V. Williams journal, 1853  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Williams, V. A.
V. Williams journal
0.1 linear feet, (1 volume)
Collection Number
A 134
V. Williams was a pioneer who took the California road to Oregon. Journal documents the journey from Iowa to Klamath Lake, Oregon.
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
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Historical NoteReturn to Top

V. A. Williams was a pioneer who took the California road to Oregon rather than the Ft. Hall route. He went down the Humboldt River, and crossed to the Rogue River country via the Lawson cutoff.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

V. Williams journal of an overland trip from Iowa to Klamath Lake, southern Oregon, April 1 to September 20, 1853.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], V. Williams journal, A 134, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

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Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific
  • Pioneers--Oregon
  • Personal Names :
  • Williams, V. A.
  • Geographical Names :
  • Oregon National Historic Trail--Description and travel
  • Rogue River Valley (Klamath County-Curry County, Or.)--Description and travel
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Diaries
  • Journals (accounts)
  • Occupations :
  • Pioneers