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California gold rush letters collection, 1849-1853.
BANC MSS 2008/269 box 1; BANC MSS 2008/269
Collection Overview

Title:

California gold rush letters collection, 1849-1853

Abstract:

Fifty original manuscript letters from persons living throughout the United States containing comments and observations on the effect the California Gold Rush is having in their lives. Also includes typescript transcriptions of each letter.

Date:

1849 (issued)

Subject:

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Gold mines and mining -- California
Gold mines and mining
Gold mines and mining -- Social aspects
Manners and customs
California -- Gold discoveries
California -- Gold discoveries -- Social aspects -- Correspondence
California -- History -- 1846-1850 -- Correspondence
California -- History -- 1850-1950 -- Correspondence
United States -- Social life and customs -- 19th century
California
United States

Note:

California gold rush letters collection, 1849-1853, BANC MSS 2008/269, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase from Marc Selvaggio; 20080324.
In English.

Type:

History.
Records and correspondence.

Physical Description:

print
0.4 (1

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2008/269 box 1
BANC MSS 2008/269

Origin:

California