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Erlebnisse einer Reise nach den Goldregionen Californiens, [1849-1850]
BANC MSS C-F 8 v.1 (original); BANC MSS C-F 8 v.2 transc.; BANC MSS C-F 8 v.3 transl.; BANC MSS C-F 8 v.4 phot
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Title:

Erlebnisse einer Reise nach den Goldregionen Californiens, [1849-1850]

Creator/Contributor:

Nusbaumer, Louis, 1819-1878, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Knight, Max E.

Creator/Contributor:

Whitmore, Bertha Nusbaumer.

Abstract:

Diary (original in German; Mar. 20, 1849 - Mar. 10, 1850) of overland journey to California. Nusbaumer started in company with a group of Germans (the German California Mining Company) and ended with one of the small groups from Captain Hunt's wagon train which came through Death Valley. Additional notes and accounts to Dec. 31, 1850. With this: a resume, also in German and incomplete. Various copies available: photocopy of original holograph manuscript (1948) transcription made by Max E. Knight from photocopy (1948); and typed copy of translation made (1933) by Bertha Nusbaumer Whitmore for her son (Welles Whitmore, Jr.) with title: Adventures of a trip to the Gold fields of California, May 20, 1849 to June 19, 1850, from the diary of Louis Nusbaumer.

Date:

1849 (issued)

Subject:

Hunt, Jefferson -- 1804-1879
German California Mining Company.
Jayhawker Party.
Overland journeys to the Pacific
Gold mines and mining -- Associations, institutions, etc
Germans -- California
Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)

Note:

RESTRICTED HOLOGRAPH ORIGINAL. Use other copies: Use of holograph original only with permission of the director.
Original holograph manuscript and translation : also available on microfilm.

Physical Description:

4 v.
partial microfilm reel (71 exposures) : negative (Rich. 538:15) and positive.

Language:

German
und

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-F 8 v.1 (original)
BANC MSS C-F 8 v.2 transc.
BANC MSS C-F 8 v.3 transl.
BANC MSS C-F 8 v.4 phot

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

RESTRICTED HOLOGRAPH ORIGINAL. Use other copies: Use of holograph original only with permission of the director.