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Henry Martyn Pomeroy Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1855

Scope and Contents


Bookseller. A photocopy and typescript of a portion of the diary (1959-1960) kept by Henry M. Pomeroy during his overland journey to California, with descriptions of gold fields and of the cities of Los Angeles and San Francisco, the minutes of a vigilante committee near Omaha, Nebraska, and an account of a massacre in Oregon Territory.


  • Creation: 1859-1860

Restrictions on Access

On June 26, 2023, the Western History Collections began a preservation project that has made many of its collections unavailable for a period of time. This collection is among the materials temporarily unavailable. Please contact Western History Collections if you wish to be added to a contact list to be notified when this collection becomes available.

Available for public access.


.15 Cubic Feet (.15 ft.)

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Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Harriet Roab Hill Kelley.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Kelley, Harriet Roab Hill. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1976.

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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

Monnet Hall, 3rd Floor
630 Parrington Oval
Norman Oklahoma 73019