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Pioneers -- West (U.S.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Mildred Colbert papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 243
Abstract

The papers of Mildred Colbert, author and daughter of a prominent Washington pioneer family, are comprised of biographical material, diaries, correspondence, financial materials, manuscripts, school materials, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous.

Dates: 1929-1995; Majority of material found within 1929 - 1965

The experiences of W.A. Hockett on the Oregon Trail, 1847

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i39887315]
Identifier: CB H659
Abstract

Collection comprises a single manuscript that is W.A. Hockett's personal account of his journey across the Oregon Trail. The manuscript was typed by Hockett in 1914 and discusses events occurring in 1846-1847.

Dates: 1847

William Hoffman journal of travel from Covington, Ind. to Jacksonville, Ore.

 Collection
Identifier: A 052
Abstract

The collection consists of the manuscript journal of William Hoffman, which chronicles Hoffman's journey across the Oregon Trail from Covington, Indiana to Jacksonville, Oregon in 1853.

Dates: 1853

Philander Powell journal of a trip from Arkansas to California

 Collection
Identifier: A 098
Abstract

This collection contains the history of Philander Powell's trip across the plains from Arkansas to California during April 19, 1860-October 10, 1860.

Dates: 1860

James Henry Bascom Royal papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 106
Abstract

The James Henry Bascom Royal papers include a journal of an overland trip from Illinois to Oregon, June 5, 1853-October 27, 1853; diaries, June 17, 1849-February 24, 1853 and December 19, 1853-July 4, 1855; and two letters from James H. Wilbur.

Dates: 1849-1855