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
  • Includes "writings of more than a hundred women" who experienced the "trip across the continent."
  • Revised edition includes material on "young girls...between eight and sixteen for whom the monumental crossing was a lark."
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
ZQP
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F593
LC item number
.W65 1992
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
Publication
Note
This edition has a new introduction by the author
Alternative Format
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-265) and index
Contents
Preface / Carl N. Degler -- Families in Transit I, 1841-1850 -- Families in Transit II, 1851-1855 -- The Later Journeys, 1856-1867 -- "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 -- "A Sketch of Her Life" / Rebecca Hildreth Nutting Woodson -- "Diary, 1867" / Barsina Rogers French -- Overland Diaries and Other Primary Sources
Control code
26700275
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Expanded ed.
Extent
viii, 278 p.
Isbn
9780805210040
Isbn Type
(pbk.) :
Lccn
80054143
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)26700275

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