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California Gold Rush Correspondence Collection
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  • Contributing Institution: Special Collections & Archives
    Title: California Gold Rush Correspondence Collection
    Creator: Drew, M.W.
    Creator: Holden, William
    Creator: Ladd, C.K.
    Creator: Scott, Thomas
    Identifier/Call Number: SC.GRC
    Extent: 0.21 linear feet
    Date (inclusive): 1853-1863
    Abstract: Letters discussing business and travel in California during the gold rush from various goldminers to family and friends written between 1853 and 1863.
    Language of Material: English

    Scope and Contents

    The California Gold Rush Correspondence Collection includes letters discussing business and travel in California during the gold rush from various goldminers to family and friends written between 1853 and 1863. The collection includes letters sent to Boston, Massachusetts, Redwing, Minnesota, Fort Fairfield, Maine, and Ottwumwa, Ohio, as well as several locations in California.

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    This collection is part of the California Collection  .

    Conditions Governing Access:

    The collection is open for research use.

    Conditions Governing Use:

    Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Accruals:

    1999

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Cohasco, Inc. Purchased, 1997.

    Preferred Citation:

    For information about citing items in this collection consult the appropriate style manual, or see the Citing Archival Materials  guide.

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