Welcome to Special Collections, Meriam Library, CSU, Chico

Manuscript Collection

MS # Collection Dates
MSS 039 Abstract of Title. Aguas Frias Rancho 1860-1877
MSS 251 Abstract of Title. Alberson Tract 1895
MSS 248 Abstract of Title. Block 2, Chico  1868
MSS 252 Abstract of Title. Block 8, lot 3, Chico 1865-1899
MSS 250 Abstract of Title. Farwell Grant 1887
MSS 249 Abstract of Title. James T. McIntosh 1874-1900
MSS 201 Adams, Ernest L. Papers 1936-1964
MSS 092 Amador Mother Lode Mining Company. Reports 1935
MSS 142 American College Club Records 1923-1977
MSS 227 Archival Research Seminar (CSUC). Butte County Sheriffs
MSS 193 Archival Research Seminar (CSUC). Papers -1992
MSS 135 Asbill, Frank M. "The End of the Last of the West" 1899
MSS 091 Associated Hydraulic Mining Operators of Yuba Basin 1935
   
MSS 115 Bailey, Melissa. Land Grant Plumas County 1875
MSS 089 Bald Mountain Consolidated Gold Mine Plumas County 1906
MSS 207 Baldwin, William T. Land Grants
MSS 078 Barney, Anna Louise. Scrapbooks, Diaries 1933-1951
MSS 120 Battle Creek Meadows. Tehama County. Records 1860-1968
MSS 208 Belding, Charles F. Papers 1913-1914
MSS 175 Bidwell Water Company. Papers 1884-1975
MSS 003 Bidwell, Annie Ellicott Kennedy. Diary. Papers 1855-1913
MSS 123 Bidwell, Annie. Papers relating to her estate 1914-1940
MSS 002 Bidwell, Diary and Correspondence 1844-1900
MSS 011 Bidwell, John. "In Memoriam" Compiled by C.C. Royce 1854
MSS 008 Bidwell, John. Deed of land to John Guill 1844-1900
MSS 203 Big Chico Creek. Watershed Analysis 1994
MSS 143 Biggs, Argus. Papers 1881-1905
MSS 073 Biggs. News 1932-1953
MSS 122 Bogard, John Jasper. Scrapbook. Tehama County 1895
MSS 055 Bosquejo, Grant (Gerke Ranch). Tehama County 1919
MSS 065 Brown & Labonta. Meat Market. Biggs. Ledger 1882-1884
MSS 190 Brumagin, Mark. Papers 1834-1916
MSS 040 Bucks Creek Hydroelectric Development. Plumas County 1926
MSS 275 Bumgarner, Elsie. Correspondence 1962-1975
MSS 146 Burrows/Wadsworth Families. Papers 1850-1890
MSS 284 Butte County 1860 Census 1860
MSS 245 Butte County Clerk. (Charles Stilson) Correspondence 18891893
MSS 242 Butte County Recorder and Auditor. Register of Warrants 1861-1863
MSS 243 Butte County Recorder and Auditor. Register of Warrants 1869-1878
MSS 244 Butte County Recorder and Auditor. Register of Warrants 1894-1896
MSS 216 Butte Meadows-Jonesville Collection 1991-1999
MSS 026 Byrne, Paul. Papers 1952-1957
   
MSS 155 California Clay Deposit. Proposal 1936
MSS 161 California State University, Chico. College history 1890-1982
MSS 052 California-Oregon Power Company. Photographs Blueprints 1922-1926
MSS 273 Cemetery Records. Larry Richardson
MSS 017 Cherokee Mining District. Claim Record Book 1891-1926
MSS 179 Chico (Calif.) Miscellaneous City Records 1891-1926
MSS 172 Chico Anti-Chinese League. Minute Book 1894
MSS 035 Chico Board of Trade. Constitution, Bylaws, Roster 1887
MSS 261 Chico County Seat Removal Campaign. Papers 1914
MSS 124 Chico Health Center. Records 1941-1957
MSS 265 Chico Junior High School Argonaut. (Yearbook) 1958
MSS 225 Chico Project. Engineering Report 1925
MSS 102 Chico School District. Names and Ages of Children 1904
MSS 210 Chico Unified School District. Minutes 1874-1947
MSS 278 Chico. Block 22
MSS 141 Childs, Nena V.. Chico Army Air Field 1944-45
MSS 173 Clark Family. Papers 1792-1976
MSS 044 Cleveland Mine. Shasta County. Preliminary Report 1931
MSS 182 Cole, Luman E. Diary 1903-1906
MSS 192 Coltrane, John. Music transcriptions
MSS 145 Cone and Ward Co. Tehama County. Records 1902-1917,1928,1930-31
MSS 167 Connor Ditch. Litigation 1877-78
MSS 280 Conservation Ecology. Papers 1974-1976
MSS 231 Cooke, William Bridge. Papers 19401979
MSS 151 Cottonwood Creek Examination. Shasta County. Report 1864-1865
MSS 099 Crescent Mills Store. Ledger 1864-1865
MSS 214 Cresser and Bonner Mercantile Store and Bank. Papers 1889-1917
MSS 049 Crown Point Mine. Report 1934
   
