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  • Abner H. Barker letters : ALS, 1852-1873.
    Abner H creator Abstract Letters written from Barker a San Francisco businessman to his family in Maine Letters cover the Calif Gold Rush years and business trips back east to New York City and Boston Also includes a map of Barker s properties in San Francisco Date 1852 issued Subject n us ca Real property California San Francisco Maps San Francisco Calif Description and travel California History 1850 1950 Sources

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  • Abner Lawrence Raffety papers, 1881-1922.
    MSS 2002 220 cp No online items Offline Contact UC Berkeley Bancroft Library Collection Overview Title Abner Lawrence Raffety papers 1881 1922 Creator Contributor Raffety Abner Lawrence 1851 1938 creator Creator Contributor Cotter Lawrence Raffety Abstract Containing property documents including indentures mortgages and tax payments in Mendocino County Calif Also includes articles written by Abner Raffety about traveling to Calif and an eruption of Mauna Loa Volcano Hawaii and letters one to the U S Attorney General from A L Raffety and one written by Elizabeth Liget Harbine about a trip into San Francisco Date 1881 issued Subject Overland journeys to the Pacific California History 1850 1950 Miscellanea Mauna Loa Hawaii Island Hawaii Eruptions Mendocino County Calif History Sources San Francisco Calif Description and travel Note Item list with collection Curriculum vitae for A L Raffety Typescripts of some newspaper articles Abner Lawrence Raffety was born in Lawrenceville Ind 14 Dec 1850 Emigrated to Inglenook Calif with family in 1881 Married ca 1885 Moved to island of Hawaii ca 1887 Married Susanna Harbine in 1888 Died in Ukiah Calif 10 Jan 1938 Type Deeds Physical Description print 1 box and 2 oversize folders 3 linear ft Language English Identifier BANC

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  • Finding Aid for the Abolish Cross-Filing in California records 0225
    to register in multiple parties for primary elections If a candidate then wins nominations from multiple parties they run with less or no competition in the fall election The records present in this collection include filing vouchers correspondence clippings subject files cancelled checks and financial information The proposition to abolish cross filing passed in 1952 Background Cross filing is the practice that allows candidates for political office to register as candidates in multiple parties in primary elections If a candidate wins nominations from multiple parties then they run with less or no competition in the fall election Cross filing was perceived to be an instrument of the corrupt lobbyist and political boss controlled political system in California John B Elliott 1878 1967 spearheaded the movement to put a proposition on the 1952 ballot that would elminate cross filing Elliott a journalist who had served as the Southern California chairman of Woodrow Wilson s and Franklin Delano Roosevelt s first presidential campaigns was also the president of the Jameson Petroleum Company His efforts to elimate cross filing were successful and the proposition on the 1952 ballot Proposition 13 passed Extent 8 5 Linear feet 8 boxes Restrictions The collection contains published

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  • Finding Aid for the Abolish Cross-Filing in California records 0225
    register in multiple parties for primary elections If a candidate then wins nominations from multiple parties they run with less or no competition in the fall election The records present in this collection include filing vouchers correspondence clippings subject files cancelled checks and financial information The proposition to abolish cross filing passed in 1952 Background Cross filing is the practice that allows candidates for political office to register as candidates in multiple parties in primary elections If a candidate wins nominations from multiple parties then they run with less or no competition in the fall election Cross filing was perceived to be an instrument of the corrupt lobbyist and political boss controlled political system in California John B Elliott 1878 1967 spearheaded the movement to put a proposition on the 1952 ballot that would elminate cross filing Elliott a journalist who had served as the Southern California chairman of Woodrow Wilson s and Franklin Delano Roosevelt s first presidential campaigns was also the president of the Jameson Petroleum Company His efforts to elimate cross filing were successful and the proposition on the 1952 ballot Proposition 13 passed Extent 8 5 Linear feet 8 boxes Restrictions The collection contains published articles

