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Register of the Brame (Herbert) Papers, 1934-1936
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Brame (Herbert) Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1934-1936
    Collection number: Mss60
    Creator:
    Extent: 0.5 linear ft.
    Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
    Stockton, CA 95211
    Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Brame (Herbert) Papers, Mss60, Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library

    Access Points

    personal name

    Smith, Williamson Lincoier

    personal name

    Marshall, James Wilson (1810-1885)

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    Gilbert, Henry T.

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    Meek, William Bull

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    Johnston, Wade

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    Holladay, Benjamin (1819-1887)

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    Carson, Christopher (1809-1868)

    personal name

    Delano, Alonzo (1802-1874)

    personal name

    Tubbs, Russell

    personal name

    Lampson, Robin

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    Wheat, Carl Irving (1892-1966)

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    Wells, Henry L.

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    Sutton, Frank

    corporate name

    Pony Express Courier (Placerville, Calif.)

    subject

    Voyages to the Pacific coast

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    Chinese Americans -California -History

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    Mines and mineral resources -California

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    Mines and mineral resources -Nevada

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    Authors -Correspondence, reminiscences, etc.

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    West (U.S.) -History

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    California -History

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    Journalists -California -Correspondence, reminiscences, etc.

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    Nevada -History

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    Calaveras County (Calif.) -History

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    Women as pioneers

    Biography

    Herbert Brame, journalist and historian, founded the Pony Express Courier in Placerville (Calif.) to foster public interest in California and Western history (1934). Although Brame died two years later, his wife Verna continued the journal, which was published as late as 1977.

    Scope and Content

    The Brame Papers consist principally of correspondence files with readers or contributors to the Pony Express Courier (1934-1936) touching on lives or events important in 19th c. California and the West.