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Guide to the California Gold Rush Correspondence Collection, 1853-1863
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  • Overview of the Collection
  • Access Terms
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Contents

  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: California Gold Rush Correspondence Collection
    Dates: 1853-1863
    Identification: SC/GRC
    Creator: Drew, M.W. Holden, William Ladd, C.K. Scott, Thomas
    Physical Description: 0.21 linear feet
    Language of Materials: English
    Repository: Special Collections
    Abstract: Letters discussing business and travel in California during the gold rush from various goldminers to family and friends written between 1853 and 1863.

    Access Terms

    This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

    Genre/Form of Material:

    Paper records

    Geographic Name:

    California -- Gold discoveries -- Sources
    California -- History -- 1850-1950 -- Sources

    Personal Name:

    Holden, William -- Correspondence
    Ladd, C.K. -- Correspondence
    Scott, Thomas -- Correspondence

    Topical Term:

    Letters

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information:

    Purchased.

    Accruals:

    1999

    Conditions Governing Use:

    Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Conditions Governing Access:

    The collection is open for research use.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item], [date], California Gold Rush Correspondence Collection , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

    Related Materials:

    This collection is a part of the California Collection  

    Scope and Contents

    Letters discussing business and travel in California during the gold rush from various goldminers to family and friends written between 1853 and 1863. The collection includes letters sent to Boston, Massachusetts, Redwing, Minnesota, Fort Fairfield, Maine, and Ottwumwa, Ohio, as well as several locations in California.