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Frontier and pioneer life

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:

Claire Wilhelm collection on Zane Grey property, approximately 1910-1930

Identifier: MSS 8277 Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents This subseries contains photographs and postcards of the home in Zanesville, Ohio where Zane Grey was born, and the Lackawaxen River, Pennsylvania from approximately 1910 to 1930.

Claire Wilhelm photographs, approximately 1910-1950

Identifier: MSS 8277 Series 1 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents This subseries contains photographs and postcards of Claire Wilhelm, Lillian Wilhelm Smith, Mildred Fergerson, Dorothy Ackerman, Mildred Smith, Elma Schwarz, Polly Hunter, and various others on fishing trips, camping trips and in other situations with Zane Grey from approximately 1910 to 1950.

Claire Wilhelm photographs of Native Americans, approximately 1920

Identifier: MSS 8277 Series 1 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents This subseries contains photographs and postcards of Native Americans, possibly taken on visits made by Claire Wilhelm to their villages from approximately 1920.

Collection of manuscripts, approximately 1930-1950

Identifier: MSS 6081 Series 8
Scope and Contents Contains two manuscripts of stories with Western themes collected by Zane Grey dating from approximately 1930 to 1950.

Condolences and memorial service programs for Zane Grey, 1939-1941

Identifier: MSS 6081 Series 1 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains programs, cards, and other materials documenting Zane Grey's death, dating from 1939 to 1941.

Delilah King Olson papers, 1871-1930

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9056 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains materials pertaining to the life of Delilah King Olson and her role in the settlement of Fillmore, Utah. The materials contain various and land grants relating to Delilah King Olson and her father Thomas Rice King, legal documents, a family genealogy book, photographs, a letter and family reunion itineraries. There are also several articles in memorial of Delilah King. Also included is an unpublished history written by Delilah King Olson of the early pioneer settlement of Fillmore,...

Norma Elliott collection of Jefferson Hunt materials

 Collection — Box 1: [31197232585312]
Identifier: MSS 8665
Content Description The collection contains biographical sketches of Hunt, along with the research materials that lead to them; genealogy research notes, and Mormon Battallion research and stories. Materials dated approximately 1950 - approximately 1985.

Erma P. Peterson genealogy

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 52
Scope and Contents Collected biographical sketches, personal histories and genealogies of the ancestors of Petersen. Includes information on the Pace family and early Utah history and settlements.

The experiences of a young man while traveling with a wagon train from Omaha, Nebraska to Colorado, Utah, Montana, Wyoming and Idaho, 1860-1865

 File — Folder 1: [31197230233949]
Identifier: MSS SC 119
Scope and Contents Typescript of a journal, written in retrospect, which describes Bross' personal experiences and observations as he worked and traveled in the West. He describes life in the West, outlaw atrocities, cruelties by the Indians, and Mormons in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Lucy H. Flake journals

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 13
Scope and Contents Holograph journals which contain Flake's autobiography, covering the years 1842 to 1894. Includes details of her life in Beaver, Utah, and a detailed account of her life colonizing Snowflake, Arizona. Also included are details of her funeral by her daughter, Roberta Clayton, and Flake family genealogical data.