Title:Dresser family papers, 1847-1963
Creator/Contributor:Dresser family., creator
Creator/Contributor:Dresser, William, 1813-1894
Creator/Contributor:Dresser, Clarence, 1863-
Letters, 1847-1894, (originals and typed transcripts) of William Dresser to his family, describing his overland journey from
Wisconsin to California in 1850, experiences with Indians en route, mining at Kelsey's Diggings near Coloma, farming at Suisun,
and life in Sacramento.
Also included are a few letters written by his wife, Sarah; genealogical information on the Dresser family; journal, ca. 1904,
of Clarence Dresser, as published in the Pony Express, Apr.-June 1946; and correspondence of Dorothy Cartwright Piez concerning
her research on William Dresser.
Subject:Overland journeys to the Pacific
Gold mines and mining -- California
Indians of North America -- West (U.S.)
Sacramento (Calif.) -- Social life and customs
Also available on microfilm with call number BANC FILM 2587.
1 microfilm reel : negative (BNEG Box 2865) and positive.
BANC FILM 2587
BANC MSS 69/115 c