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Wyoming -- Description and travel

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

H. Reese Anderson diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230345412]
Identifier: MSS SC 2931
Scope and Contents

Account of his family affairs and daily life in Bountiful, Utah. Also records visits with friends and short trips with his wife, Ruth, to various places, including Moab, Capitol Reef National Park, and Lake Powell, Utah; and Jackson Hole, Teton National Park, and Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Writes briefly of attending meetings of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Last entry, written by an unidentified person, reports Anderson's death.

Dates: 1977-1978

Alphonse B. Day diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 658
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1849