Reminiscence of 1861-1865
Scope and Contents
Typescript (carbon copy) of a journal of a trip from Illinois to California in 1860. Tells of Ayer's experiences in the mines of Nevada, enlistment in the U.S. Cavalry, maneuvers in California, Arizona, New Mexico and northern Mexico, resignation in 1864, and later responsibility for Ayer Library at the Newberry Library.
- Ayer, Edward Everett, 1841-1927 (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Reminiscence of 1861-1865 must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Biographical / Historical
1 item (65 p.)(0.08 linear ft.)
Donated in 1974.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
- Register of Reminiscence of 1861-1865
- In Progress
- Benjamin Sipes
- 2010 June 21
- Description rules
- Language of description
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.