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Oregon National Historic Trail

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Bob Johnson Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2080
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Collector. A short, typewritten copy of a travel diary (1908) on traveling through Kansas and Oklahoma, along with copies of three letters (1849-1873). One letter is from Beni Wingate writing from Ft. Gibson, Indian Territory, in 1850 regarding family matters; the second is from George Mower, writing from the Platte River in Nebraska Territory in 1849 and commenting on what he had seen since leaving St. Joseph, Missouri; and the third (1873) is a brief letter of introduction for a salesman operating out of Denison, Texas.
Dates: 1849-1908

S. W. Campbell Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-83
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Collector. A manuscript recounting a journey made in 1857 by Campbell's family over the Oregon Trail to Colorado to prospect for silver.
Dates: 1926