Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
The bulk of the collection spans from 1882 to 1890 and corresponds with the dates the organization was created and was most active.
The papers include a typescript of 9 letters written by O.F. Davenport to his father between May 12, 1850 and October 5, 1851. The letters detail his journey from Georgia to the California gold fields and give a first hand account of mining life.
Collection also available on microfilm: Mflm 199.
Letters written by William J. Speirs to his wife, Ruth, during World War II comprise the bulk of the collection. Additional letters from Speirs to his parents, mother-in-law and daughter are also included. Limited post-war correspondence forms a small portion of the collection.