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San Joaquin County Historical Society and Museum
11793 North Micke Grove Road
Lodi, California 95241
Phone: (209) 331-2055
Email: info@sanjoaquinhistory.org
Collections with online items: 2
Physical collections: 56
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Agricultural Technology Manuals Collection

The Agricultural Technology Manuals Collection consists of manuals published by agricultural machinery manufacturers between 1893 and 2000. The manuals contain information intended to assist in the assembly, operation, and repair of tractors, combines, and other farm equipment.

 
Alders Duck Sales Record Books

The Alders collection consists chiefly of Edward Alders' Merced County game bird commercial hunting records (1898-1901). These include lists of types of birds killed, quantities killed, names of buyers and the hunter's expenses....

 
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California Delta Farms Collection

The California Delta Farms Collection consists of business correspondence (1910-1917); annual statements; balance sheets; dividend notices (1915-1917); a brief history of the California Delta Farms Corporation (1920); and a scrapbook on the Corporation kept by consulting engineer, Millard A. Klein...

 
Christian Colony (Acampo, Calif.) Records

The Christian Colony Records consist principally of the Colony Church of Christ (Acampo, Calif.) records (1905-1940)....

 
Crocker (Henry R. & May Hall) Collection

Mrs. Crocker was friendly with many notables associated with Yosemite, including Galen Clark, John Muir and William F. Badé. Her devotion to conservationist causes is represented by a substantial correspondence---most notably with Sierra Club President, William F. Badé. Mrs. Crocker's...

 
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DeVries (Marion) Papers

The Marion DeVries Papers consist of business papers, correspondence and memorabilia of Judge Marion DeVries. Although dates of documents in the collection range from 1760 to 1930, most of the business papers and correspondence date between 1899 and 1928 and...

 
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Edwin Ehrhardt Photograph Collection

The Edwin Ehrhardt Photograph Collection consists of photographic prints and negatives taken by Ed Ehrhardt (1915-1996), a Lodi, California, policeman, who off duty owned and operated Ehrhardt's Photo Shop with his wife, Winifred Wood Ehrhardt (1920-2009). The images feature men,...

 
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Gibbons (Stuart C.) Papers

Most of the material in this collection of Stuart Gibbons' papers relate to his fight for a new San Joaquin County Courthouse (1955-1964). These materials include: Supervisor's Minutes; Stockton Chamber of Commerce correspondence; architects' and other reports; clippings; and, ephemera....

 
Glenview Cemetery (Clements, Calif.) Records and Scrapbook

The Glenview Cemetery Records list each person buried there, together with the date of their burial, their place of origin, their age at death and the cause of their death. The information is recorded in ink on several hundred 3...

 
Grabow (Herman G.) Collection

The Grabow Collection contains biographical materials, correspondence, writings and other memorabilia pertaining to the life and activities of Herman Grabow....

 
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Hahn (Stanley C.) Collection

The materials in the collection supply a picture of the growth of an internationally successful company through the period of the Great Depression, as well as the development of the machines important to the farmers and developers in California and...

 
Hickinbotham Brothers Collection

Hickinbotham Brothers, a supplier of steel, industrial supplies, and hardware is one of Stockton, California's, oldest and most venerable businesses. The Hickinbotham Brothers Collection includes a sample of published advertising material, a history, catalogs, and lists of products that afford...

 
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Imperial Hotel (Lodi, Calif.) Register

The Imperial Hotel Register is a single 200 page, leather-bound volume (1915-1917). It contains the names and addresses of guests together with the dates of their stay....

 
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Kenyon (Charles Patterson) Collection

The Charles Patterson Kenyon Collection contains material that documents the life, career, and retirement of the first administrator for San Joaquin County. It also includes bound volumes that were either owned or written by ancestors or relatives of Kenyon. Of...

 
Kern (Andrew C.) Collection

The materials in this collection chronicle Andrew Clarence Kern’s employment with the Caterpillar Tractor Company. Kern was initially hired by Caterpillar in 1925. He was transferred to the Eastern Sales Division in 1936 and became an Agricultural Representative in 1938....

 
Kerr-Hurd Family Collection

The Kerr-Hurd Family Collection affords insights into medicine, society, politics, education, and family life in San Joaquin County, California, during the late-nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It includes correspondence, diaries, account books, published material, memorabilia, medical books, and other material...

 
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Live Oak School (Lodi, Calif.) Records

The Live Oak School Records include annual reports issued by administrators and teachers, as well as registers that list students by grade level, how often they attended and were ill, and their grades. The registers in the collection also elaborate...

 
Lodi (Calif.) City Records

This collection affords insights into the development of a small but growing agricultural community in California's San Joaquin Valley during the Progressive Era, World Wars I and II, the Great Depression, and the postwar years, as seen through civil and...

 
Lodi (Calif.) Grape and Wine Festival Collection

The Lodi Grape & Wine Show Collection consists of programs, memorabilia and clippings from the Tokay Carnival (1907), as well as programs (1934-1959), premium lists (1947-1977), fine arts awards lists (1952-1966) and histories of the Lodi Grape and Wine Festival...

 
Lodi (Calif.) Women's Club Collection

The material in the Lodi Women's Club Collection affords insights into the organization and civic involvement of women in Lodi, California, starting in the early years of the twentieth century. The collection consists of cookbooks, programs, and yearbooks that the...

 
Lodi Hospitals Collection

The Mason (Wilton M.) Lodi Memorial Hospital Collection contains clippings pertaining to the activities of Lodi (Calif.) physician, Dr. Mason (1894-1914). It also contains narrative information about Lodi's first hospital, Mason Memorial, as well as correspondence, minutes, budgets, reports and...

 
Lodi Motor Company (Lodi, Calif.) Ledger

This 155 pg. ledger contains listings of Lodi (Calif.) Motor Co. accounts receivable (1918-1919)...

 
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Madison (Harry N.) General Merchandise Ledger & Receipts

Collection consists of a general merchandise account book and sixteen receipts for items purchased for the store from local wholesalers (1906-1907)....

 
McNeilly (Janice) Golden Gate International Exposition Collection

The McNeilly Collection consists of pamphlets, flyers, programs, maps, postcards and ephemera pertaining to the San Francisco Golden Gate Exposition (1939-1940)....

 
Mettler (Raymond) Bear Creek Winery Collection

The Mettler Bear Creek Winery Collection consists of payroll, tax and other financial records of the Winery dating from its earliest years (1934-1957). The collection also contains thank you notes to Raymond Mettler from three Republican politicians: Richard Nixon (1960);...

 
Minor (George F.) Blacksmith's Account Book

This account book (1894-1895) bears no reference to George Minor, but his authorship seems fairly certain, since three-fourths of the customers listed herein are Collegeville area farmers. Collegeville customers included: William Brown; Fred T. Eaton; Frederick Fetti; L.S. Foss; George...

 
Morse-Elliott Family Collection

The material in the Morse-Elliott Family Collection provides a picture of early pioneer life in and around Lodi, California. The collection consists of documents related to family business ventures, including taxes, sales receipts, and various kinds of land documents, as...

 
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Native Daughters of the Golden West. Ivy Parlor No. 88 (Lodi, Calif.) Scrapbooks

$aThe Native Daughters of the Golden West, Ivy Parlor (Lodi, Calif.) Collection consists of two scrapbooks of clippings describing activities of Ivy Parlor No.88 of Native Daughters of the Golden West, Lodi, Calif. (1896-1957)....

 
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Ray and Turner School (Lodi, Calif.) Registers

The Ray and Turner School Registers includes original records kept by teachers in two elementary schools located in Elkhorn Township, San Joaquin County, northwest of Lodi, California. The registers list students, their attendance records, and their grades. They also elaborate...

