HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID
RG3401.AM: Patrick N. Traviss, 1869-1939
Microfilm of one journal: 1897
Orleans, Harlan County, Nebraska
Size: 1 item on 1 reel of microfilm
Patrick N. Traviss, son of Nathaniel and Johanna (Brick) Traviss, was born May 28, 1869 in Ontario, Canada. He was a resident of Orleans, Nebraska from 1888-1918 and later lived in Nebraska until his death on October 22, 1939. He is buried in Calvary Cemetery at Orleans, Nebraska.
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
This collection consists one reel of microfilm containing the journal of Patrick Traviss, 1897. The journal relates to a trip by mule team and wagon from Orleans, Nebraska to Houston, Idaho, begun April 26, 1897 by Traviss and three other men, Jacob Spoore, Eric Olson, and Sherman Russan. The narrative, 121 typed pages, was probably expanded from a diary kept at the time, and records daily activities with comments regarding geographical features, wildlife, and people and places encountered along the route.
The journal was loaned for microfilming in 1973. History Nebraska does not hold the original journal.
Reel 1 – Journal of Patrick Traviss, 1897
Frontier and pioneer life — West (U.S.)
Pioneers — West (U.S.)
Traviss, Patrick N., 1869-1939
Revised TMM 07-10-2019