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Batchelder-Nelson family papers, 1835-1956.
BANC MSS C-B 614 box 1; BANC MSS C-B 614 box 2; BANC MSS C-B 614 reel: Pt.1 item 1; BANC MSS C-B 614
Collection Overview

Title:

Batchelder-Nelson family papers, 1835-1956
Batchelder Nelson family papers

Creator/Contributor:

Batchelder, Amos, 1811-1892

Creator/Contributor:

Nelson, William, 1837-1922

Creator/Contributor:

Nelson, Emily Serena, 1867-

Creator/Contributor:

Nelson, Edward Emil, 1877-1956

Creator/Contributor:

Nelson family.

Creator/Contributor:

Batchelor family.

Abstract:

Batchelder family papers: Dr. Amos Batchelder's journal of overland journey to Calif., 1849, with transcript and notes by his grandson Edward Emil Nelson; several commonplace books and diaries, 1838-1886; book of medical prescriptions, 1835-1849.
Nelson family papers: Diary and commonplace book, official correspondence, and papers of William Nelson, mainly concerning his service in the U.S. Navy during the Civil War; letters and papers of Edward Emil Nelson; sketchbook and diaries of Emily Serena Nelson; miscellaneous newspaper clippings and printed items relative to the Batchelder and Nelson families in New Hampshire.
Portfolio: Naturalization papers of William Nelson.

Date:

1835 (issued)

Subject:

Overland journeys to the Pacific
Gold mines and mining -- California
Physicians -- California
Women -- California
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Note:

National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Pt.I Item I : also available on microfilm.
Box 1, journal : also available on microfilm.
Cataloged separately: Clayton, William, William Clayton's Journal F827 .C45 Cop.2.
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of the Bancroft Library. (Album cataloged as 1905.11963--ALB)

Type:

Overland journals-1849.
Diaries.
Commonplace books.
Sketches.
Clippings.
Family papers.

Physical Description:

2 boxes and 2 oversize folder.
1 microfilm reel (32 exposures) : positive.
1 microfilm reel : negative (Rich. 954:9)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-B 614 box 1
BANC MSS C-B 614 box 2
BANC MSS C-B 614 reel: Pt.1 item 1
BANC MSS C-B 614

Origin:

California

Related Item:

National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections