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William Gilpin dictation and biographical material, circa 1888- 1890.
BANC MSS P-L 330; BANC MSS P-L 321-330 FILM positive microfilm
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Title:

William Gilpin dictation and biographical material, circa 1888- 1890
Hubert Howe Bancroft collection
Chronicles of the builders

Creator/Contributor:

Gilpin, William, 1813-1894, creator

Abstract:

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.

Date:

1888 (issued)

Subject:

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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
Entrepreneurship
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

Note:

Also available on microfilm.
William Gilpin dictation and biographical material, circa 1888- 1890, BANC MSS P-L 330, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
In English.
Forms part of the Hubert Howe Bancroft Collection.

Type:

Family histories.
Biographies.
Autobiographies.
Manuscripts for publication.

Physical Description:

print
11 folders.
Partial microfilm reel (67 exposures) : negative (Rich. 116:9) and positive (FILM P-L, reel 17)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS P-L 330
BANC MSS P-L 321-330 FILM positive microfilm

Origin:

United States