The collection contains correspondence, notes, memorabilia, typescripts. Included is material pertaining to Stanford University
and Sutters Fort.
Harry Claude Peterson never met a historical fact or artifact that he didn't like. The inveterate historian spent his entire
adult life in one position after another related to history, particularly California Gold Rush Days.
Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights
reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To
obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the
Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.