Indians of North America -- Social Life and Customs
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233485]
Identifier: MSS SC 43
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 661
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary of Cone's overland journey by ox team from Waukesha, Wisconsin to California in 1849. Cone is a descriptive writer and proud to record "only facts." Diary describes traveling conditions, encounters with Indians, cholera outbreaks, fellow travelers, and government assistance at the end of the trail. Cone also spent time in Salt Lake City and wrote about his unfavorable impressions. After arriving at California, Cone made several trips to Sacramento. Life in California was...
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230234574]
Identifier: MSS SC 150
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary which describes Cook's journey overland from the Missouri River to California. Also describes the author's return by sea to New York, including a crossing by mule of the Isthmus of Panama. Also includes 4 pages of biographical information concerning Cook written in 1957 by Mary F. Owensby.
Dates: 1850-1852(bulk), 1850-1957 (inclusive)