Title:William Gilpin dictation and biographical material, circa 1888- 1890
Chronicles of the builders
Creator/Contributor:Gilpin, William, 1813-1894, creator
Early history of his family; the Seminole wars; Democratic editor in St. Louis; journey to Oregon With Frémont, 1843; adventures
in Oregon and return overland, 1844; Missouri politics, 1845-1846; service under Doniphan in New Mexico, and against the Plains
Indians, 1846-1848; life at Kansas City to 1861; term as first governor of Colorado Territory, 1861-1862; experiences as promoter
and entrepreneur. Prepared for Chronicles of the Builders. Six added letters from Gilpin to H.H. Bancroft and The History
Company, 1890, concern publication of his The Cosmopolitan Railway.
Subject:n-us-mo -- np----- -- n-us-co -- n-us-nm -- n-us-or -- n-us-ak
Gilpin, William -- 1813-1894 -- Archives
Frémont, John Charles -- 1813-1890
Doniphan, Alexander William
Doniphan's Expedition, 1846-1847
Seminole Indians -- Wars
American newspapers -- Missouri -- Saint Louis
Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Personal narratives
Indians of North America -- Warfare -- Great Plains
Governors -- Colorado
Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- New Mexico
Saint Louis (Mo.)
Oregon -- Description and travel
Missouri -- Politics and government
Kansas City (Mo.)
Alaska -- Social life and customs
Also available on microfilm.
William Gilpin dictation and biographical material, circa 1888- 1890, BANC MSS P-L 330, The Bancroft Library, University of
Forms part of the Hubert Howe Bancroft Collection.
Manuscripts for publication.
Partial microfilm reel (67 exposures) : negative (Rich. 116:9) and positive (FILM P-L, reel 17)
BANC MSS P-L 330
BANC MSS P-L 321-330 FILM positive microfilm