Gridley family papers  [1798]-1885
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Additional Descriptive Data

The following lists and indexes are located below:

  • 1. List of personal names.
  • 2. List of geographical locations.
  • 3. Partial subject index (with textual references)
  • 4. Partial name index (with textual references)
  • 5. Partial geographical index (with textual references)

List of Personal Names

  • Andrew, John Albion, 1818-1867.
  • Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887.
  • Beecher, Lyman, 1775-1863.
  • Bellows, Henry Whitney, 1814-1882.
  • Britten, Emma Hardinge, 1823-1899.
  • Brown, Charles Farrar (Artemus Ward), 1834-1867.
  • Brown, John, 1800-1859.
  • Brownlow, William Gannaway, 1805-1877.
  • Butler, Benjamin F., 1818-1893.
  • Child, Asaph Bemis, 1813-1879.
  • Davis, Andrew Jackson, 1826-1910.
  • Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889.
  • Edwards, Amasa, 1814-1885.
  • Edwards, Matilda "Mattie", 1821-1884.
  • Farnham, Eliza, 1815-1864.
  • Fitch, Col. H.S.
  • Forster, Thomas Gales, 1816-1886.
  • Fremont, John Charles, 1813-1890.
  • Grant, Ulysses S., 1822-1885.
  • Hooker, Joseph, 1814-1879.
  • Kalakaua I, 1836-1891.
  • King, Edith, b. c. 1851.
  • King, Julia Wiggin, b. c. 1828.
  • King, Thomas Starr, 1824-1864.
  • Lee, Robert E., 1807-1870.
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
  • Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882.
  • Macondray, Capt. Frederick William, 1803-1862.
  • Mansfield, Bertie.
  • Mansfield, Daniel.
  • Mansfield, James Valentine, b. c. 1817.
  • Mansfield, Jera M., b. c. 1825.
  • Mansfield, John Worthington, 1849-1933.
  • Mansfield, Mary Gertrude "Gertie", b. c. 1854.
  • Mansfield, Mary Hopkinson, b. c. 1827.
  • Mansfield, Ellen "Nellie" Greenwood Estabrook, b. c. 1836.
  • Mansfield, Walter D., b. c. 1860.
  • McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885.
  • McClellan, R. Guy.
  • McDougal, Governor John, 1818-1866.
  • Montez, Lola, 1821-1861.
  • Napoleon III (Charles Louis Napoleon Bonaparte), 1808-1873.
  • Owen, James Jerome, 1827-1895.
  • Peebles, James Martin, 1822-1922.
  • Rowe, Gen. George.
  • Stow, Marietta L., d. 1902.
  • Stidger, O.B.
  • Strickland, Edward F.
  • Twiggs, David Emanuel, 1790-1862.
  • Young, Brigham, 1801-1877.

List of Geographical Locations

  • Alcatraz Island, California.
  • Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Benicia, California.
  • Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Chelsea, Massachusetts.
  • Denver, Colorado.
  • Grass Valley, California.
  • Marysville, California.
  • Napa, California.
  • New York City, New York.
  • Paris, France.
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Sacramento, California.
  • San Francisco, California.
  • Sierra Nevada Mountains, California.
  • Sonoma, California.
  • Virginia City, Nevada.
  • Washoe County, Nevada.
  • Yuba County, California.
Related Materials

Item located in Book Division:

Britten, Emma Hardinge.Funeral oration on the late Rev. T. Starr King to be delivered by Miss Emma Hardinge, at Platt's New Music Hall, Thursday evening, March 10th, at 8 o'lock, P.M. Clements Broadsides Small.

Materials at other institutions:

John W. Mansfield papers (1864-1931), Archives of American Art, The Smithsonian Institution.

Seybert Commission records (1884-1922), University of Pennsylvania, Franklin Library.

Bibliography

Britten, Emma Hardinge. Modern American spiritualism: A twenty years' record of the communion between earth and the world of spirits. New York, 1870.

Cox, Robert S. Body and Soul: A sympathetic history of American Spiritualism. University of Virginia Press: Charlottesville, 2003.

Kerr, Howard. Mediums, and spirit-rappers, and roaring radicals; Spiritualism in American literature, 1850-1900.. University of Illinois Press: Urbana, 1972.

Spence, Lewis. Encyclopedia of Occultism and Parapsychology, Part 2. Gale Research Inc.: Detroit, 1991.

Twain, Mark. Life on the Mississippi. J.R. Osgood & Company: Boston, 1883.

Wolfe, Napoleon Bonaparte. Startling Facts in Modern Spiritualism. Religio-Philosophical Publishing House: Chicago, 1875.

