Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Collection contains a diary about the overland trip by wagon train from Ind. to Calif. along the Oregon/California trail (1849).
Collection contains a diary kept during migration from Linn, Kan. to Peyton, Colo., 1896. Edited with introduction (1965) by her daughter, Blanche Talhelm Frantz.
Collection contains a copy of her "Prairie schooner log" 1880 describing trip from Lincoln to Wheeler County, Neb.; also copies of family genealogical material, photos, letter, and land-office records.
Diary of an overland trip from Philadelphia, Penn. to California and back. Visited Illinois, Wyoming, Utah, California, and Colorado. Describes in detail the sites visited, hotels, and events. Kept track of mileage traveled by various means of transportation.
Collection contains 2 diaries: 1. 1860 diary includes trip from Hartford City, Ind. to Colorado, and his first year mining in South Park and along the Blue River -- 2. 1862 diary includes mining at Delaware City, Colo. Also typed transcripts of both.
Log of "3 months laborious travel" from Colorado, across Wyoming (partly on the Oregon Trail) to the "Nesperces or Salmon River mines" of Idaho.
Record of a trip by steamboat and covered wagon from Espy, Pa. to Mountain City, Colo.
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.
Left Chicago, Ill. for Denver, Colo. via St. Joseph, Mo. and the South Platte route. After digging for gold in the Colorado mountains near Hamilton and Tarryall in Park County, returned to Chicago.
Reminiscences of a member of a party of gold seekers formed 1859 in St. Louis, bound for Denver. Led by Dr. John M. Clark, party traveled by steamer to Fort Leavenworth, then overland. Narrative breaks off after Junction City, Kan. Reconstructed from memory after original diary lost.
The collection contains a diary of journey from Dubuque, Iowa to Volcano, California from 1852. Kept by Thomas Brinley Rickey and Cordellia (or Cordeloa) Ann Rickey Bradley. Also typed transcript (195-?) by Edna Clingan Hanson and Bernice Bostick Hoover. Caption title of transcript: Rickey diary of crossing the Plains, 1852.