This collection includes correspondence and photographs covering the period after the arrival of Schallenberger in California,
with an account, recorded by Mary Sheldon Barnes, of Schallenberger's overland journey to California from Missouri in 1844.
Correspondents include John Townsend, Elizabeth Schallenberger Townsend, and Mary Sheldon Barnes.
Although received with the collection, items 2, 5 and 13 appear to be unrelated.
Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain
permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.