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William A.Z. Edwards diaries and account books, 1843-1908.
BANC FILM 2803; BANC FILM 3183 reel 1; BANC FILM 3183 reel 2; BANC FILM 3183 reel 3; ...
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Title:

William A.Z. Edwards diaries and account books, 1843-1908

Creator/Contributor:

Edwards, William A. Z., 1823-1908, creator

Abstract:

Cover his voyage from England to New York in 1844; visit to England and return to the United States (1851); voyage to California via the Isthmus of Panama (1853); experiences gold mining in Tuolumne County and in vicinity of Nelson's Creek, Plumas County; vigilance committee activities in the mines; ranching near Alviso, Santa Clara County; appointment as deputy assessor and as collector in various townships in the county; election as county supervisor (1884). List of contents in Box 5, along with W.A.Z. Edwards/Life Outline, as gathered from Diaries, Account Books ..., prepared by member of the family; genealogical information about the Edwards family; and miscellaneous papers and clippings removed from the volumes.

Date:

1843 (issued)

Subject:

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Edwards, William A. Z -- 1823-1908 -- Diaries
Edwards family
Voyages and travels
Voyages to the Pacific coast -- Personal narratives
Gold mines and mining -- California
Vigilance committees -- California
Agriculture -- California
Panama
California -- Economic conditions
Santa Clara County (Calif.)
California -- Politics and government -- 1850-1950
New York (N.Y.)
Panama, Isthmus of (Panama)
Tuolumne County (Calif.)
Nelson's Creek (Plumas County, Calif.)

Note:

National Union Catalogue of Manuscript Collections
Diaries, v. 4, 6-15: also available on microfilm with call number BANC FILM 2803.
Diaries, v. 16-20 (reel 1), v.27-29 (reel 2) and v.36-37 (reel 3): also available on microfilm with call number BANC FILM 3183.
Diaries, v. 51, 62: also available on microfilm with call number BANC FILM 3277.
William A.Z. Edwards diaries and account books, BANC MSS 79/108 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
In English.

Type:

Overland journals-1853.
Account books.
Diaries.

Physical Description:

print
68 volumes, 1 box (2.8 linear feet)
5 microfilm reels : negative and positive.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC FILM 2803
BANC FILM 3183 reel 1
BANC FILM 3183 reel 2
BANC FILM 3183 reel 3
BANC FILM 3277
BANC MSS 79/108 c box 1 (v.1-22)
BANC MSS 79/108 c box 2 (v.23-36)
BANC MSS 79/108 c box 3 (v.37-54)
BANC MSS 79/108 c box 4 (v.55-68)
BANC MSS 79/108 c box 5
BANC MSS 79/108 c
BANC FILM 2803, etc.

Origin:

No place, unknown, or undetermined

Related Item:

National Union Catalogue of Manuscript Collections