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King of the Sheep Barons by Walker Tompkins | J. J. Hollister Sr. Oral History transcript

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 2022-169
Identifier: 2022-169

Content Description

One (1) roll of microfilm, one (1) manuscript of the title, King of the Sheep Barons: The Life and Times of Col. W. W. Hollister 1818-1886 written by Walker A. Tompkins in 1960. Also included is one (1) transcript in two (2) binders of a 1957 oral history of Senator James J. Hollister, photocopied in 1969 by Museum Director Sylvia Griffiths.

Acquisition Type



Gift of Hollister Of California: King of the Sheep Barons was a gift from Tompkins to Gledhill.

Restrictions Apply


Use Restrictions

Microfilm box has handwritten note of "Restricted". Paper wrap note on box of loose leaf manuscript reads; "Not owned by Society; for Edwin Gledhill." — 2023-11-20 CSE Note: W. Edwin Gledhill, Walker A. Tompkins, and Jane Hollister Wheelwright are no longer among the living.


  • 1957
  • 1960
  • 1969
  • 2023



1 Reels

3 Volumes (in one (1) Document Box)

146 Megabytes


One (1) roll of microfilm One (1) manuscript One (1) transcript in (two (2) binders) Ten (17) PDFs