Found 9 collections related to West (U.S.) -- Description and travel

Ayer, Edward Everett, 1841-1927
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17767
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Unbound typewritten transcript. 7pp
Powell, William Clement
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2481
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary of journey from Naperville, Illinois, to Green River Station; thence exploring the Green and Colorado Rivers and adjacent country
Cushing, Samuel T. (Samuel Tobey), 1839-1901
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3658
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Tables of distances between various places in Texas, California, Kansas, and other Western states, also providing topographical description. The data was compiled from reports of Army officers, circa 1866 to 1869
Schenck, Bard Pendleton
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2688
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Alternate title: "Eighteen hundred miles on horseback." This diary (Sept. 1-Oct. 31, 1892) contains descriptions of a journey made by U.S. Army Lieutenants Bard Pendleton Schenck and Palmer G. Wood from Fort Yates, North Dakota to Yellowstone... more
Whipple, Charlotte Lambert
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3310
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Diaries describe family, social and school life in the Catskill region of New York (April 30-Sept. 9, 1847); give details of the wagon train journey from Batavia, Illinois en route to Oregon (April 21-July 23, 1852); and provide notes on life at... more
Ayer, Edward Everett, 1841-1927
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4697
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Narrative of his journey across the plains in 1860, from his home in Harvard, Ill., to see San Francisco; subsequent service as corporal and sergeant, 1st California Cavalry and lieutenant, 1st New Mexico Infantry, serving in California, Arizona... more
Deming, Edwin Willard, 1860-1942
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 766
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Edwin Willard Deming (1860-1942) was an American painter and sculptor. He studied in New York and Paris and painted scenes from his visits with Indian groups in the Southwest and West of the U.S. Collection consists of correspondence of Deming... more
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1541
William Henry Jackson was an American photographer, artist and writer best known for his landscapes of the American West. He acted as photographer for the U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories in 1870-1879, producing some of... more
Day, Clarence, 1874-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 741
The Clarence Day Papers document the literary career, business activity, personal life and family background of the author and illustrator. The papers include personal and professional correspondence; notebooks, manuscripts, typescripts, galley... more
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