Documents clippings 1843-2002.
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Sherman was born in 1820 in Lancaster, Ohio, near the banks of the Hocking River. His father, Charles Robert Sherman, a successful lawyer who sat on the Ohio Supreme Court, died unexpectedly in 1829. He left his widow, Mary Hoyt Sherman, with eleven children and no inheritance. After his father's death, the nine-year-old Sherman was raised by a Lancaster neighbor and family friend, attorney Thomas Ewing, Sr., a prominent member of the Whig Party who served as senator from Ohio and as the first S...
Biographical Sketch William Edward Colby was born in Benicia, California, in 1875. His mother, Caroline Amelia (Smith) Colby, had been a teacher in the Young Ladies Seminary, and his father, Gilbert Winslow Colby, was a `49er, merchant, state assemblyman and state senator. After attending public schools in Benicia and Berkeley, Colby was graduated from the Hastings College of Law in 1898. He began his practice in San Francisco and soon specia...
Mountain man. Went to California with Ewing Young (1832). Worked on John R. Cooper's rancho, ran store and distillery in Santa Cruz, Calif. Later made money as trader and merchant during Gold Rush. Recollections first printed in Santa Cruz newspaper (1866). This typescript is transcription by Dye's grandson, Thomas F. Butler, of former's published recollections. From the description of "Early history and reminiscences of Job Francis Dye," 1866. (University of the Pacific). WorldCat r...
Alexander S. Taylor (1817-1876) was an early collector and bibliographer of Californiana who acquired the manuscripts which make up this collection. From the description of Collection of Californiana manuscripts, 1772-1849. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122443698 ...
Documents relating to his term as Governor of Alta California. From the description of Luis Antonio Argüello papers, 1823-1825. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26657490 Luis Antonio Argüello was the first native Californian to serve as a captain in the Spanish army. He also was governor of California from 1822-1825. From the description of Record of military service at the Presidio of San Francisco, 1816, December 31. (Huntington Libra...
Edwin A. Sherman was chairman of the Executive Committee of the National Grand Commandery of the Lincoln Grand Guard of Honor. From the description of Two letters : Oakland, Calif., to Elisha O. Crosby, Alameda, Calif., 1884 Jan. 30 & Feb. 25. 1884. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 31057811 Biography Sherman Was There The Recollections of Major Edwin A. Sherman With an Introduction by Allen B...
Gil Sanchez is a rarity in the world of architecture. As a Mexican American, he grew up speaking only Spanish in a society which had yet to realize the value of a multicultural tradition. Sanchez became interested in art at an early age and dreamed of becoming a sculptor. He struggled through school due to the language barrier, yet he received his high school diploma and subsequently joined the army. Following a tour abroad, Sanchez returned to San Jose and began a job a...
Christopher D'Amanda was a student at Phillips Exeter Academy, New Hampshire. From the description of Joshua S. Vincent diary and related material, 1846-1951. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122381654 ...