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Found 8 collections related to California -- Description and travel

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Locke, Samuel
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1791
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Samuel Locke, a "forty-niner" (early settler in the California gold rush), kept this diary and memorandum book in 1850. The volume contains a "sick list" for June 27-July 2, 1850; accounts against persons for medicine and attendance; personal... more
Ayer, Edward Everett, 1841-1927
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17767
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Unbound typewritten transcript. 7pp
Peters, Henry Hunter
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2391
.3 linear feet (2 boxes, 9 v.)
Henry Hunter Peters, merchant and farmer, had a mercantile business in California and then farmed in Southboro, Mass. Collection consists of diaries, correspondence, accounts, lectures, photographs, and printed matter. Diaries, 1850-1856, describe... more
Ayer, Edward Everett, 1841-1927
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4697
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Narrative of his journey across the plains in 1860, from his home in Harvard, Ill., to see San Francisco; subsequent service as corporal and sergeant, 1st California Cavalry and lieutenant, 1st New Mexico Infantry, serving in California, Arizona... more
Howard, Francis Gilman, 1869-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1443
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Francis Gilman Howard (1869-1937) was an American landscape architect and designer of garden furniture and ornaments. Collection consists of Howard's correspondence, sketches, photographs, and clippings and other printed matter. Correspondence,... more
Carpenter, Julia M. Wass
Manuscripts and Archives Division
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Julia M. Wass Carpenter of Boston was the grandmother of Lilias Hazewell MacLane Seligmann. The papers consist of Carpenter's diaries of travel through the west and Mexico, and commonplace book of limericks with accompanying sketches. The diaries... more
Vaux, Calvert, 1824-1895
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3150
.3 linear feet (1 box and portfolio)
Calvert Vaux (1824-1895) was a British-born landscape architect who practiced in the U.S. He worked on the designs for the grounds of the U.S. Capitol and the Smithsonian Institution. In 1857 he began collaborating with Frederick Law Olmsted on... more
Jones, Ada Alice, 1861-1943
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1584
2.6 linear feet (7 boxes)
Ada Alice Jones (1861-1943), librarian and teacher, was a cataloger at the New York State Library in Albany. She also taught cataloging at the New York Library School from 1889 to 1911. Collection consists of Jones's correspondence and diaries.... more