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San Francisco (Calif.)

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Across the continent by overland stage in 1865

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 501
Scope and Contents In this autographed reminiscence, Colfax describes his stagecoach trip from Missouri to California in 1865. It is likely he made the trip in his capacity as chair of the Committee on Post Offices and Post Roads. Account includes his detailed observations regarding trail terrain, arable lands, mining, and the people he encountered. Colfax also indirectly considered the issue of the transcontinental railroad. He spent a few days in Salt Lake City and met Brigham Young, president of the Mormon...
Dates: 1865

Gerald Bybee studio portfolios

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 649
Scope and Contents

Photographic portfolios created by Gerald Bybee in his studio in San Francisco.

Dates: circa 1970-1989

Cannon and Willis families papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2216
Abstract Boxes 1 and 2 being mostly manuscript material and booklets (as well as a few photographs), and boxes 3-5 being diaries and a folder of photocopies from a scrapbook and an autobiography. Most the manuscript material is typescript in form, coming from various persons. Boxes 3, 4, and the first folder of 5 contain all 33 of Lucy Grant Cannon's diaries. Some of her diaries overlap, meaning she apparently kept, sometimes, two or even three diaries at the same time. Her last six diaries, black in...
Dates: 1891-2003

William Heath Davis papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4026
Scope and Contents

William Heath Davis papers, 1885-1905, includes notable items include correspondence with publishing companies regarding his book, Sixty Years in California, as well as manuscript fragments.

Dates: 1885-1905

Gale Sears manuscripts for Autumn Sky, 2004

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8003 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Manuscripts of the 2004 publication Autumn sky, with original hand-written drafts, later type-written drafts, and later review versions for Covenent. Includes Sears' original cover-letter to Covenent, and annotations by proofers.

Dates: Publication: 2004

Gale Sears manuscripts for Until the Dawn, approximately 2005

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8003 Series 4
Scope and Contents

Manuscripts for the 2006 publication, Until the Dawn. Contains the original hand-written drafts, later type-written copies, and review copies sent to covenent. Note that Until the Dawn was none by two previous titles: "Winter Fields," and "the Color of the Sky," before publication.

Dates: Publication: approximately 2005

Gale Sears research for Autumn Sky series, approximately 2000

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8003 Series 8
Scope and Contents

Research for the "Autumn Sky" trilogy, including "Autumn Sky," "Until the Dawn," and "Upon the Mountains." Includes newspaper clippings, copies, book research, bibliographies, article copies, and hand-written notes, created circa 2000, and relating to San Francisco, World War I, the Influenza pandemic, and Salt Lake culture in the 1910's.

Dates: approximately 2000

LeRoy F. Harlow autobiography

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232481587]
Identifier: MSS 2091
Scope and Contents Extensive account of LeRoy F. Harlow's early life in the Snoqualmie Valley, Washington and San Francisco, California. Also details his experiences in the United States Army; attendance at Iowa State College, 1934-38; working in numerous places for city and community governments; work as a management and finance consultant; work on the faculty of Brigham Young University in organizational management, 1967-1978; writing; and other activities during his retirement. Includes extensive...
Dates: 1983-1995

Heilner family letters between American family members and associates, approximately 1860-2009

Identifier: MSS 6721 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Materials include personal letters written between American family members and associates. Also includes documents interwoven throughout the letters that give context to the subjects discussed, such as photocopies of documents from other series, clippings and articles, and books about Baker City, Oregon. Materials date from approximately 1860 to 2009.

Dates: approximately 1860-2009

James F. Johnson letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233244539]
Identifier: MSS 3342

A letter from a Presbyterian missionary named James Francis Johnson to his cousin on January 8, 1883.

Dates: 1883 January 8