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W. K. Weare papers, circa 1880.
BANC MSS 92/108 c volume; BANC MSS 92/108 c
Collection Overview

Title:

W. K. Weare papers, circa 1880

Creator/Contributor:

Weare, W. K., creator

Abstract:

Autograph manuscript of Weare's unpublished autobiography (662 pages), and miscellaneous poetry, prose and letters.

Date:

188u (issued)

Subject:

Weare, W. K -- Archives
Weare, W. K
Pioneers -- California -- Biography
Poets, American -- California -- 19th century
American poetry -- 19th century

Note:

W.K. Weare papers, BANC MSS 92/108 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
California and Nevada pioneer. Born 1823; arrived in California, 1850. Mined gold in Nevada City. Moved to Nevada in 1863 with the silver discoveries. Lived in American Flat (outside Virginia City) where he mined silver and was active in Republican Party politics. Returned to San Francisco in 1874. Poet; author of "Songs of the Western Shore."
In English.

Type:

Autobiographies.
Manuscripts for publication.
Biographies.

Physical Description:

print
1 box (.4 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 92/108 c volume
BANC MSS 92/108 c

Origin:

No place, unknown, or undetermined