Partial Subject Index
African Americans--California--San Francisco--History--19th Century
  • 16: 67-71
  • 23: 233
African Americans--California--Social Conditions--19th century
  • 10: 97
  • 15: 280-281, 396
  • 16: 67-68
  • 17: 486-494
  • 19: 222-228
  • 21: 199
  • 23: 233
  • 24: 300-301
African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc.--California--History--19th century
  • 19: 222-224
Agriculture--California
  • 11: 165
  • 13: 43
California--Climate
  • 2: 175
  • 8: 149-150
  • 14: 76-78
  • 16: 207, 512
California--Geography
  • 4: 46-48, 75-79, 137-138
  • 11: 80-81
  • 13: 46-47, 96-97
  • 16: 512
  • 20: 127
  • 24: 270, 315-317
California--Social Life & customs--19th century
  • Passim, but especially
  • 1: 46-47
  • 2: 319
  • 12: 115-117
  • 20: 140
  • 22: 568
  • 26: 481
  • 27: 442
Chinese Americans--California--San Francisco—History
  • 13: 163-168, 320
Chinese Americans--California--San Francisco--Social life and customs
  • 1: 327-329
  • 2: 289
  • 10: 48-54
  • 13: 77-78
  • 15: 283-285
  • 22: 487-488
Death--United States--History--19th century
  • passim
Dogs--California
  • 2: 127-132
  • 5: 186
  • 6: 137-140
  • 17: 166-167
Earthquakes--California--San Francisco
  • 9: 187
  • 26: 169-171, 198-198, 304, 321, 326
  • 27: 463-463
Fleas--California--San Francisco
  • 2: 18
  • 4: 127
  • 9: 46
  • 15: 159-161
  • 17: 326
  • 19: 37
  • 23: 63-67
Footbinding
  • 10: 51-54
Fruit--California
  • 1: 132-133, 270, 347
  • 2: 175
  • 4: 158
  • 6: 39
  • 8: 32-33
  • 9: 57
  • 14: 76
  • 16: 44
  • 17: 38
  • 19: 133, 251
  • 20: 21, 161-167, 280-281
  • 21: 201
  • 22: 564-568
  • 24: 318-319
  • 27: 600
German Americans--California--History
  • 14: 153
  • 24: 41-43
Gold mines & mining--California--History--19th century
  • 1: 347
  • 6: 78-80
  • 8: 71
  • 13: 4-5, 14-15, 22-26
  • 15: 3-6, 199-205, 316-319
Hair
  • 2: 88
  • 17: 376-380
  • 20: 339-343
Horses--California--San Francisco
  • 8: 11-13
  • 9: 189-192
  • 12: 71-75
  • 13: 19-22
  • 17: 239
Indians of North America--1860-1870
  • 2: 228
  • 6: 127-129
  • 16: 88-89
  • 20: 117-118, 202-205
  • 21: 206
  • 22: 118
  • 27: 469, 570
Indians of North America--California--History--19th century
  • 1: 291
  • 2: 144, 268, 287-288, 309-310
  • 12: 117-120
  • 20: 409
  • 21: 123-124, 206
  • 27: 469, 570
Irish Americans--California--History--19th century
  • 16: 72
  • 26: 462
Irish Americans--California--San Francisco--Social conditions
  • 4: 105-110
  • 16: 72
  • 21: 84
  • 22: 487-488
  • 23: 355-357
Italian Americans--California--San Francisco
  • 23: 189
Jews--California--San Francisco
  • 15: 273-277, 371
  • 16: 7
Markets--California--San Francisco
  • 9: 57
  • 14: 78-79
  • 15: 230
  • 21: 201
  • 22: 564-567
  • 24: 318-319
  • 27: 600
Mediums--United States
  • Passim, but especially
  • 15: 36-40
  • 17: 213
Murder--California--San Francisco--History--19th century
  • 17: 213
  • 21: 15-19, 45-48
  • 26: 198-200
Prices--California--History
  • 1: 136, 176
  • 8: 32-33
  • 16: 72, 116
  • 19: 105
  • 21: 366
  • 23: 145
  • 25: 117, 181
  • 27: 254
Prostitution--California--San Francisco
  • 15: 283-285
  • 16: 214
  • 20: 175-176
Religious institutions--California--San Francisco Bay area
  • 5: 203-215
  • 12: 155
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)--History--19th century
  • passim
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)--Social life and customs--19th century
