Diary of an overland journey from Herman, Minnesota to California.
Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH VLT MS B8
Skinner's diary begins with his departure from Herman, Minnesota, in the company of about three hundred emigrants. His narrative is thorough and descriptive as he travels by boat and wagon train. Two partial transcripts are maintained in the accession files. The transcribers are unknown and their transcriptions are not authoritative.
- May 14, 1849 to January 10, 1850
- Skinner, Hugh Alexander (Person)
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1 volume (90 pages, 16 cm, Handwritten.)
RH VLT MS B8
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift. James E. Griffin, Jr, December, 1961.
To read last 12 pages, reverse and invert.
- Guide to the Hugh Alexander Skinner Collection
- Diary of an overland journey from Herman, Minnesota to California.
- lgg 2C March 1973 mg 2004
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Hugh Alexander Skinner Collection, Kansas Collection, RH Vlt MS B8, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas