Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- 19th century.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection contains a diary with mainly brief notations of his own or friends' activities, weather, crops, agricultural pests, births, deaths, and other events of personal interest. Many gaps in chronology, such as no entries November 16, 1872-Dececmber 23, 1876. His sometimes detailed meteorological observations are not usually clearly identified as to place. Collection also available on microfilm (C MSS Mflm138).
Collection contains a scrapbook of newspaper articles from the New York Tribune on various aspects of the U.S. westward movement during mid-19th century. Collection also available on microfilm (C MSS Mflm100).