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Finding Aid to the Documentos para la historia de California, 1817-1850: Alviso family papers
BANC MSS C-B 66  
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    Collection Title: Documentos para la historia de California: Alviso family papers
    Date (inclusive): 1817-1850
    Collection Number: BANC MSS C-B 66
    Creator: Alviso family
    Extent: Originals: 1 box and 4 oversize folders Copies: partial microfilm reel (224 exp.); negative (Rich. 88:2) and positive
    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: Papers collected by H.H. Bancroft for his history of California. Primarily Alviso family documents relating to the sale of cattle, tallow and hides and to early government in San Jose. Also included are miscellaneous papers of Juan B.R. Cooper, M.G. Vallejo, Thomas O. Larkin and James McKinlay.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in Spanish

    Information for Researchers

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item] Documentos para la historia de California, Alviso family papers, BANC MSS C-B 66, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Scope and Content

    These papers, collected by H. H. Bancroft for his history of California, consist mainly of Alviso family documents, many of them relating to the sale of cattle, tallow and hides, and to early government in San Jose. Also included are some miscellaneous papers of John B. R. Cooper, Mariano G. Vallejo, Thomas O. Larkin and James McKinlay.
    Bancroft's numbering and arrangement of the papers, roughly chronological, have been retained. A list of the documents is included, followed by a list of correspondents, addressees (other than members of the Alviso family), and/or signers of documents.