The gold rush in 1849

The gold rush in 1849

Dates: 1914

Typewritten retrospective account of Brady's overland journey from St. Louis, Missouri to Sacramento, California with his father and brother, John, his experiences with gold mining, and his steamship trip back to Missouri via Nicaraqua. He includes comments about the Donner Party and William Walker in Nicaragua.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.08 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Brady, Charles C.
  • Call Number: MSS SC 138
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 138; The gold rush in 1849; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 138, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Fred A. Rosenstock in 1974.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Fred A. Rosenstock; 1974.
Subject Terms
Brady, John; Walker, William, 1824-1860; Donner Party; Gold mines and mining; Immigration and American Expansion; Overland journeys to the Pacific; Overland Journeys to the Western United States
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19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
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Gold rush in 1849
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Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-19T04:04-0700
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Biographical/Historical note

Charles C. Brady, the brother of John Brady, was a pioneer of the American West.

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