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Erastus G. Bradbury diaries and related materials, 1851-1991.
BANC MSS 95/182 c box 1; BANC MSS 95/182 c oversize folder 1; BANC MSS 95/182 c
Collection Overview

Title:

Erastus G. Bradbury diaries and related materials, 1851-1991

Creator/Contributor:

Bradbury, Erastus G., creator

Abstract:

Three diaries covering July 1851 through December 1868. The first, for 1851, is very full and detailed, concerning mining activities in the area and gold discovery, politics, religion, Indians, military, wars, and life in the mining towns, including hangings, law and order, violence, and vigilance committees. The second and third, for 1856-1860 and 1861-1868, contain brief entries only, mostly relating to occupation and payments. Related material concerns Bradbury's estate, family, and the town of Diamond Springs, California. Oversize folder contains grave rubbing for tombstone, E.(J?) Bradbury, 1881.

Date:

1851 (issued)

Subject:

Bradbury, Erastus G -- Diaries
Gold mines and mining -- California -- Diamond Springs
Vigilance committees -- California
Diamond Springs (Calif.)

Note:

Erastus G. Bradbury diaries and related materials, BANC MSS 95/182 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; from William J. Burger.
In 1851, Bradbury came from Norway, Maine to Diamond Springs, California, where he lived for the rest of his life.
In English.

Type:

Diaries.

Physical Description:

print
1 box and 1 oversize folder (.4 linear ft.).

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 95/182 c box 1
BANC MSS 95/182 c oversize folder 1
BANC MSS 95/182 c

Origin:

No place, unknown, or undetermined