Title:Nicholas Dawson papers, [ca. 1839-1901]
Creator/Contributor:Dawson, Nicholas, 1819-1903, creator
Creator/Contributor:Bidwell, John, 1819-1900, Correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Bidwell, Annie E. Kennedy., Correspondent.
Notebook kept on journey to California in the Bartleson party, 1841, with observations also of California in 1842; diary of
second journey in 1849; manuscript and printer's copy of reminiscences, California in 1841, Texas in 1851, published in 1901,
with descriptions of journeys to California and Texas; correspondence including letters from Mr. and Mrs. John Bidwell.
Included also: Biography of Nicholas Dawson by his daughter, Nancy E. Dawson; Dawson family genealogy; some papers of his
father, George Dawson.
Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Personal narratives
Gold mines and mining -- California
Agriculture -- Texas
California -- Social life and customs
National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Photographs transferred to the Portrait File of The Bancroft Library.
BANC MSS C-B 812