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A. J. A. R. reminiscence

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1362
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed manuscript describing the travels of the author by sea from Philadelphia to San Francisco in 1853. The account includes the author's experiences crossing Panama, traveling aboard the S. S. Lewis, and being shipwrecked and rescued twenty miles north of San Francisco.

Dates: approximately 1850

Maria L. Acuña letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1118
Scope and Contents Photocopies of holograph letters with typewritten copies made in Spanish and in English translation (4 items, 21 pages). Three of the letters were written in 1866-1867 by Maria L. Acuña of Chile to her brother, Rumardo Acuña, in San Francisco, California. She asks why he has not written for a long time, tells about family matters, and refers to the war Chile was having with Spain (1865-1866).The other letter was written by Maria del Socorro Contreras in 1909 and sent to her...
Dates: 1866-1909

Bryce W. Anderson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1863
Scope and Contents

Collection includes newspaper clippings, certificates, speeches, correspondence, memoranda, poetry, awards, greeting cards, check stubs, and magazine articles. The materials relate to Anderson's life and career as an editor.

Dates: 1923-1982

Bryce W. Anderson papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1806
Scope and Contents

Copies of the "Signal Fire" publication, photocopy of a map of Utah dating from 1878, letters, and magazine articles. The materials relate to Anderson's work as an editor and to his work with the Boy Scouts, especially the "Loan Scouts." This group of scouts would write to boys in rural areas to help them to have scouting contacts.

Dates: 1878-1974

R. Arizpe letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1335
Dates: 1826

Charles Atmore letter

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 582
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter dated March 22, 1853, addressed to "Brother and Sister," and written in Mud Springs, California. Atmore writes about leaving his home in Michigan and going to California in search of gold and becoming a farmer there. He also describes California and the problems in looking for gold there.

Dates: 1853 March 22

John Augustus Sutter autograph

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 644
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter from J.M. Stanley containing Sutter's autograph.

Dates: 1852

Automobile Club of Southern California maps and guidebooks

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1426
Scope and Contents

Automobile Club of Southern California maps and guidebooks,|f1928.

Dates: 1928

Bamberger Railroad Company records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 275
Scope and Contents

General correspondence, financial records, surveys, and other papers relating to electrification, equipment, operation, and maintenance of the railroad line; legal papers and agreements dealing with rights of way; Bamberger family papers (1905-1919); and ledgers dealing with family interests in Utah and Nevada mines. The collections include maps relating to various railroad lines in Utah, California, and Nevada.

Dates: 1882-1953

Jose A. Bernal petition

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1889
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten document. The item is a petition from Bernal requesting a discharge from the army. Bernal lost two fingers in an accident while serving in the military.

Dates: 1833

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