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Walter B. Jones letters, 1878-1882, to Musidore Rowntree, A.L.S.
BANC MSS 87/235 c
Collection Overview

Title:

Walter B. Jones letters, 1878-1882: to Musidore Rowntree, A.L.S

Creator/Contributor:

Jones, Walter B., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Rowntree, Musidore, Correspondent.

Abstract:

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.

Date:

1878 (issued)

Subject:

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Golden Gate Mine (Sonora, Calif.)
Pacific Manufacturing Co. (Santa Clara, Calif.)
Gold mines and mining -- California -- Tuolumne County
Sonora (Calif.)
California -- Politics and government -- 1850-1950
California -- Social life and customs -- 19th century

Physical Description:

7 boxes ( 2.9 linear ft.).

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 87/235 c

Origin:

California