Guide to the Thomas G. Lambert California Gold Rush Letter Book, 1855

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Finding aid completed: May 23, 2013
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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Thomas G. Lambert California Gold Rush Letter Book
Dates: 1855
Identification: SC/TGL
Creator: Lambert, Thomas G.
Physical Description: 0.20 linear feet
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Special Collections
Abstract: Thomas G. Lambert traveled to California during the gold rush. He wrote a letter to his "Dear Parents" in a Cooke & Le Count's California Letter Book. In it he gives them a "confidential" account of his friends and acquaintances in California, and describes other events in his life.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material:

Paper records

Geographic Name:

California -- Description and travel
California -- Gold discoveries

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge.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.

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], [date], Thomas G. Lambert California Gold Rush Letter Book , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

Scope and Contents

Thomas G. Lambert wrote this letter to his "Dear Parents" in a Cooke & Le Count's California Letter Book. In it he gives them a "confidential" account of his friends and acquaintances in California, and describes other events in his life.