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Frontier and pioneer life

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 82 Collections and/or Records:

John Pack letters, 1847

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231563963], Folder: 6
Identifier: MSS 449
Scope and Contents

Four letters by John Pack in 1847, describing his pioneer journey to Utah during the exodus West.

Dates: 1847

Lina Elise Grey papers, 1903-1953

Identifier: MSS 6081 Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains materials relating personally to Lina Elise Grey including her elementary school license and professional certificate, her passport, a diary, and some newspaper clippings about Betty Zane. It also contains correspondence to her as a grandmother and aunt, correspondence with Bob Davis, Betty Zane Grey Grosso and Zane Grey, Charlie (Charles) Roth, Alvah James, Henrietta Stonestreet, Gus (George) Robinson, Mary Roth, Dorothy McNamara, Lillian Wilhelm Smith, Loren Grey, Margaret Ridge,...
Dates: 1903-1953

Loren Grey papers, 1918-1973

Identifier: MSS 6081 Series 6
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence and articles concerning Loren Grey dating from 1918 to 1973.

Dates: 1918-1973

Margaret A. Ingram correspondence and manuscripts, 1937-1968

Identifier: MSS 6081 Series 7 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, school notes, and story treatments for Margaret A. Ingram. Much of the correspondence is from her relationship with Romer Grey, as well as Ingram family concerns and dates from 1937 to 1968.

Dates: 1937-1968

McClellan family histories

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244615]
Identifier: MSS SC 561
Scope and Contents

Typescripts (some duplicated). The collection includes autobiographical sketch of William C. McClellan, member of the Mormon Battalion and of the Nauvoo Legion in Utah Valley, Utah, a biographical sketch of his wife, Almeda D. McClellan by Zitelle M. Snarr, and an autobiography of their son David A. McClellan Sr. which includes details of life in the Mormon colonies in Mexico and Arizona.

Dates: date of production not identified

Mormon pioneer migration, 1861-1868

 Item — Box 8: Series 9; Series 10 [Barcode: 31197230220631], Folder: 4
Identifier: MSS 823 Series 9

Orson Nickison Newman diary and letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230234533]
Identifier: MSS SC 149
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary which describes Newman's daily activities during 1878-1879. Also includes a printed form letter from R.M. Newport, general land agent of the Northern Pacific Railroad Company, dated 1881 March 23 which informs Newman of the company's policy concerning the sale of its land west of the Missouri River.

Dates: 1878-1881

Photographs of Lillian Wilhelm Smith artwork, approximately 1925-1970

Identifier: MSS 6081 Series 10 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents

Contains photographs of Lillian Wilhelm Smith and her artwork, predominantly from after Zane Grey's death. It contains photographs of decorative designs and sketches of Native American motifs, the library walls of the Grey home that she decorated, and prints of paintings made by her dating from approximately 1925 to 1970.

Dates: approximately 1925-1970

Reminiscence of 1861-1865

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230235886]
Identifier: MSS SC 202
Scope and Contents

Typescript (carbon copy) of a journal of a trip from Illinois to California in 1860. Tells of Ayer's experiences in the mines of Nevada, enlistment in the U.S. Cavalry, maneuvers in California, Arizona, New Mexico and northern Mexico, resignation in 1864, and later responsibility for Ayer Library at the Newberry Library.

Dates: 1918

Romer Grey business records, between 1920 and 1976

Identifier: MSS 6081 Series 7 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, agreements, outlines, and other material related to Romer Grey's business activities, including Romer Grey Pictures and Romer Grey Inc. dating from between 1920 and 1976.

Dates: between 1920 and 1976