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Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- 19th century.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Anonymous Diary

Identifier: M11
Scope and Contents

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).

Dates: January 1, 1868-February 6, 1881

New York Tribune Scrapbook

Identifier: WH327
Scope and Contents

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).

Dates: 1841-1857


Identifier: WH1697
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE Gordon, Rachel and Edward wrote each other, their mother and their brother Willie. The collection consists of this correspondence. The descriptions are vivid and detailed. Collection also available on microfilm: Mflm180. SERIES 1 GORDON TUPPER 1867-1883 BOX 1 Gordon Tupper's letters contain colorful descriptions of his life as an adventurer in the west. In Nebraska, many letters detailed army life with descriptions of typical...
Dates: TBD