Guide to the John Paul Dart Papers, 1849-1856

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Guide to the John Paul Dart Papers, 1849-1856



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:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1999 California State Library. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: John Paul Dart Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1849-1856
Box Number: 161
Creator: Dart, J. P. (John Paul), 1824-1891
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Unrestricted.

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Please credit California State Library.

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Copyright has not been assigned to California State Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing. Permission for publication is given on behalf of California State 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.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John Paul Dart Papers, California State Library.

Access Points

Dart, J. P. (John Paul), 1824-1891
Gold mines and mining--California
Tuolumne County (Calif.)--Politics and government
Pioneers--California

Contents

Letters of John Paul Dart to his brother and sister.
A card index has been made for items in this collection. Most of the letters have been published in the California Historical Society Quarterly, September 1956, pp. 205-131, as "A Mississippian in the Gold Fields."
The collection consists of typed copies of letters made by the Vicksburg and Warren County Historical Society from originals owned by Mary Davis and John Dart (nephew) of Bovina, Mississippi.

Biography

John Paul Dart came to California by ship in 1849 and worked as a miner. In 1874, he was elected county surveyor of Tuolumne County. He died in 1891.

Correspondents

  • Dart, J. P. (John Paul), 1824-1891

Container List

Box Box 161

Arranged in chronological order.