Title:William Prentiss papers, 1841-1884 (bulk 1846-1863)
Creator/Contributor:Prentiss, William, 1815-1854, creator
Letters relate mainly to his journey to California in 1850 and experiences in the mines; papers are primarily concerned with
his medical career.
Included also: family correspondence, 1841-1884.
Subject:Overland journeys to the Pacific
Gold mines and mining -- California
Physicians and surgeons -- California
National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
BANC MSS C-B 446