The Resource Surviving the Oregon Trail, 1852, by Weldon Willis Rau ; as told by Mary Ann and Willis Boatman and augmented with accounts by other overland travelers

Surviving the Oregon Trail, 1852, by Weldon Willis Rau ; as told by Mary Ann and Willis Boatman and augmented with accounts by other overland travelers

Label
Surviving the Oregon Trail, 1852
Title
Surviving the Oregon Trail, 1852
Statement of responsibility
by Weldon Willis Rau ; as told by Mary Ann and Willis Boatman and augmented with accounts by other overland travelers
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The 1852 overland migration was the largest on record, with numbers swelled by Oregon-bound settlers as well as hordes of gold-seekers destined for California. It also was a year in which cholera took a terrible toll in lives. Included here are firsthand accounts of this fateful year, including the words and thoughts of a young married couple, Mary Ann and Willis Boatman
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rau, Weldon W
Dewey number
917.804/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F597
LC item number
.R28 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Boatman, Mary Ann
  • Boatman, Willis
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Boatman, Mary Ann
  • Boatman, Willis
  • Oregon National Historic Trail
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
  • Pioneers
  • West (U.S.)
Label
Surviving the Oregon Trail, 1852, by Weldon Willis Rau ; as told by Mary Ann and Willis Boatman and augmented with accounts by other overland travelers
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-233) 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
Contents
Leaving home -- Across the wide Missouri -- Cholera -- Platte River Valley -- On to Fort Laramie -- Child's Cutoff -- Sweetwater Valley -- Sublette Cutoff -- Bear River to Fort Hall -- Along the Snake -- Blue Mountains -- At last The Dalles -- Final effort -- Pioneering
Control code
ocm45610059
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 244 pages
Isbn
9780874222388
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
00068658
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)45610059
Label
Surviving the Oregon Trail, 1852, by Weldon Willis Rau ; as told by Mary Ann and Willis Boatman and augmented with accounts by other overland travelers
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-233) 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
Contents
Leaving home -- Across the wide Missouri -- Cholera -- Platte River Valley -- On to Fort Laramie -- Child's Cutoff -- Sweetwater Valley -- Sublette Cutoff -- Bear River to Fort Hall -- Along the Snake -- Blue Mountains -- At last The Dalles -- Final effort -- Pioneering
Control code
ocm45610059
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 244 pages
Isbn
9780874222388
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
00068658
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)45610059

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