Other Potential Titles...

Note: In addition to what may or may not be shown below, issues may be available for this date which have yet to be listed on our website.
View Potential Titles for 01/01/1500

Due to the size of our inventory, it is possible we still may have what you are looking for. Please call (570-326-1045) or send your request to info@rarenewspapers.com.

Web Results (161) Listings on eBay (72)
  

Sort:

688935

Great Hawaii prints... Gold in the Klondike...

Item #688935

August 07, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 7, 1897 



* Klondike gold rush

* Hawaiian Islands




The full front page is an illustration of: "Rembrandt's Father". Terrific doublepage centerfold: "The Hawaiian Island--Scenes in Honolulu & the Island of Oahu" with 11 scenes, being very displayable. Nice fullpg. with 8 photos of: "The Gold Discoveries in the Klondike... See More  

Available Now

$60.00
688615

Caribou Bill death... Yukon gold rush...

Item #688615

November 03, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 3, 1933



* Caribou Bill death

* Yukon gold rush

* Dog sled fame




The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "W. F. COOPER DEAD; FAMOUS IN YUKON" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of William F. Cooper, known for his exploits in the gold region of Alaska. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event... See More  

Available Now

$39.00
688311

1849 Pistol ad by Samuel Colt... slave ad...

Item #688311

September 29, 1849

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Sept. 29, 1849 



* Colt Revolver Ad

* Runaway slave ad

* Gold Rush era newspaper




The front page is filled with ads including a: "$150 Reward" ad for a runaway slave, with details. Beneath this is an ad: "Colt's Improved Repeating Pistols" signed in type: Samuel Colt. (see)

Four pages, dark stain along the top, blank margin (se... See More  

Available Now

$31.00
687827

1872 Marysville: gateway to the gold fields...

Item #687827

March 21, 1872

MARYSVILLE DAILY APPEAL, California, July March 21, 1872



* Rare Old West title



In the days of the California Gold Rush, Marysville was a stopping point for riverboats from Sacramento and San Francisco that carried miners on their way to the digging grounds. A sign on the roadside as one enters Marysville carries the slogan: "Gateway to The Gold Fields." At that time it was one of t... See More  

Available Now

$33.00
687268

Rare title from the mining area of Northern California...

Item #687268

September 19, 1901

GEORGETOWN GAZETTE, El Dorado County, California, Sept. 19, 1901  A very rare title from this now-historical site, the most northeastern town in California's Mother Lode mining territory\ near the Nevada border.

Less than 1000 people reside there today but in its heyday of the 1850's & 1860's the population exceeded 3000. Gold mining continued here longer than most Gold Rush ... See More  

Item from Catalog 321 (released for August, 2022)...

Available Now

$65.00
687178

From Elko, Nevada, on the route to the Gold Rush...

Item #687178

October 21, 1871

THE ELKO INDEPENDENT, Nevada, Oct. 21, 1871  This town had a population of about 2,000 during the late 19th century. Situated along the Humboldt River, Elko was along the route traveled by the ill-fated Donner Party and the many who ventured to the California hills in search of gold during the 1849 gold rush. Completion of the Central Pacific Railroad gave the "official" birth to th... See More  

Item from Catalog 321 (released for August, 2022)...

Available Now

$53.00
687005

Early "Postscript" notice of the death of President Polk... Great content on the Gold Rush.... Capture of a slave ship...

Item #687005

June 19, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 19, 1849  The most notable report is the black-bordered "Postscript" at the upper right of page 3 which is headed: "Death Of Ex-President Polk" with the brief report noting: "...announcing; the melancholy news of the decease of Ex-President Polk at Nashville..." with a bit more.

We have never had an earlier re... See More  

Item from Catalog 321 (released for August, 2022)...

Available Now

$75.00
686985

John James Audubon... The Comanche Indians... The California Gold Rush...

Item #686985

May 02, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., May 2, 1849  Page 3 has a report beginning: "Col. Webb, commander of a large California expedition...They give quite a gloomy account of their adventures. Mr. Audubon remained behind, and had determined to prosecute his journey towards California with a party..." with more.

Also on page 3 is a letter from Rio Janeiro beginning: "T... See More  

Item from Catalog 321 (released for August, 2022)...

Available Now

$56.00
686843

Dawson, Yukon Territory... gold...

