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19th century -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Autograph Collection

Identifier: MG 6

The Autograph Collection consists of over 1,000 signatures of musicians, librarians, authors, politicians, artists, and others present on photographs, letters, postcards, and other documents.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 1990; 1776 - 2019

Newark's California Gold Rush Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG NWK Gold Rush (Main)
Scope and Contents The diary covers most of 1849, from March 1 until October 2. It is the handwritten account of Charles Hicks, a Newarker who traveled to California as part of the California Gold Rush. At the end of the diary is a list of the 22 men who traveled in this party, including Hicks. The names on the list include several with long-standing Newark and New Jersey family names, including Pennington, Kinney, Meeker, Joralemon, and Canfield.Also included in the collection are several items: a...
Dates: 1849 - 2000

The Evening Post

Identifier: MG NWK-Evening Post

This collection consists of paper issues of The Evening Post newspaper.

Dates: 1863-07-30 - 1863-11-30