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Jewell Family Diaries
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The Jewell Family diaries consist of three pocket diaries kept by Jesse Jewell, one diary kept by Jesse's daughter Mattie, and two diaries kept by Mattie's younger sister Ruby. The diaries record the daily lives of this family of immigrants to California from the 1860s to the 1880s.
The Jewell family -- Jesse and his wife Mary, their daughters Martha (Mattie) and Ruby and the girls' two siblings -- relocated from Starksboro, Vermont, to a farm near Petaluma, California, in the summer of 1860, joining Jesse's aging parents, as well as several brothers and sisters and their families.
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All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Collection is open for research.