroft Library reception, one with the Codex Fernandez Leal hanging in background.

 
James Hartley papers : ms., 1780-1784.

Diary, despatches and correspondence while in command of the army in the Concan.

 
James Harvey Oliver papers, 1840-1857.

Chiefly letters from and about his nephews, John O. and Thomas J. Oxley, California gold seekers and members of Crabb's illfated expedition into Sonora. Letters, 1852-1857, from Columbia, Calif.

 
James Himrod letters : Sacramento, Colusa, and Truckee, Calif., to his nieces: ALS, 1850-1919 (bulk 1868-1878)

Consists of businessman James Himrod's letters to his nieces, Minnie, Lizzie, Julia, and Anna Himrod, chronicling his 10 years of life in Sacramento, Colusa, and Truckee, Calif. Himrod describes his experiences with the weather and earthquakes, and the differences between...

 
James Horatio Watmough letterbook : and papers, [1844-1855]

Letterbook (volume) written from both ends. Contains copies (in his handwriting and mostly signed with initials) of letters as purser on U.S. naval vessels, Portsmouth, Perry and Constitution. Letters from the Portsmouth reflect service on the Pacific Coast, 1845-1847. The...

 
James Hunawill letters : to his wife in Woolwich, Maine, ALS, 1849 Oct. 10-1850 May 30.

Two letters to his wife, Mary Jane. The first (2 p.) describes the scene at Portland, Maine, as his ship prepares to sail around the Horn to San Francisco. The second (4 p.), written after arriving at last in San...

 
James Hunter Bull papers : typescript, 1843-1845.

Folder 1. Copies of items ascribed to or concerning Bull, as follows: a letter, Hermosillo, Mexico, September 3, 1843, from William Keith to Abel Stearns, introducing Bull as a visitor to Los Angeles en route to Oregon Territory; a letter,...

 
James J. Bxxxx letters : Drayton, Ga., to Carrie : ALS, 1856 Mar.-Apr.

Two love letters (5 p.) on embossed stationery. In the first, the writer declares his love for Carrie; in the second, he laments that Carrie has not written to him or returned his affection.

 
James J. Lynch papers, circa 1942-1962.

Correspondence, manuscripts, theater programs and playbills, speeches, papers, syllabi, and resources on a variety of English authors and playwrights including Samuel Johnson, Boswell, and Shakespeare. Includes early drafts and "author index copy" (galleys) of published book "Box, pit, and gallery:...

 
James Jerome Smith correspondence, 1889.

Letters to him from D.K. Allen and others, re the gold mines of El Alamo, Baja California, and possible use of Smith's pulverizing machine.

 
James Jones papers, 1863-1869.

Include letters from his brother, Frank A. S. Jones, and from Charles H. Wakelee, and O. F. Thornton; prospectuses etc. for the Imperial Silver Quarries Company, Limited and for the Leviathan Gold and Silver Mining Company; agreements re mining property...

 
James Joyce letters to Grant Richards : typed transcripts, 1905-1914.

Concerning the publication of his books, Chamber Music and Dubliners.

 
James K. Fisk papers concerning the Players Club of San Francisco, 1904-1950.

Consists of correspondence, scrapbooks, posters, newspaper articles, writings and memorabilia concerning James K. Fisk, the Players Club of San Francisco, its productions, the local theater scene, and Berkeley's Greek Theater. Correspondents include Margaret Anglin.

 
James Keilty papers, 1947-1979.

Consists chiefly of Keilty's plays, and materials relating to his creation of a new language which he called "Prashad". A small amount of correspondence concerns attempts at publication by both Keilty and his estate, along with several autobiographical sketches and...

 
James Keilty photograph collection [graphic]

Family snapshots and studio portraits, largely unidentified. Includes locations and portraits from studios in Michigan and California. Albums, presumably of Keilty in his youth and his parents in their student days, include collegiate activities ca. 1907, and family and boyhood...

 
James Kennedy Moffitt papers, 1874-1955.

Correspondence, mainly relating to his book collecting. Material concerning Horace include copies of correspondence, a bibliography, and translations of Horace's poetry by Thomas Hamilton Breeze. Also includes 4 volumes of record notebooks (1874-1955) listing books in sequence by date acquired...

 
James Kenyon Chandler letters, 1849-1864.

Written primarily to Chandler's cousin in the East, the letters relate to experiences as a miner from 1852 at Gibsonville, St. Louis, and other northern California towns, and comment on prices, social events, etc. Letters from 1861 are concerned mainly...

 
James King of William papers, 1852-1874.

Includes letter from Banking House of James King of William & Company; check endorsed to the company; copy of an article by King of William relating to the trial of James Casey in New York; letter from Mrs. King of...

 
James Knox Polk Miller diaries : ms.S, 1864-1868.

The diaries, beginning August 10, 1864, record a journey from Chicago to Salt Lake City, a winter among the Mormons; on to Virginia City, Montana, as an employee of J.C. Rockfellow, 1865; life in western Montana to June, 1867; by...

 
James L. Henry collection of George Sterling, and Herbert and Opal Heron letters, 1908-1923, undated.

163 letters from Sterling to the Herons, dated 1908-1923, plus typed transcripts of same prepared by James L. Henry; 2 letters from Opal to Herbert Heron (1917); Herbert Heron diary; James L. Henry notes on Heron diary.

 
James L. Henry collection of George Sterling manuscripts, circa 1903-1926.

Manuscripts of seventy-one poems and two plays. Most of the works are in holograph; some unpublished. With these: bibliographic notes by James L. Henry.

 
James L. Henry collection of Ken Kesey, 1962-1990.

Contains collector's notes and bibliography concerning his collection. Includes short story and article by Kesey, as well as copy of screenplay of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest." Also, various clippings and ephemera regarding appearances by Kesey and reviews of...

 
James L. Henry magic collection pictorial material [graphic]

:1 print of boy magician altered to read "The Grate [sic] Henry" -- :2 printed posted for Ovie the Magician performance -- :3 poster for performances at the Empire Theatre in Peterborough (Scotland?) which includes Chris Charlton, "conjuror to H.M....

 
James L. Henry materials pertaining to his collection of Herbert Gold, ca. 1950-[on-going].

Two letters from Gold to James L. Henry; manuscript of one short story by Gold; tear sheets of articles by &/or about Gold; reviews of Gold's work; bibliography on Gold compiled by James L. Henry.

 
James L. Henry materials pertaining to his collection of Jack Kerouac, 1950-1995.

Collector's notes on his Jack Kerouac collection, including book reviews, newspaper clippings, publication notes, and bookseller catalogs.

 
James L. Henry materials pertaining to his collection of John Steinbeck, circa 1950s-1990s.

Collector's notes on his Steinbeck collection, with a small amount of ephemera and clippings about Steinbeck.

 
James L. Henry materials pertaining to his collection of Thomas Wolfe, [1919-1993]

Collector's notes on his Thomas Wolfe collection, including ephemera, periodical clippings, periodical issues, bookdealer catalogs, correspondence, etc.

 
James L. Henry materials pertaining to his collection of William Stafford, 1950-1993.

Consists of James L. Henry's bibliography of Stafford writings, correspondence between Henry and Stafford, signed ephemera and clippings, published poems, articles, book reviews, biographical information.

 
James L. Henry materials pertaining to Max Brand and western pulp fiction, [ca. 198-]

Collector's notes on his Max Brand (F. Faust) collection, including publication notes on Max Brand publications and Western Story magazine, and some correspondence with book dealers and publishers.

 
James L. Martel papers, 1846-1888.

Includes note-book with copies of songs and his own poems; cargo book mentioning various vessels; poem by W.H. Campbell, "The Dale at Mulege", and receipts.

 
James L. Sperry papers, [ca. 1852-1899]

Three letters written by Sperry, including an 1852 letter describing his trip across the Isthmus of Panama; letters addressed to him and to his family from Asa Gray, William H. Holmes, John J. Hay and others; deeds and miscellaneous documents...

 
James Leishman Buchanan papers, 1886-1941.

Diaries, clippings, and other papers, relating to his life farming in Illinois and California; drilling for oil in the vicinity of Santa Paula, California from 1887; and drilling for water in Hawaii, 1902, and in South Africa from 1902 to...

 
James Lick Trust scrapbooks, 1874-1897.

Copy of the original deed of trust and other legal papers; clippings, etc., concerning the operation of the trust and its beneficiaries; pictures; notes by the compiler, Secretary of the Trustees. Letter, June 28, 1869, from James Lick, at the...

 
James Llewellyn Allhands letters to Glen Maxon : Dallas, Texas, ALS, 1977-1978.

Letter of December 6, 1977 concerns completion and particulars regarding publication of Allhands' autobiography, which includes a mention of Maxon in the chapter on Fort Davis. Two letters from February and October, 1978 are written by Allhands' wife Peggy, following...

 
James L.L.F. Warren collection of papers relating to California economic activities, 1848-1860.

Miscellaneous items, mostly legal papers and receipts. Includes: shipping articles of the schooner Star, of San Francisco, containing a list of the crew members and their salaries, 1848 Aug. 8; papers relating to a case of non-payment involving the San...

 
James Madison Grover diary and papers, 1854-1905.

Diary, 1854, of voyage, New York to California, via Nicaragua, on steamers, Prometheus and Pacific, and recollections (1905) of voyage and experiences in San Francisco and Mokelumne Hill. Notes of family and early life, California associates, mining ventures, Vigilance Committee...

 
James Mandeville papers, 1849-1857.

Letters from friends in New York, including one from K.H. Dimmick reporting on politics in New York state; petition from Columbia Fusiliers for funds; copy of complaint and summons in case, U.S. vs. Niles Mills, J.W. Mandeville and John Warren;...

 
James Martineau letters, 1863-1890.

Include letters to E.D. Girdlestone re interpretation of Plato and on the freewill controversy.

 
James Masterson correspondence : and other material, circa 1854-1897 (bulk 1854-1858)

Contains 28 handwritten letters addressed to James Masterson from various persons located in gold mining camps in Northern California. Twenty-one of the letters are from a friend, Denis Hanly. Also includes handwitten dictation notes of Masterson written by his daughter...

 
James Mather journal and related material, 1846 July-Nov.

Diary begins July 4, 1846, 100 miles west of Fort Laramie. Journey continues via Fort Laramie, Sweetwater River, South Pass, Fort Bridger, Salt Lake, Hastings Cut-off, Humboldt River, Truckee River to Mission San Jose. (Nov. 7, 1846) The diary records...

 
James McHall Jones collection of papers.

Contents: Part I - letters (8) 1849-1851, to his mother and stepfather, Dr. & Mrs. J.L. Hornsby in Louisiana, concerning his activities as delegate to the California Constitutional Convention, legal practice with John B. Weller and business ventures. With these:...

 
James McMillan Shafter papers, 1857-1885.

Includes papers relating to ownership of Rancho Punta de Reyes (Marin County) 1851-1865, and accounts, 1876-1885.

 
James Miller deeds, 1856-1864.

For property in Marin County, including portions of Nicasio from James Black and Daniel Frink, and part of Rancho San Pedro, Santa Margarita y Las Gallinas from John Lucas.

 
James Minor Lincoln correspondence, 1876-1958 (bulk 1876).

Contains letters with family members in New York City while serving as the acting Purser aboard the SS Georgia at Panama describing Panama, Chile and other parts of Central and South America. Also includes passport, a cyanotype of the family,...

 
James Monroe letters to his sister, Lucretia B. Bryant, 1858-1861.

Three letters written from Solano County, California to his sister in Pittsfield, Massachusetts about his life as a school teacher and recurring illness. The third letter tells of his marriage in 1860. A fourth letter in 1861 is from Hannah...

 
James Moore claim, 1881-1882.

from University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center;

 
James Morris papers as sheriff : New York, N.Y. : DS, 1799.

List of convictions in the February Sessions, and a statement of disbursements made for the city jail.

 
James Noble Hatch papers, circa 1904-1947 (bulk 1904-1931)

Contains handwritten, typescript, and carbon copies of various articles and poems written by James Noble Hatch. Most of the materials concern public civil engineering and transportation projects. Some of the materials were likely submitted to engineering journals and various newspapers...

 
James Norris Gillett family papers, 1909-1934.

Miscellaneous bills and receipts for hotels, medical services, household expenses, and bank transactions. Also includes 2 postcards to Mrs. J.N. Gillett from Emma M. North, and invitation, and a poem printed on satin.

 
James P. Walsh papers on San Jose State University, an interpretive history, circa 1957-2003.

Papers relating to the research and production of Walsh's book San Jose State University : an Interpretive History include correspondence between the Office of the President of SJSU, project editor Carol Beddo, and a number of reviewers and friends Walsh...

 
James Parker diaries, 1891-1919.

Includes 17 diaries written by James Parker growing up on a family farm near Chico, Calif. Records daily life of growing up on a farm and then on a career in teaching and school administration. Also includes photocopies of Luther...

 
James Perrin Smith articles on California, circa 1910.

Photocopies of three handwritten articles (one partial) on subjects pertaining to California. Written for an unidentified newspaper, the articles contain edits, notes, and instructions to editors and printers for the placement of images and photographs. In "A California Robin Hood"...

 
James Phelan papers, circa 1858-1892.

Correspondence, including letters from his son, James D. Phelan, and from George L. Duval; miscellaneous receipts; and powers of attorney made out to Phelan.

 
James Porter Shaw papers, [ca. 1938-1958]

Papers accompanying his collection of books on guns and firearms. Sales catalogs (many from F. Theodore Dexter, antique firearms collector and dealer), lists and a few letters and drafts.

 
James Purdy letters and manuscripts : to Robert Sharrard, 1987-1994.

Contains correspondence and a few manuscripts of Purdy's work to his editor. Also includes reviews of Purdy's work.

 
James Putnam Flint letters and biographical sketch, 1866 Jan. 20-June 16.

Letters to his wife from London while attempting to secure British financial support for railroad and mining interests in California. Accompanied by a biographical sketch by his great-grandson, John C. Howard, and typed transcripts of the letters.

 
James Ray Files papers, 1860-1953.

Contains general correspondence, bound and in chronological order. Also includes information concerning the 1940 Democratic National Convention, the Fight for Freedom and the Committee to Defend America, and some family papers, mostly correspondence, 1860-1893, but including some papers of his...

 
James Riordan letters to his family : San Francisco, 1859-1861.

Description of mining on the Fraser River, life in San Francisco, and mention of the duel between Broderick and Terry.

 
James S. Barnes letters to his family, 1849 Oct.-1857 Sept.

Written primarily from Sacramento, but include also letters from Panama, San Francisco and the mining country.

 
James S. Law letters to his sister, 1852-1854.

Written from Sacramento and San Francisco, describe voyage via Panama, illness during voyage, experiences mining and with the California legislature.

 
James S. Sharp scrapbook, 1866-1867.

Compiled aboard the Games Shepard during three voyages from London to Shanghai.

 
James Samuel Todd family papers, 1862-1923.

Contains receipts and correspondence of James Samuel Todd, and the love letters of Firgie Todd. Also includes a description of the papers with some biographical information.

 
James Shideler research collection on farm cooperatives, circa 1951-1952.

The collection consists of James Shideler's research materials on the development of farm cooperatives in California in the early twentieth century, especially in California under the leadership of Aaron Sapiro and David Lubin. Included in the collection is a folder...

 
James Smathers papers, 1957-1981.

Correspondence primarily concerned with his invention of the electrial typebar typewriter in 1913. Detailed letters to longtime friend, Mrs. Edgar Sherman, document his experiences with the realities of patent rights, royalities, production and marketing.

 
James Stephens Brown diaries and accounts, 1849-1900.

Autobiographical information concerning early life in Iowa and family history; missions undertaken for the Mormon church in Nebraska Territory, among the Indians, in England, in the eastern United States and in the Marquesas Islands.

 
James T. Jones research materials on the Jack Kerouac family, circa 1993-2000.

Contains research materials used for James T. Jones's book "Use my name: Jack Kerouac's forgotten families." Includes articles, notes, unpublished manuscripts, correspondence, photocopies of legal documents, photocopies of early correspondence by Kerouac family members, book reviews, poetry, typescripts, etc. Includes...

 
James W. Howson papers, 1917-1925.

School journals (1917-1925) Kept when a teacher of the deaf at California Institution for the Deaf and Blind in Berkeley. (5 v.)

 
James W. McCarthy papers, 1874-1892.

Letters and accounts of the Constable of Big Oak Flat, including one letter from his wife signed Elviria Mecartea. With these are 4 copies of the Tuolomne County Democratic ticket for 1884, some with notes on verso by McCarthy. McCarthy...

 
James W. Wilkie : oral history interview : Costa Rica.

Interviews in English and Spanish conducted by James Wilkie, Albert L. Michaels, Gary Hoskins, and Edna Monzon de Wilkie in the United States and Costa Rica. Topics include Costa Rican politics, communism, the Civil War, economics, the church, family and...

 
James Walker papers, 1835-1971 (bulk 1945-1971).

Naturalization certificate for his father, 1835; marriage certificate, 1857; genealogy and family history by his wife, Mary Elizabeth (Beattie) Walker; photographs of Walker's pencil sketches made during the Civil War.

 
James Wall Schureman letters, 1842-1851.

Written by a young army officer, describing life at military posts in Louisiana and Michigan; experiences (1846-1848) in Mexico during the Mexican-American War; voyage around the Horn (Dec. 1848-July 1849) on the ship Mary and Adeline, via Rio and Valparaiso;...

 
James Warren & Son Realtors records, 1960-2012.

Includes correspondence, property files, property maps, reports, advertisements, and general office files of James Warren & Son Realtors. Also includes informational files regarding land use in the St. Helena and Napa Valley areas. Oversize folders contain aerial photographs.

 
James West letters, 1774.

To an unnamed correspondent, concerning the whereabouts of a Mr. Woodward in India and business transactions. Included is a letter from Thomas Saunders concerning Mr. Woodward.

 
James Whitney letters to George Gibson : New York and Sacramento : ALS, 1858 July 29-1859 Feb. 18.

First letter, from New York, discusses his desire to return to Sacramento, commenting on steamship fares, and the gold rush on the Frazer River. The second and third letters find him writing from Sacramento. They are very newsy, mentioning a...

 
James Wiley Bradford Montgomery papers, 1880-1888.

