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California -- History -- 1850-1950

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Faragher family papers

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-4446
Scope and Contents: This collection contains correspondence, printed material, personal papers, ephemera, and other materials relating to the family of Alvin and Mary Faragher. Amongst the correspondence are extensive wartime exchanges between Alvin and Mary, along with letters to and from other friends and family including his half-brother Earl Faragher and his sister Isabel Faragher Malcolm.Also included are materials related to Mary Faragher's brother, Frederick Marion "Mack" Burkett, Jr., who was...
Dates: 1932-2001

Edward Parmelee Smith papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1136
Overview: The papers consist of miscellaneous personal papers of Edward Parmelee Smith including letters to his future wife (1851-1854) and letters to his daughter (1872-1873) with an account of a sea voyage to California and his impressions once there. His years at Yale College are documented by an autograph album with messages from his teachers and classmates (1849-1855). Among the four photographs in the papers is one showing Smith with six students when he was president of Howard University,...
Dates: 1849-1947