A Journey into Adventure with Mr. and Mrs. Jack London
The front cover of the Log of the Snark with beautiful gold leaf depiction of the Snark at sail.
The Foundation has recently acquired a lovely new piece for the California State Library’s California History Section. This acquisition is a signed first edition of Charmian K.… Read more >>
Pony Express Bible Donated
Joe Nardone, the Master Historian of the Pony Express, generously donated to the Foundation an original “1858 RUSSELL, MAJORS & WADDELL” Bible. These Bibles originally ordered by the company in 1858 have come to be known as Pony Express Bibles and stand as one of the most noteworthy “association copies” in Western overland history.… Read more >>
The annual Archives Crawl is rapidly approaching! The State Library’s California History Room will be participating again with some “weird and wonderful collections” on display. In addition, scavenger hunt partipants will be entered into a drawing with a chance to win a Samsung Tab 4 Nook. Three Nooks will go to K-5 grade students, three to 6-12 grade students, and three to adult participants.… Read more >>