  • passim
Séances--California--San Francisco
  • Passim, but especially
  • 2: 95
  • 11: 104-105
  • 14: 35
  • 20: 246-250
  • 23: 24, 135-136, 244-245
  • 28: passim
Slavery--United States
  • 15: 282-283
  • 25: 327
Spirit photography
  • 13: 66-67; 525
  • 14: 42
  • 15: 164, 235-238
Spiritualism--United States--History--19th century
  • Passim, but especially
  • 3: 21-37
  • 4: 229-230
  • 5: 28-30
  • 8: 100-102, 116-118
  • 10: 9-12
  • 12: 54-61, 86-90
  • 13: 54-59, 494
  • 15: 26-29, 229, 402-403
  • 16: 161-169
  • 20: 294-296
Steamboats--California--San Francisco
  • 1: 1-20, 136, 283-284
  • 2: 175
  • 17: 136
  • 20: 405
  • 24: 48
  • 27: 601
Steamboat disasters--United States--History--19th century
  • 4: 220-242, 259-260
  • 5: 9-16, 33-34
  • 14: 153
  • 21: 259
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
  • Passim, but especially
  • 1: 353-354
  • 3: 123-124
  • 4: 99-101, 152-155, 194-198
  • 5: 35, 96-98, 121-124, 134-146
  • 6: 50-52, 70-71, 94-95, 108-109, 141-143
  • 7: 11-12, 64-65, 83-86, 111, 123-124, 151-153, 156-160, 170, 181-188
  • 8: 2-4, 30-31, 135-136 143-144
  • 9: 199-200
  • 11: 132-134
  • 12: 180-183
  • 13: 44-50, 384-395, 466-70, 513-515
  • 14: 21-24
  • 15: 79-88, 136-141 144-145, 198-199, 385-387
  • 16: 5-6, 31-39
  • 17: 284, 467-477
  • 19: 29
  • 20: 72-76
  • 21: 41 54-58
  • 22: 48, 127, 130-131, 278, 284
  • 24: 144, 250-251
  • 25: 327
Wells, Fargo & Company--History
  • passim
Wine and wine making--California--Napa Valley
  • 11: 163-167
Women--Appearance
  • 1: 108-109
  • 2: 219
  • 3: 50, 79-80
  • 4: 30-33
  • 5: 107-109, 153
  • 6: 6-8
  • 7: 101-102
  • 10: 81-82
  • 14: 88-91
  • 17: 32-37, 83-84, 172-175, 306-307, 376-380
  • 20: 339-343
  • 21: 237
  • 22: 151-152
Women--California
  • 1: 105
  • 2: 219, 261-262
  • 3: 51-52, 178-179
  • 6: 6-8
  • 9: 80
  • 11: 161
  • 13: 478
  • 14: 88-91
  • 17: 32-37, 172-175, 306-307
  • 19: 76, 96
  • 21: 377-378
  • 22: 151-152, 266-286, 344
Women--Social conditions
  • 15: 283-285
  • 22: 130-131, 266-268
  • 23: 284
  • 24: 41-46, 184
Women mediums
  • 13: 26-27, 69-75, 179, 407
  • 14: 154
  • 16: 266
  • 24: 149
  • 27: 801
  • See also Britten, Emma Hardinge
Working class--California--San Francisco--Social conditions
  • 1: 39-40
  • 16: 72
  • 22: 266-268
  • 24: 41-46
  • 27: 525-527
Partial Name Index
Andrew, John Albion, 1818-1867
  • 10: 17-18
  • 16: 37
Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887
  • 4: 132-133
Beecher, Lyman, 1775-1863
  • 14: 79
  • 27: 510
Bellows, Henry Whitney, 1814-1882
  • 26: 458
  • 27: 138
Britten, Emma Hardinge, 1823-1899
  • Passim, but especially
  • 1: 120
  • 2: 35, 87
  • 3: 94-95, 170-171
  • 5: 26-28, 238-240
  • 13: 68-69
  • 15: 231, 399-402
  • 25: passim
  • 26: 319
Brown, Charles Farrar (Artemus Ward), 1834-1867
  • 1: 236
  • 25: 28, 93
Brown, John, 1800-1859
  • 9: 40-41
Brownlow, William Gannaway, 1805-1877
  • 4: 10-11
Butler, Benjamin F., 1818-1893
  • 10: 17-18
Child, Asaph Bemis, 1813-1879
  • 2: 77
  • 13: 53, 246-248, 441-442
  • 15: 40
Davis, Andrew Jackson, 1826-1910
  • 4: 201
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889
  • 21: 41
  • 26: 475
Edwards, Amasa, 1814-1885
  • passim
Edwards, Matilda "Mattie", 1821-1884
  • passim
Estabrook, Col.
  • passim
Estabrook, Hattie
  • passim
Farnham, Eliza, 1815-1864
  • 1: 173
Fitch, Col. Henry S.
  • 21: 2-8
  • 25: 109-110
