The H. J. Corcoran: The Fastest Steamboat on the Bay
The Foundation has acquired for the State Library’s California History Collection a fabulous San Francisco Bay advertising poster for the Steamer H. J. Corcoran. The Corcoran was touted as the “fastest on the Bay.” Built in Stockton in 1898, it ran three times daily for Vallejo and Mare Island and thence to San Francisco and the Ferry Building.… Read more >>
A Journey into Adventure with Mr. and Mrs. Jack London
The front cover of the Log of the Snark with beautiful gold leaf depiction of the Snark at sail.
The Foundation has recently acquired a lovely new piece for the California State Library’s California History Section. This acquisition is a signed first edition of Charmian K.… Read more >>