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Finding aid of the Dr. Margaret Long Papers
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Research files for the publication, The Shadow of the Arrow, a History of Death Valley and Early Travelers Through the Area. The files consist of photostatic and typed copies of documents and maps, and a total of 133 photographs.
Dr. Long was a Denver, Colorado, medical doctor and author with a strong interest in Death Valley and its early pioneers. Dr. Long was also interested in pioneer trails in the West. On an automobile trip in 1921, Dr. Long and a friend became the first women to enter Death Valley alone. Author of: The Shadow of the Arrow (1941); The Smoky Hill Trail (1943); Automobile Logs of the Smoky Hill and Other Pioneer Trails in Colorado, Oklahoma, and New Mexico...(1943); and The Santa Fe Trail: Following the Old Historic Pioneer Trails on the Modern Highways (1954).
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