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  • Guide to the Edward Aborn Collection
    entire collection guide PDF 55 78 Kb HTML Search this collection Entire Collection Guide Online Items Collection Overview Table of contents Description Correspondence concerning Edward Aborn s shipping business and family matter 1798 1822 Includes personal letters business documents shipping from U S East Coast Lisbon Gibralter Extent 5 foot 1 box Restrictions For permissions to reproduce or to publish please contact Special Collections Library staff Availability This collection is

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  • Abraham Haas correspondence, 1885-1886.
    Abraham 1847 1921 Correspondence Jews California San Francisco Jews California Los Angeles Courtship California History Love letters Note Formerly Judah L Magnes Museum Collection Number WJHC 1992 003 COLLECTION STORED OFF SITE Advance notice required for use Preferred citation Abraham Haas correspondence BANC MSS 2010 637 The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life The Bancroft Library University of California Berkeley Transfer Judah L Magnes Museum 2010 Abraham Haas 1847 1921 was born in Reckendorf Bavaria and immigrated to Portland Oregon at age 16 to work in a grocery store established by his cousins Charles Samuel and Kalman Haas After a brief stint in Northern California Abe joined his brother Jacob in Los Angeles in the firm Hellman Haas Company This successful wholesale enterprise soon became a launching pad for Haas other business ventures including the development of hydroelectric and gas power At 39 already a successful businessman Haas met 21 year old Fannie Koshland while on one of his buying trips to San Francisco Within the year they were marrried Soon a son Charles was born followed by Walter 1889 Ruth 1891 and Eleanor 1900 Relocating to San Francisco just prior to Eleanor s birth the Haas family soon

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  • Abraham Hankin papers, 1941-2005.
    an in depth look at the life of a career United States Air Force officer in the 1940 s and early 1950 s Includes correspondence military orders and information on Hankin s time in a Japanese prisoner of war camp in the Philippines Date 1941 issued Subject Hankin Abraham Louis 1920 2006 Archives United States Air Force Officers World War 1939 1945 Prisoners and prisons Japanese Prisoners of war United States Prisoners of war Japan Prisoners of war Philippines Note Preferred citation Abraham Hankin papers BANC MSS 2010 105 The Bancroft Library University of California Berkeley Gift of the trustees of the Abraham Hankin Irrevocable Trust 2009 In English Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library Abraham Louis Hankin the son of Russian immigrant parents was born in Philadelphia in 1920 He received B A and M A degrees in public and business administration from U C Berkeley He was a prisoner of war in the Philippines and Japan from 1942 1945 He achieved the rank of lieutenant colonel in the U S Air Force working as a financial specialist in the United States Europe and Libya Near the end of his life he received the Purple

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  • Abraham Haskel Taub papers, ca. 1948-1975.
    Berkeley and as consultant to various agencies and companies Includes correspondence with and about John von Neumann Date 1948 issued Subject Taub A H 1911 1999 Archives University of California Berkeley Department of Mathematics Mathematics Study and teaching Note Included in History of Science and Technology Collection COLLECTION STORED IN PART OFF SITE Advance notice required for use UNARRANGED COLLECTION Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed in writing to the Head of Access Services The Bancroft Library Taub was a professor of Mathematics at UCB Temporary list of contents available for cartons 1 9 only Type Faculty papers Physical Description print 19 cartons and 1 oversize box 24 15 linear ft Language English Identifier BANC MSS 82 136 c Box 1 BANC MSS 82 136 c CARTON 1 BANC MSS 82 136 c CARTON 2 BANC MSS 82 136 c CARTON 3 BANC MSS 82 136 c CARTON 4 BANC MSS 82 136 c CARTON 5 BANC MSS 82 136 c CARTON 6 BANC MSS 82 136 c CARTON 7 BANC MSS 82 136 c CARTON 8 BANC MSS 82 136 c CARTON 9 BANC MSS 82 136 c CARTON 10 BANC MSS 82 136 c CARTON 11 BANC

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