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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Books and Periodicals
    Dates: 1850-
    Collection Number: Consult repository
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: Several thousand volumes
    Online items available
    Repository: Nevada County Libraries, Doris Foley Library for Historical Research
    Abstract: The 1907 Carnegie-built Foley Library houses a variety of historical collections and formats. Library monograph and periodical holdings are published and catalogued works on local and regional history, the Gold Rush, and more. Researchers will find a rich resource for examination of the history and status of mining, immigration, ethnic groups, and economic and social development in this California crossroads county and region. See "Additional Collection Guides" for more detail.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collections are self-service, open to the public.

    Publication Rights

    The library can only claim physical ownership of the collection. Users are responsible for satisfying any claimants of literary property.

    Preferred Citation

    Books and Periodicals. Nevada County Libraries, Doris Foley Library for Historical Research

    Acquisition Information

    Nevada County Library

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The book and periodical collection covers a wide variety of topics of importance to county and regional history, from the Donner Party, to the Gold Rush, to the secession of the "Great Republic of Rough and Ready," through the 20th century. See "Additional Collection Guides" for more detail.