 
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Salem-Needham School Scrapbooks

The three scrapbooks which comprise this collection chronicle the final years of the old Salem School classes and the transfer of seventh and eighth grade pupils to the newly expanded Needham School. They were created and maintained by the Salem...

San Joaquin County (Calif.) Assessors' Plat Books

This collection includes forty-one bound volumes of assessment maps, each marked with surveying coordinates, that early officials of San Joaquin County, California, compiled annually between 1876 and 1919. Among the data included in each volume are property boundaries, names of...

 
San Joaquin County (Calif.) Family Genealogy Collection

The San Joaquin County Family Genealogy Collection consists chiefly of family trees for twenty local families. The collection also contains a ten year run of the Mehrten-Poppe-Kettelman family newsletter: "Mehrtens of the San Joaquin" (1964-1974). Additions to the collection are...

 
San Joaquin County (Calif.) Schools Collection

The San Joaquin County Schools Collection consists of general and individual school histories, scrapbooks, textbooks, and scattered county-wide administrative, student, trustee, and parent association records. The latter include county school district manuals (1918, 1923); county school directories (1929-1930, 1997-1998); a...

San Joaquin County (Calif.) Swampland and Reclamation District Maps and Drawings

This collection includes approximately two hundred maps, plans, and other drawings related to the history and administration of reclamation districts in San Joaquin County, California.

 
San Joaquin County Historical Society and Museum Product Label Collection

The Product Labels Collection consists of more than one thousand fruit and vegetable, canning, and wine bottle labels donated to the San Joaquin County Historical Museum between 1970 and 2009. The labels have given California farmers, canners, and vintners a...

 
San Joaquin General Hospital School of Nursing Collection

This collection was created by members of the San Joaquin General Hospital Nurses Alumni Association. It consists of materials donated by various alumni members that date from 1900 to 2010, with the bulk from 1941 to 1959. The collection provides...

 
San Joaquin Valley College (Woodbridge, Calif.) Collection

The San Joaquin Valley College Collection includes founding documentation for the school, related legal opinions, and administrative records. Also included are academic catalogs and bulletins, school newspapers, and invitations and programs related to student activities and organizations. In addition, the...

 
Shebl (James) “Weber!” Papers

This collection consists chiefly of drafts of Shebl's book "Weber!" edited by members of the San Joaquin County Historical Society Publications Board and by the author himself (1988-1992). The collection also contains: correspondence, contracts and other materials pertaining to Shebl's...

 
Silva (J. S.) & Bros. Grocery (Stockton, Calif.) Account Book

In addition to retail transactions, the Silva's 1890s account book records commercial interactions with various local jobbers and wholesalers, including: Paul Brichetto (produce); Crown Mills (flour); the Dairymen's Union; John J. Kelly (drayage); Giuseppe Paravagna (produce); Ravenna & Co. (pasta);...

 
Stabell Family Papers

The Stabell family papers consists of 20th c. personal and land documents and a collection of manuscript reminiscences by Paul L. Stabell about life in the Delta and at Clements during the early years of the present century....

 
Stockton (Calif.) 19th Century Business Ledgers

The Dorrance Saddlery Ledger contains records of sales (including lists of items bought and sold, their price and names of clients and suppliers), deposits, refunds and expenses (1878-1886). It is 579 pages in length, dark brown in color, and measures...

 
Stockton (Calif.) City Records

This collection includes a variety of local government records, mainly financial in nature: assessment and tax lists; warrants; records of licenses, expenses, deaths, mortgages, and disbursements; budgetary and public works materials; ledgers; cash books; plat books; and records of property...

 
Svensson (Anders S.) Collection

The Svensson Collection consists principally of correspondence to Anders Svensson (1883-1890); personal papers and diaries of Anders Svensson and Svensson's personal library. Most of the material is in Swedish....

