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Biedermann-Leuzinger letters and diaries, 1839-1860, (bulk 1853-1855).
BANC MSS 99/161 cz v.1; BANC MSS 99/161 cz v.2; BANC MSS 99/161 cz v.3; BANC MSS 99/161 cz box 1; ...
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Title:

Biedermann-Leuzinger letters and diaries, 1839-1860, (bulk 1853-1855)

Creator/Contributor:

Biedermann, Heinrich., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Biedermann-Leuzinger, C.

Creator/Contributor:

Baker, Robert G., collector.

Abstract:

Consists of the correspondence between immigrant Heinrich Biedermann in San Francisco and Oakland and his wife C. Biedermann-Leuzinger in Winterthur, Switzerland. Includes Heinrich's three diaries, correspondence between Heinrich and his children, as well as with friends, a purchase agreement and transfer of the "Sierra Nevada", two passenger information cards, and a illustrated China town wrapper. Oversize folder includes clippings from the California Democrat, German edition, 1854.

Date:

1853 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca -- e-sz---
Biedermann, Heinrich -- Archives
Immigrants -- California -- History -- Sources
Transatlantic voyages -- Personal narratives
Voyages to the Pacific coast -- Personal narratives
Transatlantic voyages -- History -- 19th century
California -- History -- 1850-1950 -- Sources
Switzerland -- History -- 19th century -- Sources

Note:

Biedermann-Leuzinger letters and diaries, BANC MSS 99/161 cz, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
In Swiss-German.
From the collector Robert G. Baker.

Type:

Diaries.

Physical Description:

print
1 box, 3 volumes, 1 oversize folder. (.6 linear ft.)

Language:

German

Identifier:

BANC MSS 99/161 cz v.1
BANC MSS 99/161 cz v.2
BANC MSS 99/161 cz v.3
BANC MSS 99/161 cz box 1
BANC MSS 99/161 cz oversize folder 1
BANC MSS 99/161 cz

Origin:

California