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Journey from Mitchell Co., Iowa to California by land : with transcript and related materials : mss., 1862-1874.
BANC MSS 93/152 c v.1; BANC MSS 93/152 c v.2; BANC MSS C-F 50 FILM pt.I reel 1 (no. 1-10)
Collection Overview

Title:

Journey from Mitchell Co., Iowa to California by land: with transcript and related materials : mss., 1862-1874

Creator/Contributor:

Gould, Jane, 1833-1917, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Tourtillott, T. T. (True Trevor), b. 1870

Creator/Contributor:

Gould, Frank H.

Creator/Contributor:

Gould, A. L.

Creator/Contributor:

Holbrook, A. N.

Creator/Contributor:

Gould, George A.

Abstract:

Record of her journey by wagon train, 1862 Apr. 27-Oct 8, to Stockton, Calif. by way of north bank of the Platte River, Fort Laramie, Sweetwater River, Lander Cut-off, Humboldt River, Carson Valley, Ebbetts Pass Road, and Murphy's. Besides a transcript of this diary, the collection includes a transcript of the diary of George A. Gould, 1874-1875, and annotated maps showing the route taken by the family of Jane Gould from Iowa to Calif. in 1862.
Filmed copy is preceded by a typed biographical note by T.T. Tourtillott. Remaining filmed pages contain school reports of Frank H. Gould. Film also contains ledger, 1856, of A.L. Gould and A.N. Holbrook, Waucoma, Iowa, with later accounts, 1873-1874, of George A. Gould in California, and a typed transcript of the diary.

Date:

1862 (issued)

Subject:

Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Personal narratives
Pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- Diaries
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel
California National Historic Trail
Oregon National Historic Trail

Note:

Microfilm copy forms of part of a collection of diaries of overland journeys to California.
RESTRICTED HOLOGRAPH DIARY AND RELATED MATERIALS. USE MICROFILM COPY ONLY WITH CALL NUMBER BANC MSS C-F 50 Pt.I:3 FILM. Use of originals only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
Originals of some items remain in private possession. Copyright retained by the family. Information available from the repository.
See also diary of Lucy G. Wyman, sister-in-law, for same journey: BANC MSS 93/109.

Type:

Diaries.
Overland journals-1862.
Account books.

Physical Description:

print
1 v.
43 p. and 17 p. (in portfolio)
Partial microfilm reel (163 e (Rich. 538:16-17) and positive.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 93/152 c v.1
BANC MSS 93/152 c v.2
BANC MSS C-F 50 FILM pt.I reel 1 (no. 1-10)

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

RESTRICTED HOLOGRAPH DIARY AND RELATED MATERIALS. USE MICROFILM COPY ONLY WITH CALL NUMBER BANC MSS C-F 50 Pt.I:3 FILM. Use of originals only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.