5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) California--Gold discoveries.

  1. Frederick Law Olmsted papers, 1777-1952

    24,000 items. 73 containers plus 1 oversize. 23 linear feet. 60 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Landscape architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, drafts of articles and books, speeches and lectures, biographical and genealogical data, business papers, scrapbooks, maps, drawings, and other papers encompassing Olmsted's career and private life. The papers focus on Olmsted's career as a landscape architect, specifically as a designer of parks and the grounds of private estates and public buildings and as a city and regional planner.

  2. Thomas Ewing family papers, 1757-1941

    94,000 items. 303 containers plus 11 oversize. 123.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, legal files, military records, speeches and writings, reports, notes, autographs, scrapbooks, biographical material, commonplace books, financial records, genealogies, photographs, printed matter, and maps pertaining to members of the Ewing family including Thomas Ewing (1789-1871), senator from Ohio and cabinet member; Thomas Ewing (1829-1896), Union general during the Civil War and congressman from Ohio; Ellen Ewing Sherman and her husband, William T. Sherman, Civil War general; and Thomas Ewing (1862-1942), lawyer, writer, and patent commissioner.

  3. Barnett Allen Howard papers, 1885-1949

    13 items. 2 containers. 0.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Farmer, preacher, and trader. Memoirs documenting Howard's life as well as genealogical material, legal documents, and printed matter.

  4. California Gold Rush collection, 1849-1900

    30 items. 1 container. .2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, travel journal, and typescripts of notes by various authors who participated in the California Gold Rush.

  5. Coolidge-Pollard families papers, 1818-2015

    8,000 items. 34 containers plus 8 oversize. 20 linear feet. 2,981 digital files (5.2 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diaries, travel journals, photographs, postcards, scrapbooks, legal records, drawings, newspaper clippings, genealogical research notes, poetry and other writings, books, and other printed matter chronicling the lives of the Pollard family of Vermont who were maternal relatives of Calvin Coolidge. The collection includes correspondence between Coolidge and his relatives as well as photographs of the president during visits to Vermont.