California Historical Society - North Baker Research Library94 boxes, 12 oversize boxes (ca. 23,150 images)Contains photographs and picture postcards depicting scenes of California places, people, activities, and cultural resources from the 1850s to the 1980s.Contact InformationFinding Aid
California Historical Society - North Baker Research LibraryScope and Content The documents in this collection (letters, receipts, checks and other business and legal documents) are dated from October 12, 1850 to August 31, 1871. The document descriptions below are in chronological order, with undated documents at the end. The documents themselves are arranged in two folders, with date ranges October 12, 1850 to May 1871 (Folder 1) and February 19, 1863 to August 31, 1871 (Folder 2). October 12, 1850. A two-page handwritten letter addressed to "My Dear cousin" comes from Susie Nourse in Washington. Nourse describes her trip from Washington to New York ( the Astor House and Steweart's dry goods store) and then by ship through the Sound to Stamford, CT. November 2, 1850. A two-page handwritten letter addressed to "My Dear friend" comes from Susie in Washington. She describes a trip down the river to Alexandria, then on to Mt. Vernon, where the group toured George Washington's tomb and house. January 1851. A two-page handwritten letter addressed ... MoreContact InformationFinding Aid
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