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Diary of an overland journey from Herman, Minnesota to California.

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH VLT MS B8

Overview

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.

Dates

  • May 14, 1849 to January 10, 1850

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Extent

1 volume (90 pages, 16 cm, Handwritten.)

Physical Location

RH VLT MS B8

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift. James E. Griffin, Jr, December, 1961.

General

To read last 12 pages, reverse and invert.
Title
Guide to the Hugh Alexander Skinner Collection
Subtitle
Diary of an overland journey from Herman, Minnesota to California.
Status
Completed
Author
lgg 2C March 1973 mg 2004
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/4470989792
Preferred citation
Hugh Alexander Skinner Collection, Kansas Collection, RH Vlt MS B8, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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