Title:Walter B. Jones letters, 1878-1882: to Musidore Rowntree, A.L.S
Creator/Contributor:Jones, Walter B., creator
Creator/Contributor:Rowntree, Musidore, Correspondent.
With remarkable attention to detail Walter Jones, in some 350 letters and postcards to his fiancee, Musidore Rowntree, describes
mining operations, California political and social life, as well as his own personal life. He writes extensively of his work
at the Golden Gate Mine near Sonora and later at the Pacific Manufacturing Co. in Santa Clara. These letters also include
observations on subjects ranging from temperance to the San Francisco mayoral race to the performing arts.
Golden Gate Mine (Sonora, Calif.)
Pacific Manufacturing Co. (Santa Clara, Calif.)
Gold mines and mining -- California -- Tuolumne County
California -- Politics and government -- 1850-1950
California -- Social life and customs -- 19th century
7 boxes ( 2.9 linear ft.).
BANC MSS 87/235 c