MSS 165 D.R.S. Syndicate. Activities and Prospects. 1931
MSS 134 Davis, Jefferson C. Scrapbook. Modoc War 1860-1880
MSS 056 Dayton Public School. Register 1881
MSS 277 Diamond Match Bulletins. Lynch Collection 1923-1976
MSS 041 Diamond Match Co. "Diamond Homes" 1927
MSS 274 Diamond Match Co. Account Books 1907-1954
MSS 276 Diamond Match Retail Stores. Brinks Collection 1835-1946
MSS 168 Doten Brothers Ranch. Litigation 1885
MSS 282 Downtown Buildings Chico 1994
MSS 059 Drakesbad Resort Hotel. Hotel Register 1901-1927
MSS 109 Druitt, Sanborn & Co. Deed to Mary Bradley 1873-1887
MSS 137 Dumphey Store. Sawyer's Bar. Daybook  1871-1873
MSS 180 Durham Land Colony. Papers 1916-1943
MSS 114 Durham Ranch. Account Book 1856
MSS 204 Durkee, Frank. Papers 1876-1982
MSS 004 Durst Brothers Hop Ranch. Papers 1876-1941
   
MSS 188 E. C. Ross et al. vs. North Fork Mining Company 1876-1877
MSS 206 Early Day Experiences in the U.S. Forest Service 1905-1932
MSS 177 Engle, Clair. Congressional Papers 1947-1971
MSS 213 Enloe Hospital. Papers 1902-1958
MSS 183 Enrolled California Indians 19331951
MSS 281 Eugene De Sabla 1935
MSS 164 Eureka Lake & Yuba Canal Co. vs. Superior Court, Yuba 1884
MSS 152 Excelsior Gravel & Quartz Mine, Sierra County. Report 1924
   
MSS 050 Fall River Consolidated Quartz Mine. Prospectus 1934
MSS 191 Feather River Pine Mills. Papers 1920-1981
MSS 263 Fireman's Fund Insurance Company. Calendar 1921
MSS 198 Ford's Federated Factors Advertisements 1917-1921
MSS 220 Frese, Ellen  Diary Scrapbook 1919-1947
MSS 149 Fruit Growers Supply Co. Annual Reports 1908-1983
   
MSS 184 Gamin Gold Mine. Ledgers 1923-1968
MSS 138 Gatschet, A.S. Maidu linguistic material 1877
MSS 163 Genessee Valley Mining Co. (E Crowley vs. Genessee Valley. 1878-79
MSS 200 Great Register of Voters. Shasta County 1890
MSS 223 Great Register of Voters. Tehama County  1890
MSS 209 Great Register of Voters. Trinity County 1872-1898
MSS 258 Grocery Store (unknown). Ledger 1856
MSS 133 Guill, Mary Jane. Diary 1860
MSS 229 Guyton, James. Glaciers. Research 1882-1994
   
MSS 037 Hagen, Anna. Notary Public Record Books 1919-1932
MSS 136 Hallet, Henry. Diary 1850-1852
MSS 082 Hanson, William P. Diary and Ledger Colusa County 1862-1919
MSS 087 Happy Valley Mine. Shasta County. Reports 1911-1930
MSS 131 Hatch, William Greetham, Dr. Physician's diary 1870
MSS 029 Hecox, Eulalia Sprawls. Papers 1941-1965
MSS 240 Hedly and Knight. Grocery Store. Ledgers 1856-1861
MSS 218 Heidelberg Graphics. Papers 1970-1985
MSS 038 Henning, Gene. Notes on Sacramento River Transportation 1973-1976
MSS 129 Hetherington, Arlene. Newspaper articles about Chico 1973-1976
MSS 160 Hill, Dorothy. Ethnological Collection 1899-1992
MSS 030 Hondel, A. M. Notebooks of accounts, work time, etc. 1869-1899
MSS 121 Howell, Elijah P. Diary 1865
MSS 235 Howsden, Arley. Butte County Supervisors 1965-1966
MSS 117 Hutchings, James M. Papers. Photocopies 1848-49,1854
MSS 072 Hutchinson, W.H. Diamond Match, lumbering notes. 1870-1960
MSS 066 Hutchinson, W.H. Local History Collection 1934-1989
MSS 047 Hutchinson, W.H. Research Notes 1948-1977
   
