Beale, Edward Fitzgerald, 1822-1893

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Edward Fitzgerald Beale (1822-1893) was a naval officer in California during the Mexican War, Superintendent of Indian Affairs for California, organizer of the U.S. Camel Corps, and brigidier-general in the California state militia. Beale was also an explorer for wagon roads and railroads in the U.S. West, owner of Rancho El Tejón (Kern County, Calif.) and Decatur House (Washington, D.C.), and served as U.S. Ambassador to Austria-Hungary.

From the description of Collection related to Edward Fitzgerald Beale, 1940-1983. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122386430

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creatorOf Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878. Explorations in the Far West. American Museum of Natural History
referencedIn Jacob, Edgar. Letters to family, 1873-1883. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Baker, Robert Symington,. Papers of Robert Symington Baker, 1866-1890. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Beale, Edward Fitzgerald, 1822-1893. Collection related to Edward Fitzgerald Beale, 1940-1983. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Thompson, Ambrose W. Papers of Ambrose W. Thompson, 1847-1960 (bulk 1860-1882). Library of Congress
creatorOf Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. Collection of Benjamin Davis Wilson, 1836-1941 (bulk 1847-1894). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Beale, Edward Fitzgerald, 1822-1893. Beale family papers from the Decatur House, 1794-1957. Library of Congress
creatorOf Beale, Edward Fitzgerald, 1822-1893. Tejon Indian Reservation, report of Superintendent. The soldier's headstone at Fort Tejon. Kern County Library System
creatorOf Beale, Edward Fitzgerald, 1822-1893. Edward Fitzgerald Beale letter : ALS, Monterey, Upper California, to Truxton Beale, 1846 July 23. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn United States. War Dept. Letter : to Colonel of Ordnance Craig, 1858 Aug 11. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Loring family. The Loring family collection, 1804-ca. 1960 [manuscript]. Arizona State University Libraries
referencedIn Guthrie, James, 1792-1869. James Guthrie California Indians letter, 1853. California State Library
referencedIn Floyd, William J. William J. Floyd collection [microform], 1858-1859. Northern Arizona University, Cline Library
creatorOf Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. The Indians of Southern California : Los Angeles, Calif. : ms., 1852. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Beale Family Papers from the Decatur House, 1794-1957 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Benjamin Davis Wilson Collection, 1836-1941, 1847-1894 The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens Manuscripts Department
referencedIn Smith, Alexander W. Alexander W. Smith letter, 1857. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
creatorOf Beale, Edward Fitzgerald, 1822-1893. Edward Fitzgerald Beale diary and journal, 1853-1859. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Alexander W. Smith Letter 2005-027., 1857 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
creatorOf Beale, Edward Fitzgerald, 1822-1893. Statement from Gen. E.F. Beale for Mr. Hubert Howe Bancroft : typescript, [ca. 1888]. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Chester Rural Cemetery Association. Letter to Mrs. Truxton Beale : Chester, Pa. : LS, 1952 Jan. 19. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Heap, Gwinn Harris. Heap papers, 1853-1856. Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division
referencedIn Ambrose W. Thompson Papers, 1847-1960, (bulk 1860-1882) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf James, Charles, 1817-1901. Charles James papers : mss., 1863-1872. UC Berkeley Libraries
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associatedWith Baker, Robert Symington, person
associatedWith Bancroft, Hubert Howe, 1832-1918. person
associatedWith Beale family family
associatedWith Beale, Mary Edwards. person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
associatedWith Chester Rural Cemetery Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Cook, Laurence R., person
associatedWith Decatur House (Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Floyd, William J. person
associatedWith Guthrie, James, 1792-1869. person
associatedWith Heap, Gwinn Harris. person
associatedWith Jacob, Edgar. person
associatedWith James, Charles, 1817-1901. person
associatedWith Library of Congress. corporateBody
associatedWith Loring family. family
associatedWith Rolle, Andrew F., person
associatedWith Smith, Alexander W. person
associatedWith Smith, Alexander W. person
associatedWith Stockton, Robert Field, 1795-1866. person
associatedWith Thompson, Ambrose W. person
associatedWith United States. Army. Camel Corps corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Navy corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Navy. Pacific Squadron. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. War Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith Wilson, Benjamin Davis, 1811-1878. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Monterey (Calif.)
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
Southwest, New
Tejon Fort (Calif.)
Colorado
California
Rancho El Tejón (Calif.)
Fort Smith (Ark.)
California
West (U.S.)
Albuquerque (N.M.)
West (U.S.)
Southwest, New
California
Tejon Ranch (Kern County, Calif.)
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Roads
Explorers
Trails
Camels
Overland journeys to the Pacific
Transportation
Soldiers
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Birth 1822-02-04

Death 1893-04-22

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