West (U.S.) -- Description and travel
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Bunnell family papers
William Clark field notes
George M. Davidson papers
George M. Davidson's diary and correspondence describe an 1849 overland trip to California. This material records the hardships of the journey, encounters with Indians, life in the California gold mines, and his establishment of a general store in Pine Grove. There are business records such as store inventories, bills from suppliers, a mining work ledger, bullion receipts, and informal certificates for mining shares in Butte County and Sierra counties, California.
Miriam Hapgood DeWitt Papers
The Miriam Hapgood DeWitt Papers consists of original and photocopied material, including letters, documents, and literary papers, related to the journalists and authors Hutchins Hapgood (1869-1944) and Neith Boyce (1872-1951), their forebears, and their circle of intellectuals, social reformers, and artists. The collection was created by their daughter Miriam Hapgood Dewitt (1906-1990), with the assistance of her sister Beatrix Hapgood Faust (1910-1994).
Patricia A. Etter Research Files for California Odyssey
Research files for the publication of William R. Goulding's journal documenting his 1849 journey to California, California Odyssey. Includes subject files pertaining to Goulding and his work as a physician, Etter's correspondence with coeditor Howard Lamar and Warwick Goulding, maps pertaining to and photographs of Goulding, and a computer disk of notes on and photographs of Goulding.
Gold Rush Collection
George Bird Grinnell papers
Nathaniel Hobart papers
Photostatic copies of letters written in the form of a diary by Nathaniel Hobart to members of his family on trips to the West and the South, 1837-1838. Principal cities described are New Orleans, Washington, D.C., and Niagara Falls. As a Swedenborgian, he also comments on religion and philosophy.
Walter McClintock Papers
Thomas Howard Ruger papers
Rufus B. Sage papers
Alfred Sully papers
Thomas J. Van Dorn papers
George Ritch White Diaries
George W. Wilbur family papers
The George W. Wilbur Family Papers consist of correspondence, case files, financial papers, notebooks, documents, writings, diaries, maps, photographs, and printed material which document the life of George W. Wilbur and his family.