Rosy Antle diary

Rosy Antle diary

Dates: 1865

Photocopied from the typescript of Rosy's diary, this collection consists of a daily account of the affairs, difficulties, deaths, and friendships of the people in a wagon train during the 1860's. She is specific as to time and distance travelled, tolls paid for the passage of the wagon, the weather, and her health, commenting frequently about the heat and that she had a "sick headache."

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.08 linear ft.) : (13 p.)
  • Creator: Antle, Rosy, 1849
  • Call Number: MSS SC 919
  • 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.
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 Rosy Antle 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 919; Rosy Antle diary; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 919, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Eola Tupper in 1977.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Eola Tupper; 1977.
Subject Terms
Pioneers--Oregon--Diaries; Overland Journeys to the Western United States; Immigration and American Expansion; Oregon National Historic Trail--History; Antle, Rosy, 1849---Diaries
Genre / Form
Diaries; Photocopies
Appraisal Information
LDS, Utah, and Western American women (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.V, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Antle (Rosy) diary
Finding Aid Author
Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-12-30 10:29:19 -0700.
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical Sketch

Rosy Antle was a sixteen year-old girl crossing the plains in a wagon train with her family.

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