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Frontier and pioneer life

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:

Lucy H. Flake letter

 Item — Folder 1: [31197230349588]
Identifier: MSS 4114
Abstract A letter from Lucy H. Flake (writing from Snowflake, Arizona) to her brother, William Henry White, March 4, 1883.

Flying Sphinx Ranch records, between 1928 and 1950

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 6081 Series 2 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains articles of incorporation and financial records related to the Flying Sphinx Ranch and its operations dating from between 1928 and 1950.

Grey family property records for California, 1950-1981

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 6081 Series 4 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains property records, agreements, and other material related to property owned by the Grey family in California dating from 1950 to 1981.

Grey family real estate records, 1900-1981

 Series
Identifier: MSS 6081 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains records for the Grey properties at Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania and Altadena, California including deeds, correspondence, tax records, and other agreements dating from 1900 to 1981.

Zane Grey papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6081
Scope and Contents Papers document Grey's personal life, career as an author, and fishing expeditions as well as materials about his wife Lina "Dolly" Grey and son Romer. It consists of correspondence, photographs, ephemera, and other materials. It includes materials created by Zane Grey Inc., the company built to administer the professional affairs of Zane Grey including financial records, contracts, and other materials pertaining to his career. It also includes substantial correspondence with Grey's agent and...

Zane Grey papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8316
Scope and Contents The Zane Grey papers consist of correspondence, legal records, financial records, manuscripts, photographs, ephemera, and other materials. The papers document Zane Grey's personal life, career as an author, and fishing expeditions as well as materials about his wife Lina "Dolly" Grey and children, Romer, Betty Zane, and Loren dating from approximately 1890 to 1990.

History of Joseph Curtis, son of Nahum and Millicent Curtis

 File — Folder 1: [31197230244813]
Identifier: MSS SC 589
Scope and Contents Typescript of a personal history which gives data of the Curtis family in Michigan and their exodus to the West. Dated journal entries, 1831-1881, detail Curtis' Illinois and Utah missions, including minutes of organization of a Latter-day Saint Church branch in Poteetneet (Payson), Utah and area pioneer life.

Joseph Holbrook papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 486
Scope and Contents Holograph journal which contains genealogical data, patriarchal blessings of relatives, details of Mormon difficulties in Missouri, temporary pioneer settlements, crossing the plains and life in Utah, 1848-1871. Also includes receipts, certificates of religious, political and military offices, rules for the Utah constitutional convention, a divorce certificate and memos.

John Pack letters, 1847

 File — Box 1: [31197231563963], Folder: 6
Identifier: MSS 449
Scope and Contents Four letters by John Pack in 1847, describing his pioneer journey to Utah during the exodus West.

Lina Elise Grey papers, 1903-1953

 Series
Identifier: MSS 6081 Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains materials relating personally to Lina Elise Grey including her elementary school license and professional certificate, her passport, a diary, and some newspaper clippings about Betty Zane. It also contains correspondence to her as a grandmother and aunt, correspondence with Bob Davis, Betty Zane Grey Grosso and Zane Grey, Charlie (Charles) Roth, Alvah James, Henrietta Stonestreet, Gus (George) Robinson, Mary Roth, Dorothy McNamara, Lillian Wilhelm Smith, Loren Grey, Margaret Ridge,...