 
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Tillie Lewis Foods Collection

The Tillie Lewis Collection contains biographical materials, including newspaper clippings and typescript essays, by and about Stockton, California, food entrepreneur Tillie Lewis (1904-1977). Also included are related advertisements, product labels, scrapbooks, photographs, and factory plans.

 
Tone (John H.) Family Collection

Alice Tone Gibbons' papers consist of her published writings. The Theodosia Benjamin papers consist of theater programs, business papers and school books relating to the Benjamin family and the transcript of an interview with Theodosia Benjamin by retired University of...

 
Travis-Cook Family Papers

The Travis-Cook Family Papers contain Travis family genealogies; correspondence and other papers of Rhoda Jane Travis Bowers (1859-1914); business papers of John W. Bowers (1894-1895); correspondence of Richard Travis (1909-1910); correspondence and other papers of Mary Ella Bridwell Cook (1890-1936);...

 
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Underhill (Henry Beers) Correspondence

The Henry Beers Underhill Correspondence is an eighty-page manuscript consisting of transcribed letters between Henry Beers Underhill (1821-1904), an early settler in Stockton, California; his first wife, Harriette Young Fish Underhill (1827-1854); Anna Fish Underhill Hart (1849-1943), the eldest of...

 
Underhill (John P.) Collection

The Underhill Collection consists of scattered correspondence and minutes of the Stockton Potato Day Records Committee (1924, 1925); minutes of the San Joaquin County Farm Bureau Tomato Section meetings (1946-1947); copies of the Tomato Growers Association Bulletin (1946-1958); a brief...

 
University of California Agricultural Cooperative Extension, San Joaquin County, Collection

This collection documents the history of the University of California Agricultural Cooperative Extension in San Joaquin County from 1914 to 1994. It affords insights not only into the relationship between the U.S. government, the University of California, and San Joaquin...

 
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Valley Land & Sugar Co. Papers

Valley Land & Sugar Co. Papers consist chiefly of Board of Directors Minutes, correspondence, receipts, property records and maps of the Tracy Garden Farms Corporation (1916-1921) and Valley Land & Sugar Co. (1921-1926)....

 
Van Buskirk Family Collection

The Van Buskirk Family Collection consists of family business papers and biographical materials, including a ranch ledger of C.R. Van Buskirk (c1910), as well as records of various Lodi (Calif.) religious and temperance organizations to which diverse family members belonged...

 
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Weber Family Collection

The Weber Family Papers contain materials documenting the business and social lives of three generations of the family. They include: business records and personal papers of Charles David Maria Weber (1836-1881); his wife, Helen Murphy Weber (1882-1895); his brother, Adolf...

 
White Apron Club (Lodi, Calif.) Collection

The White Apron Club Collection consists of an anonymous typescript history of the Club (1898-1934), eight Minute Books (April 1900-March 1957) and an officers and committee members list book (1948-1956)....

 
Williams (Earle E.) Tracy/Westside History Collection

The Williams Collection consists principally of essays and photographs by Mr. Williams on various Tracy area topics, including: Corral Hollow, El Camino Viejo Trail, El Rancho Pescadero and San Joaquin City. The collection also contains land records pertaining to El...

 
Wolters (Henry & Son : Stockton, Calif.) Collection

The Wolters Collection consists of Painters' Agreement Books for most of Northern California and Nevada (1951-1977); Painters' Union By-Laws (1952-1969); Hospital & Medical Insurance Benefits for Bay Area Painters & Decorators Agreement (1950); Cement Masons Master Agreement (1971); Painters &...

 
Women's Relief Corps (Dept. of Calif & Nev.) Scrapbook

Mrs. Elinor R. Enders, Past President of Rawlins Chapter, Stockton, was Secretary for the Dept. of California & Nevada in 1931-32. In this capacity Mrs. Enders created a 130 pg. clippings and photographs scrapbook that represents the activities of each...