Roscoe Ellsworth Young Diary, 1898-1899

Overview of the Collection

Young, Roscoe Ellsworth
Roscoe Ellsworth Young Diary
1898-1899 (inclusive)
1 folder, (2 items)
Collection Number
MG 5133
The diary documents Mr. Young's cross-country train journey to the Klondike gold fields.
University of Idaho Library, Special Collections and Archives
Special Collections and Archives
University of Idaho Library
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 2350
Moscow, ID
Telephone: 2088850845
Access Restrictions

This collection is open to the public. Researchers must use the collection in accordance with the policies of the University of Idaho Special Collections and Archives.

Additional Reference Guides

Roscoe Ellsworth Young Diary

The collection is in English.

Biographical NoteReturn to Top

The diary measures approximately 4 by 6 inches and is covered by a tan linen-like fabric edged with maroon fabric binding tape. In a pocket at the back of the diary is a lock of reddish-brown hair of unknown origins.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection consists of 2 items, a diary and a bound, typed transcription.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Consult Head of Special Collections and Archives on permission for use.

Preferred Citation

Roscoe Ellsworth Young Diary, MG 5133, Special Collections and Archives, University of Idaho Library, Moscow, Idaho.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Location of Collection

Small Manuscript Groups


Goodrich, Rebecca M. A Hard Proposition: The Klondike Diary and Imaginary Letters of Roscoe Ellsworth Young master's thesis, University of Idaho, 2003

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Personal Names

  • Young, Roscoe Ellsworth--Archives

Geographical Names

  • Dawson, Yukon Territory, Canada--Klondike Gold Fields

Form or Genre Terms

  • diaries

Other Creators

  • Personal Names
    • Goodrich, Rebecca M. (creator)