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California gold rush letters collection, 1849-1853.
BANC MSS 2008/269 box 1; BANC MSS 2008/269
Collection Overview

Title:

California gold rush letters collection, 1849-1853

Abstract:

Fifty original manuscript letters from persons living throughout the United States containing comments and observations on the effect the California Gold Rush is having in their lives. Also includes typescript transcriptions of each letter.

Date:

1849 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
California -- Gold discoveries -- Correspondence
California -- Gold discoveries -- Social aspects -- Correspondence
California -- History -- 1846-1850 -- Correspondence
California -- History -- 1850-1950 -- Correspondence
United States -- Social life and customs -- 19th century

Note:

California gold rush letters collection, 1849-1853, BANC MSS 2008/269, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; Marc Selvaggio; 20080324.
In English.
Purchase; Marc Selvaggio; 20080324.

Physical Description:

print
1 box (0.4 linear feet)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2008/269 box 1
BANC MSS 2008/269

Origin:

California