4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Gold mines and mining--California.

  1. 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...

  2. 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.

  3. Charles Henry Harvey papers, 1835-1965

    265 items ; 4 containers ; 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Gold miner, carpenter, and mill worker. Correspondence, diaries, daybooks, receipts, and printed matter relating to Harvey's life and work as a millworker and carpenter in Methuen, Massachusetts, and as a gold miner in California and Colorado.

  4. 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...