Theo Norman Diary Transcription, 1965  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Norman, Theodore, d. 1932
Title
Theo Norman Diary Transcription
Dates
1965 (inclusive)
Quantity
1 item
Collection Number
Collection 375, MtBC, us (collection)
Summary
The Theodore Norman Diary Transcription describes his travel between Missouri and California from 1869-1870, and a portion of his trip from Corinne, Utah to Montana Territory. Also included are accounts and a record of farm production and calves born from about 1870 to 1889.
Repository
Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Montana State University-Bozeman Library
Merrill G Burlingame Special Collections
P.O. Box 173320
Bozeman, MT
59717-3320
Telephone: 406-994-4242
Fax: 406-994-2851
spcoll@www.lib.montana.edu
Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Theodore Norman was born in Clark County, Missouri on February 15, 1841. In 1857 he traveled to California as a freighter. He made his home in California until 1870 when he came to Montana and again worked as a freighter and prospector. He eventually purchased an irrigated farm in the Gallatin Valley, and a separate home on a parcel near the town of Bozeman. Norman married Josephine L. Gee on February 22, 1877 and the couple had nine children. Theodore Norman died in 1932.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Theodore Norman diary and record book transcription describes his travel between Missouri and California from 1869-1870, and a portion of his trip from Corinne, Utah to Montana Territory. Also included are accounts and a record of farm production and calves born from about 1870 to 1889.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Agriculture-Montana-Belgrade
  • Farmers-Montana-Belgrade
  • Frontier and pioneer life-Montana
  • Overland journeys
  • Geographical Names :
  • California-Description and travel
  • Corinne (Utah)
  • Utah-Description and travel
  • West (U.S.)-Description and travel
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Diaries-West (U.S.)