Finding Aid to the Susan Marsh Cranstone Journals MS.542
Finding aid prepared by Holly Rose Larson
Autry National Center, Braun Research Library2012 October 1
234 Museum Drive
Los Angeles, CA, 90065-5030
Title: Susan Marsh Cranstone Journals
Identifier/Call Number: MS.542
Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 Linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract: This is a typed copy of the daily journal of Susan M. Cranstone on an Oregon Trail journey by covered wagon from Woodstock, Ohio to Dalles, Oregon, May 8, 1851 to Aug. 27, 1851.
creator: Cranstone, Susan Marsh, 1829-1857
Processed by Glenna Schroeder, circa 1977-1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 October 1, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).
Susan Marsh Cranstone Overland Journal and Letters, 1851-1859, University of California, Berkeley, BANC MSS P-A 303 v.1; BANC MSS P-A 303 v.2; BANC MSS P-A 303 Transcript; BANC MSS P-A 300-303 FILM.
Susan Marsh Cranstone (or Cranston) (1829-1857) traveled from St. Joseph, Missouri to Oregon Territory in 1851. Her husband was Warren Crastone (or Cranston)
This is a typed copy of the daily journal of Susan Marsh Cranstone (1829-1857) on an Oregon Trail journey by covered wagon from Woodstock, Ohio to Dalles, Oregon, May 8, 1851 to Aug. 27, 1851. Includes brief entries describing Cranston's overland journey to the Pacific Northwest. Records mileage travelled, landscape features, encampments, and rivers and creeks along the route.
Donation from Mrs. Ortha Hoblit, 1960s.
Susan Marsh Cranstone Journals, undated, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.542.
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Subjects and Indexing Terms
Frontier and pioneer life -- Oregon
Oregon -- History -- Sources
Overland journeys to the Pacific
Saint Joseph (Mo.)