Title: Books and Periodicals
Collection Number: Consult repository
Extent: Several thousand volumes
Online items available
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
Collections are self-service, open to the public.
The library can only claim physical ownership of the collection. Users are responsible for satisfying any claimants of literary
Books and Periodicals. Nevada County Libraries, Doris Foley Library for Historical Research
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.