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Call family papers, 1880-1913.
BANC MSS 2004/119 c; BANC MSS 2004/119 c Box 2
Collection Overview

Title:

Call family papers, 1880-1913

Creator/Contributor:

Call family., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Call, G. W. (George Washington), 1829-1907

Creator/Contributor:

Call, Carlos Asa.

Creator/Contributor:

Morgan, William C., d. 1915

Abstract:

Contains 11 v., most from the Call family in Fort Ross. Includes a composition book and account books kept by Carlos A. Call, account and receipt books kept by G.W. Call, an account book of William C. Morgan and 2 school registers for Fort Ross (1884-1887, 1890-1893). Also includes some survey drawings of Fort Ross done by Carlos A. Call as a student, some advertising cards for William C. Morgan and an Easter egg paper dye kit by White Rabbit.

Date:

1880 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Call family -- Archives
Call, G. W. (George Washington) -- 1829-1907 -- Family
Students -- California -- Fort Ross
Education -- California -- Fort Ross
Fort Ross (Calif.) -- History

Note:

George Washington Call, born 1829 in Ohio, married Marecedes de Leiva in Chile in 1866. They had nine children including Carlos Asa Call their eighth child born at Fort Ross in 1880. G.W. Call purchased land at the Russian settlement of Fort Ross around 1872. G.W. Call built the schoolhouse at Fort Ross to teach his children and area children. In 1903 the fort was sold to the Calif. Landmarks Committee.
William C. Morgan, known as "Uncle Billy" to Fort Ross residents, was the brother of the hotel operator.

Type:

Account books.

Physical Description:

print
2 boxes (0.6 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2004/119 c
BANC MSS 2004/119 c Box 2

Origin:

California