West (U.S.) -- Description and travel

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Peter Wilson Conover Journal

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Identifier: NC621
Abstract 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.

Robert Martin Price Papers

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Identifier: NC623
Abstract 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.

Field notebooks of the Wheeler Survey

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Identifier: NC319
Abstract Astronomical, meteorological, and topographical observations made by the "Wheeler Survey." Most of the notebooks contain observations made in Nevada, but there are also notes for Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oregon, and Utah.,Among the Nevada sites observed are American Flat, Austin, Battle Mountain, Camp Halleck, Carlin, Carson City, Como, Eastgate, Lake Tahoe, Pioche, Ragtown, Stillwater, Sutro, Wadsworth, Winnemucca, and many others. Included are two additional...