Item #686843

May 13, 1900

THE SEMI-WEEKLY NUGGET, Dawson, Y. T., May 13, 1900 



* Gold rush



A very rare newspaper from the Yukon Territory during the period of the Klondike Gold Rush (see the web for more details). When gold was discovered in 1896 a stampede of prospectors headed to this region and spurred an entirely new era of romance of the West, the quest for gold, and the many hardships which caused the hop... See More  

Available Now

$155.00
686089

1875 Black Hills gold rush...

Item #686089

July 05, 1875

NEW YORK HERALD, July 5, 1875



* Newton-Jenney Party

* Black Hills gold discovery

* French Creek diggings




Page 3 has an lengthy article with heading: "THE BLACK HILLS" and subheads. (see) Text text up almost 2 columns.

Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.... See More  

Available Now

$38.00
685728

The California Gold Rush...

Item #685728

January 12, 1849

BOSTON DAILY JOURNAL, Jan. 12, 1849 (misdated as Jan. 11)



* California Gold Rush

* 49ers - mining - miners




Page 2 has several nice reports from the California Gold Rush under the heading: "California Items", including: "...The gold fever at Charlestown, Va., has begot a scheme for a company of 50 to go to California at $250 each, which 25 most useful and respectable citizens ... See More  

Available Now

$37.00
683239

Not found in any institution...

Item #683239

August 03, 1898

MOTHER LODE MAGNET, Jamestown, California, Aug. 3, 1898  Could there be a better name for a mining town newspaper than this one? Gregory's Union List of Serials notes no holdings of this title in any institution.

Jamestown figured prominently in two gold rush eras, the first from 1848 to the early 1850's during the great rush precipitated by the gold discovery at Sutter's Mill, a... See More  

Item from Catalog 320 (released for July, 2022)...

Available Now

$215.00
682884

Early San Francisco with a wealth of local news & ads...

Item #682884

September 01, 1868

DAILY ALTA CALIFORNIA, San Francisco, Sept. 1, 1868 



* Rare old West title



A large size newspaper of six pages with a wealth of both local news events and local advertisements. Never bound nor trimmed, 3 folds with minor wear at a fold juncture & with a few discrete archival mends at folds.

Early California from just 19 years after the Gold Rush. Folder size noted is for the issue ... See More  

Available Now

$37.00
682730

The Klondike Gold Rush...

Item #682730

July 26, 1897

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 26, 1897 



* Klondike Gold Rush

* Yukon - Alaska - Canada




The top of a front page column has reports on the Klondike gold rush, with: "NUGGETS OF NEWS" "From the Klondike Gold-Seeking Craze--The Rush" "Four Hundred Miners" "Leave on the Mexico for the Land of the Midnight Sun and Golden Grains--The Alien Act". ... See More  

Available Now

$35.00
682729

The Klondike Gold Rush...

Item #682729

July 28, 1897

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 28, 1897  The top of a front page column has reports on the Klondike gold rush, with: "RUSHING FOR RICHES" "The Latest Stories From the Distant Gold Field" "A Monstrous Grab" "Canadian Government Wants All in Sight--Excelsior's Cargo--Army Post Abandoned Until Spring" with the reports taking almost an entire colu... See More  

Item from Catalog 321 (released for August, 2022)...

Available Now

$36.00
682487

From the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains...

Item #682487

June 19, 1875

THE TUOLUMNE INDEPENDENT, Sonora, California, Jan. 21, 1888 



* Rare Old West publication



From this old, beautiful town at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. It was founded by Mexican miners during the gold rush era.

Various news and advertisements of the day. The back page has a nice print of the newspaper's office.

Complete in 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed, some fol... See More  

Available Now

$48.00
682486

Its fame is tied to the gold rush era...

Item #682486

January 17, 1873

THE PLACER WEEKLY ARGUS, Auburn, California, Jan. 17, 1873



* Rare old West gold rush town publication



A quite early and rare title from this town in Northern California. Its history is intimately tied to the Gold Rush of the mid to late 1800's. Typical news and ads of the day.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

Available Now

$69.00
682387

1900 Dawson City fire disaster... Klondike fame...

Item #682387

January 16, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 16, 1900



* Dawson City, Yukon Territory fire

* Klondike gold rush fame




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DAWSON FIRE SWEPT" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 4... See More  

Available Now

$40.00
682295

Dawson, Yukon Territory, from during the Klondike gold rush...

