Eliphalet B. Crandall, 1834-1907 [RG0920.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG0920.AM:  Eliphalet B. Crandall, 1834-1907

Diary:  1859, Feb.-Aug.
Iowa; California:  
Size:  1 folder

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of the handwritten diary (and typescript) kept by Eliphalet Crandall dating from 1859, Feb. 5 - Aug. 19. The first part of the diary describes his daily life in Iowa (no town is mentioned). On March 31, 1859, Crandall begins an overland journey to California. He writes about his stops along the way, including various places throughout Nebraska Territory. Various names of people and references to place names are mentioned.

Note: The original diary is fragile and restricted for preservation. Researchers are asked to use the typed transcript.

 

ADDED ENTRIES:

Crandall, Eliphalet B., 1834-1907
Frontier and pioneer life
Nebraska Territory -- History
Overland journeys to the Pacific

 

Revised 05-21-2008   TMM

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