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Joseph N. Allen diaries : ms.S, 1850-1851 (bulk 1870)
BANC FILM 2576; BANC MSS C-F 58 v.1; BANC MSS C-F 58 v.2
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Title:

Joseph N. Allen diaries : ms.S, 1850-1851 (bulk 1870)

Creator/Contributor:

Allen, Joseph N., creator

Abstract:

Contents: v. 1 - record, Dec. 26, 1850-Feb. 22, 1851, of voyage to Nicaragua and return to New York on steamer, Prometheus (part of the time in company with Cornelius Vanderbilt). v. 2 - record of trip to California (May-Nov., 1870 with notes of visits to Yosemite, Lake County, Grass Valley, Donner Lake, etc.
A few accounts for the trip included.

Date:

1850 (issued)

Subject:

Vanderbilt, Cornelius -- 1794-1877
Prometheus (steamship)
Ships
Overland journeys to the Pacific
Nicaragua
California -- Description and travel
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel
Yosemite National Park (Calif.)
Lake County (Calif.)
Grass Valley (Calif.)
Donner Lake (Calif.)

Note:

Also available on microfilm with call no. BANC FILM 2576.

Type:

Overland journals-1870.
Diaries.

Physical Description:

2 v. ; 15 & 17 cm.
1 microfilm reel : negative (Rich. 815:6) and positive.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC FILM 2576
BANC MSS C-F 58 v.1
BANC MSS C-F 58 v.2

Origin:

California