A. J. A. R. reminiscence

A. J. A. R. reminiscence

Dates: approximately 1850

Handwritten and signed manuscript describing the travels of the author by sea from Philadelphia to San Francisco in 1853. The account includes the author's experiences crossing Panama, traveling aboard the S. S. Lewis, and being shipwrecked and rescued twenty miles north of San Francisco.

  • Extent: 1 item (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: A. J. A. R.
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1362
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
  • Images: http://cdm15999.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/SCMisc/id/19150
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from A.J.A.R. reminiscence 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 1362; A.J.A.R. reminiscence; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1362, LTPSC.
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Subject Terms
Lewis (Steamship)--History; Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce; Immigration and American Expansion; Overland Journeys to the Western United States; Panama--Description and travel; Ships and Shipping; Shipwrecks--California--History; Voyages to the Pacific coast--History
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
A. J. A. R. reminiscence
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Finding aid prepared by Patsy Shin Hernandez
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-09T04:08-0700
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Biographical History

Voyager who traveled from Philadelphia to San Francisco by sea.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts