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Eaton family papers, 1862-1906.
BANC MSS C-B 538 positive microfilm; BANC MSS C-B 538 original; BANC MSS C-B 538
Collection Overview

Title:

Eaton family papers, 1862-1906

Creator/Contributor:

Eaton family., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Eaton, Willard Gould, 1821-1865, Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Daniels, Vesta Marie Eaton Smith, d. 1926, Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Merrifield, Elton E.

Abstract:

Include 13 letters, May 25, 1862-Sept. 23, 1864, written by Col. Willard Gould Eaton, 13th Michigan infantry, from Tennessee, and a memorial brochure published for his regiment; 3 letters, May, 1906, from his daughter, Mrs. Vesta Daniels, to her daughter and grandson, Elton E. Merrifield, describing conditions as refugees from San Francisco; and genealogical information.

Date:

1862 (issued)

Subject:

Women -- California
Earthquakes -- California -- San Francisco
Fires -- California -- San Francisco
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906 -- Personal narratives
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories -- Michigan infantry -- 13th
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Note:

Also available on microfilm.
Pictures transferred to the Pictorial Collections of the Bancroft Library.

Type:

Family papers.
Genealogies.

Physical Description:

1 portfolio.
1 microfilm reel : negative (Rich. 808:3) and positive.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-B 538 positive microfilm
BANC MSS C-B 538 original
BANC MSS C-B 538

Origin:

California