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Diary of Lovina Walker Weeks of her trip across the plains, with notes by her daughter Florence Weeks Blacow

 Collection
Identifier: 92-45
Lovina's diary provides brief daily descriptions of the wagon journey and is supplemented by comments of her daughter, Florence, who was eight at the time of the trip. Also included are genealogical materials about the Blacow and John Meirs Horner families, and a map of the Weeks' trip.

Dates

  • April 21-August 28, 1859

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.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 volume, 61 leaves)

Abstract

Lovina's diary provides brief daily descriptions of the wagon journey and is supplemented by comments of her daughter, Florence, who was eight at the time of the trip.

Biographical Note

Wife of Alfred Weeks; she and her family traveled overland from Athens, Michigan, to Alameda County, California in 1859.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.
Title
Guide to the Diary of Lovina Walker Weeks of her trip across the plains, with notes by her daughter Florence Weeks Blacow
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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