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Finding Aid to the California Banking Miscellany, 1849-1936
BANC MSS C-G 16  
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  • Administrative Information
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: California Banking miscellany
    Date (inclusive): 1849-1936
    Collection Number: BANC MSS C-G 16
    Extent: Number of containers: 1 box Linear feet: .4
    Repository: The Bancroft Library
    University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, California, 94720-6000
    Phone: (510) 642-6481
    Fax: (510) 642-7589
    Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
    URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
    Abstract: Contains checks, drafts, bills of exchange, banking correspondence and other banking documents concerning transactions in various banks in California. Locations include Los Angeles, the Central Valley, Northern California and San Francisco.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English
    Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

    Information for Researchers

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 94270-6000. Consent is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html .
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted toresearch and educational purposes.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], California Banking Miscellany, BANC MSS C-G 16, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Alternate Forms Available

    There are no alternate forms of this collection.

    Related Collections

    Adolph H. Weber collection of cancelled checks, etc., chiefly on California banks, [ca. 1850-1925] BANC MSS C-G 56
    M.E. Pleasant checks: written on Donohoe, Kelly & Co., Bankers, San Francisco, [ca. 1870-1883] BANC MSS C-G 231

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Banks and banking--California
    Los Angeles (Calif.)--Commerce
    San Francisco (Calif.)--Commerce
    California--Commerce
    Checks
    Honeyman, Robert B
    Norris, Thomas W. (Thomas Wayne)
    Eisner, Milton Daniel, 1886-1959
    Bidwell, Daniel, 1814?-
    Winchester, J
    Richardson, Benjamin
    Cowan, Robert Ernest, 1862-1942
    First National Bank of Los Angeles
    Bank of California
    Burgoyne & Co., San Francisco
    Rideout, Smith & Co., Bankers
    Godeffroy, Sillem & Co., San Francisco
    Carothers, Anderson & Co
    Nevada National Bank
    Bank of La Porte
    First National Bank of Pasadena, Calif
    Bodie Bank
    Decker & Jewett
    Bank of Commerce of San Francisco
    Bank of San Jose
    London & San Francisco Bank
    D.O. Mills & Co. (Sacramento, Calif.)
    Wawona Hotel
    London, Paris and American Bank, Ltd
    Anglo California National Bank of San Francisco

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    The California Banking Miscellany was given or purchased by The Bancroft Library from various persons.

    Accruals

    Future additions may be made in the future but are not expected.

    System of Arrangement

    Arranged to the folder level.

    Processing Information

    Alison E. Bridger in December 2004; additions in January 2007.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Contains checks, drafts, bills of exchange, banking correspondence and other banking documents concerning transactions in various banks in California. Locations include Los Angeles, the Central Valley, Northern California and San Francisco.
    Collection is arranged alphabetically by city then banking institution.