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Carpenter family papers, 1852-1929.
BANC MSS C-B 892 positive microfilm; BANC MSS C-B 892 Box 1; BANC MSS C-B 892 Box 2
Collection Overview

Title:

Carpenter family papers, 1852-1929

Creator/Contributor:

Carpenter family., creator

Abstract:

Letters written by members of the Carpenter and Curtis families including William Carpenter and his wife Lucretia M. (Curtis) Carpenter (later Mrs. O.F. Redfield) and A.A. Curtis describing life in Yuba County, Calif. and Austin, Nev. and lumbering in Humboldt Co., Calif.; diaries (with typed transcripts) of William Carpenter re his trip from Guadalajara to San Blas en route to California in 1849 (v. I) and voyage to California via Nicaragua in 1851 (v. II); miscellaneous household financial records, invitations, clippings, etc.

Date:

1852 (issued)

Subject:

Curtis, Allen Allsopp -- 1838-1928
Carpenter, William
Lumbering -- California -- Humboldt County
Voyages to the Pacific coast -- Personal narratives
Yuba County (Calif.)
Austin (Nev.)
Mexico -- Description and travel
Nicaragua -- Description and travel

Note:

Notebooks : also available on microfilm.
Diaries (originals) : also available on microfilm.
Photographs have been removed to the Pictorial Collections of the Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1964.061--PIC)

Type:

Diaries.
Overland journals-1849.
Clippings.
Family papers.

Physical Description:

2 boxes.
1 microfilm reel (106 exposures) : negative (Rich. 90:13) and positive.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-B 892 positive microfilm
BANC MSS C-B 892 Box 1
BANC MSS C-B 892 Box 2

Origin:

California