Title:Kathryn Conlon Childress correspondence : ALS, 1886-1937 (bulk 1886-1902)
Creator/Contributor:Childress, Kathryn Conlon., creator
Contains correspondence to Kathryn Conlon Childress from her husband Henry Childress, and her parents Daniel and Rose Conlon.
Correspondence from Henry Childress discuss their courtship, finding teaching positions, a land case against the railroads,
and Chinese. Correspondence from Kathryn's parents discuss mining, farming, the Carmichael family, consulting Chinese and
Indian doctors for illness, and boarding teachers, including an Irish Catholic.
Teachers -- California -- Butte County
Land grants -- California
Chinese -- California -- History
Indians of North America -- Medicine -- California
Medicine, Chinese -- United States
Mines and mineral resources -- California -- Sierra County
Agriculture -- California -- Sierra County
Irish -- California
Sierra County (Calif.) -- History, Local
Daniel Conlon, father of Kathryn Childress, arrived in St. Louis, Calif. in 1855. Conlon owned many mines, owned and operated
a freighting business, as well as running a 1000 acre ranch. St. Louis, Calif., which no longer exists, was located in Sierra
County near Downieville, Calif. Kathryn Conlon married Henry Childress of Chico, Calif. in 1887.
1 box (.4 linear ft.)
BANC MSS 2003/120 c