Gold mines and mining -- California
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Elijah LaFayette Bristow manuscript
Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: ALMA221138]
Identifier: CB B776
Elijah Lafayette Bristow (1832-1887) is the son of Elijah Bristow (1788-1872), the first white settler within the present day boundary lines of Lane county. Collection contains 1 copy of Bristow's manuscript of " Rencounters with Indians, Highwaymen and Outlaws." He comments on his father's experiences in the upper Willamette Valley; Indian tribes; impact of the California gold discovery; and his own experiences in the mines in northern California in 1853.
George Miller West transcribed reminiscence of journey to Oregon
Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: ALMA221144]
Identifier: CB W52
George Miller West (1831-1912) was a pioneer and carpenter who travelled to Oregon and California to gold mine in 1853. Collection consists of one 49 paged reminiscence, typewritten and includes photographs. Photocopy is included.
Dates: circa 1831-1912