Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Mahlon Fairchild (1827-1913) was born in New York and immigrated to California during the 1849 gold rush. In May 1859, Fairchild relocated to Nevada, where he lived until his death. The collection contains a hardbound manuscript of reminiscences written by Fairchild between about 1910 and 1913 on his life, immigration west to California, details about Comstock mining, and his experiences in White Pine County.
Galley proofs for Meriwether's autobiography, edited by Robert A. Griffen. The collection contains material from 1965 created by D. Meriwether.