Certificates of appointments to California District Board of Agriculture, 1883, and to the Board of Trustees of the Northern Branch State Normal School of California, 1887; and papers relating to his leave of absence from the National Guard in 1888.

 
James William Denver correspondence, 1847-1887.

Handwritten personal and professional correspondence of James William Denver with various persons over the course of his career covering a range of topics including politics, family matters, etc. Correspondents include Denver's brothers, Arthur and Frank, his wife Louise, constituents, friends,...

 
Jamison family papers.

Includes: two letters by Alfred Jamison, one describing his voyage around the Horn in 1849, the city of Lima, and a bull fight; the other concerning his experiences gold mining in the Feather River area in 1851; and genealogical material...

 
Jane Porter letters, [undated and 1835]

Included is a letter to Henry Fothergill Chorley on receipt of his first book.

 
Jane Richardson Hanks collection on Alfred Kroeber, 1951-2002.

Letters, articles, notes, and correspondence relating to noted anthropologist Alfred Kroeber, his wife Theodora, and son Karl, from a former graduate student of his at the University of California, Berkeley. Three small handwritten notes (3 p.) on University of California,...

 
Jane Sherman papers relating to Allan Seager, [ca. 1934-1977]

Materials relating to writer Allan Seager. Includes: correspondence between Seager and Sherman, ca. 1934-1947; correspondence between Sherman and Stephen Connelly regarding Connelly's dissertation on Seager, 1973-1974; writings by Sherman; writings by Seager, including typescript of his story "Pro Arte"; and...

 
Janet Delaney archive of her photographic project titled Form follows finance: a survey of the South of Market [graphic].

Archive of Janet Delaney's photographic survey of her South of Market neighborhood (SOMA) in San Francisco. Photographic prints and slides document residential interiors of artists and other neighbors, local small businesses, various buildings, streets, construction scenes and general neighborhood views...

 
Janet Newton collection of newspaper articles relating to Livermore, California, 1961-1970.

In addition to her articles there are excerpts from early postal records of Livermore and Murray Township.

 
Janice Marie Clark papers, 1922-1935.

Play scripts by Janice Marie Clark and related material. Includes: "Match Makers Ltd.", book and lyrics by Janice Clark, music by Arthurine Thornton, written for the U.C. Treble Clef play contest, April 26, 1923, and performed at the Oakland Auditorium...

 
Japanese American Citizens' League. Committee for Iva Toguri. Records of the Japanese American Citizens' League, Committee for Iva Toguri, 1975-1977.

Contents: V. l - minutes of committee meetings, memoranda, reports, press releases, interviews, lists of supporters, background material, etc.; V. 2 - drafts of summary sheet and pamphlet about the case prepared by the committee; V. 3 - press clippings;...

 
Japanese American Citizens League, Monterey Chapter oral history project records, 1991-1995.

Contains the oral histories, transcriptions, drafts, and other records used to write The Japanese of the Monterey Peninsula. Interviewees are listed in the subjects with the subdivision interviews.

 
Japanese American Citizens League, National Ad Hoc Committee to Repeal the Emergency Detention Act records, 1967-1971.

Correspondence, reports, memoranda, minutes of meetings, position papers, campaign literature, newspaper clippings, press releases and newsletters, copies of congressional documents, etc., relating to the national campaign efforts to repeal title II (the emergency detention measure) of the Internal Security Act...

 
Japanese American family photograph album from the World War Two era [graphic]

Snapshots of family life in San Francisco, during internment at Heart Mountain (Wyoming), and during the military service of a friend or family member. Many include an apparent young couple, Mitsi and Toshi. Chiefly snapshot portraits or group portraits, often...

 
Japanese American relocation center views [graphic]

Photographs document the Japanese American evacuation of World War II and its effects. Shown are children and adults at various relocation centers throughout the west. Includes one view of Eleanor Roosevelt visiting the Gila River camp.

 
Japanese, Chinese, and other photographs from the Eli T. Sheppard papers [graphic]

Includes numerous cartes de visite of Japanese dignitaries and consular staff(?), scenes in Japan and China (including town views, antiquities, etc.), portraits of Chinese people, some views in Europe, Peru, and various American locations.

 
Japanese expulsion from Atlin, British Columbia [graphic] /

Three posed crowd portraits in the snowy streets of Atlin and at McKee Creek. Two include a sign reading : Mayor Kirkland / White men's rights without violence / General Ward. One view shows town in background, another shows the...

 
Japanese manuscripts concerning commerce, [undated]

7 letters, 1 manual, and 1 envelope. Materials concern commercial transactions, mostly relating to buying or selling of food.

 
A Japanese-American nurseryman's life in California : floriculture and family, 1883-1992 : oral history transcript / 1993.

Domoto discusses his family background; early nursery business and garden shows; Japanese-American Relocation period; work with California Association of Nurserymen and California Horticultural Society.

 
Japanese-American relocation interviews [sound recording] / 1966, 1967.

Interviews about the Japanese-American evacuation and relocation during World War II include the following interviewees: Dave Tatsuno, Fuji Okamoto Takaichi, Jon and Esther Sills, George Shimada, Takeshi Shibuya, Claude N. Settles, Eiichi Sakauye, Peter Nakahara, Wayne Kanemoto, Masao Hamamura, James...

 
Japanese-American Relocation Reviewed : oral history transcript / and related material, 1969-1976.

Interviews with individuals primarily in the federal and state government, involved in the evacuation of Japanese-Americans from California during World War II. Photographs and copies of documentary material inserted and appended. V. 1, Decision and Exodus; v. II, the Interment.

 
Japanese-American youth photograph album [graphic].

Icludes snapshot and formal portraits of numerous young Japanese-American men and women taken during the mid-1940s to early 1950s. Some photographs were possibly taken in San Francisco and Sacramento. Others appear to have been taken in an unidentified World War...

 
Jasper O'Farrell papers, 1846-1860.

Letters from Henry Dalton, Abel Stearns, James Van Ness, Ambrose J. Hooper, and others, mainly relating to business affairs and to purchase of lands. Also deed issued by James Black for a San Francisco lot.

 
Jau Don Ball papers, 1917-1934.

Contains correspondence and reports concerning Dr. Ball's work as an Army Doctor performing discharge examinations at the Presidio of San Francisco during World War I. The bulk of the collection, however, relates to his consulting work for local industry and...

 
Jaudin family letters, [1854?-1873]

Mainly letters of Ernest Jaudin and his brother, Ulysse, written from San Francisco to family in France, describing journey to California, life in San Francisco, the French colony there, business conditions, etc. Also includes copy of revised typescript, La Famille...

 
Jay DeFeo papers, 1901-2005 (bulk 1970-1989).

Correspondence, business, and personal records. While the collection focuses on Jay DeFeo's life after the completion of The Rose, it also includes some materials from before she started The Rose. The collection contains her business and exhibition correspondence and papers,...

 
J.B. Neilands papers, circa 1960-2008.

Includes correspondence, writings, subject files, photographs, and other materials relating to Neilands' professional activities, including his work to prevent human disease and animal cruelty, and to protect public ownership and access to energy and water resources. Neilands' participation on the...

 
J.B. Osborne papers related to Groom Mining District mining claims : Lincoln County, Nev., 1874-1895.

Contains deeds and legal contracts (one notarized) between various parties for shares of mining claims in Nevada. Includes printed booklet prospectus for Groome Company, Limited. Also contains a notary public statement, signed by notary A. Koenig for a resident of...

 
J.C. Beideman legal documents, 1860-1866.

Contains 7 sets of legal documents of J.C. Beideman relating to land titles, services rendered and estate in San Francisco, Calif. Including a land dispute with John K. Moore.

 
J.C. Kastner letters : to Violet Cole : ALS, 1891-1897.

Four letters of affection and devotion are addressed to Miss Violet Cole in Spanish Ranch, Plumas County, Calif. from J.C. Kastner and contain friendly greetings, news about planting flowers and the difficulty of trusting flower catalog descriptions, and advice not...

 
J.C. Meussdorffer and Brother records, 1868-1869.

A San Francisco wholesale hat business.

 
J.C.W. Brenan correspondence with Charles Brenan : ALS, 1856-1857.

Contains 3 letters between father and son. Discusses 1856 Walker invasion of Nicaragua.

 
J.E. Drew papers, 1933-1961 (bulk 1933-1940).

Consists of materials from involvement with the California Crusaders organization, the campaigns against the Single Tax and the Ham and Eggs initiative. Crusaders materials include national and local materials relating to the mission and history of the group and public...

 
Jean Ariss manuscripts of novels, 1958-1962.

Printer's copy of The Quick Years. (1958) (box 1); Printer's copy of The Shattered Glass (1962) (original title, If Two Lie Together), with corrected galleys (box 2).

 
Jean Bright high school yearbooks and scrapbook : Balboa High School, San Francisco, Calif., 1928-1930.

Contains high school yearbooks with signatures and notes, and a scrapbook covering school events for Balboa High School in San Francisco, Calif.

 
Jean Margaret Hill papers, 1953-1973.

Contains six journals with sketches and drawings (some in color) of batik patterns, figures, and other subjects such as her travels in Europe, personal reflections, poetry, pressed flowers, and samples of yarn dyed with a variety of natural plant extracts....

 
Jean Murray Bangs collection on Bernard Maybeck, 1904-1976 (bulk 1948-1976).

Includes Bangs' notes and unpublished manuscript on Maybeck, correspondence, receipts and other papers relating to a survey of Maybeck's work conducted by Bangs for the University of California, Berkeley.

 
Jean-Francois de Galaup La Perouse letters, 1778 and 1783.

Letter to his sister (January 19, 1778); and transcript of letter concerning money due him (July 3, 1783), With transcripts and translations.

 
Jeanne Van Nostrand research materials : mss, typescript, 1940-1988 (bulk 1968-1983)

Research materials and correspondence for her books on early California artists: Edward Vischer's drawings of the California missions, 1861-1878; The first hundred years of painting in California, 1775-1875; San Francisco, 1806-1906, in contemporary paintings, drawings and watercolors; and an article:...

 
Jean-Nicolas Perlot papers, circa 1780-1900.

Includes letterbook describing mining in California and experiences as a gardener in Portland, Oregon, 1853-1858; letter concerning his trip from New York to Oregon via rail in 1883; letters from his brothers, one giving an account of his voyage around...

 
Jeannie O'Connor portrait photographs of Imogen Cunningham [graphic].

Portrait photographs of Imogen Cunningham taken in various San Francisco locations.

 
Jedediah Smith family papers, 1814-1953.

Originals and photocopies of documents relating to the family of Jedediah Strong Smith (1799-1831), one of the most remarkable figures of the Western fur trade era; an explorer in the Rocky Mountains, the Great Basin, California, and the Pacific Northwest,...

 
Jedediah Smith family portraits [graphic].

Primarily portraits of Smith, Yetter, Helman and Isbell family members, with other individuals presumed to be friends and relations.

 
Jedediah Smith papers, 1814-1849.

The papers of Jedediah Smith, Sr., father of the explorer Jedediah Strong Smith, include an account book, 1827-1839, with additional entries, 1867-1879, made by Bernhard Reichert, second husband of his grandaughter-in-law, Eliza (Prescott) Jones, while living in Kansas; a family...

 
Jedediah Strong Smith papers, 1819-1833.

Manuscript of Jedediah S. Smith's "transcript journal" (1822, 1827-1828) in the hand of Samuel Parkman, and with notes concerning the manuscript by Dale L. Morgan. Transcript journal describes journey up the Missouri River in 1822; return from the first visit...

 
Jefferson Davis correspondence, 1850-1860.

Preferred citation: Jefferson Davis correspondence, BANC MSS C-A 339, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

 
Jeffrey Fadiman field notes based on oral interviews with Meru tribal elders : collected in Kenya, 1960s and 1970s.

Primarily field notes. Also includes draft manuscript materials and reprints, publicity and research materials for his talks and course, "Spirits and the Sex War: African Witchcraft and Women," and a photocopy of the original Kimeru manuscript and English translation of...

 
Jeffrey Schweitzer papers, 1893-1962.

Include letters from Frederick W. Coleman (re World War I), U.S. Senator Samuel M. Shortridge and others; mementos from international fairs held in San Francisco in 1894, 1915 and 1939, and in Chicago in 1893; passenger list and menu of...

 
Jeffry Joseph Prendergast diaries, 1931-1962.

Association with the Bear Valley Mutual Water Company in San Bernardino County; interest in water conservation, construction and maintenance of dams, canals and irrigation projects; cultivation of oranges; flood control; water levels; agriculture; forestry conservation; trips to Mexico.

 
Jenner Coastside Conservation Coalition. Records of the Jenner Coastside Conservation Coalition, 1970-1971.

Correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, resolutions, clippings etc. of the organization formed to oppose dredging and development at the mouth of the Russian River near Jenner.

 
Jennie Cullum notebook : [Meadville, Penn.?], 1858-1889.

Notebook diary (55 p.) containing handwritten transcriptions by Jennie (Jane) Cullum of "interesting parts of Hattie and Ned's letters to the family that I wish to remember." The letters were written from California and Japan, 1858-1862, by Edwin (Ned) H....

 
Jennie Harris papers, 1902-1972.

Collection consists primarily of a typed manuscript of Harris' detailed and evocative autobiography, in which she describes her early life and her experience as a businesswoman in the 1920s and 1930s. The collection also includes newspaper and magazine clippings about...

 
Jennie Matyas and the I.L.G.W.U. : oral history transcript of tape-recorded interviews conducted in 1955 by Corinne L. Gilb for the Oral History Project, Institute of Industrial Relations, University of California, Berkeley, 1957.

Account of early life in Hungary to 1905; arrival in New York, 1905; work in garment industry in New York from 1911; her career in the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union from its inception, with comments on communist infiltration, union...

 
Jenny Fleming : memories of the California Native Plant Society during and after its formation, 1955-present : oral history transcript / 1993.

Personal interest in conservation: river conservation and kayaking, landscaping with native plants; California Native Plant Society: early members and events, the plant sale, fund-raising; CNPS Bay Chapter: since 1976, presidency, changes, formation of [Tilden] Botanic Garden Volunteers, Rare Plant Project;...

 
Jensen, Emil Photographs from the Emil Jensen papers [graphic].

Personal photographs, chiefly unidentified, pertaining to Emil Jensen, his family, and Olsen family relatives of his wife. Includes two card photograph albums of studio portraits, apparently taken in Denmark (ca. 1870s) and in San Francisco, Ukiah, and other Northern California...

 
Jeremiah Burke Sanderson papers, [ca. 1857-1912]

Papers of a Black family in the San Francisco Bay Area.

 
Jeremiah Lee receipt : for Jonathan Procter, 1756 Sept. 1.

Receipt for merchandise in Marblehead, Massachusetts.

 
Jeremiah S. Black letter to his son, Chauncey Forward Black : and related material : York, Pa. : ALS, [1868?] Apr. 28.

Accompanied by a letter written by Chauncey F. Black and a biographical sketch.

 
Jeremy Robinson letters, 1818-1823.

Typed transcripts (carbon) to John Quincy Adams as Secretary of State and President James Monroe. Written from various cities in South America, the letters report on political conditions and events. Originals in Library of Congress.

 
Jerome B. Ford diaries, 1854 (bulk 1867-1871)

Diaries kept by the operator of the Mendocino Lumber Co. sawmill. The diaries comment on the weather, arrival of ships, sawmill operations, etc. Some accounts included also. The 1854 diary includes a brief account of his voyage via the Isthmus...

 
Jerome Madden papers, 1875-1902.

Papers consist of certificates of appointment as Southern Pacific Railroad Company land agent from 1875 and resolutions of the board of directors; three letters from Charles Crocker; miscellaneous clippings and personalia.

 
Jerome R. Waldie papers, 1966-1972.

Correspondence; subject, legislative, campaign and personal files, clippings, district office files, invitations and scrapbooks concerning his activity as a congressman from California's 14th District (Contra Costa County)

 
Jerome T. Light papers, 1942-1948.

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, clippings, reprints and subject files relating to his work as high school principal at Minidoka and Colorado River Japanese-American Relocation Centers and later as a U.S. War Relocation Authority relocation officer at Santa Barbara and Arroyo Grande,...

 
Jerry O'Connell correspondence, 1985-2004.

Correspondence is mostly incoming with some letters concerning publishing and politics. Also includes some political memorabilia with an article from an interview O'Connell did with Pat Brown in 1992.

 
Jerzy Neyman biographical material, 1975-1982.

Biographical material collected by Joseph Hodges relating to Jerzy Neyman consists of a piece included in "Biographical memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society," correspondence between E.S. Pearson and J.M. Hammersley relating to Hammersley's biography of Neyman, and a copy...

 
Jerzy Neyman papers.

Included in: History of Science and Technology Collection.

 
Jesse R. Grant papers, circa 1915-1934.

Correspondence, clippings, of the son of Ulysses S. Grant.

 
Jessica Tarahata Hagedorn correspondence with Stephen Vincent : and other material, circa 1974-1990.

Contains mostly correspondence between Hagedorn and Vincent (Momo's Press founder). Topics covered include her appearances and publishing activities with Momo's Press. Also includes two issues of Shocks magazine (No. 3-4, and 5), programs, brochures, announcements, and book reviews pertaining to...

 
Jessica Tarahata Hagedorn photograph collection [graphic].

Collection documents career of Jessica Tarahata Hagedorn from the early 1970s onward. Includes portraits and snapshots of Hagedorn and other writers, actors, and musicians. Also depicts readings, performances and other events. Among the noteworthy figures represented in the collection are...

 
Jessie Coles Grayson papers, 1886-1953.

Collection consists principally of scrapbooks documenting Grayson's career as an actress and her involvement in many civic activities. Contains stills from motion pictures, including "The Little Foxes," "Syncopation," and "Cass Timberlane"; clippings about Grayson and reviews of movies in which...

 
Jessie Coles Grayson photograph collection [graphic]

Primarily stills from various motion pictures in which Grayson appeared, including Our very own, Syncopation, The little foxes; also includes the play Deep are the roots. Other persons include Joan Evans, Farley Granger, Gus Schilling, Jane Wyatt, Donald Cook, Ann...

 
Jessie M. Bierman papers, ca. 1928-1993.

