Oregon National Historic Trail
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Handwritten account of Day's overland journey from the Missouri River to Oregon in 1849. Diary primarily focuses on travelling conditions: grass, water, and condition of horse and ox teams. A number of companions died from cholera and mountain fever. Day intended to travel to California, but "as I think its impossible to go to California with a team," headed to Oregon instead.
James B. Allen notes on The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints history, approximately 1963-1992
Series contains information regarding the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, particularly information on George Boyd and the Oregon Trail during the mid-1800s. Dated from circa 1963 to 1992.
Contains twelve black-and-white photographs and photograph copies of the original album. Pictured are members of Elks fraternal order from Lodge No. 849 on their way to the Elks' convention in Portland, Oregon. Also contains a picture of a monument dedicated to the pioneers that crossed the Oregon Trail. Dated approximately 1925.