West (U.S.) -- Description and travel -- 19th century.
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Collection contains letters home to his mother, Mrs. C.S. Krepps, and sister. Also, two letters from Joseph Troth telling of Krepps' death from typhoid fever. Collection also available on microfilm (C MSS Mflm53)
Handwritten diary regarding train travel through Western United States (1899) and train and horse-drawn carriage to Mexico (1903); also includes obituary (newspaper clipping) of Thomas J. Robinson of Licking County (Granville, Ohio). Collection also available on microfilm (C MSS Mflm203).
Collection contains a typed transcript of diary entries. End of diary (Oct. 1864-Aug. 1865) briefly describes efforts to find work in San Francisco Bay region.
Collection contains photo copies of 57 transcripts of letters Clatworthy wrote to his parents and sister in Evanston, Ill. during a photographic expedition by bicycle, foot and burro through Colo., N.M., Arizona, Calif. during June 20, 1898-June 16, 1899; photo copy of holographic letter June 25, 1898 (2 pages); photo copy of newspaper accounts of expedition (6 pages); 3 photographs of Odessa Lake & Outlet, Grand Lake at Sunrise, Fern Lake (ca.1920s).
Collection contains a diary with a list of income and expenses; includes description of a trip May 2-16, 1872 from Fairfield, Iowa to San Francisco, Calif. by train and on to Portland, Or. by boat.
Collection contains early 1874 entries written in Indiana, his home state, and Missouri. Took train to Denver, Colo. Sept. 1874 but failed to find work. Took coach to Georgetown, Colo. Nov. 1874 and worked for Henry Boyer, furniture dealer.
Collection contains a photocopy of a 5 page typescript of an extended letter or diary written by Mary A. Smith to her sister, Mattie Smith Boggs; the letter describes Smith's trip westward from either St. Joseph, Missouri or Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas in June 1866; additional letter (unsigned) written in 1951 by a relative describes the diary to Culver's great-grandchildren.
Collection contains a photocopy of Jewett's diary titled: "Journal to and from California." Collection also available on microfilm (C MSS Mflm51).
Collection contains a pocket diary with bound transcription copy of a trip from Kalamazoo, Mich. to Placerville, Calif. (April-October 1854) Travel was from Chicago and St. Louis; overland by wagon via Fort Laramie, Fort Bridger, Salt Lake, Potter's Station, Sacramento. Collection also available on microfilm (C MSS Mflm192).
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 series of news articles by Whitely describing his trip to Colorado in 1863 and first impressions of life there; obituaries (1890); certificate signed by Abraham Lincoln appointing him agent for the Grand River and Uintah bands of Indians in Colorado Territory (1862); biography of Simeon Whitely by Fred Yonce (n.d.).
Collection contains a 88 page diary (1862-1864), edited 9 page typescript of diary with (1862-1863) of trip from Illinois to the gold fields of the Salmon River region, Oregon and return trip to New York by the steamer "Pacific." Also letter of congratulation to Aaron Gove upon his retirement as Superintendent of Denver Public Schools (1904). Collection also available on microfilm (C MSS Mflm120).