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John Doble papers, 1851-1865.
BANC MSS C-B 784 portfolio; BANC MSS C-B 784 vol.
Collection Overview

Title:

John Doble papers, 1851-1865

Creator/Contributor:

Doble, John, 1828-1866, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Doble, Margaret Bushfield McFarland, d. 1904, Correspondent.

Abstract:

Diary concerning his voyage to California via Nicaragua in 1852 and experiences as a miner in and around Volcano; letters relating mainly to activities in Volcano, with descriptions of mining camps and social events, and in San Francisco from 1863; certificates of election and appointments to public offices in Amador County; receipts; photographs.
Included also: a few letters written by Mrs. Abner Doble.

Date:

1851 (issued)

Subject:

Voyages to the Pacific coast
Gold mines and mining -- California
Nicaragua
California -- Social life and customs
Amador County (Calif.)
Calaveras County (Calif.)
El Dorado County (Calif.)
Volcano (Calif.)
San Francisco (Calif.)

Note:

Portraits transferred to Portrait File of The Bancroft Library.

Type:

Diaries.

Physical Description:

1 portfolio and 1 volume.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-B 784 portfolio
BANC MSS C-B 784 vol.

Origin:

Various places