California and Western Manuscript collection ca. 1760-1973


California and Western Manuscript collection, ca. 1760-1973

California and Western Manuscript collection ca. 1760-1973

Small collections and miscellaneous single items pertaining to various periods, persons, and phases of California history (1760-1963). Includes letters, journals, diaries, reports, financial and legal documents, pictures and maps, some typescripts and photostats. General subject matter includes description and travel, politics, economics, social issues, biographical information, exploration, mining, and the military. Specific subject areas covered include the British Consulate in San Francisco, the California election of 1884, Spanish in California, and individuals such as Franklin Hichborn, W. C. Jones, Juan B. Alvarado, and Alfred Wheeler.

5 linear ft.


Related Entities

There are 4 Entities related to this resource.

Wheeler, Alfred (person)

Alvarado, Juan B. (person)

Jones, William Carey (person)

Hichborn, Franklin, 1869-1963 (person)

Franklin Hichborn, historian, writer and lecturer on politics, was born in California in 1869. He was editor of the San Jose Herald as well as the author of several publications regarding political corruption in California including The system : as uncovered by the San Francisco graft prosecution, which was published in 1913. From the description of Correspondence of Franklin Hichborn, 1925-1955. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 12244...