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Correspondence concerning Jim Bridger and Louis Vasquez, 1924

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Auerbach, Henry S.
Title
Correspondence concerning Jim Bridger and Louis Vasquez
Dates
1924 (inclusive)
Quantity
1 box, (.5 linear ft.)
Collection Number
USU_COLL CAINE MSS 028
Summary
During the 1920s, Henry S. Auerbach sought out information on two mountain men, Jim Bridger and Louis Vasquez. He posted an add in the Deseret News asking for anyone personally acquainted with either of the gentlemen to write to a certain box number for a reward. The results of this project are partially found in this collection of letters. These letters contain the contact and follow up of people personally acquainted with the mountain men. Significant correspondents include Rosella Brengman.
Repository
Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library, Special Collections and Archives Division
Special Collections and Archives
Merrill-Cazier Library
Utah State University
Logan, UT
84322-3000
Telephone: 435-797-2663
Fax: 435-797-2880
scweb@usu.edu
Access Restrictions
Restrictions

Open to public research.

Languages
English.


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

During the 1920s Henry S. Auerbach, a Salt Lake City merchant and realtor, sought out information on two mountain men, Jim Bridger and Louis Vasquez. He posted an add in the Deseret News asking for anyone personally acquainted with either of the gentlemen to write to a certain box number for a reward. The results of this project are partially found in this collection of letters. These letters contain the contact and follow up of people personally acquainted with the mountain men.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Copyright

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Permission to publish material from the Correspondence concerning Jim Bridger and Louis Vasquez must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Preferred Citation

Correspondence concerning Jim Bridger and Louis Vasquez, 1924. (COLL CAINE MSS 028) Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives Department.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Brengman, Rosella (Louis Vasquez's granddaughter)Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 1

Container(s) Description Dates
box folder
1 1
W.L. Spencer, Tollerburg, Colorado, to Brengman
1924 June 25
W.E. Harvey & Louis Caldwell, Bernolillo, New Mexico to Brengman,
1924 July 21
Brengman to Auerbach, Los Angeles, California
1924 April 30
Brengman to Auerbach
1924 August (2?)
Brengman to Auerbach
1924 August 25
Brengman to Auerbach
1924 September 16

Clay, J.CReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 2

Container(s) Description Dates
box folder
1 2
J.C. Clay, Idaho Falls, Idaho to J.C. Clay
1924 June 19

Crockwell, J.HReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 3

Container(s) Description Dates
box folder
1 3
J.H. Crockwell, Heber City, Utah
1924 April 26

Davis, Robert CReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 4

Container(s) Description Dates
box folder
1 4
Robert C. Davis, War Department, Washington, D.C
1924 September 17

Harrington, J.AReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 5

Container(s) Description Dates
box folder
1 5
J.A. Harrington, Idaho Falls, Idaho
1924 April 28

Heachman, Marcus JReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 6

Container(s) Description Dates
box folder
1 6
Marcus J. Heachman, County Recorder, Little Santa Fe, Monroe County, Missouri
Undated

Randall, Isaac AReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 7

Container(s) Description Dates
box folder
1 7
Isaac A. Randall, Salt Lake City, Utah
1924 April 22

Roberts, Charles E., Laporte, Colorado, 1924 September 23Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 8

Smith, JamesReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 9

Container(s) Description Dates
box folder
1 9
James Smith, St. Anthony, Idaho
Undated

Spencer, W.TReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 10

Container(s) Description Dates
box folder
1 10
W.T. Spencer, Tollerburg, Colorado
1924 August 14
W.T. Spencer, Tollerburg, Colorado
1924 September 29
One typescript of the 29th letter

Spicer, John EReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 11

Container(s) Description Dates
box folder
1 11
John E. Spicer. Sparta, Michigan
1924 August 20
John E. Spicer. Sparta, Michigan
1924 June 19
Typescript of the June 19 letter

Vasquez, HiramReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 12

Container(s) Description Dates
box folder
1 12
Hiram Vasquez, LaVeta, Colorado
1924 September 5
Hiram Vasquez, LaVeta, Colorado
1924 September 18
Hiram Vasquez, LaVeta, Colorado
1924 November 8

No Name, UndatedReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 13