Item #682295

February 08, 1900

THE SEMI-WEEKLY KLONDIKE NUGGET, Dawson, Y. T., Feb. 8, 1900  A very rare newspaper from the Yukon Territory during the period of the Klondike Gold Rush (see the web for more details).

When gold was discovered in 1896 a stampede of prospectors headed to this region and spurred an entirely new era of romance of the West, the quest for gold, and the many hardships which caused the hopes of wea... See More  

Item from Catalog 321 (released for August, 2022)...

Available Now

$160.00
682255

Dawson, Yukon Territory, from during the Klondike gold rush...

Item #682255

January 06, 1900

THE KLONDIKE NUGGET, Dawson, Y. T., Jan. 6, 1900  A very rare newspaper from the Yukon Territory during the period of the Klondike Gold Rush (see the web for more details).

When gold was discovered in 1896 a stampede of prospectors headed to this region and spurred an entirely new era of romance of the West, the quest for gold, and the many hardships which caused the hopes of wealth to be da... See More  

Item from Catalog 320 (released for July, 2022)...

Available Now

$155.00
682254

Dawson, Yukon Territory, from during the Klondike gold rush...

Item #682254

December 16, 1899

THE KLONDIKE NUGGET, Dawson, Y. T., Dec. 16, 1899



* Gold rush



A very rare newspaper from the Yukon Territory during the period of the Klondike Gold Rush (see the web for more details).

When gold was discovered in 1896 a stampede of prospectors headed to this region and spurred an entirely new era of romance of the West, the quest for gold, and the many hardships which caused the hopes of w... See More  

Available Now

$155.00
682232

Detailed report on the gold from California...

Item #682232

December 14, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 14, 1848  Page 3 contains nearly a full column headed: "The California Gold Specimens" which is an early report on the 1849 Gold Rush. Included is a letter from the director of the U.S. Mint concerning the quality of gold received from California.

Also on pg. 3: "The Proposed Panama Railroad" which admits: "...the necess... See More  

Available Now

$58.00
681279

Great, early content on the California Gold Rush...

Item #681279

December 23, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 23, 1848  The front page has several items on the California Gold Rush including: "California Adventurers" beginning: "The 'stream of human life' is now setting as irresistibly towards California...The gold attraction is so strong that few are willing to lose the time necessary to go by water round the cape or by the overla... See More  

Available Now

$70.00
681073

1898 Klondike Gold Rush... Yukon... Alaska...

Item #681073

January 03, 1898

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 3, 1898



* Klondike Gold Rush

* Yukon - Alaska - Canada




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "ALASKAN TREASURE" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 4 pages, small libr... See More  

Available Now

$38.00
680974

The Klondike Gold Rush...

Item #680974

July 24, 1897

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 24, 1897 



* Klondike Gold Rush

* Yukon - Alaska - Canada




The top of a front page column has reports on the Klondike gold rush, with: "KLONDYKE KRAZE" "Continues o Gather Its Victims All Along the Line" "Canada Gets Greedy" "There Will be Telegraph, Express and Other  Facilities Next Year in Dawson City".

... See More  

Available Now

$34.00
680960

Early California prints from the Gold Rush era...

Item #680960

November 06, 1852

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Nov. 6, 1852  Of interest is the nice page 4 half page print of: "Sutter's Mill With a View of Coloma, California" and the facing page half page print: "Mission of San Carlos, California".

There is a related article: "California Views" which mentions in part: "...This as the spot where the first discovery of gold was mad... See More  

Available Now

$53.00
680784

Early San Francisco with a wealth of local news & ads...

Item #680784

August 29, 1868

DAILY ALTA CALIFORNIA, San Francisco, Aug. 29, 1868  A large size newspaper of four pages with a wealth of both local news events and local advertisements. Never bound nor trimmed, 3 folds with minor wear at a fold juncture.

Early California from just 19 years after the Gold Rush. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

Available Now

$38.00
680685

Taylor's state-of-the-union address...

Item #680685

December 25, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 25, 1849 



* President Zachary Taylor

* State of the Union Address

* Best publication to be had ?




Most of the ftpg. is taken up with reports from "Congress" including several mention of "...Mr. Davis, of Mississippi..." which was Jefferson Davis, who would become the President of the Confederacy.

Much of pages 4 ... See More  

Available Now

$81.00
680590

The California Gold Rush...