Contains small amounts of correspondence, speeches, reports, articles, notes, awards, clippings, and other printed materials relating to the work of Dr. Jessie Bierman in Montana, California, and internationally, particularly in the areas of maternal and child health. Also includes correspondence...

 
Jesus Gonzalez Ortega papers, 1884, 1844-1866.

Concern the efforts of General Gonzalez Ortega to recruit men and obtain munitions in the United States to oppose Emperor Maximilian in Mexico.

 
Jesus Manuel Bustillos daybook : La Porte, Plumas Co., California : ms., 1867-1878.

Accounts for forwarding agency and pack train operator. A few miscellaneous bills and receipts of other members of the family included.

 
Jesus Maria Estudillo diaries : ms.S, 1861-1862, (bulk 1864, 1867)

Description of life in San Leandro, California, education at Santa Clara College, his friendship with and work for John Nugent in Virginia City mining enterprises, return to San Leandro and involvement in Democratic Party politics.

 
Jewish and community service in San Francisco, and family tradition : oral history transcript / and related material, 1977-1978.

Comments on childhood in San Francisco; family relationships (Koshland, Sinsheimer, etc.) and friendships; University of California, Berkeley, Class of 1910; practice of law in San Francisco; philanthropic activities; Jewish charities and organizations; etc. Copies of documentary material, including genealogies, appended....

 
Jewish Arts Community of the Bay records, 1977-2003.

By-laws, minutes, and agendas; proposals; newsletters and programs; publicity-related materials, posters, and fliers; copies of its publication, "Directory of San Francisco/Bay Area Jewish Artists and Resources" (1984); memorandums and correspondence; rubber stamps; office subject files; financial materials (i.e. cancelled checks,...

 
Jewish Community Center of Berkeley photographs, circa 1951-1978.

Collection consists of photographs of the Berkeley Jewish Community Center (founded in 1951). Photographs document youth activities, senior activities, and the JCC's buildings.

 
Jewish Community Center of Berkeley scrapbooks, 1954-1961.

Collection consists of two scrapbooks containing clippings, photographs, programs, and calendars that document the Center's activities in the 1950s, including those of a senior citizens group that was co-sponsored by the local chapter of the National Council of Jewish Women.

 
Jewish Council of 1933 records, 1943-1978.

Correspondence; minutes; by-laws; bulletins; reports; awards; officer and membership lists; financial items; information about postwar resettlement; news about Shanghai Jews; lists of public debates sponsored by the Council; advertisements of Jewish businesses located in the San Francisco Bay Area during...

 
Jewish Education Council records (bulk 1950-1980).

Organizational records of the Jewish Education Council.

 
Jewish Federation of the Sacramento Region records, 1948-1986.

Correspondence; minutes; annual reports; historical and financial materials; newspapers and bulletins; membership and donor lists; information on fundraising and on religious/cultural community activities; and papers from the early 1970s on a proposed merger of the B'nai Israel and Mosaic Law...

 
J.F. Baldwin gold rush diary, 1850-1852

Leatherbound diary with brief dated entries by a man traveling with a company of men, the Bath Cal Company, from their home in Summit County, Ohio to the gold rush region of California. The first pages of the diary contain...

 
J.H. Beeman letters : Gold Hill, Calif., to Mort, 1896.

Ten handwritten letters (15 p.) written from two gold mining areas in California, Gold Hill and Bart Mill. Most are addressed to "Dear Mort" from J.H. Beeman and his likely spouse, Hattie. One letter, addressed to "Mac" from E.P. Wilson,...

 
J.H. Fleming accounts in Oakland, 1871-1875.

Oakland Military Academy, Contra Costa Water Company, McCleverty and Noblett (Fashion Livery and Sale Stables), Oakland Gas Light Company.

 
J.H. Mason papers, 1913-1949.

Correspondence and a contract concerning his activities and interests in publishing industry.

 
Jim McCrary papers, 1924-1930.

Correspondence, papers and clippings relating to his activities as a California labor leader and member of the International Labor Defense and the Workers (Communist) Party of America; primarily his efforts to relieve striking miners in Colorado and Pennsylvania, and to...

 
Jimmie Otijohok letters : Gambell, Alaska, to Edward D. Jones : ALS, 1947-1948.

Two letters (5 p.) relating to St. Lawerence Island Eskimo Jimmie Otiyohok and life in Gambell, Alaska since Edward D Jones' last trip (1920's?).

 
Jimmy & Lucy's house of "K" records, 1984-1993.

Chiefly submitted manuscripts, paste-ups, and master copies of three journals edited and published by Andrew Schelling and Ben Friedlander, including Jimmy & Lucy's House of "K", Chumolungma Globe, and Dark Ages Clasp the Daisy Root. Includes editor's notes, correspondence, unpublished...

 
Jimmy Hatlo papers.

Containing sketches and proofs of syndicated newspaper cartoons.

 
J.J. Franklin estate records, 1875.

from University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center;

 
J.K. Osgood to George Strang: two letters : San Francisco : ALS, 1849 Aug. 23 & 1850 June 10-20.

Reports to friend in New York of economic conditions and political feeling in California.

 
J.L. Folsom-William A. Leidesdorff estate papers, 1850-1861.

Consists of the legal correspondence of J.L. Folsom and his San Francisco lawyers, H.W. Halleck, A.C. Peachy and P. Warren Van Winkle, regarding Folsom's San Francisco tenants and properties. Also contains letters from Folsom's New York lawyers, Snydum, Reed &...

 
J.M. Alexander letters to his wife, 1851-1852.

Includes letters relating to mining in Tuolumne County.

 
J.M. Byrne accounts : ms., 1909-1922.

For an undertaking and furniture business in Selma, California. v.1 - ledger, 1909-1915; v. 2 - trial balance, 1921-1922.

 
J.M. Hutchings diaries, 1848-1855.

1848-1849 diary records voyage from Liverpool, England to New York, and his subsequent overland journey to California from New Orleans, describing encounters with Indians and concluding with a list of names of those whose graves he found along the way...

 
J.M. Kelber papers, 1953-1961.

Contains material relating to cattle breeding in Israel; the Jewish Community Center in Ontario, Calif., including newspaper clippings, a dedication program, and a yearbook (1956-1959); and B'nai B'rith, Ontario and Pomona Lodge, Number 1187.

 
J.N. Macomb correspondence, 1858-1860.

Concerning Macomb's service constructing military roads in New Mexico and his expedition of 1859 to survey the Spanish Trail as far as the junction of the Grand and Green Rivers in Utah. Also included: letters from Lieutenant Joseph C. Ives...

 
J.N. Mainers scrapbook, [ca. 1874-1880]

Mainly clippings of poems; some written material concerning Austrian Benevolent Society in San Francisco.

 
Joachim (bark) repair estimates : mss., 1864.

For the chalking and coppering of bottom and the making of sails by Robert Wilson & Co., San Francisco.

 
Joan Didion letters : to Peggy LaViolette : TLS, [ca. 1955-ca. 1960].

Contains 6 letters written in 1955 covering Joan Didion's travels by train from New York, to Boston, to Quebec, to Chicago, home to Sacramento and at the University of California, Berkeley. Describes her encounters with other people aboard trains, life...

 
Joan Didion papers, 1963-2006 (bulk 1963-1992).

Contains manuscripts and other papers concerning her works: Run River, Slouching towards Bethlehem, Play it as it lays, A book of common prayer, The white album, Salvador, Democracy, Miami, and After Henry. Also includes 3 essays by Didion from the...

 
Joan Levinson papers, 1966-1995.

Contains article drafts, interview notes and scripts for radio programs, workshop plans and handouts, and research material relating to the women's movement. Also includes material relating to her political action in Berkeley movements including the New School Network for alternative...

 
Joaquin Codallos y Rabal papers, 1744-1748.

Includes an inquiry into Navajo life.

 
Joaquin Miller letters : Oakland, Calif., 1871-1912.

Seven handwritten letters and notes (9 p.), two on letterhead stationery of Miller, concerning a variety of topics. One letterhead, titled "Joaquin Miller Lecture Season, 1900-1901", has a lithograph reproduction of Miller's home and the caption "The Hights in Oakland,...

 
Joaquin Miller letters and manuscripts, 1871-1892.

Contains manuscripts of "How to get married," and of two poems. Also includes three letters from Miller to friends.

 
Joaquin Miller papers : to various individuals : ALS, 1855 5 May - 1907 10 May.

Includes 18 letters and 1 postcard, many to the California author Howard Sutherland concerning articles he was writing on Miller's books. Also includes 2 autograph manuscript copies of poems or portions of poems by Miller.

 
Joe Morovits letters : to Dryden and Young : typescripts, 1929-1930.

Written from Hand-Rolleri Mine near Placerville, concerning gold mining operations in the area.

 
Joe R. Momyer Sierra Club papers, 1930-1971.

Papers relating to Joe R. Momyer's involvement in the Sierra Club.

 
Joel Bryan at UCR, 1970-1973.

Scrapbook containing Bryan's reports, proposals for funding, description of campus facilities, and other materials regarding his tenure as Director for Special Services and project director for Handicapped Opportunity Program for Education (H.O.P.E.) at the University of California, Riverside.

 
Joel Hedgpeth papers, 1958-1978.

Correspondence of the marine biologist, director of the Pacific Marine Station at Bodega, California, concerning Pacific Gas and Electric Company's proposed nuclear plant there; scrapbooks of clippings; miscellaneous articles and related papers, with information on effects of radioactivity on marine...

 
Joel Henry Hildebrand papers, 1903-1986 (bulk 1923-1981)

Contains materials relating to Joel Henry Hildebrand's professional activities as a professor and researcher, primarily from the latter part of his career. The correspondence includes interchanges with journals, professional organizations, and colleagues, many of whom were also personal friends. Documents...

 
Johan Hagemeyer business records, [ca. 1928-1958]

Accounts for his photography business, Carmel and Berkeley, Calif. A few letters from customers included.

 
Johan Hagemeyer, photographer : oral history transcript / and related material, 1955-1956.

Notes his early life in Holland; horticulture (particularly in California); photography and influence of Stieglitz; Weston and other photographers; Carmel associates; his philosophy of life and art; his photographic techniques.

 
Johanna Mayer Hirschfelder letter, 1856.

Collection consists of an 1856 letter written by Johanna Mayer Hirschfelder from her Downieville home to her family in Europe describing in detail her journey by ship and train to California via the Isthmus of Panama. In the letter, Johanna...

 
John A. Dreibelbis letters and related materials, 1854-1861.

A signed autographed letter from Dreibelbis, Shasta City [Calif.], February 7, 1854, to an un-named addressee, written to suggest the examination of a possible route for a Pacific railroad (2 p.) Two enclosures are a manuscript map of his route...

 
John Albert Thompson letters to his wife : Washington, D.C. : ALS, 1872 Feb. 6-Mar. 7

Two letters written while seeking Congressional settlement of his accounts for transporting the mails from Placerville to Genoa, Nevada, 1856-1857.

 
John Alpheus Putnam papers, 1943-1958.

v.1: Letters from C.R. Sessions, Standard Oil of California, and H. Bowman Hawkes; v.2: a copy of his doctoral thesis in mechanical engineering; v.3-8: proceedings of the annual University Faculty Seminars sponsored by Standard Oil Company of California, 1952-1957.

 
John Amos Chaffee papers, 1841-1903.

Papers of the famous "Chaffee and Chamberlain" partners in Tuolumne County. Diaries, 1853-1903, of J. P. Chamberlain included. Also includes account books, correspondence, and a guest book, Second Garrote, 1895-1903.

 
John and James Blair family portraits [graphic]

Ambrotype portrait of James Blair (or possibly John Blair) as a young man (ca. 1855-1860), and an album of portraits of Blair family members. Surnames of other friends or family members include McClure, Turney, Schooley, Alderson, Watt, Reynolds, and Ellis....

 
John Anderson family papers, [ca. 1849-1875]

v. 1 (portfolio) includes letter from John Anderson to his wife and family, May 13, 1850, commenting on passage up the Sacramento River and impressions of California; two letters to his children, 1875; certificates of promotion for William B. Anderson,...

 
John App diaries, 1850 and 1870.

Contains two diaries of a California gold rush miner originally from Illinois. Dated entries contain brief descriptions of daily events, weather, lists of goods and prices, and other personal observations. The first diary, from 1850, covers App's journey from his...

 
John Arthur Elston papers, 1918-1921.

Correspondence re proposed legislation to enlarge Sequoia National Park. Include letters from the following: Horace M. Albright, Scott Ferris, California Civic League, William W. Hastings, Stephen T. Mather (U.S. National Park Service), James D. Phelan, Sierra Club (William F. Bade),...

 
John Arthur Thomson papers, 1898-1924.

Letters addressed to the British biologist from J.M. Dent, Sir Edwin Ray Lankester, William P. Paterson, W.R. Sorley, Chalmers Watson, James Ward, J.T. Merz and others; manuscripts and corrected proofs of articles and portions of some of his books; and...

 
John Augustus Blanchard daguerreotype and ambrotype portraits [graphic].

Portraits of California gold miner John Augustus Blanchard. Daguerreotype: bust-length portrait in formal dress. Ambrotype: full-length standing portrait in miner's attire.

 
John Augustus Sutter abstracts of title : Sacramento, Calif., 1841-1923 (bulk 1841-1883).

Contains 30 abstracts of title for land in Sacramento owned by Sutter.

 
John B. Cozzens papers : ms., 1846-1875.

Relating to his service as a sutler to U.S. forces in Mexico; correspondence, 1848, concerning challenge to a duel with Lt. Charles Deas, U.S.N.; correspondence and papers concerning his financial affairs.

 
John B. Harmon correspondence : ALS, 1854.

Contains letters from Jefferson Davis, as Secretary of War and others about Colonel John B. Harmon's appointment to the Board of Visitors at West Point Academy.

 
John B. Locke correspondence, 1850-1853.

Includes letters from his father in Australia, relating to business, farming and gold mining there, and one from his brother William, concerning his experiences mining in California.

 
John B. Weller papers, 1852-1859.

Materials created when Weller was U.S. Senator and as Governor of California.

 
John Berrian Montgomery papers, 1844-1848.

Copies of letters sent, october 4, 1844 - November 21, 1848, as commander, USS. Portsmouth, preparatory to sailing, en route, and from various stations on the California and Mexican coasts. A few notes and memoranda encluded. Some drafts in his...

 
John Bertram gold mining journal : Amador County, Calif., 1853-1854.

Handwritten bound journal of a gold miner from Illinois mostly containing brief daily entries (Feb. 25, 1853 to April 12, 1854) of his final year working a mining claim along Amador Creek in Amador County, California. The entries note the...

 
The John Bevens Bohnett, Ruth Evans Bohnett, Joan Evans Bohnett, and Barbara L. Bohnett collection of family photographs [graphic].

Chiefly studio portraits, with some snapshots of the Bohnett, Evans, Markham, and related families

 
John Bidwell letters, 1895-1899.

Mainly written to Professor Rockwell D. Hunt, re his recollections of early California history. Also included: three cancelled checks.

 
John Bidwell letters to E. W. Haskell : ALS, 1867 July 10-Aug. 13.

Six letters from Bidwell, written from Chico, California, to Haskell (probably Edward Wilder Haskell), in Marysville, California. Letters concern Bidwell's political career, his defeat at the state convention, the campaign of 1867, and his speech regarding the inadvisability of a...

 
John Bigler papers, 1850-1869.

Letters written by Bigler; letters from Indian Commissioner Oliver W. Wozencraft concerning an attack upon Indians in the Kings River area, and from Milton S. Latham; photoreproduction of letters from Harry Love relating to the arrest of Joaquin Murrieta; certificates...

 
John Birge Sawyer diaries : holograph and typescript, 1910-1962.

V.1: summary of life before 1910 with biographical information on parents; schooling in Germany, San Jose, and at University of California at Berkeley; work with U.S. Bureau of Immigration at Portland. Vols. 2-5: 1911-1936, cover his work with Immigration Bureau...

 
John Birge Sawyer papers, circa 1900-1958.

Contains documents related to Sawyer's work dealing with immigration, Chinese immigration in particular, including official forms, procedures, correspondence, and his experiences. Also includes papers regarding his career advancement, and a couple of letters to and from his daughter Josephine Sawyer...

 
John Birge Sawyer photographs [graphic].

Chiefly group portraits depicting John Birge Sawyer: with cadets and Psi Upsilon fraternity brothers at University of California, Berkeley; and with fellow officials of U.S. Immigration Service in Portland, Oregon and Hong Kong, China. One print (a photographic enlargement of...

 
John Bolton Alvarado portrait and stereograph [graphic].

Portrait of John Bolton Alvarado (1890s) and stereograph of John Bolton Alvarado accompanied by a man (possibly Juan Bautista Alvarado?) and two women in Yosemite Valley (1870s).

 
John Borrowman journals : typescript, 1846 Dec. 23 - 1870 Mar.

Record of experiences as a member of the Mormon Battalion in southern California; life in San Francisco; gold mining in 1848; return to Utah in July 1848; life in and near Salt Lake City. Entries are sporadic after 1856.

 
John Bowring Hawaiian papers, 1842-1871.

The papers reflect Bowring's service in London and on the Continent as Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary for the Kingdom of Hawaii, 1859-1871, negotiating treaties to safeguard the independence of Hawaii. Predominantly they consist of correspondence with Robert Crichton Wyllie...

 
John Boyd Quinton's letters to his brother, 1849-1859.

Letters, Valparaiso, Feb. 25, 1849, and Aspinwall, Mar. 29, [1855?] on voyages to California; the rest from San Francisco.

 
John Boynton Kaiser papers, [ca. 1920-1958]

Contents: Box 1 - Correspondence with criminologist E.O. Heinrich, 1920-1953.

 
John Brandi papers, 1964-1999.

Contains published and unpublished manuscripts of prose, poetry, drafts of books, and illustrations. Also includes correspondence with publishers and other poets and authors, such as Jack Hirschman, David Meltzer, Michael McClure, Janine Pommy-Vega, Nanao Sakaki, Naomi Shihab Nye, Arthur Sze,...

 
John Brooks Felton papers, 1860-1866.

Mainly relate to case, Sill vs. Reese, over ownership of lot on Kearney St., San Francisco. Include letters from Joaquin Torres, W.J. Reynolds and others, and questionnaire answered by Benito Diaz containing references to the Castro revolution. Also complaint in...

