Luna House register, 1862-1864

Overview of the Collection

Luna House
Luna House register
1862-1864 (inclusive)
0.5 cubic feet
Collection Number
MG 385
This collection consists of a guest register from the Luna House Hotel and Stage Office in Lewiston, Idaho covering the years 1862-1864.
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

Collection is open for research.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Luna House hotel and stage office in Lewiston, Idaho was owned by Hilary "Hill" Beachey and his wife. An historical marker placed at the site of the building states "Lewiston's leading hotel in the 1860s way station on the road to the Idaho gold field. Hill Beachey, famed apprehender of the MacGruder Murderers, was its first proprietor (1861-1864) Focal Point for much of Lewiston's history during the stirring days when this river port was capitol of Idaho Territory (1863-1864)."

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection consists of a guest register from the Luna House Hotel and Stage office located in Lewiston, Idaho. The register covers the years 1862 to 1864. The oversized volume recorded guest name, their place of residence, time of arrival and assigned room number in the hotel.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

Accession number MA 1992-08.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Lewiston, Idaho
  • hotelkeepers

Other Creators

  • Corporate Names
    • Luna House (fmo)