MSS 090 Igo Placer Property. Reports 1913
MSS 127 Inskip Inn. Register 1879-1891
MSS 126 Inskip Mining District. Book of Claims 1889,1928-1951
MSS 144 IOOF Bidwell Lodge Check Stubs 1895-1904
   
MSS 154 Jamison Creek Placer Mine. Plumas County. Report 1939
MSS 189 John Davis vs. Rock Creek Lumber Flume & Mining Co. 1879-1880
MSS 232 Johnson, Richard. The State of Jefferson 1941-1965
MSS 215 Johnstone Store. Papers 1869-1958
MSS 032 Joseph, J.J. Tobacco Store, Oroville. Account Book 1858-1861
   
MSS 070 Keefer/Hope Families. Papers, photographs 1863-1958
MSS 034 Kennedy, J.C.G. Account Book, Washington D.C. 1916
MSS 178 Kennedy, J.C.G. Civil War Scrapbook 1861-1866
   
MSS205 Lava Beds National Monument 1936
MSS 033 Lee, Joe N. Papers 1925-1929
MSS 110 Lingenfelter, Keith. Genealogy Collection 1850-1920
MSS 260 Live Stock Brands. Butte County 1860-1920
MSS 010 Llano Seco Ranch 1874-1884
MSS 195 Local Church History. Papers 1957
MSS 064 Long, R.C. Gridley. Abstract of Title 1897-1935
MSS 100 Loomis Family. Papers 1827-1928
   
MSS 238 Magnolia Grocery Store. Ledger 1961
MSS 233 Main Street Buildings, Chico. American Studies. Papers 1979-1980
MSS 048 Mammoth Channel. Butte County 1899
MSS 042 Marysville and Nevada Power Co. Nevada County. Report 1906
MSS 169 Marysville vs. North Bloomfield Gravel Mining Co. 1881-1882
MSS 228 Maslin, Paul. Limnology Class. Papers 1972-1999
MSS 266 McDaniel, R.A. Compound Recipe 1885
MSS 236 Medical Center Hospital of Oroville. Papers 1979-1981
MSS 202 Mining Debris. Hearings 1935
MSS 272 Mitchell, Marty. Basque Sheep Herders. Research 1985
MSS 222 Monroe, Dorothy. Diary 1886-1919
MSS 111 Morehead Family. Papers 1856-1972
   
MSS 113 Nanney, Abner. Business journal 1892-1898
MSS 112 Nanney, Olive R. Childs Diary and account book 1894-1903
MSS 096 Nesbit General Store. Nimshew. Journal 1864-1865
MSS 181 News and views of Labor 1944
MSS 063 Nickerson Orchard (Gawthorne Tract) Abstract of Title 1879-1914
MSS 256 Nopel Livery Stable. Oroville. Register 1863
MSS 253 Nopel Miners Retreat. Ledger 1850
MSS 255 Nopel Pacific Mining and Reduction Co. Sparks Mine. Ledger 1895-1897
MSS 254 Nopel Pioneer Mining and Placer Co. Assessment Book 1854-1856
MSS 285  Norris Bleyhl Indian Bibliography
MSS 196 Northern Warehouse Company. Records 1918-1957
   
MSS 147 Oroville Cemetery District. Records (Microfiche) 1857-1983
MSS 257 Oroville Grocery Store. Ledger 1857-1858
MSS 027 Osborn, Mary. Local History Scrapbook 1939-1942
MSS 247 Owners of lots in Oroville. Ledger
   
MSS 139 Packer, Henry B.. Letters 1823-1880
MSS 085 Palermo Land and Water Company. Papers 1888-1905
MSS 051 Paradise Group of Copper Claims. Report 1930
MSS 234 Park Hotel Company. Papers 1888-1947
MSS 088 Paymaster Mine. Trinity County. Reports 1936
MSS 262 Pellet, Frank S. The Mentor-The Honeybee Magazine 1919
MSS 071 Perkins, George C. Account Book 1871-1877
MSS 098 Pfeiffer, Fred. Papers 1920-1958
MSS 246 Plaza Market. Ledger 1859-1860
MSS 153 Plumas Eureka Mine. Reports 1935
MSS 061 Popps Saloon. Daybook 1894-1896
MSS 101 Porter Gold and Silver Mining Co. Director's Minutes 1863-1865
MSS 045 Portuguese Hydraulic Mine. Siskiyou County. Report n.d.
MSS 166 Possibilities of oil & gas.Sutter County 1921
MSS 079 Potter Half League. Abstract of Title 1863
MSS 012 Pray, Ada Jordan. Papers 1868-1964
MSS 194 Public History Seminar (CSUC). Papers -1993
   
