Title:Souvenir G.N.G.K of P. San Francisco Aug. 11th to 20th 1902
Souvenir, Grand National Gathering, Knights of Pythias, San Francisco, Aug. 11th to 20th, 1902
Creator/Contributor:Knights of Pythias, creator, publisher.
Box containing display of mounted mineral specimens from the gold mines of California, including a gold nugget, another specimen
of gold, a piece of petrified wood, and 9 other unidentified minerals from various counties in California's Mother Lode region
(Nevada, Calaveras, Mariposa, Tuolumne, Plumas, El Dorado, Butte, Shasta, Amador). In center of mounted sheet is a photographic
image of California state capitol building in Sacramento. Descriptive label includes names of counties constituting California's
gold country and statement on the value of minerals mined in this region in 1901. Issued for the Grand National Gathering
of the Knights of Pythias in San Francisco in 1902.
Knights of Pythias -- Congresses
Gold mines and mining -- California
Minerals -- California -- Specimens
Gold -- Specimens
Mother Lode (Calif.)
Title etched (?) onto outside of box top.
From descriptive label adhered to inside of box top: Gold mines of California. The samples of ore represent the character
carrying the highest values of gold and silver in several counties named....
Souvenir G.N.G.K of P. San Francisco Aug. 11th to 20th 1902., BANC PIC 2017.129, The Bancroft Library, University of California,
Purchase ; from Tavistock Books ; 2017.
12 items in 1 wooden box : various minerals ; box 19 x 14 x 2 cm
BANC PIC 2017.129--CASE