Diary of Herman Hunt

 Collection
Identifier: 82-49

Scope and Contents

Copy of a travel account of Hunt's overland trip from Saranac to California and back, including his passage through Nevada.

Dates

  • 1850-1851

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

Gold rush forty niner who traveled overland to California in 1850 and returned to Saranac, Michigan in 1851.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (18 leaves)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Copy of a travel account of Herman Hunt's overland trip from Saranac to California and back, including his passage through Nevada. Hunt was a forty niner who traveled to California in 1850. Material between 1850-1851.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Diary acquired 10/19/82, accession #82-49.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Diary of Herman Hunt
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:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
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