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Guide to the Charles Fayette McGlashan Papers, 1847-1931
BANC MSS C-B 570  
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Description
Mainly material used in writing his book, History of the Donner Party, including letters from survivors and members of rescue parties and their relatives, newspaper clippings, photographs and relics. Included also: newspaper articles on the Mountain Meadows massacre and on the Truckee area, some family correspondence, and maps.
Background
Charles Fayette McGlashan was born in Wisconsin in 1847 and came overland with his father and sisters, arriving at Placerville in September 1854.
Extent
Number of containers: 3 boxes, 2 cartons, and 4 oversize folders
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research, except for the Donner Party relics previously contained in Carton I, access to which requires the permission of the Head of Public Services.