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California -- Economic conditions

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

John J. Cushing Correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: Ms Coll 35
Overview: John J. Cushing was an early homeopathic physician in San Francisco. The collection consists of letters to his family.
Dates: 1853-1873, bulk 1853-1857

Gold Rush Collection

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1847-1882

Kenaga family papers

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-1310
Overview: The papers contain correspondence and printed material documenting the lives of several Kenagas, Baers, and Reists of New York, California, and several midwest states.
Dates: 1851-1908

North Star Mining Company and associated records

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-1322
Overview: The records document quartz mining in Nevada County, California. The collection consists of the corporate records of the North Star Mining Company, Gold Hill Mining Company, and other Grass Valley companies. The collection contains deeds and maps of the area, as well as printed material on Grass Valley and mining.
A smaller quantity of material documents mining in other areas and may have been the property of James D. Hague, one of the largest Grass Valley investors.
Dates: 1853-1959