West (U.S.) -- Description and travel
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Peter Wilson Conover Journal
Copy of typescript of a portion of Conover's journal beginning when he settled in Provo.,Conover describes his early farming efforts; battles with Indians; travel along the Humboldt River to the Carson Valley in Nevada and to the Sierra Nevada Mountains; mining in Bannock, Montana; and his settlement in Spanish Fork, Utah.
Gold Mines West: Adventures of Ray Halleck Manley in the Gold Mining Days of the Early 1900s
Catherine M. Manley was an Arizona author and the widow of Ray Halleck Manley. The collection contains an unpublished manuscript describing Ray Manley's travels in the southwestern United States and in Mexico.
Robert Martin Price Papers
Class notebooks from Price's studies at the University of California and daily journals of 1895, 1897, and 1899. The 1897 journal contains a supply list, recipes, and account of a hiking/camping trek in Yosemite with his wife Jennie, where they placed Sierra Club registers on mountain peaks.