Guide to the McCulloh Family Papers, 1852-1936

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Guide to the McCulloh Family Papers, 1852-1936

Collection number: BANC MSS 68/97 c

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Processed by:
The Bancroft Library staff
Date Completed:
ca. 1968
Encoded by:
James Lake
© 1996 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: McCulloh Family Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1852-1936
Collection Number: BANC MSS 68/97 c
Creator: McCullough family
Extent: Number of containers: 4 boxes Number of microfilm reels: 1
Repository: The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Abstract: Correspondence, diaries, land papers, accounts and clippings, of Jane E. and John McCulloh, and of their children, Frank, John G., Hiram William and Frances Jane, pertaining to mining and ranching in Amador County, sheep shearing in the West, and education in California. Included are letters from George Franklin Shiels to John G. McCulloh, and some correspondence and papers relating to the Bartlett family.
Languages Represented: English

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Collection is open for research.

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Preferred Citation

[identification of item], McCulloh Family Papers, BANC MSS 68/97 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

Scope and Content

This group of papers, gift of Mrs. Gellatly in February 1968, contains correspondence, diaries, land Papers, accounts and clippings, of Jane E. and John McCulloh, and of their children, Frank, John G., Hiram William and Frances Jane, pertaining to mining and ranching in Amador County, sheep-shearing throughout the West, and education in California. There is also some correspondence and material relating to the Bartlett family.

Key to Arrangement

Box 1

Correspondence and papers of Jane E. McCulloh (Mrs. John McCulloh)

 

Outgoing letters, 1863-1904

 

Incoming letters, A-Z

 

Diaries, 1885-1886, and 1891-1897

 

Correspondence of John McCulloh

 

Outgoing letters, 1856-1880

 

Incoming letters, A-Z

 

Correspondence and papers of John G. McCulloh

 

Outgoing letters, 1874-1903

 

Incoming letters, A-Z

Additional Note

Include three letters, 1893-1894, from George Franklin Shiels.
 

Accounts of money earned, mainly shearing sheep, 1882-1892

Physical Description: (2 v.)
 

School papers (compositions, etc.)

Box 2

Correspondence of Frank McCulloh

 

Outgoing letters, 1878-1901

 

Incoming letters, A-Z

 

Correspondence of Hiram McCulloh

 

Outgoing letters, 1878-1903

 

Incoming letters, A-Z

 

Land Papers

Scope and Content Note

Re property in Alpine Co., 1873; Amador Co., 1891-1898; Amador and Sacramento Counties, 1882-1936; EI Dorado and Placer Counties, 1863-1910; Sacramento Co., 1863; mining property, 1900-1931; fire insurance policies for store of H. Little at Hangtown Crossing, Calif., 1887-1888, etc.
 

Accounts, 1863-1894

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

(arranged chronologically)
 

Promissory notes, 1860

 

Ranch stock accounts, 1871-1885

 

Receipts, 1864-1895

 

Tax records (poll taxes, road taxes and property taxes)

Box 3

Bartlett family papers

 

Correspondence

Scope and Content Note

Including letters from Frances Jane (McCulloh) Bartlett, 1886-1912, and Carleton T. Bartlett, 1893-1896, both of whom were elementary school teachers in California; and miscellaneous letters to the Bartlett family.
 

Bartlett family genealogy

 

Misc. papers of Frances Jane (McCulloh) Bartlett, including primary county teacher's certificate.

 

Misc. personalia, including 2 pairs of spectacles.

Box 4

Clippings

Scope and Content Note

Roughly sorted by subject: Californiana, Civil War, crime and criminals, floods, medicine, Mormons, Nevada, obituaries, poetry, etc.
 

Photographs

 

Misc. calling cards, invitations to social events, poetry, etc.