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Edwin H. and Augusta Lowell Garthwaite papers, 1881-1937.
BANC MSS 2004/156 c Box 3; BANC MSS 2004/156 c Box 4; BANC MSS 2004/156 c Box 1; BANC MSS 2004/156 c Box 2; ...
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Title:

Edwin H. and Augusta Lowell Garthwaite papers, 1881-1937

Creator/Contributor:

Garthwaite, Edwin H., b. 1857, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Garthwaite, Augusta Lowell.

Creator/Contributor:

Buckley, Loel M.

Abstract:

Contains correspondence, family history documents and a manuscript about mining in Rhodesia. Most of the correspondence is between Edwin and Augusta in 1893 to 1894 when Edwin was in Mexico and his family was in Oakland. There is also correspondence with family and some correspondence regarding Edwin's career including a 1906 letter concerning the political and economic situation in Rhodesia. Family history documents include memoirs of Edwin and Augusta from the early 1930's, genealogical research done in the 1990's by granddaughter Loel M. Buckley and some ephemera. Also includes writings concerning the life and funeral of Cecil Rhodes.

Date:

1881 (issued)

Subject:

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Garthwaite, Edwin H -- b. 1857 -- Archives
Garthwaite, Augusta Lowell -- Archives
Garthwaite family
Rhodes, Cecil -- 1853-1902
Mining engineering -- Mexico
Mining engineering -- California
Mining engineering -- Rhodesia
Rhodesia -- Politics and government
Rhodesia -- Economic conditions
Mexico -- Description and travel
Rhodesia -- Description and travel

Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
RESTRICTED ORIGINALS IN BOXES 1-2 USE PHOTOCOPIES IN BOXES 3-4 : Use of original only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
Transcriptions available for some of the correspondence.
Collection processed at folder level in 2004.
Edwin H. and Augusta Lowell Garthwaite papers, BANC MSS 2004/156, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift; of donor Loel Buckley; in 2000 and 2006.
Edwin Hatfield Garthwaite, a mining engineer, was born in San Francisco, Calif. on Aug. 5, 1857. He attended the University of California, Berkeley for two years and finished his education in Freiberg, Germany in 1881. He worked in Mexico, Northern California and in 1895 went to work in Rhodesia for over ten years. Edwin Hatfield Garthwaite married Augusta Lowell on Aug. 30, 1890, in Oakland, Calif. They had four children, one dying as an infant while living in Mexico.
In English.

Physical Description:

print
4 boxes (1.4 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2004/156 c Box 3
BANC MSS 2004/156 c Box 4
BANC MSS 2004/156 c Box 1
BANC MSS 2004/156 c Box 2
BANC MSS 2004/156 c
BANC MSS 2004/156 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
RESTRICTED ORIGINALS IN BOXES 1-2 USE PHOTOCOPIES IN BOXES 3-4 : Use of original only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.