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Ben Bowen diary and notebook : ms.S, 1854-1859.
BANC MSS C-F 192; BANC MSS C-F 190-192 FILM
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Title:

Ben Bowen diary and notebook : ms.S, 1854-1859

Creator/Contributor:

Bowen, Ben, b. 1835, creator

Abstract:

Flyleaf title: A record of life commenced at Fort John, California, September, 1854 ... Journal (Sept. 3, 1854 - Feb. 26, 1856); poems and commonplace entries; diary (Mar. 30 - Apr. 4, & May 13 - 16, 1859; a large portion cut out); miscellaneous accounts, including amounts of gold from Bowen & Company claim. Mining activities and life in Amador County. Notes on his associates, the weather, events of note (social, political and criminal) and his travels (including trips to San Francisco and Sacramento) Gives account of Indian burial (Mar. 18, 1855).

Date:

1854 (issued)

Subject:

Bowen, Ben -- b. 1835 -- Diaries
Bowen family
Gold mines and mining -- California
Gold mines and mining -- Associations, institutions, etc
Indians of North America -- California
Amador County (Calif.)

Note:

Also available on microfilm.
Microfilm on reel with: William B. Lorton diaries and papers (BANC MSS C-F 190); James Hezlep Galloway diary (BANC MSS C-F 191).
Ben Bowen diary and notebook, BANC MSS C-F 192, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Type:

Diaries.

Physical Description:

[130] p. ; 19 cm.
1 partial microfilm reel (131 exposures) : negative (Rich. 539:17) and positive (BANC MSS C-F 190-192).

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-F 192
BANC MSS C-F 190-192 FILM

Origin:

California