The Resource Seeking the elephant, 1849 : James Mason Hutchings' journal of his overland trek to California, including his voyage to America, 1848, and letters from the mother lode, edited and introduced by Shirley Sargent

Seeking the elephant, 1849 : James Mason Hutchings' journal of his overland trek to California, including his voyage to America, 1848, and letters from the mother lode, edited and introduced by Shirley Sargent

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Seeking the elephant, 1849 : James Mason Hutchings' journal of his overland trek to California, including his voyage to America, 1848, and letters from the mother lode
Title
Seeking the elephant, 1849
Title remainder
James Mason Hutchings' journal of his overland trek to California, including his voyage to America, 1848, and letters from the mother lode
Statement of responsibility
edited and introduced by Shirley Sargent
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
1848-1851 journal and letters of James Mason Hutchings (1820-1902), who traveled from England toward the western part of the United States. Hearing of the discovery of gold, he joined a unit of the U.S. Army enroute to California and when his enlistment was completed, became a leading descriptive author of the natural history and beauties of the state. He later became the owner and manager of Hutchings House, a hotel in Yosemite Valley. He married three times and died in Yosemite Valley
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1820-1902
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hutchings, J. M.
Dewey number
917.8/042
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F593
LC item number
.H97 1980
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sargent, Shirley
Series statement
American trails series
Series volume
12
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hutchings, J. M.
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
  • California
Label
Seeking the elephant, 1849 : James Mason Hutchings' journal of his overland trek to California, including his voyage to America, 1848, and letters from the mother lode, edited and introduced by Shirley Sargent
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm07199570
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
209 pages
Isbn
9780870621369
Lccn
80067777
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)07199570
Label
Seeking the elephant, 1849 : James Mason Hutchings' journal of his overland trek to California, including his voyage to America, 1848, and letters from the mother lode, edited and introduced by Shirley Sargent
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm07199570
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
209 pages
Isbn
9780870621369
Lccn
80067777
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)07199570

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