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Trails -- United States -- History -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

LeRoy R. Hafen teaching files

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1768 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents Contains files from Hafen's time teaching at the following institutions: University of Denver; University of Glasgow, where he was a visiting fellow; and, Brigham Young University.
Dates: 1880-1984

LeRoy R. Hafen Ute-Arapahoe files

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1768 Sub-Series 10
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains LeRoy's personal papers: journals and desk calendars; early life memorabilia and school papers (mostly university); personal and professional correspondence, including greeting cards; professional files, including research and manuscript files for Hafen's books and other writings (master's and doctoral theses in published form, Western America, 4 different Colorado histories, the Far West and the Rockies series, the Mountain Men and the Fur Trade series, Joyous Journey, and various...
Dates: 1880-1984

Overland trail diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1027
Scope and Contents Holograph diary, written in pencil by an unknown author. Item records the author's overland journey by ox team from Keokuk, Iowa to Oakland, California in 1860. The author's company included a handful of families and followed the Oregon Trail through Wyoming, then went through Utah and Nevada. Entries are brief and tell of starting times, distances traveled, and the condition of water and grass in the area. Some entries have been expanded in the back of the volume. A list of bills and expenses...
Dates: 1860-1862