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California -- Description and travel

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

James William Denver Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-156
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Lawyer and Union general. Correspondence (1855-1888) of the Denver family, from politicians concerning national politics and political appointments, and from Denver's legal practice, including cases involving damage claims for cotton illegally seized by the U.S. Government during the Civil War; a manuscript account (n.d.) of Denver's activities as a Union brigadier general, 1861-1863; a pamphlet (1884) endorsing Denver as a Democratic nominee for the presidency; typescripts of a journal (1850) kept by Denver during an overland journey from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas Territory, to California; pamphlets (1865-1891) of speeches by Denver and others, and bills of Congress in which Denver had an interest; and a genealogical chart (n.d.) of the Francis Xavier Rombach family. James William Denver Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1849-1891

Jedediah Strong Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2622
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A newspaper clipping (n.d.) regarding the life of explorer Jedediah Strong Smith, and a printed pamphlet (1958) entitled"He Opened the West: Jedediah Strong Smith." The pamphlet reproduces diary entries of Smith and Harrison G. Rogers recorded during their travels through the Humboldt and Del Norte regions of California Territory in 1828.

Dates: 1958

William Patrick Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1873
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Pioneer and immigrant. Photocopies of papers regarding Irish immigrant William Patrick, Including Patrick's diary (1857-1859) which details his trip to California and Colorado, his Civil War service records (1864-1865) and his marriage certificate (1860).

Dates: 1857-1865