Call Number: CT3260 .A545x 1984
American women's diaries. Western women New Canaan, CT : Readex Film Products
Subject Category: History US, History US West, Social Conditions, Women's Studies
Collection Dates: 01/01/1810 - 12/31/1920
Location: UNLV Microforms
Summary: This 35 reel collection contains the diaries of known American women and reflects their commentary on life and travel in the American West in the 19th Century. Western areas of the country include: Nevada, Utah, Arizona, California, New Mexico, Colorado, Oregon, and Texas. Samples of some diaries are listed below: Boyer, Florence M., b. 1890. Las Vegas: My Home for Sixty Years. Reel #24. Herndon, Sarah Raymond. Days on the Road: Crossing the Plains in 1865. Reel #16.Stenhouse, Mrs. T.B.H. Expose of Polygamy in Utah: A Lady's Life Among the Mormons. A Record of Personal Experience as One of the Wives of a Mormon Elder during a period of more than 20 years Reel #4.
Finding Aids: American Women's Diaries, Western Women Reels 1 - 35. [MICRO CT3260 .A545x 1984 Guide].