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Michael Brown Rare Books


Found in 3 Records:

Diary of an unknown young man

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P938

Daily accounting of the year 1864 by an unknown young man from the area around Albany County, New York, who traveled west and eventually settled with his parents in Monona, Iowa.

Dates: January 1, 1864-December 31, 1864

Hunter family letters

Call Number: RH MS 1361
Overview This collection contains correspondence from the Hunter family, in excess of 75 letters and 230 pages, ranging from 1844 to 1913. Much of the correspondence is from Almon and George Hunter to their mother Betsy Graham, of Youngsville, Warren County, Pennsylvania. There is also a great deal of correspondence from Mrs. Graham's brother, Shubil D. Chappel. The Hunter brothers and Chappel had emigrated earlier from Pennsylvania to Wisconsin, and later to Kansas Territory. In 1860 Almon went to...
Dates: 1844 - 1913

Thomas H. Davis diaries

Call Number: RH MS 1363

This collection contains four diaries written by Thomas H. Davis during the years 1875-1880, mostly in Newburyport, Massachusetts until he moved to Wyandotte County, Kansas in 1879/1880.

Dates: 1875 - 1880

Additional filters:

Armstrong (Kan.) 1
Kansas -- History -- 1854-1861 1
United States -- Description and travel 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Wisconsin -- History -- 19th century 1
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