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Saint Louis (Mo.)

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Gordon C. Cone diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 661
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary of Cone's overland journey by ox team from Waukesha, Wisconsin to California in 1849. Cone is a descriptive writer and proud to record "only facts." Diary describes traveling conditions, encounters with Indians, cholera outbreaks, fellow travelers, and government assistance at the end of the trail. Cone also spent time in Salt Lake City and wrote about his unfavorable impressions. After arriving at California, Cone made several trips to Sacramento. Life in California was...
Dates: 1849-1850

Lavinia Corbin letter to Abel R. Corbin

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2872
Scope and Contents The letter is a detailed domestic and town gossip from a school teacher, Lavinia Corbin, to her brother, Abel R. Corbin, in St. Louis, Missouri. At the time that the letter was written, Lavinia was living in the same county as [sentence missing] Joseph Smith's marriage to Emma Hale and "glass looking"/disorderly conduct trials of the preceding decade (Chenango County, New York). The first half of the letter was written in MacDonough, New York, and the second half of the letter was written...
Dates: 1835

Clarence S. Jackson photographic book

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233614764]
Identifier: MSS P 616
Scope and Contents

Jackson photographic book, circa 1904 collection contains 1 commercially produced book that has "Over 200 views and scenes of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition." This exposition was held in St. Louis and it covered an area of over 2 miles and contained more than 200 buildings.

Dates: approximately 1904