PHELPS, Timothy Guy, 1824-1899


Guide to Research Collections

California Historical Society
San Francisco, CA
Papers: 1856-1899. 2 folders.
Business and legal papers, newspaper articles regarding his death, photographs, and memorabilia. Finding aid in repository.


Huntington Library
San Marino, CA
Papers: 1861, 1 letter.
A letter from Edmund Randolph to Ogden Hoffman written on January 17, 1861. In the letter, Randolph writes of abolitionists and supporters of slavery, and asks that Hoffman “will lend me your aid in procuring the support of the latter.” He asks Hoffman to contact Senator Phelps of San Francisco, whom Randolph describes as “a man of influence.”


University of California, Berkeley
The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, CA
Papers: ca. 1887-1889, 1 folder.
A dictation from Timothy Guy Phelps: San Francisco, ca. 1887-1889, from miscellaneous California dictations, statements and some questionnaires concerning social life, customs, economic conditions, recorded and prepared for H.H. Bancroft primarily between 1887 and 1889.

Papers: 1931, amount unknown.
Recollections of George C. Pardee and his father, E. H. Pardee, of being introduced to Abraham Lincoln by T. G. Phelps in April or May 1862.