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James Madison Grover diary and papers, 1854-1905.
BANC MSS C-F 93
Collection Overview

Title:

James Madison Grover diary and papers, 1854-1905

Creator/Contributor:

Grover, James Madison, 1834-1905, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Sprague, Chloe H. Johnson.

Abstract:

Diary, 1854, of voyage, New York to California, via Nicaragua, on steamers, Prometheus and Pacific, and recollections (1905) of voyage and experiences in San Francisco and Mokelumne Hill. Notes of family and early life, California associates, mining ventures, Vigilance Committee of 1856, elections and J.C. Adams of grizzly bear fame. Also, letter (1878) from his aunt, Mrs. Zebulon Sprague, at Stockton, Calif., giving news of family and friends. With biographical notes supplied by his son, Henry C. Grover.

Date:

1854 (issued)

Subject:

Adams, Grizzly -- 1812-1860
Grover family
San Francisco Committee of Vigilance of 1856.
Voyages to the Pacific coast
Ships
Mines and mineral resources -- California
Gold mines and mining -- Associations, institutions, etc
Elections -- California
Nicaragua
San Francisco (Calif.) -- History
Calaveras County (Calif.) -- History

Physical Description:

1 v. & 4 folders in one box.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-F 93

Origin:

California