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Curtin, Robert Andrew Letters to Margaret E. Schlichtmann : and related papers, [ca. 1949-1957]
BANC MSS C-R 57 box1
Collection Overview

Title:

Letters to Margaret E. Schlichtmann: and related papers, [ca. 1949-1957]

Creator/Contributor:

Curtin, Robert Andrew, 1876-1958, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Schlichtmann, Margaret.

Abstract:

Letters, answers to Mrs. Schlichtmann's questionnaires, and extended recollections, in which he comments, as a long-time resident of Tuolumne County, on mining towns, stage drivers, freighters and teamsters, stage routes, pioneer families, Yosemite National Park, the "cattle war" of the 1890's, famous criminals (including Black Bart and JoaquĆ­n Murrieta), etc. Included also are his sketch maps of various sections of the Big Oak Flat Road and Mrs. Schlichtmann's notes taken from the letters and questionnaires.

Date:

1949 (issued)

Subject:

Transportation -- California -- History
Criminals -- California -- History -- 19th century
Tuolumne County (Calif.) -- History
Yosemite National Park (Calif.)
Big Oak Flat Road (Calif.)

Type:

Autobiographies.
Maps.

Physical Description:

1 box.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-R 57 box1

Origin:

California