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Correspondence and diaries of the Nichols and Shurtleff families from New England.
Papers of mineralogist Charles Palache, his wife Helen (Markham), and their three daughters; Jeannette (Palache) Barker, a teacher; Mary (Palache) Gregory, an architect; and Alice (Palache) Jones, a banker.
Account of Sarah Ann Walker's early life, culminating in her journey from Rhode Island to California in 1861 to join her husband. Description of her father's experiences mining for gold in California are also included.