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Register of the Sara Low letters
MSS 0172  
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  • DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY
  • Preferred Citation
  • ABSTRACT
  • SCOPE AND CONTENT

  • DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

    Title: Sara Low letters,
    Date (inclusive): 1852
    Collection number: MSS 0172
    Extent: 0.10 linear feet (5 items (20 pages) in one folder.)
    Repository: Mandeville Special Collections Library, Geisel Library, UC, San Diego
    La Jolla, CA 92093-0175
    Shelf Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Language: English.

    Preferred Citation

    Sara Low letters, MSS 0172. Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD.

    ABSTRACT

    Detailed letters to Low's mother and in-laws, describing her voyage from New York to San Francisco around Cape Horn. The final letter describes her visit to California. Accompanied by a manuscript chart showing route of the voyage, and four envelopes. Low was 19 years old at the time and quite literate; the letters are very legible and in very good condition.

    SCOPE AND CONTENT

    Oversize map located at MC-044-08.