Bard, Thomas Robert, 1841-1915

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Thomas Robert Bard (1841-1915), U.S. Senator from California from 1900 to 1905 and president of the Union Oil Company, was born in Pennsylvania where he studied law. He came to California in 1865 to take charge of the large land holdings of eastern owners in Ventura County and was instrumental in the subsequent development of land and petroleum in the area. Bard laid out the town of Hueneme, CA, and was involved in many Ventura County business ventures.

From the description of Papers of Thomas Robert Bard, 1890-1923. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 228721162

From the description of Papers of Thomas Robert Bard (Addenda), 1866-1915. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 228721163

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referencedIn Needham, James Carson, 1864-1942. James Carson Needham papers, 1893-1936. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Quimichis Colony. Papers of Thomas Robert Bard: Quimichis Colony, 1909-1958. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Rose, Alice M. Lincoln-Roosevelt Republican League collection, 1900-43. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Bard, Thomas Robert, 1841-1915. Letters and reminiscences on Ventura County, Calif., 1865-1942. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Bard, Thomas Robert, 1841-1915. Papers of Thomas Robert Bard (Addenda), 1866-1915. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Lukens, Theodore Parker, 1848-1918. Papers of Theodore Parker Lukens, 1848-1918. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Banning Company. Records of the Banning Company, 1859-1948. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Fairbanks mss., 1819-1939 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
creatorOf Bard, Thomas Robert, 1841-1915. Thomas Robert Bard collection, 1871-1880. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Osborne, Henry Zenas, 1848-1923. Papers of Henry Z. Osborne, 1878-1924. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Bard, Thomas Robert, 1841-1915. Papers of Thomas Robert Bard, 1890-1923. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Hutchinson, W. H. (William Henry), 1910-1990. William Henry Hutchinson research notes used in preparation of book on Thomas Robert Bard. University of California, Bancroft Library, ARL
creatorOf Sherman, Edwin Allen, 1829-1914. Edwin Allen Sherman papers, 1872-1971, (bulk 1896-1913). UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Davis, Horace, 1831-1916. Horace Davis papers, 1865-1915. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Alice M. Rose Lincoln-Roosevelt Republican League collection, 1900-1943 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Shorb, James De Barth. Papers of James De Barth Shorb, 1794-1957 (bulk) 1870-1910. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Fernald, Charles, 1830-1892. Papers of Charles Fernald, 1852-1904. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Bard, Thomas Robert, 1841-1915. Dictation from Thomas Robert Bard : ms., [undated]. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Rust, Horatio Nelson, 1828-1906. Papers of Horatio Nelson Rust, 1799-1906 (bulk 1870-1906). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Hutchinson, W. H. (William Henry), 1910-1990. W.H. Hutchinson research notes for Oil, Land, and Politics: the California career of Thomas Robert Bard, circa 1960-1965. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Stratton, Frederick Smith, 1859-1915. Frederick Smith Stratton papers, circa 1886-1917. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Bard, Thomas R. (Thomas Robert), 1841-1915. Reminiscences collected for the Ventura County Eisteddfod, 1927. University of California, Bancroft Library, ARL
creatorOf Temple Oil Company. Records of Temple Oil Company, 1873-1910. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Hutchinson, W. H. (William Henry), 1910-1990. Papers, 1895-1987. University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
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associatedWith Bancroft, Hubert Howe, 1832-1918. person
associatedWith Banning Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Bard, Beryl, person
associatedWith Bard, Thomas G., person
associatedWith Davis, Horace, 1831-1916. person
associatedWith Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918 person
associatedWith Fernald, Charles, 1830-1892. person
associatedWith Hicks, Carrie. person
associatedWith Hueneme Wharf Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Hueneme Wharf Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Hutchinson, W. H. (William Henry), 1910-1990. person
associatedWith Lukens, Theodore Parker, 1848-1918. person
associatedWith Needham, James Carson, 1864-1942. person
associatedWith Osborne, Henry Zenas, 1848-1923 person
associatedWith Peckham, S.F., person
associatedWith Quimichis Colony. corporateBody
associatedWith Republican League of California. corporateBody
associatedWith Rose, Alice M. person
associatedWith Rose, Alice M. person
associatedWith Rust, Horatio Nelson, 1828-1906. person
associatedWith San Juan Bautista (Mission: San Juan Bautista, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Seward, Frederick William, 1830-1915. person
associatedWith Sheridan, E.M. person
associatedWith Sherman, Edwin Allen, 1829-1914. person
associatedWith Shorb, James De Barth. person
associatedWith Stratton, Frederick Smith, 1859-1915. person
associatedWith Temple Oil Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Union Oil Company of California. corporateBody
associatedWith Vasquez, Tiburcio, 1835-1875. person
associatedWith Warring, Hugh. person
associatedWith Whittemore, William. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
California--Ventura County
Santa Barbara (Calif.)
Soledad (Calif.)
San Francisco (Calif.)
California
Port Hueneme (Calif.)
California--Ventura County
Ventura (Calif.)
California
Ventura County (Calif.)
California--Ventura County
Ventura County (Calif.)
Ventura (Calif.)
California
United States
Subject
Legislators--Correspondence
California condor
Ranch life
Indians of North America
Trials (murder)
Gold mines and mining--History--19th century
Businessmen--Archives
Frontier and pioneer life
Real estate development--History--Sources
Petroleum industry and trade
Real property
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Birth 1841-12-08

Death 1915-03-05

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