Guide to the Carl I. Wheat 'Flush Times in the Diggins' Research Collection, 1840-1874

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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Carl I. Wheat 'Flush Times in the Diggins' Research Collection
Dates: 1840-1874
Identification: SC/LWN
Creator: Noyes, Leonard W.
Physical Description: 0.84 linear feet
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Special Collections
Abstract: This collection consists of letters, diaries, and other materials compiled by Carl Wheat while researching Captain Leonard W. Noyes, with an introduction and explanatory notes by Wheat.

Access Terms

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

Genre/Form of Material:

Paper records

Geographic Name:

Calaveras County (Calif.) -- History
California -- Gold discoveries
California -- History -- 1850-1950
California -- History -- To 1846
Murphys (Calif.)

Personal Name:

Noyes, Leonard W.

Administrative Information

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Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge.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], Flush Times in the Diggins, or the Lights and Shades of Murphys Camp in the Fifties Collection , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters, diaries, and other materials compiled by Carl White while researching Leonard W. Noyes, with an introduction and explanatory notes by Wheat. Noyes' Carson Valley Reconnaissance Report of 1855, Union Water Companies Ditch of 1855 and Wheat's notes, correspondence, and news clippings about Captain Noyes are included.

Collection Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

Introduction to: Flush Times in the Diggins, or The Lights and Shades of Murphy's Camp in the Fifties. Being the letters and reminiscences of Captain Leonard W. Noyes. Ed. with an introduction and explanatory notes by Carl I. Wheat.

Box 1, Folder 2

Diary of Leonard W. Noyes, 1849-1868

Box 1, Folder 3

Letters of Leonard W. Noyes, 1840-1858

Box 2, Folder 1

California Letters of Captain Leonard W. Noyes, 1849 January 7-1858 November 28

Box 2, Folder 2

California Letters of Captain Leonard W. Noyes, 1849 January 7-1858 November 28

Box 2, Folder 3

California Letters of Captain Leonard W. Noyes, 1850 January 15-1855 January 1

Box 2, Folder 4

Notes of Carl Wheat on Leonard W. Noyes, Murphy's Camp, and Calavaras Co.

Box 2, Folder 5

Correspondence of Carl Wheat regarding the Noyes manuscript

Box 2, Folder 6

Inventory of Noyes collection received by Carl Wheat, includes book dealer catalog description

Box 2, Folder 7

Noyes' Carson Valley Reconnaissance Report, Calavaras County, California, 1855

Box 2, Folder 8

Union Water Companies Ditch, Calavaras County, California, 1855

Box 2, Folder 9

Diary, 1868-1874

Box 2, Folder 10

Trip to California via Cape Horn, 1850

Box 2, Folder 11

Photographs, Noyes' business card, envelope sent to Nancy Noyes, and news clippings, 1861