Guide to the John W. Ingram Collection, 1850-1854

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California State Library. All rights reserved.

Guide to the John W. Ingram Collection, 1850-1854



California State Library

Sacramento, California

Contact Information:

  • California History Room
  • California State Library
  • Library and Courts Building II
  • 900 N. Street, Room 200
  • P.O. Box 942837
  • Sacramento, California 94237-0001
  • Phone: (916) 654-0176
  • Fax: (916) 654-8777
  • Email: cslcal@library.ca.gov
  • URL: http://www.library.ca.gov/
Processed by:
The California State Library staff
Encoded by:
James Lake
© 1998 California State Library. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: John W. Ingram Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1850-1854
Box Number: 2026
Creator: Ingram, John W.
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John W. Ingram Collection, California State Library.

Access Points

Ingram, John W.
Overland journeys to the Pacific.
Gold mines and mining--California.
Gold miners--California--Biography.
Coloma (Calif.)--History.

Contents

Fourteen letters and 16 pages of a diary which was written on the overland journey from Michigan to California.

Biography

John W. Ingram. Farmer and argonaut. Travelled from Janesville, Leniwa County, Michigan to California by wagon train in 1852. His letters describe his journey, mining in El Dorado County and his efforts to earn enough money to return home.

Correspondents

Major Correspondents

  • Ingram, John W.

Other Correspondents

  • Chandler, D. D. T.

Administrative Information


Container List

Box Box 2026

Incoming correspondence arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

 

Outgoing correspondence arranged chronologically.

 

Diary.