Title:Henry Sheldon Anable journals: and related materials, 1852-1854 and 1959-1967
Creator/Contributor:Anable, Henry Sheldon, 1816-1878, creator
Journal (Apr. 28-Sept. 11, 1852), covers his journey from Sheboygan, Wisconsin to California, until his arrival on the main
ridge of the Sierra Nevada; remainder of the original journal lacking (39 p.)
Journal (1852-1854) contains rewritten entries from the original journal, including the lacking portions up to Sept. 25, 1852,
and a summary of events up to his departure from California and arrival in New York in Dec. 1854. Comments on Placerville
and Sacramento, his gold mining operations, his visit to the redwoods in Calaveras Co., encounters with Negroes and with Indians,
etc. [120 p.] With these: photocopy of annotated maps tracing Anable's overland journey; clipping of his newspaper article
(June 20, 1854) describing the "Big Trees;" biographical information on Anable from his grandson; and a photocopy of a paper,
prepared for the Placer County Historical Society, on the town of Gold Hill and the Anable Mine.
Subject:Overland journeys to the Pacific
Gold mines and mining -- California
African Americans -- California
Indians of North America -- California
Sacramento (Calif.) -- Description and travel
Placerville (Calif.) -- Description and travel
Gold Hill (Calif.)
Calaveras Big Trees State Park (Calif.)
Also available on microfilm with call number BANC FILM 2078.
Maps and paper on Gold Hill and the Anable Mine photocopy.
1 microfilm reel : negative (BNEG Box 1990) and positive.
BANC FILM 2078
BANC MSS C-F 137 original