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New Acquistion: Log of the Snark by Charmian K. London

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 >>


New Acquisition: Pony Express Bible

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 were ordered by the company in 1858 and should be called Alexander Majors Transportation Bible but have come to the be known as Pony Express Bibles in error.… Read more >>


Coming Up: Weird & Wacky Archives Crawl Oct. 7th

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 >>



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