Frontier and pioneer life
Found in 82 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.