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Searls Library: Sample of Materials

BOOKS--SMALL SAMPLE

California 1850 Census Index,Jackson, Teeples.
History of Nevada County California with Illustrations, 1880, Thompson & West, (with separate indexes prepared by Comstock).
History of Placer and Nevada Counties, California, Lardner and Brock, 1924.
"Records of California Men in the War of the Rebellion 1861-1867" by Orton-- Index (Personal Names) Carlyle Parker.
No Depression Here, by Gage McKinney -- history of Nevada County in the Depression Era
The French Connection or The French in Nevada County California, Janicot.
Directories for Nevada County: 1856, 1867
Nevada County Mining and Business Directory 1895, John Edmund Poingdestre.

ORIGINAL OFFICIAL RECORDS OF NEVADA COUNTY

Will Books
Original case files of the Searls Law Firm from 1850': Civil and criminal.
Great Register, County of Nevada, 1866.
Great Register, County of Nevada, 1896.

BOOK COLLECTIONS

Local histories for Nevada County
California emigrant trail--large collection of books on the

MANUSCRIPT AND MAP COLLECTIONS

Donner emigrant party trail in Nevada County--original documents reports on mapping the trail through Nevada County
Overland emigrant and miner diaries-- collection of original and transcribed journals
General Land Office Township maps from BLM--complete collection of for Nevada County
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for Nevada City, Grass Valley and Truckee
Original Townsite maps for Grass Valley and Nevada City showing names or property owners.
(Nevada City online at this website)
Pioneer Genealogy files (submitted by descendants of Nevada County Pioneers

PERIODICALS

California Historical Society Quarterly collection
Nevada County Historical Society Quarterly--complete collection

DIGITAL INDEXES TO LIBRARY HOLDINGS

Index to Nevada County Mining records from published sources (on computer)
Index to historical photo collection (on computer)
Index to historical lmaps (on computer)

MISCELLANEOUS INDEXES TO LIBRARY HOLDINGS

Kitts Index to property records (actual records in books at Nevada County Recorder or on film at Foley Library
Large collection of Title Abstracts (index on computer)
Nevada County Cemetery Records Index
Nevada County Probate Index 1856-1989 (Records on film at Foley Library)

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