Edwin Allen Sherman papers, 1872-1971, (bulk 1896-1913).


Sherman, Edwin Allen, 1829-1914. Edwin Allen Sherman papers, 1872-1971, (bulk 1896-1913).

Edwin Allen Sherman papers, 1872-1971, (bulk 1896-1913).

Letters, manuscripts of writings, and clippings relating primarily to Edwin Allen Sherman, especially to his service in the Mexican War, his successful efforts to erect a monument in Monterey, California to honor John Drake Sloat, and other activities designed to commemorate historic events in California. His writings include Personal reminiscences of a California pioneer of '49 and The true account of the great Jesuit conspiracy in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln "the martyr president" of the United States, Friday April 14th 1865. Includes also some correspondence and papers of his wife, Adeline A. Dodd Sherman; his son, Edwin Allen Sherman; and his grandson, Allen Banks Sherman. Four series: 1. Correspondence, 1871-1971; 2. Manuscripts ? 3. Miscellaney, 1882- 1936; 4. Clippings, 1892-1932.

5 boxes (2.1 linear ft.).Sloat monument correspondence and MS of Sherman's autobiography (formerly BANC MSS C-B 719) : partial microfilm reel (36 exposures) : negative (Rich. 533:12) and postive (FILM C-B 719).

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Stevenson, J. D. (Jonathan Drake), 1800-1894

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Col. Stevenson was the commander of the First Regiment of New York Volunteers, known as Stevenson's Regiment, sent to Calif. during the Mexican War. From the description of J.D. Stevenson letter : San Francisco, Calif., to Isaac M. Baker : ALS, 1850 Oct. 4. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122381837 Stevenson was born Jan. 1, 1800 in NY; private secretary to NY Governor Daniel D. Tompkins, later accompanying him to Washington, DC, when Tompkins was electe...

Frisbie, John B., 1823-

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Phelan, James D. (James Duval), 1861-1930

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James D. Phelan was a businessman, civic leader, political figure, and philanthropist, of San Francisco, Calif. He served as mayor of San Francisco (1897-1901) and U.S. Senator from Calif. (1915-1921). From the description of James D. Phelan correspondence : ALS and TLS, 1898-1927. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122394967 Biographical/Historical note Phelan was the son of a pioneer California banker....

Alger, R. A. (Russell Alexander), 1836-1907

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Alger (1836-1907) served as U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1902-1907. He was a Republican. (Information from Senators of the U.S.). Scripps served as Michigan Senator from the Third District, 1903-1904. He was born in England in 1835 and came to the U.S. in 1844. Scripps worked as a reporter for the Chicago Tribune in 1857. After settling in Detroit in 1859, he managed the Detroit Tribune until 1863 when he founded the Detroit Evening News. In 1862, Scripps married Harriet J. Messinger. He was acti...

Nichols, William F. (William Ford), 1849-1924

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