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California Gold Rush Correspondence Collection

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Title: California Gold Rush Correspondence Collection, 1853-1863Save to your list.

ID: SC/GRC

Primary Creator: Drew, M.W.

Other Creators: Holden, William, Ladd, C.K., Scott, Thomas

Extent: 0.21 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 00/00/1997. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: California - Gold discoveries - Sources, California - History - 1850-1950 - Sources, Holden, William - Correspondence, Ladd, C.K. - Correspondence, Scott, Thomas - Correspondence

Forms of Material: Paper records

Languages: English

Abstract

Letters discussing business and travel in California during the gold rush from various goldminers to family and friends written between 1853 and 1863.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The California Gold Rush Correspondence Collection includes letters discussing business and travel in California during the gold rush from various goldminers to family and friends written between 1853 and 1863. The collection includes letters sent to Boston, Massachusetts, Redwing, Minnesota, Fort Fairfield, Maine, and Ottwumwa, Ohio, as well as several locations in California.

Subject/Index Terms

California - Gold discoveries - Sources
California - History - 1850-1950 - Sources
Holden, William - Correspondence
Ladd, C.K. - Correspondence
Scott, Thomas - Correspondence

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections & Archives

Accruals: 1999

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions: Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Acquisition Source: Cohasco, Inc

Acquisition Method: Purchased.

Related Materials: This collection is part of the California Collection.

Preferred Citation: For information about citing items in this collection consult the appropriate style manual, or see the Citing Archival Materials guide.


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Box 1Save to your list.
Folder 1: Letters from M. W. Drew to Mother, Father, and Brother, Boston, MA, 1853-1856Save to your list.
Folder 2: Letters from M. W. Drew to "Folks at Home," Redwing, MN, 1856Save to your list.
Folder 3: Letter from M. W. Drew to Mother, 1858Save to your list.
Folder 4: Letters from M. W. Drew to James P. Drew, from Columbia, CA, 1860-1861Save to your list.
Folder 5: Letters from M. W. Drew to James P. Drew, from San Francisco, CA, 1861Save to your list.
Folder 6: Letter from M. W. Drew to James P. Drew, from American Camp, 1861Save to your list.
Folder 7: Letter from M. W. Drew to Mother, from Fort Fairfield, 1863Save to your list.
Folder 8: Letter from Frank to "Friend Ladd," from Willow Creek, CA, 1855Save to your list.
Folder 9: Letter from John Jones to "Friend Ladd," from San Andreas, CA, 1856Save to your list.
Folder 10: Letters from William Holden to Mother, from San Francisco, CA, 1854Save to your list.
Folder 11: Letter from Thomas Scott to Theodore Guerez, from Ottumwa, IA, 1850Save to your list.


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