 
John Bryant grocery store ledgers : San Bernardino, Calif., 1885-1888.

Six ledgers for a grocery store, possibly named Base Line Store and/or located on Base Line Street in San Bernardino, California. Five of the ledgers contain running daily entries for groceries and supplies charged to various individuals. One ledger is...

 
John Burland daybooks, : mss.S, 1867-1873.

For a general merchandise store in Castroville, California. (v.1) Jan. 1867-May 4, 1869; (v.2) May 17, 1869-July 1873. (Miscellaneous clippings pasted over many entries in v.2).

 
[John Burroughs [graphic] : six days before his death /

Two copies of the same portrait of Burroughs at age 83, taken in Pasadena, Calif.

 
John Bushman journal, diaries and timebook, 1871-1923.

Account of his activities as bishop in the Mormon Church, principally in Utah and Arizona. Some genealogical information and family history included.

 
John C. Bull letters : to Elizabeth S. Bull, Hanover, Mass., 1845-1847.

Four handwritten letters with integral address leaves from a 36-year old man working aboard a ship docking in California ports to his sister. The letters contain mostly personal expressions of affection for his siblings, wife, and children back home, along...

 
John C. Callbreath letters, 1849-1899.

Fifteen letters relating to his voyage to California around the Horn on the ship Mentor, arrival in San Francisco on June 3O, l849 and experiences as a miner and farmer. Letter, l859, describes his journey to the Fraser River gold...

 
John C. Fremont and other Union generals [graphic]

Half-portrait of J.C. Fremont, and group portrait J.C. Fremont, W.C. Rosencrans, N.P. Banks, J. Pope, O.M. Mitchel, J. Hooker, and G.G. Meade, all in uniform.

 
John C. Harsanyi papers, 1957-2000.

Includes the correspondence, lecture notes, professional files, and writings of Nobel Prize winning economist John C. Harsanyi. Subjects include Harsanyi's groundbreaking work in game theory, for which he shared the 1994 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics. The collection also includes...

 
John C. Klein papers, 1889.

Materials concerning the Panama Canal and the French Canal Company. Include letters from General Victor Vifquain, U.S. Consul at Colon, and newspaper clippings of two articles by Klein.

 
John C. Maynard scrapbooks, circa 1889-1917.

Primarily news clippings on contemporary political figures.

 
John C. Wilson letters : Oxford, to Christopher Cookson : ALS, 1906 May 15, 17.

Letters from J. Wilson removed from first edition of Cruquius' Horace (1578) offer the volume to C. Cookson, and discuss Oxford University politics.

 
John Canfield letters to his family : Nevada City, Calif., 1855-1859.

Letters concerning Canfield's life in California and his mining experiences. Included is an explanation of hydraulic piping.

 
John Cash letters : to William Cash, 1878-1892.

Contains 11 letters from an Englishman in San Juan del Rio and Mexico City, Mexico, to his brother back in England describing life in Mexico and his work trying to run a textile business. Also includes a clipping about Cash's...

 
John Chapin papers, 1850-1852.

Includes letters by S. G. Haven, U.S. Postmaster General N. K. Hall, and Dennis Bowen, concerning the appointment; and letters by Chapin to his brother describing his voyage to California via Panama in l85l.

 
John Charles Fremont papers, 1862-1889.

Pt. I: 18 items including copy of General Orders, no. 28, June 18, 1862; letter to Zachariah Chandler; agreement with Edgar Conkling; letter from Santiago Ainsa; letters to Rutherford B. Hayes and William K. Rogers. Also, letters from Mrs. Fremont...

 
John Chauncey Hayes letters to W.F. Bliss, 1909 March

Two letters containing biographical information on his father, Benjamin I. Hayes. Bliss' thesis for the University of California Berkeley was titled "Report on the Hayes papers in the Bancroft Library with special reference to the attitude of the native Californians...

 
John Clar papers, 1845-1883.

Contents: Letter, Sept. 10, 1845, from Clar to George Bancroft, requesting disability pay, enclosing copy of statements by William Maxwell Wood, fleet surgeon, and John D. Sloat; reply from Bancroft; letter, Nov. 22, 1881, from James Alexander Forbes, to William...

 
John Clarence Birdseye papers, 1850-1856.

Primarily correspondence addressed to his family describing his gold mining experiences, running a sawmill, and other events in his life in California. Also included are correspondence, clippings, sketches, and genealogical material pertaining to the Birdseye and Brewer families. Featured are...

 
John Coffee Hays papers, 1850-1854.

Mainly papers as Sheriff of San Francisco. Includes court orders and receipts for sale of property.

 
John D. Gilchriese collection of documents relating to Southern California, 1852-1882.

Consists of correspondence and accounts receipts of various residents of Southern Calif., including Pio Pico and his Pico House Hotel in Los Angeles, John Forster, Stephen C. Foster, Jose Sepulveda, Abel Stearns, Thomas A. Garey, George Stoneman, and the law...

 
John D. Goodwin correspondence, 1868-1875.

Seven handwritten letters (14 p.) addressed to a lawyer in Plumas County, California regarding various legal and business matters including railroads, elections, diamond investing (in what later became known as the Great Diamond Hoax of 1872), and witness testimony concerning...

 
John D. Short papers, 1962-1978.

Letters from Van Wyck Brooks and Josephine W. Duveneck; and file of letters written to Short re John Steinbeck's sources for Tortilla Flat, including letters from Carol (Henning) Steinbeck and Elaine (Scott) Steinbeck.

 
John Daniel Barry papers, [ca. 1926-1942]

Letters written by him; clippings of his column from the San Francisco News; clippings about him.

 
John Daniel Coffman diaries, 1908-1952.

Describe his activities in the U.S. National Park Service, Branch of Forestry, as fire control expert and as chief forester in the CCC program; his work relating to blister-rust control and other problems in national parks; his association with the...

 
John David Jackson papers, 1947-2010.

Collection includes correspondence, physics course materials, research notes, and other materials, including some in digital format, relating to Professor Jackson's teaching career at University of California Berkeley and the University of Illinois.

 
John Debo Galloway reports as consulting engineer, 1910-1937.

Some as member of the firm of Galloway & Markwart: v.1--on properties of the Oro Water, Light and Power Co., 1910; v.2--on the properties of the California Western Railway and Navigation Co., 1911; v.3--a comparison of the San Pablo Reservoir...

 
John Denton Carter collection relating to his work on George Kenyon Fitch, circa 1940.

Regarding John Denton Carter's paper, titled "The early career of George K. Fitch, pioneer California journalist." Also contains photostats of clippings and letters by or about Fitch dating from 1849, 1897, and 1906.

 
John Denton Carter papers, 1940-1959.

Relating to his study of the San Francisco Bulletin, and of two of its editors, James King of William and his brother, Thomas Sim King. Included are correspondence, newspaper clippings (mainly transcripts), and a revised typescript copy of his paper...

 
John Dillard Spencer account book for his job printing business in Stanislaus Co., Calif. : ms., 1870-1879.

Also included: accounts of an unnamed contractor, working in Oakland and Berkeley from 1908 to 1911.

 
John Doble papers, 1851-1865.

Diary concerning his voyage to California via Nicaragua in 1852 and experiences as a miner in and around Volcano; letters relating mainly to activities in Volcano, with descriptions of mining camps and social events, and in San Francisco from 1863;...

 
John Donald Hicks papers, 1906-1970.

Correspondence, notes, manuscripts, honors, course notes, trip diaries, and subject files concerning his career in Department of History, University of California, Berkeley.

 
 
John Drye letter : Benicia, Calif., to Wagowen & Son, 1853 Dec. 30.

Complaint about costs of shipping to California.

 
John Edmund McElroy scrapbooks : and related materials., 1896-1905.

Contain clippings documenting his activities as city attorney and police commissioner in Oakland, California, covering such matters as water problems, gambling, garbage disposal, etc. (v.1): 1896-1902; (v.2): 1903-1905. :

 
John Edwards papers, 1858-ca. 1882.

Concerning missionary work among the Choctaw Indians in present Oklahoma; four letters, 1858-1867, from Cyrus Byington, about the Choctaws and his work on a Choctaw grammar and translations from the Bible into that tongue; a copy of a contract, 1860,...

 
John Elliott Patterson photograph archive of western landscape views [graphic].

Collection consists primarily of scenic landscape views in the American West. Mountains and wilderness landscapes predominate. 452 California views are present, including Mount Lassen and vicinity (34 views), Mono Lake and vicinity (109 views), Siskiyou and Shasta Counties (68 views),...

 
John Erasmus Pyle papers, 1875-1878.

Volume 1-2, diaries, 1876-1877, as Special Indian Agent, Cimarron, New Mexico; volume 3, diary, January-November 1878, as Farmer-in-Charge of the Jicarilla Apache Agency at Cimarron and as Navajo Indian Agent at Fort Defiance, Arizona, April-November 1878, with miscellaneous accounts and...

 
John Evans dictations and related biographical material : Denver?, 1888?

Statements by Evans, his wife Margaret P. (Gray) Evans, a Mrs. Dickinson, and Lionel A. Sheldon, concerning his contributions to education in Indiana and Illinois; Illinois politics before and during the Civil War; term as second governor of Colorado Territory;...

 
John F. Baldwin papers, 1954-1967.

Records pertaining to the political career of Congressman Baldwin, representative for Contra Costa County. Records include correspondence, press releases, committee reports, campaign files, clippings, and subject files.

 
John F. Miller family telegrams, 1869-1898.

from University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center;

 
John F. Seymour papers, 1906-1911.

Some relate to his position as Chief of Police, San Francisco. Includes letters from Judge Elijah C. Hart, copies of correspondence between the mayor's office and the Presidio re granting licenses to saloons near the Presidio gates, and letters and...

 
John F. Willis papers, 1849-1915 (bulk 1849-1896).

Contains a bound volume diary of Willis's overland trip to California along the Platte River and other related materials from his life and family including legal documents, correspondence, and funeral receipts. Willis traveled from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to St. Louis, Missouri...

 
John Flannery Sierra Club papers, 1948-1969.

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

 
John Flaxman papers, 1770-1817.

Include letters of the British sculptor to Prince Hoare and others, mainly relating to the payment for General Simcoe's monument in Exeter Cathedral, and accounts, one with George Romney.

 
John Francis Llebaria documents, 1853-1854.

Relates to Llebaria vs. Peck, California District Court (3rd District), Santa Cruz, California. The litigation was over land in the Santa Cruz Mission orchard. Include: receipt for costs of court, demurrer to complaint, answer of defendant Henry W. Peck by...

 
John Francis Pyle diaries and memorandum books : ms., 1874-1921.

Diaries, accounts and memoranda as farmer in Santa Clara Co., Calif.

 
John Franklin Forbes papers, 1874-1968.

Contains business and personal correspondence concerning his career as an accountant, attorney and lecturer at UC Berkeley. Also includes CPA certificates, speeches, teaching materials, legal documents, clippings and ephemera.

 
John Franklin Miller papers, 1872-1881.

Include four letters from Lewis Gerstle and one letter from A. Wassermann written on behalf of Alaska Commercial Company, giving reports of company operations re fur trade and market conditions, and activities of its agents; also with these, a newspaper...

 
John Franklin Miller receipts, 1872-1885.

from University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center;

 
John G. Downey correspondence, 1860-1861.

Materials created when Downey was Governor of California.

 
John G. Marvin letters and memorandum, 1851-1854.

Carbon copy of transcript of letter to the Monterey County Treasurer (Dec. 31, 1853) from Marvin in his capacity as California Superintendent of Public Instruction, transmitting a statement of state school money for 1853. Also includes a statement of each...

 
John G. Nye letters : to his parents, 1849, 1853.

Contains 2 letters describing living in San Francisco and California at the time of the gold rush.

 
John G. Tyler correspondence pertaining to ornithological research, circa 1905-1937.

Chiefly letters received by Tyler in the context of his ornithological studies in California and the activities of the Cooper Ornithological Club. Includes a large group from Joseph and Hilda (Wood) Grinnell.

 
John Galen Howard architectural drawings for miscellaneous projects, including a small theater for the University of California [graphic].

Original drawings (and one photograph) for building designs by John Galen Howard. 1: an auditorium in a park, dated 1891 (France) -- 2: an open air pavilion, dated 1892 (France) -- 3: grand staircase in a street facade, perhaps for...

 
John Galsworthy in a discussion on books, plays & new writings, [ca. 1929?]

Bound in green cloth. Cover title: John Galsworthy's discussion with Sewell Stokes - ms. and proof

 
John Gardener Yeaton journal : ms.S, 1852-1853.

Record of voyage to California (Mar. 10 - Sept. 1, 1852) in company with John C. Morrill and James Fife, on ship, North American; experiences in California to Apr. 29, 1853, chiefly in Sacramento, including the fire (Nov. 2); mining,...

 
John Gilroy papers, 1846-1853.

Letter from Daingerfield Fauntleroy, enclosing appointment as justice of the peace at San Juan Bautista by William Mervine. Also receipt signed by Gilroy.

 
John Gordon Wright Library collection of autographs : California Bishops, 1878-1968.

Contains part of a collection of autographs of Episcopal Bishops from correspondence collected by Librarians of the John Gordon Wright Library at the Episcopal Theological School. Includes only Bishops from California, the location of the remainder of the collection is...

 
John Greenleaf Whittier collection, 1858-1892.

Correspondence signature, and clipping concerning his life and activities involved with writing and publication.

 
John Gregory Dunne papers, 1969-[on-going].

Collection contains notes, drafts, manuscripts, proofs, etc. for his works: The Studio; Vegas; True Confessions; Dutch Shea, Jr.; and The Red, White and Blue.

 
John Griffeth Wetmore correspondence, 1880-1885.

Mainly letters from his parents and brothers. A letter, Jan. 1880, from his father, Robert Hodge Wetmore, Sr., to his mother, included.

 
John H. Hansen papers, 1876-1891.

Some relate to his career as public school teacher in California. Included is letter from John H.C. Bonte.

 
John H. Mackie letters, 1868-1974, Shanghai, China.

Recorded in letterpress copybook, while he was acting manager of the wharfage and storage business of the Union Steam Navigation Co. at Shanghai, and as agent for several steamships. Accounts also included.

 
John H. Williams letters : to Nettie Williams, 1907-1918.

Contains letters from Williams to his wife Nettie while he was on the road. He describes Oregon, Washington and California as well as publishing his work "Yosemite and its High Sierra" (1914), payment problems with the Christian Science Monitor, and...

 
John Haley papers, 1922-1992.

Contains correspondence, exhibition announcements and catalogs, writings and notes on art theory and technique, other biographical material, photographs, slides, a sketchbook and clippings, relating to the career of John Haley. A significant part of the collection concerns his mentor Hans...

 
John Hamilton Reynolds papers, 1949-1998.

Includes correspondence, research files, and course materials relating to John H. Reynold's career as professor and researcher in the Department of Physics at UC Berkeley.

 
John Harding photographs of street scenes and public gatherings in San Francisco and beyond [graphic].

Large color photographs (exhibition quality chromogenic prints) chiefly of street scenes in San Francisco. Images depict various aspects of the city's social and cultural diversity, with emphasis on everyday people in public spaces, and including such subjects as events, fashions,...

 
John Harvey Tolan photograph collection [graphic].

Includes photographs documenting depression-era migrant workers camps and the relocation of Japanese-Americans during World War II. Photographs were commissioned by the Farm Security Administration, Federal Works Agency, U.S. Forest Service and other government agencies.

 
John Henry Brown papers, 1846-1849.

Collection includes: 1. Agreement, in writing of W.A. Bartlett, between Albert Packard and J.H. Brown for the settlement of debts of the firm of Brown, Packard, and Joel P. Dedmond, due to Henry Mellus, William D. Phelps, and William Fisher,...

 
John Henry Dunnel correspondence, 1849-1858.

Letters to his wife concerning his voyage to California via Panama in 1849, and his mercantile activities, mainly at Coloma; letters from his wife and family in New York relate to family and friends.

 
John Henry Nash collection of commemorative medals [graphic].

Commemorative medals or medallions, chiefly with portraits of British, French, and other European literary figures. Several exposition souvenirs are present, including the Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary, the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, and the Golden Gate International Exposition. One item represents the...

 
John Henry Nash collection of engraved portraits by Vertue and by Houbraken [graphic].

Chiefly portraits of British nobility of the seventeenth century, with some earlier figures depicted. Several queens, princes, bishops, and generals are included and some Holbein portraits from the Tudor era.

 
John Henry Nash letters : San Francisco, to J. Paget Fredericks and the Right Reverend Bishop Thomas : TLS, 1933 Feb. 28, and 1934 June 13.

Letter of Feb. 28 1933 to J. Paget Fredericks discusses a visit Paget Fredericks is to pay to Nash, with his drawings, and mentions a book that Nash plans to give to him. Letter of June 13 1934 to the...

 
John Henry Nash pictorial collection [graphic]

Chiefly graphic material related to Nash's fine press productions. Includes original ink, pencil & watercolor drawings for borders, vignettes, illustrations, frontispiece portraits, monograms, initial letters and bookplates, plus various etchings and stats. Also present are offset prints from the Golden...

 
John Henry Nash portrait collection [graphic]

One portrait each of Jean Hersholt and William A. Magee; 3 portraits of A. Edward Newton (2 inscribed photos of sculptural portraits, 1 photographic portrait) One portrait of John Henry Nash by Georges Pussin, dated 1928.

 
John Henry Newman letters, 1847-1871.

English religious leader and cardinal.

 
John Hobart letters received, 1934-1950.

Primarily letters responding to his reviews. Include letters from Thornton Wilder, John Steinbeck, Eugene O'Neill, Robinson Jeffers, and from motion picture actors (Janet Blair, Nanette Fabray, Betty Hutton, Charles Ruggles, Loretta Young, Vera Zorina).

 
John Hooper Sierra Club papers, 1980-1983.

Papers relating to John Hooper's involvement in the Sierra Club.

 
John Howland Rowe papers, 1947-1994.

The collection documents Rowe's decades long career as a professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley. Included are correspondence, lecture notes and departmental records.

 
John Hudson Thomas architectural drawings, 1909- 1911.

blueprints for the H.I. Randall house in Berkeley. George T. Plowman and John H. Thomas. 1909. (13 sheets)

 
John Hudson Wayman papers, 1852-1862.

