Typescript of a diary by Eva Morse which records the overland journey by railroad from Compton, Illinois, to Eddyville, Iowa. From there she proceeded with a wagon train to Stockton, California. Included are descriptions of Indians and sarcastic remarks about a Mormon handcart company.
- Extent: 1 items (34 leaves) (0.5 linear ft.)
- Creator: Morse, Eva, 1834
- Call Number: MSS SC 112
- Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
- Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
- Languages and Scripts
- Materials are in English.
- Conditions of Use
- It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Grandma's Diary must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
- Preferred Citation
- Initial citation: MSS SC 112; Grandma's Diary; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 112, LTPSC.
- Custodial History
- Donated in 1974.
- Acquisition Information
- Donated; 1974.
- Subject Terms
- Immigration and American Expansion; Indians of North America--History--Sources; Mormon handcart companies; Morse, Eva, 1834---Diaries; Overland journeys to the Pacific--History--Sources; Overland Journeys to the Western United States
- Genre / Form
- Appraisal Information
- Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy).
- Finding Aid ID Number
- Finding Aid Title
- Grandma's Diary
- Finding Aid Author
- Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
- Finding Aid Creator
- This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T16:42-0600
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- Biographical Info:
Eva Morse lived in the American West during the 19th Century.
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