Title:Charles Christian Nahl letters to his family, 1846-1854
Creator/Contributor:Nahl, Charles Christian, 1818-1878, creator
Describe life in Paris; voyage from Le Havre to New York, 1949; sojourn in New York; journey to California via Panama, 1851;
mining in the vicinity of Nevada City; the flood and fire in Sacramento in 1852; his move to San Francisco. Some letters contain
pen and ink sketches. Also includes typescript translations of manuscript letters into English.
Subject:Voyages to the Pacific coast
Gold mines and mining -- California
Artists -- California
Fires -- California -- Sacramento
Floods -- California -- Sacramento
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Description and travel
Two lithographs (removed from a book) depicting goldwashing on the Mokelumne River and Sacramento City, with explanatory text,
transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1968.006--A)
In German; transcriptions in English.
BANC MSS 68/52 c