Found 3 collections related to Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)

Frizzell, Lodisa
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1087
.42 linear feet (2 volumes)
Manuscript narrative of Lodisa Frizell's journey across the Plains states in 1852. Illustrated by several original drawings. Covers the region from the Little Wabash River in Illinois to the Pacific Springs of Wyoming
Locke, Samuel
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1791
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Samuel Locke, a "forty-niner" (early settler in the California gold rush), kept this diary and memorandum book in 1850. The volume contains a "sick list" for June 27-July 2, 1850; accounts against persons for medicine and attendance; personal... more
Boniface, George C., 1861-1917
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 7520
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letter, written from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, concerning Boniface's tour with the Bijou Opera Company in St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota; Winnipeg, Manitoba; Fargo, North Dakota;Portland, Oregon; and San Fransico, California, in June of 1884.