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San Francisco (Calif.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Name Authority File

Found in 14 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...

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.

Cannon and Willis families papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2216
Overview 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...

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.

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.

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.

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.

LeRoy F. Harlow autobiography

 Collection — Box 1: [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 information...

James F. Johnson letter

 Item — Folder 1: [31197233244539]
Identifier: MSS 3342
Abstract A letter from a Presbyterian missionary named James Francis Johnson to his cousin on January 8, 1883.

Albert Leffingwell postcards

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197235232383]
Identifier: MSS 8559
Scope and Contents Materials include eight postcards from Albert Leffingwell that were sent to his wife, Mary C. Leffingwell, from November 9, 1880, to February 25, 1881 during a research trip through Salt Lake City and Ogden, Utah, and San Francisco, California. The postcards include messages about his dealings with Mormonism in Utah. Albert also mentions an article he wrote about Mormonism in the "Chicago Times." Dated 1880-1881.