Overland journeys to the Pacific -- 19th century.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection contains a scrapbook with newspaper clippings of stories written by Prickett: one series recounts an overland trip to California (1854); also includes the series: "Early mining days in the gold fields of California." Both series written under the by-line: A Gold-seeker. Collection also available on microfilm (C MSS Mflm94).
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).
Original Diary of James Siddens contains details of Siddens trip to Pikes Peak in pencil and has entries covering: list of expenses, mileage and camp places as well as detailing of everyday life, and directions to Pikes Peak and the Gold Fields. Collection also available on microfilm (C MSS Mflm205).
Collection contains a copy of the journal of Mrs. Smith's journey with her husband (and others) from Springfield, Massachusetts. to Waiilatpu, Oregon Territory to join Marcus Whitman in his missionary work (1838-1839). Diary also available on microfilm (C MSS Mflm75).