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California -- History -- 1850-1950.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

B. F. Roy Diary

Identifier: MS-1272
Abstract This collection consists of one handwritten diary by B. F. Roy from 1848 to 1851. Topics of entries include thoughts on national news, politics, and figures of the time such as Sam Houston, the Mexican-American War, the annexation of California, and the death of Zachary Taylor. Other writings are more general and talk about Roy's daily life in Nashville, Tennessee, family matters, his health, visiting friends such as John Overton, Jr., and his love for Mary "Molly" Maxwell. The majority of...
Dates: 1848-1851

Fred G. Wolfe Papers

Identifier: MS-0337

This collection consists primarily of autographs that Fred G. Wolfe collected during the mid-20th century. It also houses correspondence with Andy Holt and others, photographs with informative captions, poems both published and handwritten, and documents that include a marriage certificate and his union card.

Dates: 1885 August 1-1971 June 29

George B. Kirchner Collection of the Joseph Clough Morrill Papers

Identifier: MS-2067

This collection consists of several documents regarding the life of Lieutenant Joseph Clough Morrill and of his 3rd Regiment of the California Infantry Volunteers during the Civil War. The collection dates between May 25, 1825, and January 13, 1903, although the bulk of the documents are from 1862 to 1866. It consists of both personal letters and photographs as well as several official military documents.

Dates: 1825 May 25-1903 January 13

Photograph of David Farragut's Quarters on Mare Island, California

Identifier: MS-1844

A single mounted photograph showing the home Admiral David Farragut lived in between 1854 and 1858 while in California. Writing on the photograph indicates that the photograph was taken on October 25, 1905. Text on the photograph also reads "546 - House - 'Q.'"

Dates: 1905 October 25