Journal of travels through the American northwest

Journal of travels through the American northwest

Dates: 1865

Photocopy of a transcript. The journal describes the travels of an unnamed individual through the states of Missouri, Nebraska, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, Oregon, and California as well as a return trip by sea from California through Panama. The document ends as the author approaches New York City by sea. Through out the journal the author gives descriptions of his surroundings as well as incidents. This item is dated from April 14, 1865 to Nov. 9, 1865.

  • Extent: 1 item (44 leaves)(0.08 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1171
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from XXX 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 1171; Journal of travels through the American northwest; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1171, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated in 1974; Transferred from Ellison Collection MSS 1474.
Acquisition Information
Donated; 1974.
Subject Terms
Bozeman Trail--History; Immigration and American Expansion; Oregon National Historic Trail--History; Overland journeys to the Pacific--History; Overland Journeys to the Western United States; United States--History--Sources
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Journal of travels through the American northwest
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-12T04:12-0700
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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts