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Henry J. Shombre collection

 Collection — Folder: S1180
Identifier: S1180
Scope and Contents This collection contains photostatic copies made in 1947 of a diary kept by Henry J. Shombre while traveling to the gold fields of California in 1849. The diary entries range from March 29 to June 17th and relate Shombre's experiences traveling from Hagerstown, Indiana to Fort Laramie in Wyoming Territory by canal boat, steamboat, and wagon train. The copies were made from the original diary housed at the Kansas Historical Society. The collection also includes two photostatic copies...
Dates: 1849-1934