Lewis B. Rock diary

Lewis B. Rock diary

Dates: 1850

Handwritten diary. Rock writes about his voyage by ship from Boston to San Francisco and his subsequent experiences in the gold fields of California in 1850.

  • Extent: 1 v. (92 p.) (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Rock, Lewis B.
  • Call Number: MSS SC 161
  • 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/p15999coll24/id/46345
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Lewis B. Rock 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 161; Lewis B. Rock diary; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 161, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Fred Rosenstock in 1974.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Fred Rosenstock; 1974.
Subject Terms
California--History--1846-1850; Ocean travel--History--Sources; Pioneers; Immigration and American Expansion
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Rock (Lewis B.) diary
Finding Aid Author
Elisa Visick
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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2018-01-04 12:18:00 -0700.
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Biographical History

American pioneer.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts