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Mexico -- Description and travel

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Elizabeth Wood Kane writings about trip to Mexico, 1896-1897

 Sub-Series — Box 34: Series 6 [Barcode: 31197232551009], Folder: 2
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 6 Sub-Series 4 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents

Contains a manuscript relating Kane's experiences while travelling with her son Evan O'Neill Kane to the State Medical Societies to the Pan-American Congress in 1896. Includes copies of correspondence and published articles. Materials date from between 1896 and 1897.

Dates: 1896-1897

Orson Hyde Elliott autobiography

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230364256]
Identifier: MSS 2059
Scope and Contents

Writes of his family's conversion to the Mormon Church prior to his birth; move to Nauvoo, Illinois, 1844; Iowa, 1846; and Utah, 1852. Discusses his disillusionment with Mormonism; and travels in the United States, Mexico, Central America, and South America. Includes mention of Brigham Young; plural marriage; Corinne, Utah; and several other topics. Some characters and words are difficult to read in this multi-generation photocopy.

Dates: 1899

Tilly Teasdale letter to Alice Bird

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230307040]
Identifier: MSS SC 929
Scope and Contents

Letter to Alice Bird of 2 Aug. 1891 explaining her trip to Colonia Diaz, Mexico which was a Mormon colony. It describes the weather, living expenses, and the health of the Mormon settlers in the area.

Dates: 1891 August 2

Levi C. Matthews memorandum book

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233790]
Identifier: MSS SC 115
Scope and Contents

Holograph notebook (plus 4 p. partial typescript containing only the journal entries) which contains a record of depts, expenses, and later experiences after Matthews left his home in Colon, Michigan on April 15, 1851 bound for California by boat. The journal describes his travels through Mexico from Vera Cruz to Acapulco, comments about the U.S. - Mexican War, and gives details of his boat trip to San Francisco.

Dates: 1846-1851

David B. Tower diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 992
Scope and Contents

One handwritten, bound journal with photocopy and typescript. Tower's record gives the views of one enlisted man in the War with Mexico. He was not involved in battle but presents an account of marching from Veracruz to Mexico City. He also describes the various areas he visited. Tower spent three months in a military hospital and later returned to the United States.

Dates: 1847-1857