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.
Charles Fayette McGlashan was born in Wisconsin in 1847 and came overland with his father and sisters, arriving at Placerville
in September 1854.
Number of containers: 3 boxes, 2 cartons, and 4 oversize folders
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.
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.