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"A transcription and interpretation of a diary by Elizabeth Duncan"

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P440
Overview

A complete transcription and accompanying paper on a diary kept by Elizabeth Duncan. The diary covers the trip the Duncan family made overland in 1867 from Lawrence, Kansas, to San Jose, California. The collection also contains a photocopied map of the route the Duncans followed.

Dates: 1867

Diaries of Elizabeth Duncan

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS A26
Overview

Three diaries kept by Elizabeth Duncan in the mid 1860s, both while she lived in Lawrence, Kansas and while she traveled overland from Lawrence to San Jose, California in 1867. Typical entries may include discussion of the weather, Duncan's daily activities, information about her family and friends or acquaintances who came to visit or wrote, and her own spiritual and emotional states.

Dates: 1864 - 1868

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  • Subject: Diaries X
  • Subject: Overland journeys to the Pacific X
  • Names: Duncan, Elizabeth, 1837-1879 X

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Duncan, Wesley Harvey, 1814-1902 1
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