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Overland Journeys to the Western United States

Subject Source: Cclanarrow

Found in 207 Collections and/or Records:

Britannia passenger list

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233282851]
Identifier: Vault MSS 35
Scope and Contents

Photographs of a list of passengers arriving on board the ship Britannia from Liverpool, England, dated 20 July 1840, and affirmed by Enoch Cook, "Master" of the ship.

Dates: 1840 July 20

Richard Britton autobiography and temple record copies

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230332527]
Identifier: MSS SC 3143
Scope and Contents

General autobiography of Richard Britton, tells of his journey from England to Utah in the mid-1850s. Also various temple records.

Dates: approximately 1880

John Brown autobiography and four letters received

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 945
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of Brown's autobiography. Also includes four original letters, one from Augusta Winters Grant, wife of Pres. Grant; and a Relief Society Financial Report for 1892.

Dates: 1892-1913

William Dearborn Brown journal

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7819
Scope and Contents

Journal by Brown writing about his ancestors, family history, and his own personal history. Materials also include a digital record of the journals. Entries date from around 1860.

Dates: approximately 1860

Bush family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2217

This collection, containing letters, journals, newspaper articles, and other family correspondence, has been organized into folders by year, starting in 1846 and ending in 1960.

Dates: 1846-1960

Ann Quayle Cannon biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230314830]
Identifier: MSS SC 1752
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typed biography of Ann Quayle Cannon, a convert to the Mormon Church from the Isle of Mann, who died crossing the ocean to America. Much of the material was taken from John Q. Cannon's book, "George Cannon Ancestry: Posterity and Native Land".

Dates: approximately 1955

E. V. Carter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 405
Scope and Contents Handwritten record (plus photocopies) of Carter's journey frm Ohio to St. Louis via Wisconsin. ALS's dated Oct. 15, 24, 1845 (plus photocopies) to his wife, Mary Hine Carter, are revised transcripts of diary. Diary entry for November 13 describes a visit to the Nauvoo, Illinois Temple.This is a journal kept by E.V. Carter during his journey from Tallmadge, Ohio, to St. Louis, Missouri. He wrote of a lecturer, "Mr. Little John," at a Methodist house in White Pigeon Prarie,...
Dates: 1845

Central Overland California and Pike's Peak Express Company legal records

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230352277]
Identifier: MSS 7429

Legal documents regarding the Central Overland and Pikes Peak Express Company during the year 1861.

Dates: 1861 February 20

David Chamberlin autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318104]
Identifier: MSS SC 1917
Scope and Contents

One handwritten autobiography by Chamberlin, one handwritten history of the early discoveries and settlement of California condensed from various authors, and miscellaneous items. Chamberlin talks about his youth, his various travels, and his encounters with Native Americans.

Dates: 1853-1889

John Gorham Chandler letter and news article

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233782]
Identifier: MSS SC 113
Scope and Contents

ALS to his mother in which Chandler tells of troop plans to set out for California during the wars with the Pacific Coast Indians. He describes his clothing, bedding, and tentative itinerary of the journey. The newspaper article announces the departure of the Third Regiment of Artillery for California.

Dates: 1854