MSS 013 Quast, Thelma Hall. Newspaper articles 1916-1978
   
MSS 128 Richardson Family. Papers 1822-1929
MSS 279 Richardson, Bruce. Correspondence 1904-1959
MSS 031 Rogers/Burnett Families. Correspondence 1848-1872
MSS 046 Rose Quartz Mine. Plumas County. Report n.d.
MSS 095 Round Valley Dredging Proposition. Reports 1916
   
MSS 001 Sacramento Valley Sugar Company 1905-1961
MSS 186 Samuel Davis vs. County of Yuba 1886-1887
MSS 097 Sanderson, Harris & Co. Chico General Store. Daybooks 1871-1874
MSS 176 Schooler, W. H. Letters 1882-1918
MSS 043 Scott Bar & Quartz Mill Mining Co. Preliminary Report 1908
MSS 081 Sebring, Cyrus. Account book. Justice of Peace & Doctor 1853-1888
MSS 069 Sexton, Warren. Letter book 1901-1903
MSS 199 Shasta County Survey. California Development Board 1916
MSS 226 Shasta Dredging Company. Papers 1904-1921
MSS 211 Shover, Michelle. Blacks in Chico. Research 1860-1998
MSS 230 Sierra Lumbar Company. Account book 1994-1896
MSS 148 Sierra Tractor & Equipment Co. Monthly Reports 1937-1965
MSS 230 Sierra Tractor and Equipment Co. Records 1937-1960
MSS 083 Sifford Family. Scrapbook: 60 years at Drakesbad 1900-1959
MSS224 Silver Dollar Fair. Papers 1934-1978
MSS 094 Sites Anticline, Glenn and Colusa Co. Report 1923
MSS 283 Soroptimist International Chico 1930-2000
MSS 118 Speegle, Jessie Bowen. Family Papers 1907
MSS 015 Spring Valley Mining and Irrigation Company. Records 1857-1899
MSS 239 Springer, George. Blacksmith. Daybook 1883-1886
MSS 080 Stansbury, Oscar. Family papers 1878-1976
MSS 271 Stansell, Lois. Papers 1857-1888
MSS 084 Stearn, Amos K. Diary (Doctor) 1857-1888
MSS 130 Stilson, Charles L. Diaries, accounts, notebooks 1861-1890
MSS 067 Stilson, Eleanor. Notary Public. Ledger 1919-1921
MSS 093 Streeter Property. Abstract of Title 1862-1922
MSS 150 Stuhl, Edward. Journals, Diaries, Correspondence 1854-1981
MSS 086 Surcease Mine. Butte County. Reports 1895-1923
MSS 268 Swartzlow, Ruby. Lassen. Papers 1930-1970
   
MSS 162 The Five Bears Consolidated Mining Property. Report 1918
MSS 068 Thompson's Flat. General Store. Ledger 1855-1856
MSS 219 Town Founding Papers. Historical Geography
MSS 156 Trinity Dredging Co. Papers 1909-1961
MSS 171 Turner, Janet. Papers 1940-1988
MSS 006 Twogood, G.S.W. Diary and Correspondence 1853-1912
   
MSS 014 U.S. Diamond Mining Company. Bylaws and Minutes 1907-1919
MSS 158 U.S. Weather Bureau. Red Bluff. Reports 1915-1972
MSS 241 United States Hotel. Cashbook 1897
   
MSS 016 Vinton Store, Cherokee. Ledger 1901-1902
   
MSS 185 W. Henry Jones vs. Afterthought Mining Co. 1898
MSS 187 W.D. Cook vs. C.C. Rachford 1885
MSS 259 West Glenn Improvement Club 1915-1963
MSS 132 Weston, J Jr. Monroeville. Account book 1859-1895
MSS 212 White, Thelma. Glenn/Colusa County Collection 1866-1966
MSS 269 William, Roy. Real Estate Brochures 19571968
MSS 270 Wilson, E. M. Collection 1.89719E+11
MSS 267 Wittemore, Tom. Theaters. Papers 1937-1970s
MSS 174 Wood, R.E. Scrapbook
MSS 217 Working at the Watershed Level. Papers 1999
MSS 264 World War II. Ration books and Publications
MSS 028 World War II. Scrapbook 1941
   
MSS 237 Young Mens Christian Association( YMCA) of Oroville. Papers 1916-1919
MSS 170 Yuba County Board of Supervisors. Papers 1885-1897
MSS 157 Yuba Manufacturing Co. Papers 1898-1957
MSS 197 Yuba River Diversion Project. Hammon Engineering Co. 1914
 

Last Updated: 12/08/05
Contact: Special Collections

 

Home | Historic Photographs | Local Newspaper Index | Search | Library | CSU, Chico

Site Credits

For questions, email:
Special Collections

or call:
530.898.6342

Last updated: 04/29/09