Jonathan Carver diary of his travels, 1766-1767  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Carver, Jonathan, 1710-1780.
Title
Jonathan Carver diary of his travels
Dates
1766-1767 (inclusive)
Quantity
.08 cubic feet (1 folder)
1 microfilm reel : positive
Collection Number
Mss 1011
Summary
Photostat manuscript "Journals of the Travels of John Carver," recounting his explorations of the areas of Wisconsin and Minnesota, with observations on the Indians living in those areas. Jonathan Carver (1710-1780) was an English soldier who traveled across Wisconsin into Minnesota and back across Lake Superior in 1766-1768 in order to examine the frontier recently won from the French.
Repository
Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Davies Family Research Library
Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR
97205
Telephone: 503-306-5240
Fax: 503-219-2040
libreference@ohs.org
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Conversion of this record was made possible by a grant from the National Historic Publications and Records Commission, an agency of the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Jonathan Carver (1710-1780) was an English soldier who traveled across Wisconsin into Minnesota and back across Lake Superior in 1766-1768 in order to examine the frontier recently won from the French.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Photostat manuscript "Journals of the Travels of John Carver," recounting his explorations of the areas of Wisconsin and Minnesota, with observations on the Indians living in those areas.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Alternative Forms Available

Manuscript also available on microfilm.

Restrictions on Use

The Oregon Historical Society is the owner of the materials in the Research Library and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from the Research Library prior to any use of reproductions. The Society does not necessarily hold copyright to all the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use of reproductions may required seeking additional authorization from the copyright holders.

Preferred Citation

Jonathan Carver Diary of his Travels, Mss 1011, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Ethnology -- North America.
  • Explorers -- Great Briatin -- Diaries.
  • Indians of North America -- Great Lakes Region.
  • Family Names :
  • Carver, Jonathan, -- 1710-1780.
  • Geographical Names :
  • Minnesota -- Discover and exploration.
  • Wisconsin -- Discovery and exploration.
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Diaries. -- aat