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NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG5127.AM:  T.M. Barber



Diary (transcript):  1851

Overland trail traveler

Size:  1 item



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection contains a transcript of an account of the overland travels of T.M. Barber. The diary begins 15 April 1851 when Barber left Lancaster, Iowa, with Robert Allensworth and Wells Huston. The last entry is dated 27 June 1851, and was written somewhere west of Ft. Laramie. Includes some commentary on Mormons at Kanesville, Iowa, and descriptions of the trail. Chimney Rock and Scott’s Bluff are briefly mentioned. The original is not in the NSHS collections.



INVENTORY



T.M. Barber diary transcript



ADDED ENTRIES:



Barber, T.M.

Chimney Rock (Neb.)

Diaries

Mormons

Overland journeys

Scott’s Bluff (Neb.)



 



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