Diary (Mar. 25, 1852-Mar. 25, 1853) records Dr. Wayman's overland journey from Indiana to California and later experiences mining, mainly in the southern region; and letters (1852-1862) written to family while en route, Shaws Flat and Forest City, California and...

 
John J. Manion papers, 1926-1946.

Mainly his writings on San Francisco's Chinatown and on narcotics.

 
John J. McElroy papers, 1946-1947.

Relate to his work as state supervisor, emergency farm labor, for the California Co-operative Extension work in Agriculture and Home Economics. Include copies of his letters, minutes of meetings, memoranda issued by his office, and circulars issued by the California...

 
John J. Zucker marriage licenses, 1943-1945.

Consists of a group of marriage licenses from weddings that Zucker performed in 1944 and 1945 while serving as a rabbi at a synagogue in Reno, Nev., prior to his becoming rabbi of San Leandro's Temple Beth Sholom.

 
John James Diaries, 1841-1842.

Diary, May 16-Nov. 4, 1841, recording John's journey from Westport, Mo. to California with the Bartleson-Bidwell party. Differs somewhat from the version in Pt. II. Extracts from John Bidwell's journal, Oct. 20-Nov. 5, 1841, also copied into the volume. Also...

 
John James Hamilton letters to family, 1848-1893.

Correspondnence to family in Scotland describing his activity and surroundings while working in England (1848-1850), California (1850-1858), Chile (1859-1875), and South Africa (1887-1893) Some correspondence concerns the settlement of a family estate (1918-1919)

 
John Jones papers relating to mining business in White Rock and to property in Oroville, Calif., 1851-1857.

Include letters to Jones, deeds of sale, agreements, accounts and promissory notes.

 
John Joseph Allen papers, 1926-1985, bulk 1941-1963.

Personal and professional papers relating to his political career, primarily as U.S. Representative from California. Also included is a volume of personal reminiscences, which features extensive genealogies and family history.

 
John Joseph Allen photograph collection [graphic]

Congressman John Joseph Allen Jr.'s photograph collection shows social and political events, publicity photos, etc.

 
John Karner dictations : Mexia, Texas, 1887-1888.

Includes information on Karner's experiences travelling from Germany to New York as a youth; to Texas, 1835; member of Houston's army and at Gonzales when news arrived of the fall of the Alamo; Houston's campaign against Santa Anna, and the...

 
John L. Bromley papers, 1857-1898.

Contains documents pertaining to land held in Contra Costa County and Oakland, Calif. Also includes letter and document pertaining to voyage to California.

 
John L. Buchanan letters : to his family : ALS, 1852-1857.

Thirteen letters, plus corrresponding photocopies of typed transcripts, from a California gold miner to his wife, brother, and sister; addressed from various digging venues including Sarahsville, Hunts Hill, Volcano Hill and Eaton Rapids.

 
John L. Harper papers : regarding Mineral King, Sequoia National Park, Calif., 1966-1994.

Contains materials from a 1985 presentation and correspondence concerning the preservation of Mineral King now in Sequoia National Park, Calif.

 
John L. McBeth correspondence, 1856-1868.

Letters (many of them drafts) written by him, mainly from Meekers Flat on the Feather River, to family and friends, describing his experiences farming and tending a store; and letters to him, including one from Horace Parks in 1863 concerning...

 
John L. Shover material relating to his article on Fred Schwarz's Christian Anti-Communist Crusade, 1962.

Includes copy of the article, correspondence with magazine publishers and related material.

 
John Lafayette Lane diaries : ms.S, 1852 Apr. 27-1867 May 14.

The diaries, 47 and 127 p., describe a journey to California in 1852 overland from Lockhart, Texas, via Eagle Pass to Mazatlan, by sea to San Francisco, thence to Stockton, Columbia, Sonora, and Mokelumne Hill, where Lane mined through 1853....

 
John Lawrence Fox journals : mss., 1838-1861.

Journal of a cruise in the U.S. Ship Vincennes.

 
John Leighly papers, 1925-1987.

Professional correspondence, research notes, field notes, climatic graphs and charts, manuscripts for publication, course notes and transcripts of talks given.

 
John Lothrop Motley letters, 1868-1876.

Letters of the American historian and diplomat, written to Emory Washburn, David Douglas and Dr. John Brown.

 
John Lynch papers, 1858-1889.

Mainly records pertaining to his property (a portion of Rancho Petaluma), including deeds from Mariano G. Vallejo and others, abstracts of title, etc. Also included are a few records of the Sonoma Mountain Irrigation Company.

 
John M. Kerr letters : typescript, 1849 Apr. 8-May 2.

Transcripts of five letters describing experiences en route from Missouri to California.

 
John M. Lewis correspondence, [ca. 1898-1915].

Include letters written by John M. Lewis to his wife, Sophie Borel, 1898-1912 (most of them before their marriage); letters written by Mrs. Lewis, l898-1907, many commenting on family activities; letter to Lewis from Aylett R. Cotton, Sept. 24, 1906;...

 
John M. Miller and H.E. Burke papers on western forest entomology, 1907-2005 (bulk 1907-1951).

The John M. Miller and H.E. Burke papers on western forest entomology document their work with the United States Department of Agriculture's Forest Service and Bureau of Entomology in California and Oregon. Included are field diaries, notebooks, calendars, and reports....

 
John M. Miller photograph albums of California forests [graphic].

Snapshots taken in various California and Oregon forests by John M. Miller during his work as a ranger and entomologist. Photographs depict general views of the forests, as well as insect (and in one view, rattlesnake) control efforts, and camp...

 
John M. Wedemeyer papers, 1953-1969.

John M. Wedemeyer served as the Director of the California State Department of Social Welfare under Governor Edmund G. Brown. His papers include personal correspondence, from that period, speeches, publications, and materials regarding his resignation from the position in 1966.

 
John Marsh family papers, 1832-1856.

Include two letters from John Marsh, one in 1832 describing his experiences in the Black Hawk Indian War and one in 1852; letters by Miguel de Pedrorena, William Lewis and Cesareo Lataillade on business matters; letters by Mrs. John Marsh;...

 
John McCausland letter : Stony Point, Calif. to Clarke B. Holbrook, Sacramento, Calif., 1857 Sept. 8.

Manuscript letter replying to a friend's request for information on the prospects of opening a butcher shop in Petaluma, Calif. McCausland believes the prospects to be good despite the presence of two butcher shops already due to the growth of...

 
John McCrackan letters to his family : and biographical information, 1849-1853.

Letters describe his voyage from New York around the Horn to San Francisco on the ship Balance, with extensive comment on fellow passengers and crew, bird and marine life, stops in Talcahuano and Concepcion, Chile; legal practice in San Francisco...

 
John McDougal correspondence, 1851-1860.

Documents and letters as Governor of California; with letters and petitions from Alex W. Hope, Rodman M. Price, Persifor F. Smith, San Francisco Bar (85 signatures), and others.

 
John McGrath ledgers, 1904-1909.

Contains ledger of accounts from John McGrath's grocery in Virginia City, Nev., located on C Street. The second ledger with an inventory is assumed to be from John McGrath as C Street locations are specified.

 
John McHenry legal papers, ca. 1835-1880.

Contains legal documents including agreements, subpoenas, land surveys, fire insurance policies, deeds, and other assorted legal documents relating to McHenry's legal practice. Also includes receipts for the legal practice and clippings.

 
John McLeod papers, 1823-1837.

Reflecting McLeod's labors in the service of the Hudson's Bay Company in western Canada and the Pacific Northwest, prefaced by a brief biographical sketch prepared by the Public Archives of Canada. Includes his journal, Kamloops to Edmonton, February 19-May 17,...

 
John Meinecke correspondence, 1943-1949 (bulk 1943).

Contains letters to Meinecke, a miner, while serving in the Army in Missouri during World War II. Includes letters from his mother Ann Thompson, many discussing discharge from military because of the need for miners at home.

 
John Melville drafts and notes for his book, Guide to California wines ..., [1955]

Correspondence (carton 1); drafts (for both editions) (carton 2).

 
John Melville writings, [ca. 1940-1944]

Manuscripts of his fiction. Includes drafts of Populism and drafts of unpublished children's books, a novel, London Journal (1942-1944), and other writings.

 
John Meussdorffer account books, [1852-1866]

Accounts for wholesale and retail hat business in San Francisco.

 
John Miguel Price papers, 1847-1850.

Mainly decrees as alcalde and judge of San Luis Obispo. Include public notices re land, school and elections; letters from Walter Colton, A.B. Thompson and Wm. G. Dana; and inventory of documents handed over by Price to Charles Freeman in...

 
John Montgomery papers

Preferred citation: John Montgomery papers, BANC MSS 2011/217, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

 
John Muir collection of papers, [ca. 1860-1914]

Letters from Muir to his daughter Helen, W.E. Colby, R.U. Johnson, and others; letters to Muir including one from Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1872; 2 letters to Helen Muir regarding her father's death; letters to W.E. Colby from Charlotte Kellogg and...

 
John Muir letters to Katharine Putnam Hooker, 1909-1913, undated.

Concerning daily activities, writings, travels, etc.

 
John Muir's last trip to the Sierra Nevada [graphic] /

Items captioned: John Muir's last trip to the Sierra [at entrance to Sequoia National Park] -- Stage from Wawona into Yosemite carrying John Muir and Frank W. Kellogg -- Top of General Sherman tree.

 
John Murray papers, [ca. 1898-1920]

Manuscripts, clippings, scrapbooks, pictures, and some correspondence, reflecting Murray's career as labor leader and journalist. Include material concerning miners' strikes in the West, the Mexican Revolution, and the Pan American Federation of Labor.

 
John Nagy letters to his brother in Ohio : mss., [1853-1858]

Comments on experiences mining and on conditions in California.

 
John Nelson Bennett Ritchie interviews [sound recording] / 2009.

Interviews conducted with San Francisco realtor, member of San Francisco's Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board, and former president of the California Historical Society in preparation for his memoir "Remember the days." Supplementary material includes the transcript of an interview with Ritchie...

 
John Nicolson correspondence, 1942-1979.

Six letters of correspondence to a history professor at Northern Arizona University from various people including U.S. Senators, an Italian diplomat, and the broadcaster, Edward R. Murrow. Most contain brief responses to inquiries or comments directed to them by Nicolson....

 
John N.L. Cummings correspondence : Guyandotte, Va. [i.e. West Va.], 1812-1841.

Contains 47 handwritten letters primarily between John N.L. Cummings and his wife, Mary Susan Cummings (nee Wright) and other related family members. Includes love letters, and general correspondence including letters concerning an American merchant ship running a British blockade. Includes...

 
John O. Haman correspondence, 1890-1936 (bulk 1923-1924).

Contains letters with his parents. Also includes writings on Cable Cars.

 
John Ogden papers, 1896-1905.

Twenty-three letters written from Tuolumne County, to his wife, Anna, in Berkeley, describe his efforts to homestead on timber land: clearing land, building and furnishing a cabin; assistance of neighbors; attempts at finding outside work to supplement income. Also includes...

 
John Oliver Ashton papers, [ca. 1938-1959]

Mostly stories written by the radio engineer re the early days of radio and various radio pioneers for whom he worked.

 
John P. O'Reilly incoming correspondence, 1944-1974.

Include letters from San Francisco Chronicle literary editor, Joseph Henry Jackson, and from Irish authors, Frank O'Connor and Sean O'Faolain. Some refer to book reviews O'Reilly wrote for the Chronicle.

 
John Paterson correspondence : Berkeley, Calif., 1961-1962.

Correspondence related to his role as host of the television show "Books and Authors" that aired on KQED San Francisco, California. Letter topics include responses to appearance requests, program content, funding, and commentary. Also includes a pencil sketch drawing of...

 
John Paty papers, 1847-1868.

Contains ms. of Paty's autobiography and a journal, dated 25 Jan. - 22 May 1853, written onboard the brig Baltimore, in the form of a letter to his wife. Also contains a journal from Oahu to San Francisco, 1868; and...

 
John Piper business papers, 1877-1905 (bulk 1884-1898)

Collection contains correspondence, contracts, bills, and other records of Piper's Opera House mainly from 1884-1898. Business letters to Piper are from actors, theatrical agents and syndicates concerning bookings for performances at opera houses in Nevada, chiefly the Piper Opera House...

 
John Pond Farmer diary, 1849-1850.

Diary kept daily while on journey to California aboard the ship Hannibal out of Boston on Nov. 21, 1849 and arriving in San Francisco on May 6, 1850. Dutiful log of activities aboard ship including helping with repairs, and a...

 
John Pringle Brodie journals : and related materials : typescripts, 1824-1919.

Brodie's journals and notes, with relevant letters, grouped as follows: (folder 1); J.A. Waldteufel to Herbert E. Bolton. Ukiah, California, October 20-29, 1917; March 11, 1919. 3 p. L.S. Concerns use of the Brodie Mss. and scrapbook by the California...

 
John Purinton Fay papers, 1888-1912.

Checks, Oregon Pacific Railroad pass and photocopy of attorney's oath, Nevada, and certificate for expenses as candidate, Congressman at Large, Washington.

 
John Q. Pearl and John H. Pearl land documents : mss., 1861-1884.

Contains 6 legals documents of John Q. Pearl and John H. Pearl for land in Santa Clara County, Calif.

 
John R. May speeches : typescripts, 1951-1985.

Contains speeches given by John R. May at the Chit Chat Club and the San Francisco Foundation, concerning charitable foundations and the government, the Hoopa Valley community, Jim Crow laws, on Bernard Shaw, on communication of the blind and deaf,...

 
John R. McKinney papers, 1863-1883.

Letters written by a Union soldier from Louisiana during the Civil War describing his day-to-day experiences and complaints. One letter speaks of the siege of Vicksburg, and another on July 4th of the rebel surrender. Also contains his discharge certificate,...

 
John R. Post collection of Graham Greene, circa 1935-2006.

Collection of material by and about author Graham Greene, organized in 14 binders and 1 oversize portfolio. Includes: 3 binders of booksellers' and auction catalogs offering copies of Greene's works for sale; 6 binders of book reviews of Greene's works...

 
John R. Whinnery papers, circa 1947-1994.

Consists of correspondence, research notes, and course materials for classes taught at UC Berkeley, UC Santa Barbara, and Stanford. Also includes drafts for articles, materials relating to microwave tube research, and files relating to the UC Berkeley Department of Engineering.

 
John R. Woodyard papers : additions, 1926-1981 (bulk 1930-1942).

Contains doctoral dissertation on Klystron development, lecture notes of W.W. Hansen on microwave devices, coursework and exams in Physics and Mathematics, correspondence, drawings, photographs and blueprints created while engaged in physical electronics research at Stanford University, Sperry Gyroscope Company, and...

 
John R. Woodyard papers, circa 1913-1977.

Included in: History of Science and Technology Collection.

 
John R. Young letters to his family, 1882-1885.

Letters written from Tombstone, Arizona, San Francisco, Unalaska and Yukon River area, Alaska; those from Alaska written when he went gold prospecting.

 
John Reardon letters : California, to wife Mary Reardon, ALS, 1852-1855.

Contains the letters of a gold miner in Rough & Ready (Nevada County), then Iowa Hill (Placer County) and Lost Camp (Placer County), California to his wife back East.

 
John Reed papers relating to his estate, 1850-1879.

Includes bonds for administrators and guardians signed by Benjamin Buckelew, Williams S. Clark, Timothy Murphy, et. al., accounts and receipts, and material reganrding litigation over Rancho Corte de Madera and guardian James McCormick.

 
John Robertson letters to his mother, Sarah B. Robertson : Green River : ALS, 1837 Aug. 3.

Written from the trapper's rendezvous; brief account of his experiences of the past year and plans for the next.

 
John Rollin Ridge papers, 1847-1867.

Include autobiographical note, untitled poem, poem "To a Mockingbird," and clipping re the Indian poet.

 
John Ross Browne documents microfilmed from various Bancroft Library collections.

Material from C-B 637, Elisha Oscar Crosby papers; C-B 466, George D. Roberts correspondence; C-B 678, J. Ross Browne letters.

 
John S. Eastwood papers, 1884-1969 (bulk 1895-1924).

The John S. Eastwood papers contain materials relating to Eastwood's career as a civil/hydraulic engineer, particularly in the field of dam design and construction. The collection consists of professional correspondence, agreements, proposals, reports, surveys, specifications, field notes, articles, writings, and...

 
John S. McLean papers, 1846-1864.

Mainly letters from John S. McLean to Griffen B. Halsted describing his life and travels in Florida in 1849; letter to him from his cousin, John T. McLean, Feb. 24-26, 1849, concerning his proposed journey to California. With these: certificate...

 
John S. Service sound recordings collection [sound recording]

Tapes 1-8: recording of East wind rising by Relman Morin; tapes 9-18: recording of Golden inches by Grace Service; tapes 19-27: recording of Goodbye to old Peking by John Seymour Letcher; tapes 28-31 recording of Not without the Americans (excerpts)...

 
John Samuel Fox histories of various historic spots in California, circa 1936.

Typescripts of short essays prepared in connection with the California Historical Landmarks Series of the Department of Natural Resources, Division of Parks and the Works Projects Administration's Federal Writers' Project of Northern California. Includes one report by Lois Ann Woodward.

 
John Samuel Watson papers, 1952-1962.

Correspondence and subject files concerning his interest and activity with agriculture and politics in California.

 
John Sanders London papers, 1938-1971.

Collection contains correspondence and biographical materials. Also includes subject files, mainly relating to promotion and tenure at the University of California, Berkeley, and some relating to the University's loyalty oath controversy.

 
John Seymour Somerset letters to the Mayor and Burgesses of Marlborough, 1671-1672.

Some are recommendations for schoolmasters for the local school.

 
John Steinbeck and Arthur Grove Day correspondence, 1929-1950.

Letters received by Day from Steinbeck: three typescript letters signed, John, three typescript letters signed with a typescript signature, John, and one handwritten letter signed, John.

 
John Steinbeck collection of letters and papers, 1935-1971.

Includes 2 letters from John Steinbeck to Anne Dare; 1 letter to Norma Beatly (Photocopy); 2 letters to Joseph Fontenrose; 1 letter to Robert S. Vance; an essay, Argument of Phalanx (photocopy); a document regarding transfer of literary rights from...

