Reed-Donner Party Exploration

 Collection
Identifier: NC622

Scope and Contents

Typescript of Davis' notes on his trip of Aug. 21-Oct. 20, 1927 through Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming, relocating the old Reed-Donner party trail to California; and on his visit to the scene of the Mountain Meadows Massacre in Utah. Also includes holograph ms notes of Davis' trip.

Dates

  • 1927-1928

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

Expert on overland immigrant routes to California.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (116 leaves)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Typescript of Davis' notes on his trip of Aug. 21-Oct. 20, 1927 through Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming, relocating the old Reed-Donner party trail to California; and on his visit to the scene of the Mountain Meadows Massacre in Utah. Also includes holograph ms notes of Davis' trip.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Journal purchased from unknown.

Title
Guide to the Reed-Donner Party Exploration
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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