Guide to the Days of '49 Collection, 1923

Processed by The California State Library staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Xiuzhi Zhou
California History Room
California State Library
Library and Courts Building II
900 N. Street, Room 200
P.O. Box 942837
Sacramento, California 94237-0001
Phone: (916) 654-0176
Fax: (916) 654-8777
Email: cslcal@library.ca.gov
URL: http://www.library.ca.gov/
© 1999
California State Library. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Days of '49 Collection, 1923



California State Library

Sacramento, California

Contact Information:

  • California History Room
  • California State Library
  • Library and Courts Building II
  • 900 N. Street, Room 200
  • P.O. Box 942837
  • Sacramento, California 94237-0001
  • Phone: (916) 654-0176
  • Fax: (916) 654-8777
  • Email: cslcal@library.ca.gov
  • URL: http://www.library.ca.gov/
Processed by:
The California State Library staff
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1999 California State Library. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Days of '49 Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1923
Box Number: 1567
Creator: California State Library
Extent: 1 box
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions of Use

Please credit California State Library.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to California State Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing. Permission for publication is given on behalf of California State Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Days of '49 Collection, California State Library.

Access Points

Sacramento (Calif.)--Celebrations
California--Gold discoveries

Contents

Correspondence, clippings, brochures, cards, lists, programs, Whiskerino materials.

History

Held in Sacramento the week of May 23 to 28, 1923, the Days of '49 Celebration honored the discovery of gold in 1848 by James Marshall. A parade, costume and whisker contest were held and a life size mining town was erected in downtown Sacramento. All members of the Chamber of Commerce, the mayor, and most of the citizens of Sacramento participated.

Correspondents

  • Peterson, Hal
  • Tucker, J. L.

Material Transferred from the Collection

  • 32 photographs to photo file
  • Broadside: "Days of '49 Ball"

Container List

Box 1567

Correspondence, etc. arranged alphabetically