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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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John H. Benson papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The John H. Benson papers (1849) consist of Benson's diary detailing his journey from St. Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California.
 
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Todd I. Berens papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Todd I. Berens papers (1849-1970) consist of materials resulting from Berens' research of historical trails of early Western settlers, with emphasis on Jedediah Smith and Charles Fremont, as well as the Gold Rush of 1849. Included are letters from Dale Morgan, a biography of Arthur Shearer, and an excerpt from the Hannibal Journal. Todd Berens was a high school history teacher who specialized in historical research.
 
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Lucia Eugenia Lamb Everett diary

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Lucia Eugenia Lamb Everett diary (1862) describes her overland journey to Nevada in a horse-drawn wagon. She includes descriptions of buffalo skulls, encounters with Indians, and the crossing of rivers and creeks.
 
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Emma Josephine Young Gilliland letter

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Emma Josephine Young Gilliland letter typescript was sent to her mother in 1850 July 23. This letter was written during a stop in Salt Lake City describing a trip from Indiana. Tells of the trip through Emigration Canyon, general trail conditions, food and conditions in Salt Lake City; tells of plan to move on to California in the spring. Typescript incomplete; last page of original letter missing.
 
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Alonzo Huckins diary

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Alonzo Huckins diary (circa 1860) consist of a journal kept by Huckins (b. 1837), primarily of his travels from Fort Leavenworth and Fort Riley to Camp Floyd and Fort Kearney.
 
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William Lee journal

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The William Lee journal consists of a photocopy of the notes taken by Lee while on a journey across the plains.
 
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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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Eliza Maria Partridge Smith Lyman journal photocopy and typescript

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Eliza Maria Partridge Smith Lyman journal (1820-1886) consist of a photocopy and typescript copy of Eliza Lyman's journal.
 
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Jean Rio Pearce diary

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Jean Rio Pearce diary (1851-1880) describes her emigration from Liverpool, England, to Salt Lake City, Utah.

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