The Early emigrant pass between Mt. Judah and Mt. Lincoln, Sierra Nevada Mountains - a difficult crossing

 Collection
Identifier: NC1073

Scope and Contents

Analysis of emigrants' routes (1844-1849) over Donner Summit along the Truckee River route to California.,Includes physical description of three passes, references to emigrant travel accounts, and photographs taken by H.J. Curran in 1977.

Dates

  • 1977

Creator

Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Biographical Note

Professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Nevada-Reno; lecturer and author on the subject of emigrant trails to California.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (11 leaves)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Analysis of emigrants' routes (1844-1849) over Donner Summit along the Truckee River route to California.,Includes physical description of three passes, references to emigrant travel accounts, and photographs taken by H.J. Curran in 1977.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Research paper donated from Everett W. Harris(?).

Title
Guide to The Early emigrant pass between Mt. Judah and Mt. Lincoln, Sierra Nevada Mountains - a difficult crossing
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
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