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San Francisco (Calif.)

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 11 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
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...
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

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 information...
Dates: 1983-1995

James F. Johnson letter

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

Albert Leffingwell postcards

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 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.
Dates: 1880-1881

Arthur William Sadler papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1847
Scope and Contents A biography, newspaper clippings, correspondence, diaries, speeches, an autobiography in the form of a scrapbook, and certificates. The materials relate to Sadler, his extensive involvement with the Boy Scouts, and his missions for the Mormon Church in England and in San Francisco, California.
Dates: 1921-1978

San Francisco earthquake

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 663
Scope and Contents San Francisco earthquake, 1905-1907 collection contains 1 photograph of Campbell, 1 photocopy of a 32 page letter (and typescript), and Colliers magazine article about the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.
Dates: 1905-1907

Ship Brooklyn passengers research collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2392
Scope and Contents The Ship Brooklyn passengers research collection, 1846 contains passenger information. Biographical and historical information about the 238 passengers who originally left New York Harbor on 4 Feb. 1846 bound for California are contained on 6 reels of microfilm.
Dates: 1846