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A diary kept by Howard D. Williams containing a record of the events of a journey across the plains, made by himself and Clark D. Williams from Viroqua, Wisconsin, April 6, 1859 to North San Juan, California, August 12, 1859

A diary kept by Howard D. Williams containing a record of the events of a journey across the plains, made by himself and Clark D. Williams from Viroqua, Wisconsin, April 6, 1859 to North San Juan, California, August 12, 1859

Dates: approximately 1900

Typescript of a diary which describes Williams' overland journey from Wisconsin to California, giving daily accounts of weather conditions, miles traveled, and towns visited.

  • Extent: 38 p. (0.08 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Williams, Howard D.
  • Call Number: MSS SC 151
  • 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.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
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Note
This is a typewritten copy made circa 19-- of an original journal kept April 6, 1859 to August 12, 1859.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 151; A diary kept by Howard D. Williams containing a record of the events of a journey across the plains, made by himself and Clark D. Williams from Viroqua, Wisconsin, April 6, 1859 to North San Juan, California, August 12, 1859; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 151, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated in 1974.
Acquisition Information
Donated; 1974.
Subject Terms
Williams, Clark D.; Immigration and American Expansion; Overland journeys to the Pacific; Overland Journeys to the Western United States
Genre / Form
Diaries
Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC151
Finding Aid Title
Diary kept by Howard D. Williams containing a record of the events of a journey across the plains, made by himself and Clark D. Williams from Viroqua, Wisconsin, April 6, 1859 to North San Juan, California, August 12, 1859
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-02T04:04-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Howard D. Williams was an 19th century pioneer.



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Ryan Lee
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