Mexico -- Description and travel
Subject Source: Lcnaf
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Sub-Series — Box 34: Series 6 [Barcode: 31197232551009], Folder: 2
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 6 Sub-Series 4 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains a manuscript relating Kane's experiences while travelling with her son Evan O'Neill Kane to the State Medical Societies to the Pan-American Congress in 1896. Includes copies of correspondence and published articles. Materials date from between 1896 and 1897.
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230364256]
Identifier: MSS 2059
Scope and Contents Writes of his family's conversion to the Mormon Church prior to his birth; move to Nauvoo, Illinois, 1844; Iowa, 1846; and Utah, 1852. Discusses his disillusionment with Mormonism; and travels in the United States, Mexico, Central America, and South America. Includes mention of Brigham Young; plural marriage; Corinne, Utah; and several other topics. Some characters and words are difficult to read in this multi-generation photocopy.
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230307040]
Identifier: MSS SC 929
Scope and Contents Letter to Alice Bird of 2 Aug. 1891 explaining her trip to Colonia Diaz, Mexico which was a Mormon colony. It describes the weather, living expenses, and the health of the Mormon settlers in the area.
Dates: 1891 August 2
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233790]
Identifier: MSS SC 115
Scope and Contents Holograph notebook (plus 4 p. partial typescript containing only the journal entries) which contains a record of depts, expenses, and later experiences after Matthews left his home in Colon, Michigan on April 15, 1851 bound for California by boat. The journal describes his travels through Mexico from Vera Cruz to Acapulco, comments about the U.S. - Mexican War, and gives details of his boat trip to San Francisco.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 992
Scope and Contents One handwritten, bound journal with photocopy and typescript. Tower's record gives the views of one enlisted man in the War with Mexico. He was not involved in battle but presents an account of marching from Veracruz to Mexico City. He also describes the various areas he visited. Tower spent three months in a military hospital and later returned to the United States.