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Charles C. Derby diaries : mss. and typescripts, 1911-1941.
BANC MSS 95/14 c
Collection Overview

Title:

Charles C. Derby diaries : mss. and typescripts, 1911-1941

Creator/Contributor:

Derby, Charles C. (Charles Campbell), d. 1942 or 3, creator

Abstract:

Diaries, manuscript and typescript, providing details of Derby's work as a mining superintendent in Nevada City, Calif. (1911-1913), as a rancher in San Jose (Santa Clara County) Calif. (1923-1941), and yachting on San Francisco Bay.

Date:

1911 (issued)

Subject:

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Mines and mineral resources -- California -- Nevada County
Orchards -- California -- San Jose
Agriculture -- California -- Santa Clara County -- History
Yachting -- California -- San Francisco Bay
San Jose (Calif.) -- History
Nevada City (Calif.) -- History

Note:

Charles Campbell Derby was superintendent of mines in Nevada City, Calif., 1911-1913. Previously he had been superintendent at the Almaden Mines in Virginia City, Nevada. He owned a fruit ranch in San Jose from 1923 to 1941, and died in 1942 or 1943. His wife was Mary Derby, and he had three children, Maraquita, Tom, and Eleanor.

Physical Description:

19 v. in 1 box (.4 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 95/14 c

Origin:

California