 
John Steinbeck letters and manuscripts, 1938-1963.

Letters to Mr. and Mrs. Ritchie Lovejoy; letter to Steinbeck from John Roy Carlson; manuscript of The Red Pony; scenario for the film, The Red Pony; galley proofs for The Wayward Bus.

 
John Steinbeck letters from various Bancroft Library collections, 1938-1963.

Argument of Phalanx; letters Feb. 23, 1938; Feb. 2, 1949; Aug. 26, 1958; Dec. 22, 1944; first theatrical production of Of Mice and Men (reprint).

 
John Swett & Son records, 1888-1919.

Contains correspondence, but chiefly consists of records concerning operations and finances of John Swett & Son, owners of Hill Girt Farm and Hill Girt Winery in Martinez, Calif. Of particular interest are the daybooks and ledger which record wine purchased...

 
John T. Apperson papers, 1865.

Letter from Ladd & Tilton to Apperson at Oregon City, and a copy of a contract with the Hinckley Company of San Francisco, 1865, for building a steamboat.

 
John T. Bell papers, 1864-1918.

Mainly the papers of John T. Bell, many relating to his Civil War experiences, including army reports and orders, signed by E. D. Townsend and others, and a diary, Nov. 1864 - May 1865, describing Sherman's march to Savannah; account...

 
John T. Knox papers, 1970-1980.

Legislative files concerning mostly local government and environmental issues, and subject file.

 
John T. Malone papers, 1875-1892.

Chiefly letters to Malone from friends, including Thomas B. Shapter and Nicholas Bowden.

 
John T. Porter accounts, 1891-1900.

Bills and receipts, mainly from business establishments in Santa Cruz, California.

 
John T. Rundle papers, 1849-1864.

Letters to his family prior to sailing and on voyage, New York to San Francisco, on bark, Belvedere, as member, Cayuga Joint Stock Company; letters to his family from California describing his experiences in the mines and stock raising. Also,...

 
John T. Scott papers, [ca. 1891-1940]

Correspondence, estimates, financial reports, a few records of Union Iron Works, clippings, blueprints of ships, etc. Mainly relate to his association with the Pacific Coast Shipbuilding Company.

 
John T. Wright papers, 1863-1877.

Mainly correspondence, including letter from A.D. McDonald.

 
John Thomas Doyle letterbooks, 1858-1906.

Letterpress copies of private and business letters of a California lawyer. Many relate to the Pious Fund litigation, the estate of Peter Donahue and other important cases in his extensive legal practice. Also includes references to his vineyards and winery.

 
John Thomas Gulick papers, 1841-1916.

Typescripts describing his childhood in Hawaii; voyage to Oregon and life there in 1848; gold mining in California; life in San Francisco; his interest in conchology and evolution; voyage of the schooner Carolina on missionary voyage to Micronesia; missionary work...

 
John Townsend papers, 1846-1849.

Includes his application for Mexican citizenship, 15 Jan. l846, with supporting testimony by Jose Abrego, William E. P. Hartnell, David Spence, and Manuel Castro, and signatures of Ambrosio Gomez, Manuel Diaz, and Nicanor del Castillo; letter of same date by...

 
John V. Tunney papers, circa 1960-1980.

Campaign and legislative materials, press-related materials, speeches and lectures, some correspondence, and subject and clipping files on various political issues relevant during Tunney's career from the late 1960s through the mid-1970s.

 
John Velton papers, 1972-1982.

Includes correspondence, memoranda, and personnel records regarding Mr. Velton's work with the Disabled Students Program, University of California, Berkeley and the California State Department of Rehabilitation.

 
John W. Gofman papers, [ca. 1930-1970].

Correspondence, research notes, manuscripts of writings and speeches primarily related to his extensive research on the hazards of radiation; Includes files of correspondence with various government agencies, as well as committee reports and typescripts of hearings related to radiation exposure...

 
John W. Harding papers, 1919-1975 (bulk 1930-1960).

Collection consists primarily of location files and well records for oil field development in California from the 1920s to the 1960s. Location files contain correspondence, maps, legal documents and notes; well records are standarized forms documenting exploration of particular sites....

 
John W. Reynolds letters to his family, 1875-1876.

Letters describe his experiences in California, including bee keeping near San Diego; impressions of San Francisco and Eureka.

 
John W. Troy papers, 1913-1918.

The papers include letters not only to Troy but to J.H. Guffey, A.L. Shoup, J.F.A. Strong, James Wickersham, and government officials in Washington, especially on political matters, the first World War, and Indian lands near Sitka; correspondents are James Hamilton...

 
John Walter Stetson papers, 1912.

Concerning the Roosevelt Progressive Republican League of California (of which he was president), the Progressive and Republican Parties and the election of 1912. Chiefly carbon copies of League organizational papers and letters sent or pertaining to the Afro-American Council, C.L....

 
John Ward Mailliard papers, circa 1928-1954.

Correspondence, invitations, subject files, and clippings; materials concerning J.W. Mailliard Jr., and memorial materials of J.W. Mailliard addressed to others. Also, some correspondence of Mrs. J.W. Mailliard (received after his death) and genealogical material concerning the Mailliard and Ward families.

 
John Wesley North letters, 1861-1865.

Letters to his wife and sister, written from Virginia City and Carson City, Nevada.

 
John W.H. Baker letters : Mokelumne Hill, Calif. to Julia Ann Baker, Meriden, N.H. : ALS, 1853-1855.

49 letters from John W.H. Baker to his wife and children date Aug. 17, 1853-Apr. 13, 1855 and comprise a complete set of letters by every steamer during his time in Calif. Baker describes his journey via Jamaica on the...

 
John William Livingston papers, 1845-1847.

Papers relating to the U.S. occupation of California, including letter by Livingston to R.F. Stockton, letters from William Speiden and James Biddle, documents relating to the U.S.S. Frigate Congress, copy of Stockton's Address to Californias, etc.

 
John Wilson property agreement : Santa Barbara, Calif., 1839 Oct. 16.

Contains a handwritten agreement (1 p.) concerning property owned by John Wilson and signed by Luis T. Burton [a renter?]. It is also countersigned by Juan Camarillo and has an added note in the margin signed by Antonio Rodriguez. Also...

 
John Woart scrapbook, [ca. 1852-1891]

Clippings; a few reflecting his service as U.S. Army Chaplin in New Mexico and California.

 
John Woodyard papers : additions, circa 1926-1972.

Included in: History of science and technology collection.

 
John Work journals, 1824-1834.

The journals are: (1) Journal ... From Fort George (Astoria) Northward [to explore the lower Fraser River, under James McMillan, November 18-December 30, 1824] (2) Journal of a Trip from F. Vancouver to the Interior in the year 1826 [to...

 
Johns, William F. Photographs from the William F. Johns mining records [graphic]

Stereographs show the Sierra Buttes mine, and the Plumas Eureka mine. Other photoprints show Plumas Eureka miners and related subjects; the original Amador mine; etc.

 
Johnson, C. W. J. (Charles Wallace Jacob) Miscellaneous photographs of Monterey, Calif. [graphic]

Photographs from various sources depicting: Seventeen Mile Drive (at Cypress Point), Hotel del Monte, and the Spanish mission of Monterey ("Royal chapel" of the Presidio)

 
Johnson, C. W. J. (Charles Wallace Jacob) Photographs of the opening of the graves of Franciscan friars at Mission Carmel [graphic] /

Mission Carmel (July 3, 1882) on the occassion of the opening of the graves and the identification of the remains of the Franciscan Friars: Juan Crespi, Julian Lopes, Firemen Francisco Lascuen, and Junipero Serra. Primarily group photos of St. Patrick's...

 
Johnson family papers, 1864-1986.

Correspondence, reports, calendar, subject file, notes, maps, address books, receipts, diaries and daybooks concerning the Johnson family.

 
Johnson family. Photographs from the Johnson family papers [graphic] : including Benedict and Dobie family portraits.

Collection of photoprints; cased photographs (ambrotypes, tintypes); cartes de visite; card photographs albums; and negatives relating to Johnson, Benedict and Dobie families. Primarily portraits and family photos, including several views of youth camps in Iowa (1920s) and portraits of David...

 
Johnson, Hiram Andre. Correspondence concerning the Emma Silver Mining Company Limited : London, England, 1871-1873.

Letters to Thomas L. Carpenter, Andrew Gross, and others; with a letter from Henry M. Teller, president of the Colorado Central Railroad, 1872, together with circulars. A satirical broadside and other printed items reflect the debacle in which the Emma...

 
Johnson, Walter Samuel Photographs from the Walter S. Johnson papers [graphic].

Includes formal portrait photographs and snapshots of Walter S. Johnson; his family, friends and other associates; and events pertaining to his business and philanthropic pursuits. Also includes photograph albums pertaining to Johnson's early career as a lawyer and partner in...

 
Jon Brenneis photograph archive [graphic].

The Jon Brenneis archive consists of approximately 124,000 photographs spanning his forty-year career as a professional photographer. Based in Berkeley, Calif., Brenneis's worked encompassed the San Francisco Bay Area and ranged across the United States and sometimes internationally. He photographed...

 
Jon Else papers, 1972-2002.

Consists primarily of material relating to Else's career in documentary filmmaking and cinematography. Of note in this collection are annotated scripts and transcripts from many of his films including Palace of Delights, Eyes on the Prize I and II, Yosemite:...

 
Jon Lee manuscripts and diary, circa 1935-1945.

Contains the typescripts of short stories many of which appeared in the WPA and Sutro Library sponsored publication "Golden Mountain: Chinese Tales Told in California." The stories were gathered by Jon Lee in San Francisco's Chinatown in Chinese and translated...

 
Jonas family papers, 1880-2001.

The collection consists of papers, audiotapes, photographs and books belonging to Irving and Stefani Jonas and to Stefani's mother, Antonie. Papers include biographical information, correspondence and family documents. The bulk of the collection documents the Jonas family's emigration from Nazi...

 
Jonathan Drake Stevenson papers, 1846-1893.

Part I. Letters, case files, and other papers relating mainly to activities in San Francisco from about 1849 as an attorney and claim agent.

 
Jonathan Frost Locke papers, 1825-1856.

Contents: diary, 1849, of voyage from Boston to San Francisco, with accounts at end for 1856; letters (some written on illustrated lettersheets), including a few from his son George A. Locke who accompanied him, describing voyage, mining in Calaveras Co.,...

 
Jonathan Hunt papers as tax collector : San Francisco, 1858-1859.

Certificate of sale of property to Samuel R. Mills, San Francisco; and papers in two cases in the District Court: H. Hoag vs. Jonathan Hunt, tax collector for the City and County of San Francisco; and James Ross vs. Jonathan...

 
Jonathan R. Talcott scrapbook, 1898-1919.

Newspaper clippings and related material, mainly concerning his career as Alameda County supervisor from 1898, containing information on election campaigns, controversy on use of funds for road work, incorporation of Fruitvale, proposed new roads, county taxes, sale of his property,...

 
Jonathan Rensselaer Scott letters to members of his family written while attending the University of California : Oakland, Calif., 1871 Mar. 28-Dec. 16.

Letters describe Rensselaer's life at the "State University"; letter, Dec. 16, relates experiences at the inauguration of Governor Booth, Dec. 8, 1871.

 
 
Jones P. Veazie letters : Bangor, Me., 1849, 1851.

Two handwritten letters addressed to Jones P. Veazie in Bangor, Maine, from persons traveling aboard ships in the Pacific containing details of their trips, conditions on ship, and observations of ship traffic and the market for commodities in California. One...

 
Jorge Cerdan correspondence, 1940-1944.

Letters from Adolfo Ruiz Cortines, Manuel Avila Camacho and his brother Maximino, touching upon educational needs and funds for roads in the state, on illiteracy and on effects of World War II on Mexico. Some with notes of Cerdan's replies.

 
Jorge Cerdan papers, 1944 Sept.-Oct.

Correspondence and memoranda of the governor of Veracruz and related clippings re efforts to obtain aid for victims of a cyclone and floods in the area, Sept. l944.

 
Jorge Vera Estanol papers, 1912-1914.

Mainly correspondence relating to his political party, El Partido Liberal Evolucionista, to political events in Mexico, and to the assassination of Francisco I. Madero and J. M. Pino Suarez. Include letters from Miguel Salvador Macedo, Francisco I. Madero, Isidro Mendicuti...

 
Jorgensen family papers : additions, circa 1924-1925.

Mainly letters of Florence Orr Jorgensen to her mother, 1924-1925, describing her travels in Europe.

 
Jorgensen family papers, 1923-1954.

Include three European travel diaries, 1924-1925, kept by California artist Virgil W. Jorgensen, with mention of his Italian relatives, members of the Ghirardelli family; 1954 European travel diary of his wife, Florence Orr Jorgensen; and letters to her from her...

 
Jorgensen family photographs [graphic]

Contains family photographs, including portraits, vacation snapshots, photos of pets, etc., from California (Laurel Brook, Yosemite, Sonoma Co.,) and other U.S. locations. Virgil William Jorgensen (California artist), Florence Orr Jorgensen and James Wallace Orr appear in several photos. Some family...

 
Jorgensen memorial collection, 1874-1973.

Correspondence (personal and financial), legal materials, clippings, gift cards, scrapbook, and invitations concerning the life and activities of the Jorgensen family of which Angela Ghirardelli Jorgensen was a member. Also includes litigation materials concerning Norman Littell.

 
The Jorgensen memorial collection, [graphic].

Pictorial material relating to the life of California artist Chris Jorgensen and to the family of Katherine Littell. Includes family phtographs, travel snapshots, postcards, etc.

 
Jose Amesti papers, 1807-1855.

Miscellaneous documents relating mainly to Jose Amesti, including a copy of his baptismal record; his request for a permit to leave Lima on the Margarita for Panama, 1809; certificate by Cesareo Lataillade, 1847, re Amesti's nationality; Mexican passport, 1848, signed...

 
Jose Antonio Ezequiel Carrillo papers, 1833.

Papers as alcalde of Los Angeles, relating to marriage permits for Julian Vargas and Salvador Armijo.

 
Jose Carrillo de Albornoz letters : Porto Longone, Elba, 1715-1716.

Copies of letters (v.1: cartas despachadas a la corte; v.2: cartas escritas a particulares) written while Spanish governor on the island of Elba, containing reports on his activities there, remarks on the garrison at Porto Longone, comments on expenditures, commerce...

 
Jose de Iturrigaray documents : Mexico : ms.S, 1804-1808.

Documents signed as Viceroy of Mexico: one concerning the ownership of Rancho Bejarano near Horcasitas (1804); and a letter of Juan Francisco Dominguez requesting a copy of laws regulating the sale of liquor on feast days, with draft of Dominquez's...

 
Jose de Jesus Pico papers, 1845-1846.

Documents as Juez de Paz of San Luis Obispo. Include letter from Jose M. Bonilla; proclamation concerning unregistered cattle brands and irrigation water; and land grant to Victor Linares.

 
Jose de los Santos Berreyesa papers, 1854-1856.

Include letter from San Francisco lawyer, F.P. Tracy, relating to the confirmation of title to Mallacomes y Plano de Agua Caliente; copy of decree of confirmation for the property; and typed transcript of letter from Berreyesa to the editor of...

 
Jose Domingo Peralta papers, 1850-1859.

Contents: Letters and promissory note by Jose D. Peralta; letters from Victor Castro, Joaquin I. Castro and others.

 
Jose Fernandez Montesinos manuscripts, 1955 and undated.

Articles, holograph and typescript, by a professor of Spanish, University of California, Berkeley, relating to Spanish literature, and including information on Luis Coloma, Jorge de Montemayor, Miguel de Unamuno, and Francisco G. de Quevedo.

 
Jose Figueroa papers, 1833-1835.

Contents: Letters and documents by Figueroa as Governor of Alta California; diary of expedition from Monterey to Fort Ross and vicinity, Aug. 9 - Sept. 12, 1834; and letter from J.B. de Jesus Perez concerning abuses of Indians in Santa...

 
Jose Francisco Figueroa correspondence : mss., 1834-1841.

Correspondence as an official of Queretaro, Mexico.

 
Jose Guadalupe Montenegro correspondence, 1841-1877.

Relate to politics in Mexico. Some correspondence of Jesus Camarena also included.

 
Jose Ines Davila papers, 1914-1919.

Include letter from Davila to President Venustiano Carranza, Dec. ll, l9l4, requesting weapons and ammunition for use in fighting revolutionaries, and official typed transcripts made by the Secretaria de Guerra y Marina of documents relating to politics in Oaxaca, 19l9-19l9,...

 
Jose Joaquin de Arrillaga correspondence, 1794-1814.

Letters written as Governor of Alta California to Macario Castro, and letter from F.M. Calleja, Viceroy of Mexico, concerning Russian deserters and illicit Russian trading in California. In Spanish.

 
Jose Maria de Echeandia papers, 1826-1838.

Mainly correspondence and papers as governor of Alta California. Letters from Ignacio Martinez, Tiburcio Vasquez, and others included.

 
Jose Maria Flores papers, 1845-1857.

Letter to Manuel Castanares, 1845, describes conditions in California pertaining to the revolt of the Californians. Also certificate concerning appointment of Francisco Figueroa.

 
Jose Mariano Bonilla papers, 1846-1852, 1865.

Mainly public notices as alcalde and juez de paz of San Luis Obispo. Letter from Walter Colton included.

 
Jose Raymundo Carrillo papers, 1801-1802.

Papers as military commandant at Monterey. Include regulations concerning army personnel entering pueblos of San Jose and Branciforte, and appointment of Manuel Pacheco, Rafael de Villavicencio, Ramon Borjorques and Antonio Buelna as corporals of the Guard at San Jose.

 
Jose Romero papers, 1824 (bulk).

Report, 16 January 1824, to Antonio Narbona from Palm Springs, on his activities in Alta California, and on the expedition undertaken with Jose Maria Estudillo to locate a trail to the Colorado River, and on the conditions that forced them...

 
Jose Vicente de Gastaneta papers, 1811-1813.

Documents relating to Gastaneta's career, including expediente concerning trial to clear him of charges of collaboration with Hidalgo's insurgents, April 8-June, 1811, and army commission, January 6, 1813.

 
Jose Yrineo Magallanes family papers, 1728-1901.

