Title:Pardon Bowen Smith family papers, 1850-1925
Creator/Contributor:Smith, Pardon Bowen, 1830-1907
Creator/Contributor:Smith, James V.
Creator/Contributor:Smith, Ebenezer Handy, 1829-1906
Creator/Contributor:Huntington, Lucinda Smith.
Creator/Contributor:Smith, Joanna Jewell.
Creator/Contributor:Smith, Mary Victoria.
Creator/Contributor:Hartford, John N.
Consists of correspondence of the Pardon Bowen Smith family including Lucinda Huntinton, Ebenezer Handy Smith, James V. Smith,
Joanna Jewell Smith, Mary Victoria Smith, Pardon Bowen Smith, and John N. Hartford. Letters include information on voyages
from Maine to California via Panama; life in Tuolomne County, Calif. describing gold mining, sheep ranching, farming and other
business ventures, domestic and social life, and litigation involving water rights; life in Maine, Kansas and Illinois; life
during the Civil War. Also includes financial records, genealogical information on the Smith and Pease families and other
Subject:n-us-ca -- n-us-me -- n-us-ks
Gold mines and mining -- California
Water -- California
Women -- California
Voyages to the Pacific coast
California -- History -- 1850-1950
California -- Social life and customs
Maine -- Social life and customs
Illinois -- Social life and customs
Kansas -- Social life and customs
California -- Description and travel
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Public opinion
Related collection: Smith family correspondence, [1849-1870] (BANC MSS C-B 299).
Temporary list of correspondents available.
2 boxes (.6 linear ft.)
BANC MSS 82/96 c Box 1
BANC MSS 82/96 c Box 2