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The Resource Women's diaries of the westward journey, [collected by] Lillian Schlissel ; preface by Carl N. Degler

Women's diaries of the westward journey, [collected by] Lillian Schlissel ; preface by Carl N. Degler

Label
Women's diaries of the westward journey
Title
Women's diaries of the westward journey
Statement of responsibility
[collected by] Lillian Schlissel ; preface by Carl N. Degler
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the courage of American women who journeyed West between 1840 and 1870
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F593
LC item number
.W65 1982
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Studies in the life of women
Label
Women's diaries of the westward journey, [collected by] Lillian Schlissel ; preface by Carl N. Degler
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 249-253
Contents
Families in transit I, 1841-1850 -- Families in transit II, 1851-1855 -- The later journeys, 1856-1867 -- The diaries -- "A woman's trip across the plains in 1849" / Catherine Haun -- "Notes by the wayside en route to Oregon, 1852" / Lydia Allen Rudd -- "Diary, 1853" / Amelia Stewart Knight -- "Touring from Mitchell, Iowa, to California, 1862" / Jane Gould Tourtillott
Control code
7573621
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 262 p.
Isbn
9780805207477
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
80054143
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Paperbound. 1989 printing. Gift of Richard A. Holland, 1992 (SW Writers Access. No. 92-063).
Other physical details
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Label
Women's diaries of the westward journey, [collected by] Lillian Schlissel ; preface by Carl N. Degler
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 249-253
Contents
Families in transit I, 1841-1850 -- Families in transit II, 1851-1855 -- The later journeys, 1856-1867 -- The diaries -- "A woman's trip across the plains in 1849" / Catherine Haun -- "Notes by the wayside en route to Oregon, 1852" / Lydia Allen Rudd -- "Diary, 1853" / Amelia Stewart Knight -- "Touring from Mitchell, Iowa, to California, 1862" / Jane Gould Tourtillott
Control code
7573621
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 262 p.
Isbn
9780805207477
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
80054143
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Paperbound. 1989 printing. Gift of Richard A. Holland, 1992 (SW Writers Access. No. 92-063).
Other physical details
ill.

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