Item #680590

December 02, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 2, 1848  Page 3 has a report headed: "From California" which includes in part: "...fully confirms the most glowing accounts heretofore received in the States of the richness & extent of the gold region...the gold is found from the tops of the highest mountains to the bottom of the rivers..." with more. An early report on t... See More  

Available Now

$67.00
680526

1898 Dawson City fire disaster... Klondike fame...

Item #680526

November 14, 1898

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 14, 1898



* Dawson City, Yukon Territory fire

* Klondike gold rush fame




The front page has a one column heading: "Dawson Burned" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 4 pages, 23 x 19... See More  

Available Now

$40.00
680495

The California Gold Rush...

Item #680495

June 02, 1849

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, June 2, 1849  The front page has a print of: "Joseph, Baron De Jellachich, Ban of the Croats".

But the better content is on page 3 with almost half of a page 3 column headed: "California" with some fine content on the early period of the Gold Rush, including a letter datelined from "Suter's (sic) Fort, Upper California".

... See More  

Item from Catalog 320 (released for July, 2022)...

Available Now

$36.00
679724

Great letter on the rush to the gold fields of California...

Item #679724

December 08, 1848

DAILY EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Boston, Dec. 8, 1848 



* California gold rush letter

* Early - pre-49ers




The front page has over half a column headed: "The Gold Excitement" which has some great content, including: "...what a spectacle that of whole villages being deserted...rushing pell mell...over the mountains, through forests...into the newly discovered mine region!...Many p... See More  

Available Now

$64.00
679495

1897 Klondike Gold Rush... Yukon... Alaska...

Item #679495

August 06, 1897

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 6, 1897



* Klondike Gold Rush

* Yukon - Alaska - Canada




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CLAIMS LOCATED" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 4 pages, small librar... See More  

Available Now

$38.00
679450

Chasing after California gold in 1848...

Item #679450

December 09, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 9, 1848 



* California gold rush fever



The front page has: "The Gold Mania" which includes: "...intelligence received from the gold region in California has completely taken possession of the minds of a number of persons...Meetings have been held, companies are forming...on an extensive scale to go & look after the preciou... See More  

Available Now

$68.00
679228

1849 gold rush...

Item #679228

April 10, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 10, 1849 



* California Gold Rush

* 49ers - mining - miners




Page three has "Gold" which begins: "We notice that many person doubt the reports of finding lumps, or pieces of pure gold, in California, of several pounds weight. We are assured... a lump of pure gold weighing thirty-two pounds, was discovered in a vein or seam of... See More  

Available Now

$37.00
679160

1897 Klondike Gold Rush... Yukon... Alaska...

Item #679160

July 21, 1897

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 21, 1897



* Klondike Gold Rush

* Yukon - Alaska - Canada




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GOLDEN VISIONS" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 4 pages, small libra... See More  

Available Now

$38.00
679154

1901 SS Islander shipwreck....

Item #679154

August 19, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 19, 1901



* SS Islander sinking

* Klondike gold rush era




The front page has a one column heading: "Many Lives Lost in a Steamer Wreck" (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 8 pages, small library sta... See More  

Available Now

$38.00
679060

1897 Klondike Gold Rush... Yukon... Alaska...

Item #679060

October 02, 1897

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 2, 1897



* Klondike Gold Rush

* Yukon - Alaska - Canada

* Skagway & Dawson City




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "FROM THE DIGGINGS" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Com... See More  

Available Now

$38.00
678932

New invention for separating gold...

Item #678932

March 15, 1856

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 15, 1856  The front page features a nice print of a: "Machine For Washing & Separating Gold" with a related article headed: "Addison's Improved Gold Separator". Perhaps not surprising that just a few years after the California gold rush that relating inventions would come to fruition.

The balance of the issue is filled with var... See More  

Available Now

$33.00
678665

1901 Klondike gold rush...

Item #678665

June 08, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 8, 1901



* Klondike gold rush

* Sulphur Creek, Yukon




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "A GIANT NUGGET" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 8 pages, small library s... See More  

Available Now

$38.00
678392

Wonderful & early report on Sutter's Mill...

Item #678392

June 21, 1844

NEW YORK AMERICAN, June 21, 1844



* Early Sutter's Mill report

* Pre gold rush - John Sutter




 Page 2 has one of those little gem reports collectors seek: very early mention of a name that would be notable years later.

There is mention of a letter which says in part: "...enclosing the following letter from Don Augustin Sutter, the Alcalde [magistrate in a Spanish town] of the n... See More  

Available Now

$187.00
677742

The Fraser River gold rush...

