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Amos Batchelder diary

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Amos Batchelder diary details a tour across the continent of North America from Boston, via Independence, Missouri, the Rocky Mountains, to San Francisco, in 1849.
 
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Sarah Maria Mousley Cannon diary typescript

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Sarah Maria Mousley Cannon diary typescript (circa 1857) consist of an overland diary relating a journey from Philadelphia to Salt Lake City via Iowa.
 
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Charles Cather letter

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Charles Cather letter (1870) consists of one three-page letter, in photograph format, from Cather to his sister, Jinnie Cather. Cather writes of his adventures prospecting through the "Western Wildes" of Wyoming, New Mexico, Colorado, and Kansas.
 
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William L. English diary

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The William L. English diary (1876) records the trip from Fort Shaw, Montana, in an attempt to centralize the Indian population of the Montana Territory with the mission culminating in Custer's battle with the Sioux. William L. English served as First Lieutenant in Company I of the Seventh Infantry.
 
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Jack Goodman papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Jack Goodman papers (1945-1996) contain articles, reviews, and research files including drafts, final versions, notes, government publications, maps, and clippings. Includes some personal correspondence, contracts, awards, and memorabilia. Goodman is a Salt Lake City, Utah journalist and author whose primary interests include skiing, tourism, the development of national parks, and Utah architecture. He is the author of the weekly column "City View" in the Salt Lake Tribune.
 
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Francis Vinton Greene diary and letter

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Francis Vinton Greene diary and letter (1874-1875) were created by General Francis Greene, a military engineer, historian, and businessman. Greene describes his activities around Yellowstone Park, mining conditions in Virginia City, Indian hostilities, and records latitude and longitude data during his travels.
 
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William Lee diary [photocopies]

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The William Lee diary consists of a photocopy of the notes taken by Lee while on a journey across the plains.
 
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Letter regarding travel from Chicago to Albuquerque

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The letter regarding travel from Chicago to Albuquerque (1928) was written by an individual named Julius to Louis and Edith. The letter describes travels in the Western United States and includes a map of the route taken from Chicago to Albuquerque.
 
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Arthur T. Lewis oral history interview

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Arthur T. Lewis oral history interview transcript was with his daughter, Phyllis I. Lewis, discussing his youth in Salt Lake City, travels within the state as well as to points within about 300 miles of Salt Lake City, travels to Denver and Chicago, and settlement in California upon retirement.
 
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J. Heinrich Lienhard papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The J. Heinrich Lienhard papers (1843-1933) consist of a translated portion of Lienhard's diary about his life in California before and after the gold rush, and photocopies of correspondence, certificates, and other items relating to Lienhard and his family.
 
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William Athole Macmaster diaries [photocopies]

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The William Athole Macmaster diaries [photocopies] (1851-1869) detail McMaster's early life, conversion to the LDS Church, his LDS mission experiences, and his family's move to Salt Lake City, Utah. William McMaster (1816-1887) was an early Mormon convert in Scotland.
 
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Andrew Orr letters

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Andrew Orr papers (1877-1878) consist of five letters written to his wife, Jinney Orr, while Orr was in Utah and Sonora on unspecified mining business.
 
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Fred A. Rosenstock papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Fred A. Rosenstock papers (1849-1970) consist of business letters and research materials dealing with the history of the Western United States. The bulk of the materials consists of correspondence between Fred Rosenstock and Dale Morgan concerning publishing activities and personal correspondence from various persons to Alphonso Jennings, a western outlaw. Also included are a few historical items: a photocopy and transcript of an 1849 overland diary of Hugh Skinner, a letter from J. Exton to Hepworth Dixon (1868), and a letter from James W. Porter to Charlotte Porter Avery (1859). Fred Rosenstock (1895-1986) was a bookstore owner who's main interest was the history of the West.
 
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Ward Jay Roylance papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Ward Jay Roylance papers (1873-1993) are centered around Roylance (1920-1993), his family, and environmental issues. Included are publications, correspondence, writings, family histories, programs, tour maps and guide books, certificates, scrapbooks, notes, journals, biographies, news articles, medical and U.S. Army records, pamphlets, and postcards. Correspondence, family history typescripts, and poems collected by Roylance, as well as writings and publications by Roylance on environmental issues, are located in box 1 and date from the 1950s to 1992. Roylance spent most of his life advocating the preservation of scenic Utah. He was a founding member of the Utah Travel Council and a member of the Utah Tourism Hall of Fame.
 
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Eldridge Schilling, Jr. scrapbook

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Eldridge Schilling, Jr. scrapbook contains photographs and a typescript diary of a trip taken West in 1952.
 
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John Scott papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The John Scott papers (1855-1856) consist of a photocopy and typescript of Scott's diary. A biography and some miscellaneous paper are also included.
 
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Utah Westerners records

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Utah Westerners records (1967-2009) includes the organization's bylaws and constitution, a calendar of events, lecture transcripts, correspondence, membership rosters, meeting minutes, field trip itineraries, completed questionnaires, membership applications, speech transcripts, and other documents. This collection also contains files kept by the Utah Westerners for two other organizations: the Fort Douglas Museum Association and Westerner's International. The Utah Westerners was organized in 1967. The major events of this all-male club are monthly lectures and annual field trips. These lectures and field trips allow club members to increase their knowledge of Western American history by addressing topics such as early Utah politics, Native Americans and westward expansion, Mormonism in the nineteenth century, and transportation, colonization, exploration, and communication in the West. The Utah Westerners holds its monthly lectures at the Alta Club in Salt Lake City.
 
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James S. R. Wilson diary

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The James S. R. Wilson diary (1875) was kept by Wilson while a member of the William Ludlow expedition to Yellowstone Park.

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