Papers of Jose Yrineo Magallanes and his sons, Mariano, Francisco and Juan, relating to the sale, inheritance, or transfer of lands and estates mainly in Tlaltenango and Jerez, province of Zacatecas, Mexico.

 
Joseph and Eda M. Federlein papers, 1904-1936.

Consists of legal documents relating to the life and property San Francisco residents Joseph and Eda M. Federlein, including deeds to property in the Reis Tract, and Brooklyn Township [i.e. Oakland], California Other documents include a workmen's compensation claim and...

 
Joseph Armstrong Baird collection of architectural negatives [graphic]

Includes a wide survey of Spanish, Portuguese and pre-Conquest era in Mexican architecture, as well as some coverage of major 19th and 20th century work (especially Art Nouveau). The emphasis is on religious architecture (exteriors and interiors), however, examples of...

 
Joseph Armstrong Baird papers, 1969-1987.

The California Palace of the Legion of Honor: A short history and guide to the collections (1969) -- California Dept. Parks & Recreation - Museum Collections Oil Painting Inventory, by artist (1987).

 
Joseph Chester Snow papers, 1849-1853.

Diary (Nov. 8, 1849-Jan. 27, 1851?) of voyage from Boston to San Francisco and experiences in the Southern mines; list of passengers and crew of the Euphrasia, Captain Charles Buntin, master; certificate of membership, Sons of Temperance, Sonora, Calif.

 
Joseph Clarence Tucker papers, 1856.

Includes letter 20 May, l856, written to his brother from Tegucigalpa, Honduras, describing traveling in Nicaragua in the wake of Walker's expedition, and his interest in Honduras, especially in its silver. Also included are portions of the manuscript of his...

 
Joseph Conrad on alteration of his work : mss., 1910.

Conrad, Joseph (1857-1924) [copy of three paragraphs to W.C. Beaumont, Nov. 17, 1910] (2 l. ; 26 cm.).

 
Joseph D. Redding family photographs [graphic]

Primarily portraits of Myra and Josephine Redding. Also includes views of "the Atonement of Pan: A Music Drama" performance at Bohemian Grove, and a few other items.

 
Joseph Foppiano papers, 1888-1920.

Personal papers; papers relating to the administration of his wife's estate; two mining leases 1918 and 1920, in the Robinson Mining District White Pine County, Nevada; smelting contract, 1919.

 
Joseph G. Hamilton notebooks, 1936-1941.

Containing Hamilton's notes on medical experiments using radioactive substances produced by University of California cyclotrons.

 
Joseph Gensoul collection of lantern slides of California, Mexico, Alaska, and Indians of the Southwest [graphic].

Views include scenes of Alaska, steamships, San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906, Chinese, Yosemite, Mexico, Indians of the Southwest, mountains, hunting, logging, etc. Among the photographers featured in the collection are Arnold Genthe, Charles Weidner, Oscar Maurer, and A.G....

 
Joseph Hauck papers relating to Ty Cobb, 1914-1965 (bulk 1939-1961).

Consists of correspondence between Joseph Hauck and Ty Cobb, Cobb's family and business dealings made on Cobb's behalf. Also includes clippings about Cobb and a signed photograph of Cobb to Hauck.

 
Joseph Henry Jackson papers : additions, 1937-1955.

Subject file, works submitted or published, and correspondence.

 
Joseph Hooker Burke letters to Sir William Jackson Hooker, 1843-1847.

Concerning botanical explorations in Canada, the old Oregon country, Utah, Montana, and Nevada, in 1843-1846; also five letters from Alexander Gordon to Hooker mainly concerning his collecting activities with Sir William Drummond Stewart's excursion to the Rocky Mountains in 1843.

 
Joseph Isaac shipping receipt book : San Francisco, Calif. 1859-1860.

Bound book containing pages of printed shipping receipt forms for goods received for delivery aboard ships to other persons, ships, and places throughout California. Each page contains an original and duplicate receipt. Both sides were filled in and the original...

 
Joseph J. Hill typescript for Ewing Young in the fur trade of the far Southwest and other papers, circa 1923.

Typescript drafts of chapters, bibliography and miscellaneous material; published with title: Ewing Young in the fur trade of the far Southwest, 1822-1834. With this: Letters from Margaret Mary McBride and transcripts of various documents relating to Catholic missions in the...

 
Joseph J. O'Brien papers, 1911.

Relate mainly to efforts to secure San Francisco as the site for the exposition commemorating the completion of the Panama Canal, and the role California played in its development.

 
Joseph John Hill papers, [ca. 1918-1962]

Include unpublished biography of Joseph R. Walker and unpublished history of American fur trade of the Southwest, with related correspondence, separately published excerpts, transcripts of published and unpublished source materials, etc.; also notes on California mining towns.

 
Joseph Johnson papers, 1949-1959.

Collection of material relating to early telephone lines in the mining country of California. Include chronological record of early telephone lines in Northern California and Nevada; map showing lines; copies of newspaper articles; and clippings.

 
Joseph K. Hutchinson diaries, 1905-1914.

1905 volumes contain account of travels in South America, around the Horn, to San Francisco. Remaining diaries describe his life in San Francisco.

 
Joseph Kirby Corson memoirs, [ca. 1909]

Experiences as an army surgeon at Forts Fred Steele and Bridger, 1869-1873. An appendix contains incomplete reminiscences by Miss Fanny Tomlinson, W.A. Carter family governess, of a trip across the Plains in 1864, with a note by Dr. Edward F....

 
Joseph Kittredge papers, 1930-1955.

The papers include correspondence and reports.

 
Joseph L. Field letters : ALS, 1851-1852.

Contains 3 letters from a Calif. gold miner to his sister Augusta Davis in Maine describing life in and around the Calif. gold mines.

 
Joseph LeConte correspondence, 1858-1900.

Includes personal correspondence and correspondence with colleagues at other institutions.

 
Joseph LeConte Sierra Club papers, [ca. 1926].

Papers relating to Joseph LeConte's involvement in the Sierra Club.

 
Joseph Libby Folsom papers, 1846-1855.

Letters and accounts relating to duties as quartermaster and customs collector in San Francisco and to business affairs. Report of discovery of gold in California. A few papers concerning property in San Francisco. Some data pertaining to the Folsom estate.

 
Joseph M. Backus papers relating to Gelett Burgess, 1953-1982.

Collection consists of materials accumulated during Backus's research on Burgess for his doctoral dissertation. It includes copies of his letters soliciting information about Burgess; copies of reports on interviews with people in San Francisco, Carmel, Big Sur, etc., who were...

 
Joseph M. Nougues family papers, 1851-1926.

Contains correspondence, legal documents and clippings, concerning land and construction throughout the state of California. Also includes clippings from election fraud cases in 1894.

 
Joseph Musto & Sons cashbook : ms., 1899 July-1909 Feb.

Accounts of owners of a steam-powered marble sawmill on Battery St.

 
Joseph N. Allen diaries : ms.S, 1850-1851 (bulk 1870)

Contents: v. 1 - record, Dec. 26, 1850-Feb. 22, 1851, of voyage to Nicaragua and return to New York on steamer, Prometheus (part of the time in company with Cornelius Vanderbilt). v. 2 - record of trip to California (May-Nov.,...

 
Joseph N. LeConte photograph collection.

The collection consists primarily of photographs taken in the Sierra Nevada, but also includes LeConte family photographs and photographs taken at various spots in California.

 
Joseph N. Scott statement : Granada, Nicaragua : DS, 1855 Oct. 23.

As agent of the Accessory Transit Company, protesting William Walker's seizure of a box of gold from the steamer San Carlos. Signed before the American minister to Nicaragua, John H. Wheeler, and confirmed by William Walker; with additional note by...

 
Joseph Phelps Vineyards : oral history transcript : classic wines and Rhone varietals / 1996.

Joseph Phelps discusses growing up in Missouri and Colorado; the Hensel Phelps Construction Company; the Joseph Phelps Vineyards; winemaking philosophy, management, techniques and distribution; and other activities.

 
Joseph Pownall family papers, 1857-1905 (bulk 1876-1895).

Contains correspondence, receipts and biographical information. Correspondence is primarily between Joseph Pownall and his wife Mary C. Pownall with their children Joseph B. Pownall (Benny) and Lucy Pownall Senger (Daisy). Correspondence also includes letters from Leonidas B. Benchley, John Bensley...

 
Joseph R. Knowland and William F. Knowland correspondence : and other material, circa 1913-1990 (bulk 1913-1960).

Contains several hundred typewritten and handwritten letters on business letterhead stationery from a wide array of organizations and persons located in California and the United States. Many are from newspapers, magazines, and newspapermen. The letterheads themselves form a significant aspect...

 
Joseph R. Vincent letters : Westerly, R.I., to Benjamin Vincent, Villanovia, Chautauqua County, N.Y. : ALS, 1850-1851.

Contains 2 letters to his brother about his son's departure and experiences mining gold in California, other family member news and life in Westerly, R.I. Also includes genealogical information.

 
Joseph S. Pike letters : Columbia and Albany Flat, Calif., to his father : ALS, 1854 Sep.-1856 Mar.

Four letters from Joseph S. Pike in Columbia and Albany Flat, Calif. are to his father Joseph F. Pike, apparently in West Chelmsford, Mass. The letters mention health, weather, and lack of fortune. In one Pike mentions that he is...

 
Joseph S. Thompson papers, [ca. 1920-1970]

Relate mainly to theatrical productions in the Bohemian Grove, and include publications and photographs.

 
Joseph S. Thompson photograph collection [graphic]

Photos of Bohemian Grove, Bohemian Club banquets, and various Grove plays, taken by Gabriel Moulin, especially the 24th, Wings, by Joseph S. Thompson, produced in 1925. Some photos of Thompson and his staff at Pacific Electric Manufacturing Corporation, of which...

 
Joseph Simon dictation and biographical materials, 1888-1889.

Emigration to California, 1853; removal to Oregon, 1857; mercantile experiences; law practice; and political career, especially as U.S. Senator from Oregon, Portland city councilman, and State senator.

 
Joseph Smith collection of papers, 1830-1840s.

Chiefly photocopy of letters and documents in various repositories.

 
Joseph Stevens papers, 1894-1910.

Contains account and invoice books and receipts for a general store.

 
Joseph Stewart letterbook : ms., 1846 Aug. 13-1847 Dec. 31.

Copies of letters as Lieutenant, 3d Regiment of Artillery, U.S. Army and assistant commissary of subsistance at Sinaloa, Ceralvo and Monterrey.

 
Joseph T. Goodman papers, [ca. 1891-1917]

Includes letters from Sam Davis, discussing financial matters and his campaign for Nevada state controller in 1910, from Miriam Michelson, some of which refer to her writing efforts, and from Gustav Eisen; legal and financial papers; fragmentary MSS for some...

 
Joseph W. Rupley papers.

Concern his interest and activity with the U.S. Bureau of the Budget and the Pacific Coast Board of Intergovernmental Relations.

 
Joseph Wakeman Mather letterbooks and account books, 1865-1900.

Personal and business correspondence, accounts, and day books. Included are records of the South Eureka Mining Company, of which Mather was president.

 
Joseph Wakeman Mather papers, 1885-1889.

Include letters from Mr. and Mrs. Francis Marion Smith, relating primarily to the shipment and sales of borax to concerns in the East, and to the marketing of California prunes and bricks; articles of agreement with Israel Lawton, l885-l886, re...

 
Joseph Warren Matthews diaries, 1869 July 12 - 1900 Oct. 20.

Diaries kept by a farmer in San Benito County, California, presenting a detailed picture of rural life for the period. Comments on weather; farming operations; happenings in the community; economic conditions; social life; trips the family took in their wagon...

 
Joseph Warren Matthews papers, 1865-1900.

Contains letters, 1865-1897, to Joseph Warren Matthews and his father, John Hamilton Matthews, from members of the Matthews family and others, relaying news and family business. Also includes letters written by Joseph Warren Matthews to family, mainly describing his trip...

 
Joseph Warren Wood diary [microform], 1849-

Vol. 1-4 out of 6. Volume 1 begins Apr. 9, 1849.

 
Joseph Webb Winans : memorials, [1887]

Obituary and resolutions passed by the Society of California Pioneers and by the University of California Pioneers and by the University of California College of Dentistry.

 
Joseph Webb Winans papers, [ca. 1853-1887]

college class notes; drafts and clippings of speeches (some re Chinese immigration and the University of California), poems and editorials by him; and an agreement with David N. Hawley over disputed claim for a portion of Seal Rock Rancho in...

 
Joseph Willicombe collection of William Randolph Hearst papers, circa 1900-circa 1945.

Contains papers of William Randolph Hearst collected by his personal assistant Joseph Willicombe including editorials on a variety of subjects with annotations made by Hearst, copies of outgoing correspondence, memoranda, schedules and notes on various topics written. The documents in...

 
Joseph X. Caldwell papers, 1852-1864.

Contains mining claims, a document outlining a partnership at a mining claim, accounting record of music students and clipping of 4th of July Celebration performance.

 
Josephine Dunne Richmond correspondence : San Francisco, Calif. with Christopher J. Wessel, Gentofte, Denmark, 1965.

Contains genealogical information on the Falkenberg, Murphy, and Dunne families. Includes a copy of the 1875 map of the Murphy-Dunne ranches in San Martin, Morgan Hill, and Gilroy, California.

 
Josephine Wompner Clifford McCrackin papers.

Includes: two letters, 1913, addressed to Juanita Goldmann; clippings; issues of magazine articles containing articles written by her, etc.

 
Joshua Abrams Norton papers, [ca. 1848-1880]

Include letters to John McHenry, Ogden Hoffman and Minnie Wakeman (later Mrs. W.B. Curtis); deeds for property in San Francisco signed by John C. Hays, William R. Gorham and James Van Ness; clippings concerning the Wakeman family; Imperial scrip, 1870-1880;...

 
Joshua Hendy Iron Works engineering drawings [graphic] : mining operation Dayton, Nevada.

Contains drawings for mining equipment used in the gold rush town of Dayton, Nevada.

 
Joshua Spriggs letters : [Wis.], to Eddie Leroy Tye, Santa Maria, Calif. : ALS, 1891-1892.

Contains 30 letters written by Joshua Spriggs to his 2-year-old grandson Eddie Leroy Tye about his time in Calif. and Or. The letters describe his account by sea through Panama to San Francisco, the harbor and city of San Francisco...

 
Joshua Walmsley letters, 1837-1868.

Include letters from Sir William Reynell, 3rd baronet Anson; Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, and Sir William Milbourne James.

 
Josiah C. Harlow scrapbook, 1864-1906.

Clippings from Virginia City and other newspapers, 1879-1880, when Harlow was a printer with the Territorial Enterprise, and an Assemblyman from Storey County. Also letters from Wells Drury, 1879, and from W.H. Pratt, 1885.

 
Josiah T. McLellan letters : ALS, 1851-1857.

5 letters written by McLellan from California to his family in Maine. Also includes a signed document assigning power of attorney for McLellan to his brother, Hugh D. McLellan. Also includes a letter written to Col. Hugh D. McLellan from...

 
Jotham Newton papers, [ca. 1846-1859].

V.1 contains his account of a whaling voyage from New Bedford, Mass., around the Horn to the Sandwich Islands and return (Aug. 1846-May 1849) autobiographical notes; reflections on his whaling experiences; moral precepts; Illinois diary (May 3, 1852-Mar. 23, 1853)...

 
Journal : mostly aboard "Tahamaroo," bound for San Francisco and the gold fields : holograph, 1849 January 27-March 1850.

Pt. 1 (boxed leaves) contains the original manuscript journal of a voyage around the Horn to California, with some pencil sketches. Pt.2 (folder) contains partial transcript of journal entries.

 
Journal and gambling house records for fan-tan games, circa 1880.

Part of a collection of Chinese business records from Nevada County, Calif.

 
Journal and letters recording journey from California to Maine : ms.S, 1868 Aug. - Sept.

Description of voyage from San Francisco to Panama on steamship, Colorado, crossing the Isthmus and voyage to New York on steamship, Arizona.

 
A journal kept ... while crossing the plains in 1850 : typescript.

Record of journey from Iowa (Apr. 10-Aug. 5, 1850) with additional note (Feb. 2, 1851) concerning Placerville, Sacramento and the mines.

 
Journal of a California expedition starting February 1849 : typescript, 1849 Feb. 28 - 1850 Jan. 27.

Account of voyage on the bark Belvedere from New York City via Cape Horn, stopping over in Callao; description of San Francisco; experiences mining gold around Agua Fino; and return to San Francisco.

 
Journal of a journey across the Plains in 1859 : ms., 1859 May 14-Sept. 30.

Description of overland journey from Iowa to California via the Lander Cutoff, the Humboldt River and the Honey Lake route. Typed transcript included.

 
Journal of a voyage on discovery in the Pacific and Beerings (sic) Straits on board H.M.S. Blossom ... : ms.S, 1825-1828 /

Journal, commencing, Jan., 1825, with commissioning of the Blossom, and ending, July 20, 1828, at Rio de Janeiro, of the voyage under Capt. F.W. Beechey.

 
Journal of a Whaling Voyage from Stonington [Connecticut] around the World by Way of the Cape of Good Hope on to the Northwest Coast of America ... on board the Ship, Charles Phelps, Gilbert Pendelton, Jr. Commanding ... : ms.S, 1844-1847.

Record of a voyage (June 25, 1844-February 15, 1846) on the Charles Phelps; sojourn at Lahaina; and transfer, August 16, 1846, to the ship, Drome, Captain Steel. The journal ends March 7, 1847, when near home. The Charles Phelps sought...

 
Journal of an Orrigon [sic] trip and related material : ms., 1846-1847.

Diary, Apr. 27-Sept. 26, 1846, of overland journey from Andrew Co., Missouri, to California. Records births and deaths (including those of his father and sister-in-law) en route and arduous crossing of the Sierra Nevada. Mentions other emigrant parties. Part of...

 
Journal of expedition against the Clallam Indians : typescript, 1828 June-July.

Typescript transcription of journal titled "Notes connected with Clallum Expedition fitted out under the command of Alex. R. McLeod, Esq., Chief Trader at Fort Vancouver on the 17th of June, 1828, by Frank Ermatinger, Clerk." The expedition was to avenge...