Forster, Thomas Gales, 1816-1886
  • 2: 43-44, 62
Fremont, John Charles, 1813-1890
  • 5: 191-199
Grant, Ulysses S., 1822-1885
  • 21: 127
  • 27: 377
Hooker, Joseph, 1814-1879
  • 17: 467-468
  • 20: 72-76
Kalakaua I, 1836-1891
  • June 20, 1874
  • January 2, 1875
King, Edith, b.c. 1851
  • 27: 796-797
King, Julia Wiggin, b.c. 1828
  • 3: 167-169
  • 13: 526-527
  • 22: 312-314
  • 23: 397-399
  • 26: 357-358
King, Thomas Starr, 1824-1864
  • Passim, but especially
  • 2: 229
  • 3: 5-9, 128-130, 165-172
  • 4: 75-79, 94-98, 130-133
  • 6: 52-55, 69
  • 7: 44-45, 94
  • 8: 55-57, 68-69
  • 9: 66-70, 156-159
  • 10: 20-21, 113-115
  • 14: 1-5
  • 15: 57, 350-366, 425-432
  • 18: 21-22
  • 19: 121
  • 20: 44
  • 25: 427, 432-433
  • 26: 291-303, 319, 509
Lee, Robert E., 1807-1870
  • 21: 41, 146
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
  • 1: 354-355
  • 4: 151-152
  • 15: 455-456
  • 16: 67-68
  • 26: 97
Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882
  • 14: 165
Macondray, Capt. Frederick William, 1803-1862
  • 4: 24-25
Mansfield, Bertie
  • July 8, 1877
Mansfield, Daniel
  • 20: 29
Mansfield, James Valentine, b.c. 1817
  • passim
Mansfield, Jera M., b.c. 1825
  • passim
Mansfield, John Worthington, 1849-1933
  • 3: 83
  • 4: 39
  • 6: 100
  • 15: 3, 10-12, 149-150
  • 19: 231
  • 21: 141-142, 169-170, 231
  • 23: 154-155, 158-164
  • 24: 10-11, 241-242
  • 25: 97, 279, 409
  • June 20, 1874
  • January 2, 1875
Mansfield, Mary Gertrude "Gertie", b.c. 1854
  • 1: 296
  • 2: 25
  • 3: 79-80
  • 10: 93
  • 14: 88-89
  • 15: 10-12, 151
  • 17: 229-230, 376-380
  • 20: 339-343
  • 21: 237-238
  • 23: 170
  • 24: 104, 189
  • 27: 259
  • November 18, 1859
  • April 27, 1860
Mansfield, Mary Hopkinson, b.c. 1827
  • passim
Mansfield, Ellen "Nellie" Greenwood Estabrook, b.c. 1836
  • passim
Mansfield, Walter D., b.c. 1860
  • 11: 41
McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885
  • 6: 50
  • 8: 144
McClellan, R. Guy
  • 10: 71-76
  • 13: 497-498
McDougal, Governor John, 1818-1866
  • 2: 10, 22-27, 68-69, 73
Montez, Lola, 1821-1861
  • 13: 26-27
Napoleon III (Charles Louis Napoleon Bonaparte), 1808-1873
  • 21: 73-75
  • 22: 179, 210-213
  • 23: 355
  • 24: 262
Owen, James Jerome, 1827-1895
  • 2: 71-72
  • 5: 43-48
  • 7: 72-74, 98
Peebles, James Martin, 1822-1922
  • 12: 123
Rowe, Gen. George
  • 3: 10, 279-280, 350-352, 389-395, 405-409
Stow, Marietta L., d. 1902
  • 13: 69-75, 179, 407
  • 14: 154
Stidger, O.B.
  • 27: 352, 465-470
Strickland, Edward F.
  • passim
Twiggs, David Emanuel, 1790-1862
  • 6: 112
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877
  • 8: 16
  • 15: 15-16
Partial Geographical Index
Alcatraz Island, California
  • 6: 13-18
Baltimore, Maryland
  • November 18, 1859
Benicia, California
  • 12: 24-25
Boston, Massachusetts
  • 4: 131
Chelsea, Massachusetts
  • passim
Denver, Colorado
  • July 8, 1877
Grass Valley, California
  • 13: 5
Marysville, California
  • 11
  • 12: 46-47, 96-99
Napa, California
  • 11: 41-42, 48-50, 67, 107
  • 19: 178
New York City, New York
  • passim
Paris, France
  • June 18, 1874: 42-43
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • April 27, 1860
Sacramento, California
  • 2: 62
San Francisco, California
  • passim
Sierra Nevada Mountains, California
  • 12: 46-47
Sonoma, California
  • 22: 207
Virginia City, Nevada
  • 27: pasim
Washoe County, Nevada
  • passim
Yuba County, California
  • 13: 418