Mormons -- California
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: WA MSS S-2933
Overview: Letters to Louie Earl Williams of Buckeye, California, and Reno, Nevada, chiefly from her sister and brother-in-law, Julia Earl Cadwell and Edwin Cadwell, that discuss farm and social life in Crawford County, Iowa, 1870-1893. The collection also includes letters by other family members and friends, including Jennie Ann Huckstep and Ella Jefferson. Many letters are addressed to her parents, Asa Colton Earl and Nancy Weakley Allred Earl. A few letters are written to her husband, William J....
Dates: 1834-circa 1905, bulk 1870-1893
Call Number: WA MSS S-2865
Overview: This collection encompasses accessions of single letters and small groups of letters and other manuscripts, pertaining to the California Gold Rush, which the library has chosen to group and list as an artificial collection. Letters discuss voyages to the Pacific coast, including journeys through Panama; mining life in California; the inhabitants of California, including Mormons; vigilance committees in San Francisco; and the establishment of a police force in Nevada City, California. Some...