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Object ID 2010-017-04
Object Name Manuscript
Collection Kelley Archives
Title Richard Tooker Papers
Scope & Content The main focus fo this collection is the lumber trade and steam schooners on the Mendocino Coast. Interview notes and transcribed news articles are the sources of information in this collection. This item contains miscellaneous research notes about the lumber and shipping industries along the Mendocino Coast and greater Northern California coast. The research was conducted at the Bancroft Library between 1961 and 1964. These notes are transcribed excerpts from various issues of the Mendocino Beacon, Fort Bragg Advocate-News, Mendocino West Coast Star, and San Franscisco Alta California newspapers. The issues of the newspapers are ranged from 1850 to 1937.
Extent of Description Approximately 400 single-sided, typewritten pages
Year Range from 1963
Year Range to 1964
Credit line The Gene Barron Collection
Classification Logging
People Byrne, Fred
DeCamp, C. E.
Escola, Nannie Flood
Heeser, William, 1833 - 1906
Jackson, Charles
Jackson, Jacob Green
Johnson, Charles R.
Kelley, William Henry, 1821 - 1895
Lilley, James
Mullen, William, ? - 1928
Nelson, Caspar
Pepper, Tom
Ross, Allen
White, L.E.
Wood, Casimir Jackson, 1869 - 1964
Subjects Loggers
Search Terms Big River
Caspar Lumber Company
Cuffy's Cove
Dolbeer Donkey
Hare Creek
Mendocino Lumber Company
Navarro Mill
Pine Grove
Pudding Creek Lumber Company