Item #677742

December 28, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 28, 1858  



* Fraser Canyon Gold Rush

* British Columbia River




Page 2 has a report: "The Fraser River Gold Mines" concerning the golf rush in British Columbia. 



This is followed by: "Affairs in Oregon" which mentions the New Perces Indians.



Eight pages, good condition.... See More  

Available Now

$28.00
677159

Much on California, and the Gold Rush... Death of John C. Calhoun...

Item #677159

April 06, 1850

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, April 6, 1850



* John C. Calhoun Death

* California Gold Rush




 Over half of the front page is taken up with a very detailed account of the life of: "John C. Calhoun" who died just 6 days prior. Page 5 has: "Death of John C. Calhoun" followed by: "Funeral Services of Mr. Calhoun".

Much of pages 6 & 7 are taken up with extensive ... See More  

Available Now

$66.00
677158

Much on the California Gold Rush...

Item #677158

August 24, 1850

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Aug. 24, 1850  Page 5 has nearly 1 1/2 columns taken up with reports from California, including much on the Gold Rush, headed: "Two Weeks Later From California".

Page 2 has: "Late From Texas--Indian Troubles--The Fredericksburg Outrage--Murders and Robberies..." taking most of a column.

Eight pages, various margin tears, a few small pieces missin... See More  

Item from Catalog 321 (released for August, 2022)...

Available Now

$42.00
675721

Several items on the California Gold Rush of 1849...

Item #675721

April 25, 1849

DAILY HERALD, Newburyport, Massachusetts, April 25, 1849  This issue has many reports concerning the Gold Rush of 1849, with the front page beginning with a quite detailed letter which is prefaced with: "From Mexico" "...the following letter...who went out to California in command of a company of adventurers, taking the Mexican route...his narrative contains much interesting an... See More  

Available Now

$54.00
675109

Seeking bids to construct a U.S. Mint in San Francisco...

Item #675109

December 11, 1852

THE REPUBLIC, Washington, D.C., Dec. 11, 1852 



* San Francisco Mint to be constructed

* California Gold Rush era

* Thomas Corwin




The front page has a legal notice soliciting bids to build a new United States Mint in San Francisco, headed: "Proposals For Erecting a Mint, With the Necessary Machinery, at San Francisco, California". It is signed in type by the Secretary of the ... See More  

Available Now

$38.00
674495

San Francisco 49ers win Super Bowl XIX...

Item #674495

January 21, 1985

USA TODAY, Jan. 21, 1985



* San Francisco 49ers win

* Joe Montana vs. Dan Marino

* Super Bowl XIX - NFL Football

* vs. Miami Dolphins at Stanford




The front page has a heading: "S.F. sizzles" with subhead: "Shula agrees: Montana great" and photo of Joe Montana in action. (see) The front page of the sport's section also has a headline: "It's a 49ers' gold... See More  

Available Now

$44.00
673988

Death of President Polk, in a Washington newspaper...

Item #673988

June 23, 1849

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., June 23, 1849 



* James K. Polk death

* Best title to be had ?




All columns on all 4 pages are black-bordered for the report which appears on pg. 3 headed: "Death of Ex-President Polk...". Page 3 also has a letter "From California" concerning the Gold Rush & the success--or lack of it--among many there.

Always nice to have a Pre... See More  

Available Now

$52.00
673979

Gold Rush of 1849, in an 1848 newspaper...

Item #673979

December 05, 1848

DAILY EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Boston, Dec. 5, 1848 



* California Gold Rush

* 49ers - mining - miners




California Gold Rush reports from 1848 are rather rare but we've found some through the years, such as this one.

A bottom corner of the front page has: "Gold Mines of California" noting: "These mines are represented as very productive & of immense value...making rapi... See More  

Available Now

$63.00
673744

Early from the wine country of California...

Item #673744

March 14, 1874

THE NAPA REPORTER, Napa City, California, March 14, 1874 



* Rare old West title

* Wine country




Although in the heart of the wine region, for which this city is famous today, its beginnings were centered more on the California Gold rush of 1849. This city became a refuge for miners during the first severe winter of mining & later became an important center for lumber & cattle ra... See More  

Available Now

$58.00
If you are searching for a newspaper from a specific date, please note that we have a vast selection available for purchase by using the date picker on our gifts and birthday newspapers page.
[ RSS Feed ]