Guide to the Weston Gold Country Collection, ca. 1849-1944 M0029

Finding aid prepared by Processed by Special Collections staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Patricia White
Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, California, 94305-6064
Repository email: speccollref@stanford.edu
� 1997


Title: Weston Gold Country Collection,
Identifier/Call Number: M0029
Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.0 Linear feet
Date (inclusive): ca. 1849-1944

SCOPE AND CONTENT

This collection contains typescripts of stories and poems, typescripts of newsclippings (1850-1872), and photographs of towns in the California gold country.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Weston Gold Country Collection, M029, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Provenance:

Gift of Mrs. Otheto Weston, 1947

Publication Rights:

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Access Restrictions:

None.

Box 1

Two bound volumes, the first entitled "News from the Mines, 1850 to 1865," consisting of transcribed newpaper articles, and the second, entitled "Folk Lore," generally consisting of California folklore.

 

Original 19th century photographs, ca. 1849-1899

Box 2, Folder 1

Unlabeled

Box 2, Folder 2

Knickerbocker, Sonora, Columbia

Box 2, Folder 3

Columbia, Tuttletown

Box 2, Folder 4

Columbia, Sonora

Box 2, Folder 5

Big Oak Flat Road, Yosemite, Columbia

Box 2, Folder 6

Columbia, Sonora

Box 2, Folder 7

Sonora, Yankee Hill

Box 2, Folder 8

Columbia

Box 2, Folder 9

Sonora, Columbia

Box 2, Folder 10

Columbia

 

Reprints and 20th century photographs, ca. 1900-1944

Box 3, Folder 11

Hornitos

Box 3, Folder 12

Unlabeled

Box 3, Folder 13

Unlabeled

Box 3, Folder 14

Unlabeled

Box 3, Folder 15

Unlabeled

Box 3, Folder 16

Chinese Camp

Box 3, Folder 17

Algerine

Box 3, Folder 18

Georgetown

Box 3, Folder 19

Unlabeled

Box 3, Folder 20

Shaw's Flat

Box 3, Folder 21

Springfield

Box 3, Folder 22

Squabbletown

Box 3, Folder 23

Martinez

Box 3, Folder 24

Columbia

Box 3, Folder 25

Columbia

Box 3, Folder 26

Columbia

Box 3, Folder 27

Columbia

Box 3, Folder 28

Columbia

Box 3, Folder 29

Columbia

Box 3, Folder 30

Columbia

Box 3, Folder 31

Tuttletown

Box 3, Folder 32

Italian Bar

Box 3, Folder 33

French Camp

Box 3, Folder 34

O'Byrne's Ferry

Box 3, Folder 35

Knight's Ferry

Box 3, Folder 36

Copperopolis

Box 3, Folder 37

Melones

Box 3, Folder 38

Albany Flat

Box 3, Folder 39

Angel's Camp

Box 3, Folder 40

Vallecito

Box 3, Folder 41

Murphy's Camp

Box 3, Folder 42

San Andreas

Box 3, Folder 43

Jenny Lind, Campo Sero

Box 3, Folder 44

Mekelumne Hill

Box 3, Folder 45

Big Bar

Box 4, Folder 46

Jackson

Box 4, Folder 47

Butte City

Box 4, Folder 48

Volcano

Box 4, Folder 49

Amador City

Box 4, Folder 50

Fiddletown

Box 4, Folder 51

El Dorado

Box 4, Folder 52

Coloma

Box 4, Folder 53

Pilot Hill

Box 4, Folder 54

Georgetown

Box 4, Folder 55

Auburn

Box 4, Folder 56

Forest Home

Box 4, Folder 57

Dutch Flat, Gold Run

Box 4, Folder 58

Nevada City

Box 4, Folder 59

S. Fork Yuba

Box 4, Folder 60

N. San Juan

Box 4, Folder 61

Downieville

Box 4, Folder 62

Unlabeled

Box 4, Folder 63

Carson City

Box 4, Folder 64

Coulterville

Box 4, Folder 65

Jack-Ass Hill, Springfield, Columbia, Martinez, Italian Bar, Tuttletown, Bear Valley, Quartzburg, Jamestown, Sonora

Box 4, Folder 66

Albany Flat, Columbia, Copperopolis, Melones, San Andreas, Vallacito

Box 4, Folder 67

Descriptive captions, but no photographs