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Guide to the Daingerfield Family Letters, 1850-1854
Special Collections M004  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Daingerfield Family Letters,
    Date (inclusive): 1850-1854
    Collection number: Special Collections M004
    Creator: Daingerfield, Williamand Daingerfield, Leroy
    Extent: 62 items
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access Restrictions:

    None.

    Publication Rights:

    All rights reside with the Stanford University Libraries. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

    Provenance:

    Gift of Mrs. Janet Squires, 1958

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item] Daingerfield Family Letters, M004, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    BIOGRAPHY

    Leroy Daingerfield and his brother William Daingerfield were early residents of northern California. Leroy was a miner and rancher and William was a lawyer and businessman.

    SCOPE AND CONTENT

    This collection consists of letters from Leroy and William Daingerfield to their family in Harper's Ferry, Virginia. Letters are revealing of legal, mining, and business conditions of the time.