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George Oldendorph journals, 1867-1872.
BANC MSS 2010/243 v.1; BANC MSS 2010/243 v.2; BANC MSS 2010/243 v.3; BANC MSS 2010/243 v.4; ...
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Title:

George Oldendorph journals, 1867-1872

Creator/Contributor:

Oldendorph, George., creator

Abstract:

Manuscript journals (3) containing details of a trip to California via Panama from his home in Waterloo, Ill. and a railroad trip to Pilot Knob, Mo. on the St. Louis and Toon Mountain Railroad. A portion of the journal is written in German and titled "Das Vangard flunf [?]." Includes an account book for pay and expenses while employed as an engineer on the Steamer Neponset: G.W. Case shipmaster. Includes typescript transcription of account book. The third journal with stylus (Pacific Diary, 1870) has sparse entries with a few small sketches with measurements. Also includes black and white photographs (3). Two are of George Oldendorph (age 16 and 42). The third photograph is of three men outside a tent (possibly pointing pistols at the camera in a posed shot) in a wooded area.

Date:

1867 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca -- n-us-mo -- n-us-il
Oldendorph, George -- Archives
Oldendorph, George -- Portraits
Neponset (Steamer)
St. Louis, Iron Mountain, and Southern Railway Company.
Voyages to the Pacific coast -- Personal narratives
Tents -- 19th century -- Pictorial works
California -- Description and travel
Pilot Knob (Mo.) -- Description and travel
Waterloo (Ill.)

Note:

UNARRANGED COLLECTION. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding these materials should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Notice of Interest in Unprocessed Collections form.
George Oldendorph journals, 1867-1871, BANC MSS 2010/243, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; Charles Apfelbaum; 2009099.
Purchase; Charles Apfelbaum; 2009099.
Text in English and German

Type:

Photographs.
Diaries.

Physical Description:

print
4 volumes ( 0.4 linear feet)

Language:

English
German

Identifier:

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/bancroft-library/unprocessed-collections-form
BANC MSS 2010/243 v.1
BANC MSS 2010/243 v.2
BANC MSS 2010/243 v.3
BANC MSS 2010/243 v.4
BANC MSS 2010/243

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

UNARRANGED COLLECTION. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding these materials should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Notice of Interest in Unprocessed Collections form.