Haight, Henry H., 1825-1878

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Henry Huntley Haight, California governor, was born in New York and graduated from Yale University in 1844. Haight moved to San Francisco, CA, and practiced law there until he was elected governor of California in 1867. After losing his bid for reelection in 1871, Haight returned to private practice until his death.

From the description of Papers of Henry H. Haight, 1846-1885. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122564566

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referencedIn Henry H. Haight Family Collection California state library
referencedIn United States Sanitary Commission records. Army and Navy Claim Agency archives, 1861-1870 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Haight, Henry H., 1825-1878. Biographical materials relating to Henry Huntley Haight : Sacramento, [undated]. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Peter Palmquist cased photographs collection., circa 1844-1899 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Haight, Henry H., 1825-1878. Scrapbook of political clippings. California state library
referencedIn Sage, Gardner A. [Map of the area later bounded by Maiden Lane, Nassau Street, Cedar Street and Broadway, Manhattan, New York (N.Y.)] / surveyed as in possession by Gardner A. Sage. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
creatorOf Haight, Henry H., 1825-1878. Henry H. Haight letter : San Francisco, Calif., to Dugald C. Haight, St. Louis, Mo., 1851 August 30. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Portraits of University of California individuals and groups, ca. 1850-[ongoing] Bancroft Library
creatorOf California. Dept. of Public Instruction. Life diploma to Azro L. Mann, 1869 Nov. 25. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Haight, Henry H., 1825-1878. Henry Huntley Haight papers, 1866-1878. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Whitney, J. D. (Josiah Dwight), 1819-1896. Notes on the extent, present importance & probable taken value of the mining region West of the Rocky Mountains : with some hints in regard to the relation of the government & its management manuscript, [18--] Houghton Library
creatorOf Hardy, Grahame H. Grahame Hardy Collection, 1849-1909. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf San Francisco (Calif.). Deed : San Francisco : ADS, 1855 Feb. 2. California historical society
creatorOf Haight, Henry H., 1825-1878. Papers of Henry H. Haight, 1846-1885. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Page, Bacon & Co. Page, Bacon & Co. records, 1851-1863. California Digital Library
referencedIn Henry H. Haight Family Collection, 1888-1920. California state library
referencedIn Page, Francis W. Francis W. Page diary and correspondence, 1851-1857. California historical society
referencedIn Autograph File, H Houghton Library
referencedIn Gilman, Daniel Coit, 1831-1908. Daniel Coit Gilman correspondence, 1871-1875. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Jacks, David, 1822-1909. David Jacks papers, 1845-1905. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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associatedWith Bancroft, Hubert Howe, 1832-1918. person
associatedWith Botts, C. T. (Charles Tyler), 1809-1884. person
associatedWith Bush, James S., fl. 1850-1877. person
associatedWith California. Dept. of Public Instruction. corporateBody
associatedWith Casserly, Eugene, 1820-1883. person
associatedWith Field, Stephen J. (Stephen Johnson), 1816-1899. person
associatedWith Gilman, Daniel Coit, 1831-1908. person
associatedWith Haight, Dugald C., person
associatedWith Haight Family family
associatedWith Haight, Fletcher M. (Fletcher Mathews), 1799-1866. person
associatedWith Haight, Samuel, fl. 1850s. person
associatedWith Hardy, Grahame H. person
associatedWith Jacks, David, 1822-1909. person
associatedWith Norris, Thomas W. (Thomas Wayne). person
associatedWith Page, Bacon & Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Page, Francis W. person
associatedWith Palmquist, Peter E. person
associatedWith Sage, Gardner A. person
associatedWith San Francisco (Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Taylor, Bayard, 1825-1878. person
associatedWith United States Sanitary Commission corporateBody
associatedWith Wells, Haight and Garry. corporateBody
associatedWith Wells, Joseph B. person
associatedWith Whitney, J. D. (Josiah Dwight), 1819-1896. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
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San Francisco (Calif.)
Sacramento (Calif.)


Birth 1825

Death 1878


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