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Granville Libby letters to his mother and brother : ALS, 1852 Mar. 7-1858 Mar. 2.
BANC MSS 88/35 c
Collection Overview

Title:

Granville Libby letters to his mother and brother : ALS, 1852 Mar. 7-1858 Mar. 2

Creator/Contributor:

Libby, Granville M. N., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Libby, Joseph, Correspondent.

Abstract:

Autograph book and 28 letters to Libby's mother and brother Joseph in Portland, Maine from various places, including Virgin Bay, San Francisco, Auburn, Michigan City, China Bar and Portland, Oregon. The letters provide a picture of California during the Gold Rush period, including daily life in the gold camps, working conditions of miners, natural catastrophes and personal problems.

Date:

1852 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca -- n-us-or
Gold mines and mining -- California
California -- History -- 1850-1950

Note:

From the Estelle Doheny collection.

Physical Description:

1 box (.4 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 88/35 c

Origin:

California