- Gaylord, Orange, 1823-
- Orange Gaylord diary
- 1850-1853 (inclusive)18501853
- 0.1 linear feet, (1 container) : 1 folder
- Collection Number
- A 040
- The Orange Gaylord diary is a typed copy of Gaylord's accounts of his travels to and from the west during the years 1850-1853.
- University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
1299 University of Oregon
- Access Restrictions
Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.
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- Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Historical NoteReturn to Top
Orange Gaylord was born in 1823. In 1850 he embarked on an overland trip from Illinois to California and then traveled to Oregon. In 1851 he reutrned to Illinois via Panama and New York. In 1853 Gaylord returned to Oregon from Illinois via an overland route.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The collection consists of a typed copy Gaylord's accounts of his journeys to and from the west. The original diary is housed at the Oregon Historical Society Library repository. This copy, made in May 1939, is 39 pages in total.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
|Guide to the Orange Gaylord diary|
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Overland journeys to the Pacific
- California National Historic Trail
- Oregon National Historic Trail
- West (U.S.)--Description and travel
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