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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Newspapers
    Dates: 1847-
    Collection Number: Consult repository
    Extent: Microfilm, bound volumes, individual issues
    Online items available
    Repository: Nevada County Libraries, Doris Foley Library for Historical Research
    Nevada City, California 95959
    Abstract: Nevada County, California, newspapers from the Gold Rush forward. Short run of Yerba Buena [San Francisco] paper 1847-1848. See "Additional Collection Guides" for newspaper titles and years of publication.
    Language of Material: English


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    Publication Rights

    The library can only claim physical ownership of the collection. Users are responsible for satisfying any claimants of literary property.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item]. Newspapers. Collection Number: Consult repository. Nevada County Libraries, Doris Foley Library for Historical Research

    Biography/Administrative History

    Nevada County, California, original part of Alta California and then Yuba County, California, after statehood, became a California county in 1851. The "Nevada Journal" was established that year, followed by a few dozen additional titles into late 20th century. Issues have been preserved, mostly on microfilm, and are available for examination and printed copies.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The vast majority of the newspaper holdings are on microfilm. A small number are collected issues. Vintage bound volumes are held, but microfilm versions preferred for conservation.

    Indexing Terms

    Nevada County, California
    Grass Valley - Nevada City Union
    Nevada County, California

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