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Travel

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham Miller letters

 Collection — Folder S954
Identifier: S0954
Scope and Contents The collection contains two handwritten letters from 1845 as well as transcripts typed in 1969. These letters contain topics such as disease, farming, mutual family and friends, and steamboat travel. The collection's two letters were sent to Abraham Miller of the Wisconsin Territory in 1845. One, sent by his father Samuel, details the sickness prevalent amongst the settlers, the revivalist Methodist congregations, and the annual crop. The second letter written by B.F. Keith, accounts the...

American Fur Company collection

 Collection
Identifier: L184
Scope and Contents This collection contains a listing and description of items regarding the American Fur Company papers held at the New York Historical Society. Each item is listed chronologically and contains a brief description. Invoices and other non-correspondence are listed separately. Also included in the collection is an index and photo static copies of correspondence and letter book entries. Subjects discussed in the correspondence include Indian policies, travel, politics, education, religion,...

Daniel R. Dunihue journal

 Collection — Folder S389
Identifier: S0389
Scope and Contents This eight-page, typed copy of Daniel Robert Dunihue's travel diary tells of his trip to Canada from Monday, July 19, to Tuesday, July 27, 1830.

On July 25, 1830, the author of the journal recorded: "I wrote a letter to my daughter Harriet." He mentions, on page 7, "found my old friend Col. Mark in fine spirits, with a crowded house." Therefore, it is most likely that the author of the journal was the senior Daniel Dunihue.

Enoch Richard Steen diary

 Collection — Folder S1244
Identifier: S1244
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a 62-page, typed transcript of the diary of Enoch Richard Steen from 1865, concerning his hobbies and social activities, farm work, the end of the U.S. Civil War, and experiences in Montana around Virginia City and Helena during the gold rush era.

Ewbank family papers

 Collection — Folder S444
Identifier: S0444
Scope and Contents This collection includes clippings from newspapers in Indianapolis and Dearborn County, Indiana ranging from 1899 to 1927 and undated regarding pioneer travel, obituary, Morgan's Raiders and Zebulon Pike, Sr. and Jr.

Ewing family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L323
Scope and Contents This collection comprises personal and business papers from the Ewing family, particulraly the brothers William Griffith (W.G.) and George Washington (G.W.) Ewing and their companies in Fort Wayne, Indiana and numerous other locations in the Midwest, ranging from 1818-1887, regarding land speculation; the fur trade; trade and relations with Native Americans and Hoosier pioneers; the settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest; the development of Fort Wayne; state and national politics; and...

Frank C. Stewart essay

 Collection — Folder S1252
Identifier: S1252
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a 12-page typed essay entitled "Yesterdays" by Dr. Frank C. Steward circa 1910 regarding Stewart's road trip with his daughter, uncle and aunt to visit places he remembered as a child around Peru and La Fontaine, Indiana. He presented his paper to the Century Club of Indianapolis.

George Cary Eggleston papers

 Collection — Folder S409
Identifier: S0409
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters from George Cary Eggleston in New York City, New York ranging from 1885/06/25 to 1885/12/11 regarding nostalgia and his son's travels.

George Evans papers

 Collection — Folder S437
Identifier: S0437
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed, hand corrected and autographed, signed letters from George Evans in Indiana ranging from 1839-1840 regarding travels through the country and attending Quaker meetings.

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. This collection also includes two photostatic...