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Overland Journeys to the Western United States

Subject Source: Cclanarrow

Found in 207 Collections and/or Records:

Emmeline B. Wells diary typescripts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1407

Includes two linear feet of unedited typed transcripts including the years 1844-1846 and 1874-1920. Her entries are daily, tell of her activities, and often present her opinions and impressions as well. The accounts are often lengthy and detailed. The 1882 diary also includes entries by Well's daughter, Louisa.

Dates: 1844-1920

Clarissa Alger Whitney : wife of Francis Tuft Whitney, daughter of Samuel and Clarissa Hancock Alger

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329804]
Identifier: MSS SC 3084
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm of a typewritten manuscript. The item is a biography of Clarissa Alger Whitney by an unknown author. The date of composition is uncertain. Clarissa was born on 2 June 1830 in "The East and grew up in the environment of danger, mobbings, journeys attendant to the removal of the Saints from Nauvoo [Illinois], the Morley and Hancock settlements, Winter Quarters [Nebraska], and the crossing of the Great American desert to the Great Salt Lake Valley." One of her...
Dates: approximately 1930

William Dearborn Brown journal

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSS7819
Dates: circa 1860

Byron J. Wilson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7727
Content Description

Collection contains three books written by Byron J. Wilson: The Early History of the Sylvester Wilson and the History of Wilsonville, Utah, The First Families Into Jackson Hole, and the Chronological History of Amos Davis, Jr.

Dates: 2008

Lynn Stephen Wood autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1701
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography and typescript. The document talks about Wood's family, his life in the eastern U.S., his conversion to the Mormon Church, and his migration to Utah.

Dates: 1901

Letter to William Wooduary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230349927]
Identifier: MSS 4035

Letter from "William" in Council Bluffs to Mr. William Wooduary of Connecticut, 1849.

Dates: 1849

Margaret Peirce Whitesides Young letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232591054]
Identifier: MSS 8813
Scope and Contents

Single letter, both as a photocopied manuscript and as a typed transcription, written by Margaret Peirce, daughter of Robert Peirce and future wife of Brigham Young, detailing her time on the Mormon Trail including her time in Winter Quarters to her relatives in Pennsylvania. Letter was written in Salt Lake City, Utah on August 31, 1848.

Dates: 1848 August 31