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Jedediah Strong Smith papers, 1819-1833.
BANC MSS P-W 40 v.1; BANC MSS P-W 40 oversize folder 1
Collection Overview

Title:

Jedediah Strong Smith papers, 1819-1833
Jedediah Smith papers

Creator/Contributor:

Smith, Jedediah Strong, 1799-1831, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Parkman, Samuel.

Creator/Contributor:

Doniphan, Alexander William, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Smith, Ira Gilbert, 1811-1889, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Smith, Austin, b. 1808

Creator/Contributor:

Smith, John M.

Creator/Contributor:

Morgan, Dale L. (Dale Lowell), 1914-1971

Abstract:

Manuscript of Jedediah S. Smith's "transcript journal" (1822, 1827-1828) in the hand of Samuel Parkman, and with notes concerning the manuscript by Dale L. Morgan. Transcript journal describes journey up the Missouri River in 1822; return from the first visit to California, 1827; second journey to California; experiences at Mission San Jose, Monterey and San Francisco; trapping in the Central Valley and up the coast of California and Oregon.
Correspondence and other papers (25 items), including a letter by Austin Smith (1831) describing the death of J.S. Smith, an unsigned copy of a letter to Alexander Doniphan (1831), two brief sketches on Western history by John M. Smith, and a note by I.G. Smith.

Date:

1819 (issued)

Subject:

Smith, Jedediah Strong -- 1799-1831 -- Archives
Smith, Jedediah Strong -- 1799-1831 -- Diaries
Smith, Jedediah Strong -- 1799-1831 -- Death
West (U.S.) -- Discovery and exploration -- Sources

Note:

Transcript journal of Jedediah S. Smith: paper copy from microfilm.
Correspondence and other papers: photocopies.
Jedediah Strong Smith papers, BANC MSS P-W 40, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Transcript journal: Record prints in the possession of the Friends of the Middle Border, Mitchell, S.D.
Correspondence and other papers: original copies held by various depositories.
PERMISSION TO MAKE PHOTOCOPIES FOR RESEARCH PURPOSES of the Jedidiah Smith Journal Transcript (paper copy from microfilm) has been granted by the Director of the Layne Library, Dakota Wesleyan Univeristy (owner of the original manuscript). PERMISSION FOR PUBLISHING any material taken from the Jedediah Smith Journal Transcript must be received in writing from Layne Library, Dakota Wesleyan University.
In English.
Forms part of the Jedediah Smith family papers.

Type:

biography
Diaries.

Physical Description:

print
1 volume, 1 oversize folder.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS P-W 40 v.1
BANC MSS P-W 40 oversize folder 1

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

PERMISSION TO MAKE PHOTOCOPIES FOR RESEARCH PURPOSES of the Jedidiah Smith Journal Transcript (paper copy from microfilm) has been granted by the Director of the Layne Library, Dakota Wesleyan Univeristy (owner of the original manuscript). PERMISSION FOR PUBLISHING any material taken from the Jedediah Smith Journal Transcript must be received in writing from Layne Library, Dakota Wesleyan University.