Lizzie Alberta Merchant Ewing Diary
Scope and Contents
Collection contains a diary of a "westward trek, 1902" by covered wagon from Hermosa, S.D. to Davenport, Wash. Includes foreword and postscript written in 1958 to summarize events before and after journey.
- June 16-August 25, 1902
Language of Materials
Material is in English unless otherwise noted.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
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Biographical / Historical
Lizzie Alberta Merchant Ewing was the wife of S. D. farmer: Barton Ewing (1873-1961). Family traveled west to Wash. seeking better opportunities. The couple is buried in the West End Cemetery, Buhl, Twins Falls County, Idaho.
1 envelope(s) (26 pages, portraits)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift; Mrs. Leonard Cartee (daughter), Buhl, Idaho; no date.
Photocopy of typed transcript, 1958. Repository of original unknown.
Westward trek, 1902
- Diaries Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Overland journals. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Overland journeys to the Pacific. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- West (U.S.) -- Description and travel. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Finding Aid for the Lizzie Alberta Merchant Ewing Diary.
- Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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