 
A journal of scenes and incidents on a journey from Missouri to California in 1848 : holograph : and typed transcript, 1989, 1848-1989.

Related materials, received by The Bancroft Library in 1965, are shelved as BANC MSS C-F 226.

 
Journal of the U.S. Russo-American telegraph expedition : ms., 1865-1867.

Copies of correspondence and reports while in command of the Western Union Telegraph Company's expedition for the Russian Extension. Reports chiefly from various members of the expedition.

 
Journal of voyage of brig Wellingsley from Boston to San Francisco : ms., 1849 Sept. 3-1850 May.

Daily accounts of a voyage from Boston, Mass., to San Francisco, Calif., via Cape Horn, by an unnamed narrator aboard the brig Wellingsley. Written as letters to his wife, Gussy, these entries describe the weather, sailing conditions, various locations, and...

 
Journal on board the ship Hopewell on her passage from Warren, R.I., to San Francisco ... : ms.S, 1849.

Daily record, Mar. 22-Aug. 11, 1849 (first entry off the coast of Brazil) of voyage as a member of the Providence Mining Company. Earlier accounts, poems, etc., included. Newspaper clippings pasted on some pages.

 
A journalist from India, at home in the world : oral history transcript / 1983.

Regarding family life and schooling in India, education at the University of California, career as a journalist and science writer, influences and beliefs.

 
A journalist's perspective : government and politics in California and the Bay Area : oral history transcript / nd related material, 1979-1981.

Concerns Mary Ellen Leary's work as reporter and editor on the San Francisco News, with comments on politics, legislative leaders, governors, lobbyists, etc., changes in San Francisco and issues such as city planning, housing, regional planning, rapid transit, etc.; civic...

 
Journals, 1838-39, (bulk 1841-1842)

Kept while naturalist and artist on Charles Wilkes' U.S. exploring expedition to the South Seas. Occasional drawings included. Journals 1 and 2 cover voyage from Norfolk, Va. to the South Pacific. Journal, Sept. 22, 1841-Feb. 19, 1842 (filmed out of...

 
Journals, 1851 Dec. 8-1856 Mar. 3.

Originals held in records of the General Land Office, National Archives (RG 49)

 
Journals of William Nelson Lovatt : and related material : ms., 1853-1890.

Journal, 1853-1868, gives an account of his service in the British Royal Artillery (1853-62) on tours of duty primarily in India and China, and continues with information on his life in China subsequent to leaving the army, working in British...

 
Journaux de guerre : mss., 1914-1925.

Diaries kept by a doctor in Switzerland during and after World War I, commenting on the effects of the war on his country, changing economic conditions, and the international political scene. With these: loose clippings removed from the journals.

 
Journey from Mitchell Co., Iowa to California by land : with transcript and related materials : mss., 1862-1874.

Record of her journey by wagon train, 1862 Apr. 27-Oct 8, to Stockton, Calif. by way of north bank of the Platte River, Fort Laramie, Sweetwater River, Lander Cut-off, Humboldt River, Carson Valley, Ebbetts Pass Road, and Murphy's. Besides a...

 
The joy of flying : Olympic gold, Air Force Colonel, and teacher : oral history transcript / 1993.

African American athlete, air pilot, and educator, Williams discusses his childhood in Oakland and education at UC, Berkeley; the 1936 Olympics in Berlin; his career in the U.S. Air Force; and teaching and coaching in Marin County, Calif.

 
J.P. Dunn correspondence, 1883-1890.

Contains business correspondence including issues of embezzlement by politicians, the Drainage Claims Act, railroad taxes, Chinese railroad workers, and requests for references concerning positions and parole.

 
J.R. Challacombe papers, circa 1947-2001.

Contains materials concerning Challacombe's research on 19th century logging of giant sequoias in California and his subsequent sequoia preservation efforts. Materials include correspondence, publications, articles, etc. Also includes some promotional materials and narration scripts for the documentary film, Conquest of...

 
J.R. Robertson papers, [ca. 1930-1969]

Personal and activist materials relating to his work in labor unions and a perjury trial. Includes correspondence, reports, memoes, speeches, publicity, clippings, and FBI/government compiled information.

 
J.R.K. Kantor papers, circa 1956-2012 (bulk 1983-2010).

Contains J.R.K. Kantor's personal papers, correspondence, graduate student notebooks and bluebooks, miscellany, etc. The bulk of the correspondence is with Robert D. Armstrong, Special Collections Librarian at the University of Nevada-Reno. Also includes one folder of correspondence with former chancellor...

 
J.S. Hay receipts, 1875-1880.

for water from J.S. Hay to the Idaho Hotel (Regan Bros. proprietors) May 1, 1875, printed by Kane & Cook, 412 Commercial Street, Silver City, Idaho.

 
Juan B. Cantua legal papers : Monterey, Calif.: ALS, TLS,mss., 1906-1908.

Collection of letters between Juan B. Cantua and his attorney Hamilton Gay Howard relate to Cantua's efforts to revive his grandfather Vincente Cantua's claim for reimbursement for property (horses, cattle, guns, and supplies) taken by the United States Army in...

 
Juan B. Lozano Berasueta papers, 1900-1918.

Letters and documents by Manuel Fernandez Leal, Adolfo Diaz Rugama and others relating to litigation over irrigation rights to water from Tepotzotlan River for his Hacienda de Xuchimanga in Mexico.

 
Juan Bandini documents microfilmed from the Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo papers.

Includes the following: C-B 1, nos. 175, 244; C-B 3, no. 274; C-B 4, no. 309; C-B 7, no. 341; C-B 9, no. 217; C-B 12, no. 264a; C-B 14, no. 49; C-B 29, nos. 108, 253, 378, 393, 436,...

 
Juan Bautista Alvarado papers, 1830-1853.

Mainly proclamations relating to procedures for claiming land, and documents issued as Governor of California, with a few letters to and from Alvarado. Mostly in Spanish.

 
Juan Bautista Nentvig letters, 1764-1767.

Letters from Nentuig to Father Provincial Francisco Zeballos, Salvador de la Gandara, or the Marques de Croix, from Opata, Ures and Guasavas.

 
Juan Bautista Rogers Cooper papers : additions, 1835-1873.

Includes an account book, certificate of election as alderman, and letters written to Juan Bautista Rogers Cooper dated 1855-1873. Also includes letters to Encarnacion (Vallejo) Cooper 1874-1886 and genealogical information about the Cooper and Vallejo families.

 
Juan Bautista Rogers Cooper papers, 1830-1854.

Part I: Naturalization papers; letter from Robert J. Elwell concerning the Joaquin Solis Revolt; documents relating to land claim for Bolsa del Potrero y Moro Cojo, Monterey County, and to boundaries of Rancho de Punta de Quintin, Marin County; agreements...

 
Juan Domingo de Bustamante papers as governor of New Mexico, 1727-1729.

Contains: 1. petition of citizens of Albuquerque regarding land concessions; 2. order from the Marques de Casafuerte, viceroy of Mexico, relating to activities of French in Cuartelejo and Chinali. 3. Auto and Junta de Guerra concerning report of Fray Jose...

 
Juan Fernandez de Cordoba letters : ms., Mexico, 1703-1706.

Letters to the Count of Sessa and the Count of Cabra, with a copy of the letter to Cordoba from the Viceroy of New Mexico.

 
Juan Ignacio Flores Mogollon papers as governor, 1713-1715.

Contains: 1. correspondence and documents relating to establishment of peace with Hopi Indians, with minutes of the Junta de Guerra and letters from Fray Francisco Irazzabal, Fray Antonio Uribarri and Fray Miguel Muniz. 2. order to destroy the underground ovens...

 
Juan Maria de Salvatierra letters : mss., 1693-1703.

Letters by the Jesuit missionary, written from Mexico and Baja California, relating mainly to his missionary efforts and to the founding of the Nuestra Senora de Loreto Concho Mission in Baja California.

 
Juan Miranda papers relating to his estate, 1850-1851.

Includes petitions from heirs regarding dividing the estate; statement from commissioners Timothy Murphy and James Miller appointed by the probate court regarding the feasibility of selling the property; accounts with signatures of William Carey Jones, James Black, Samuel C. Childs,...

 
Juan Revilla Gigedo papers : DS, LS, 1792-1793.

Incomplete file relating to evaluation of the estate of the Marques de Ayza, Mexico and Bolanos, 1792; and a letter to the magistrate of Mexico City regarding abuses in the taverns (pulquerias), Mexico, January 18, 1793, both signed by the...

 
Juan Ruiz de Apodaca papers : Mexico City, 1818-1820.

Official communications as viceroy of Mexico. Include letter to the bishop of Guadalajara concerning pensions for librarians, 1818; letter concerning funds allotted to certain deputies for a voyage to Spain, 1820; printed circular communicating a royal decree on the establishment...

 
Juanita Joaquina Miller papers, 1896-1963.

Papers document Juanita Miller's life as a poetess, songwriter, performer, and steward of her father's (Joaquin Miller's) legacy. Includes correspondence; papers regarding her dispute with Harr Wagner Publishing Co. over copyrights to her father's work; programs of her performances in...

 
Juanita Joaquina Miller photograph collection [graphic].

Collection includes portraits and publicity photographs of Juanita Joaquina Miller, scenes from San Francisco Bay Area theatrical productions, views taken in Oakland, Calif. (including Joaquin Miller Park and Woodminster Amphitheatre), snapshots and commercial photogaphs depicting various dinners and other social...

 
Judah L. Magnes Museum records, 1962-2006.

Much of this collection pertains to the Museum's founding and history and contains correspondence; minutes and by-laws of the Museum's Board of Trustees; photographs, blueprints, and floor plans; and information about the acquisition of its collections. The largest part of...

 
Judeans records and photographs, 1908-1949.

Collection consists of records, ephemera, and photographs of the Judeans dating from 1908 to 1949. Among the records are member rosters, articles of incorporation, and a few pieces of correspondence. Ephemera consists of a program for The Judeans First Grand...

 
Judith Heumann papers, 1947-2003.

Includes correspondence, commendations, newspaper and magazine clippings, awards, and photographs relating to Judith Heumann's early years.

 
Judith Kunofsky Sierra Club papers, 1975-1986.

Papers relating to Judith Kunofsky's involvement in the Sierra Club.

 
Judith Robinson papers, 1980-2011.

Includes materials collected in the course of researching several of her books, including The Hearsts: An American Dynasty and You're in Your Mother's Arms: The LIfe and Legacy of Congressman Phil Burton.

 
Judy Dater portrait photographs of disabled artists at work [graphic].

Portraits of artists with disabilities, taken at various California locations, including the Alan Short Center (Sacramento and Stockton), Institute of Art and Disabilities (Richmond), Napa State Hospital (Imola), Pattons State Hospital (Patton), Exceptional Children's Foundation (Los Angeles) and Creativity Explored...

 
Jules Laforgue and the ironic inheritance : typescript, 1949-1951.

Bound typescript (255 p.) of dissertation by Warren Ramsey on the life and works of the French poet, Jules Laforgue, which was the winner of the MLA-Oxford Award. This was returned by the award committee in order to make corrections...

 
Jules Simoneau letters : Monterey, Calif., to Charles Warren Stoddard : ALS, 1906.

Written late in life, feature reminiscences and discuss mutual friends.

 
Julia A. Moore papers : mss., 1877-1882.

Includes holograph letter (1882) from H.J. Carr to Alexander Hill concerning Moore's photograph; and a poem (1877).

 
Julia Bowman Robinson papers, 1946-1992 (bulk 1970-1985)

This collection contains professional correspondence, most notably with Soviet colleague, IUrii V. Matiiasevich, along with Robinson's articles and research materials concerning Hilbert's 10th problem.

 
Julia Gorman Porter papers, 1906-1987 (bulk 1928-1987).

Preferred citation: Julia Gorman Porter papers, BANC MSS 88/6 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

 
Julia Gorman Porter photograph collection [graphic].

Photographs show Julia Gorman Porter from childhood to retirement, some with family or friends. Others pictured: Charles B. Porter, John Gorman, Julia's mother, et al. Many vacation and leisure activities (ca. 1909-1920s) are shown, including boating, picnics, other outings in...

 
Julia Morgan architectural history project interviews : oral history transcript / and related material, 1974-1976.

V. 1: interviews with Walter Steilberg, Robert and Evelyn P. Ratcliff, Norman Jensen, Jack Wagstaff, Edward Hussey and George Hodges re the work of Steilberg and Morgan, with comments also on John G. Howard, University of California, William R. Hearst...

 
Julian de Arriaga correspondence : Manila, Ferrol (Coruna, Spain), and Cadiz, 1758-1770.

Letters and enclosures addressed to Arriaga, Spanish Minister of Marine Affairs and the Indies, concerning the repair of Philippine fortifications and munitions for various parts of the empire.

 
Julian Hawthorne papers, circa 1878-1939.

Contains correspondence regarding literary publications and business ventures, manuscripts (including short story, Cyriack Skene, published in Temple Bar, 77 (1886:May/Aug.), p. 58), typescripts, a prospectus promoting Hawthorne Silver and Iron Mines, Limited (the venture for which Hawthorne was convicted of...

 
Julian Hawthorne-Frederick Harkness auto tour of Southern California [graphic]

Collection includes photos of Hawthorne and Harkness meeting people, inspecting agriculture, in a white car in front of the Hotel Del Coronado, stuck in the mud, at various missions, etc.

 
Julian Michel correspondence and papers, 1969-1977.

Correspondence mainly concerns the development of the University of California's modern poetry collection in the Library at Berkeley. Also included are typescripts by poet Jean Osiris.

 
Julian P. Graham collection of photographic negatives [graphic].

Photographic negative archive of commercial photographer Julian P. Graham. The archive is rich in images of sporting and social life in the Monterey Peninsula vicinity, from the 1920s until 1942. Views include golf courses and golfers, tennis, polo, country club...

 
Julius Behrend family papers and photographs, 1884-2006.

The collection contains documents, scrapbooks, photographs, and photo albums relating to the family of Julius Behrend and his wife Carrie Reese Behrend. Documents consist primarily of a small number of vital records and narrative family histories written by Constance Mastores...

 
Julius Eckman letter, 1855.

Letter from Julius Eckman, Rabbi of San Francisco's Congregation Emanu-El, to Solomon Nunes Carvalho, who served as the official photographer of John C. Fremont's expedition (1853-1854). In the letter, Eckman discusses the situation and level of observance of Jews in...

 
Julius Palffy-Alpar motion picture collection [motion picture].

Three 16 mm. films titled "Fencing for the Blind"; two 8 mm. films labeled "Armed fights" and "Stage fights, unarmed fights."

 
Julius Palffy-Alpar papers, 1943-2001.

Contains scrapbook, correspondence, fencing documents, writings, and fencing equipment and other realia. The scrapbook covers his professional career as a fencing instructor for the U.S. Army in Europe, France, Toronto, Canada, San Francisco and as a professor at U.C. Berkeley....

 
Julius Schiving original travel sketches of scenes in Mexico [graphic].

Drawings depict various scenes in Mexico: men on horseback in the countryside; a man being dragged by a horse; a soldier; a gathering outside of a pulqueria; a group of soldiers, one playing a bugle which causes a horse to...

 
Jump, Edward. Letters to J.V. Hollinshead : San Francisco, 1865 July.

Letters concern lithographs Hollinshead ordered. Included also: receipt signed by Jump in payment for a sketch, June 22, 1865.

 
Junior engineer to president, director of Phelps Dodge, 1937 to 1983 : oral history transcript / 1996.

Warren Fenzi discusses his family history, Santa Barbara boyhood, education at California Institute of Technology; World War II and Korean War demand for copper; working for Phelps Dodge in Arizona, including being their representative to Southern Peru Copper Corp., and...

 
Junipero Serra letters and documents, 1749-1784.

Photocopies of letters, reports and diary. (Diary in portfolio).

 
Juno, Schooner, log : and related materials, [ca. 1806]

Includes report of Rezanov to Alexander I, June 17, 1806.

 
Juror's memoranda regarding the Commonwealth Club of California's "Annual literature medal awards to California authors," 1953-1957.

Rating sheets by Wheaton Hale Brewer evaluating works of fiction and non-fiction being considered for annual literary award by the Club.

 
Justice Court of Oakland, California documents and miscellaneous papers relating to civil and criminal cases, 1857-1890.

Documents and papers relating to civil and criminal court cases tried in the State of California County of Alameda Justice's Court in Oakland. Arranged by year. A list of the cases by year is included.

 
Justice Court of Santa Barbara docket, 1850-1855.

Dockets of Justices (for Township No. 2) Samuel Barney, A.V. Hinchman, John A. Vidal, C.R.V. Lee, R.G. Glenn and Antonio de la Palma y Mesa.

 
Justice docket Township 5, opened by S.M. Jamison, J.P. : ms.S, 1865 Sept. 11.

Record of cases tried at Yankee Jims and elsewhere in Placer Co., 1965-1874. Other judges presiding were W.C. Knight, Thomas Dodds, R.T. Kelly, John N. Findley, and James Harrison.

 
Justice Mildred L. Lillie : oral history transcript : an oral history interview / [1991]

Lillie discusses her childhood and education, work for the U.S. Attorney's Office, Los Angeles, tenure on various courts, and thoughts on women in the legal profession. Some discussion of the career of her husband Cameron Lillie is also included.

 
Justin Meyer and Silver Oak Cellars : oral history transcript : focus on Cabernet Sauvignon / 2000.

Growing up in Bakersfield, CA; Christian Brothers novice, St. Mary's College; Christian Bros. Winery 1964-1972: Brother Timothy, enology studies, UC Davis, vineyard management, negotiating with Cesar Chavez; evolution of wine consumption 1960s to 1990s; Silver Oak Cellars, 1972, in partnership...

 
J.W. Garthwaite collection of photographic prints and negatives [graphic].

Views of the High Sierras, Yosemite Valley, Pacific Coast, and Carmel, Calif.

 
J.W. Johnson papers, 1962-1966.

Correspondence with Ivan J. Donaldson, regarding Carleton E. Watkins photographs in Oregon, and copy of Johnson's paper, Carleton E. Watkins, Pioneer Pacific Coast Photographer.

 
J.W. Stewart and Co. account books, 1879-1882.

Accounts for a mill, mining timbers and lumber business located in Bodie, California.