Gold miners -- California
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Allen Family. Luella Mary Allen, Winifred Shirley Allen, and their relatives. Collection consists of letters, photographs, and transcriptions of the letters prepared by a descendent. Letters include some written from mid-nineteenth century California mining fields, and many detailing student life at Mount Holyoke College in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.
Cobleigh family. John Cobleigh. Papers consist of letters by several descendants of John Cobleigh including his children, Luke, George, John, Lyman and Lucy Ann Foristall, and granddaughters, Kathrina Augusta, 1868-1936, and Virginia Monroe Quick, 1900-1985, Mount Holyoke College graduates, 1892 and 1922 respectively. Primarily documenting family news with special interest in California gold mining in the 1850s and one son's work on the construction of a Chicago railroad.
Frost family: Daniel Frost, Marietta Sherwood Frost (Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1847) and five children. Papers consist of letters describing family activities, education and health, documenting primarily family life in a clergyman's household in New England in the 1850s. Also include references to the experiences of Marietta Sherwood Frost's father, William Sherwood, as a gold miner in California.