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Historic Books and Journals

About this Collection

This collection contains journals and rare books from the California Room collections dating from 1767 to 1910. This includes a handwritten account entitled “Scenes and Adventures of an Overland Journey to California, beginning April 10, 1852,” written by Marion W. Battey who later married Joseph Weller of Milpitas. View this collection on the contributor's website.

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