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
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


Collections are self-service, open to the public.

Publication Rights

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

Preferred Citation

Newspapers. 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

Additional collection guides