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Treadwell, George A.

Overview
Works: 10 works in 11 publications in 1 language and 13 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  History  Biography 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by George A Treadwell
Fred Lockley family papers by Fred Lockley( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers, 1839-1958, consisting mainly of Fred Lockley's own correspondence, papers, and diaries, but including material related to other members of his family. There are numerous typescripts of articles Lockley wrote about interviews with elderly Oregon residents about conditions there in their youth; a folder of letters of thanks from recipients of copies of his book, "Oregon's Yesterdays"; and a few diaries and date books. There are a number of letters to Lockley from R.W.G. Vail, and large numbers from other correspondents, many related to his book dealership or to Oregon history. One letter, written by Edith M. James in November 1940, describes her response to the London Blitz. There are diaries of his wife, Laura Simpson Lockley, for 1933, and 1935-1939; she writes about domestic and family matters, with descriptions of vacations in California and elsewhere in the western United States. Some letters and diaries mention Lockley's son, Lawrence Campbell Lockley, and a few letters and papers relate to earlier generations of the family. There is a letter dated 1839 from Elizabeth Metcalf Campbell, Lockley's maternal grandmother, and one written by her mother, Margaret Metcalf. There are 18 letters written during 1860-1861 by Lockley's father, Frederick E. Lockley, to his future wife, Elizabeth Campbell, describing journeys between Troy and Schuylerville to visit her and ending with preparations for their wedding. There is also material related to Frederick E. Lockley's service with the 7th Regiment of the New York Volunteer Artillery during the Civil War, including a letter to him from George A. Treadwell. The collection includes some miscellaneous certificates, ephemera, etc., and a tintype of Fred Lockley at the age of 16, as well as an autograph album, 1880-1883, belonging to his sister, Maude Lockley, and a book of telegrams dated 1889, congratulating Nathan D. Simon and his wife on their marriage
Andrew Jackson and Erwin Davis papers by Davis (Family :( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence and papers, 1852-1904, of brothers Erwin and Andrew Jackson Davis
by George A Treadwell( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers, 1880-1902, consisting of a letter book dated 1895, eight notebooks, 1880-1898, and a map of mining claims in Butte, Montana and vicinity, purchased in 1902. The letter book, with index of correspondents, deals with the genealogy of the Treadwell family. The notebooks contain sporadic diary entries about mines and mining in Arizona and in Nevada City, California, visits to family and friends, in Brooklyn and New York, and notes on tombstones in Connecticut. One notebook, dated 1895, contains a list of signatories to a petition protesting against the abolition of the State Mining Bureau in California
George A. Treadwell papers by George A Treadwell( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Include letters written to his daughter Minnie relating to mining ventures in Mexico and Arizona and to oil speculation in California; letters to him from John James Rivers (concerning zoological and botanical specimens sent him by Treadwell from Arizona), the Regents of the University of California, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (by F. W. Putnam); and certificates of election to scientific societies
by George A Treadwell( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence and papers, 1870-1907, dealing with Treadwell's interests and activities as a mining engineer and investor in mines, including reports on mines and prospective mining property, one printed in both English and German. Most of the mines are in Arizona and California, with a few in other states such as Utah and Montana, but there are also reports on mines in Canada and Mexico, as well as a prospectus for a company planning to develop mines in Brazil. There are numerous maps of mines and property, and several snapshots of work at a mine in Mexico. There are also assays of ore, and indentures, usually relating to sale of mining property or claims, in addition to miscellaneous clippings, telegrams, receipts, bills of lading, and an illustrated advertisement flyer for machinery. The correspondence includes 190 letters from Treadwell's friend and business associate, Benjamin Silliman, during 1872-1884, about personal and business matters, as well as 24 letters from J.J. Rivers, of the University of California, and 15 letters from Sir John Lubbock, both men thanking Treadwell for specimens of insects, snakes, etc. he had sent them
 
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English (11)