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Lewis, Sarah Wayward

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Sara Wayward Lewis journal and letters, 1849

 Series
Identifier: Series Two
Scope and Contents note A journal and fifteen letters documenting the overland journey of Sarah Wayward Lewis with her husband and family to California in 1849. The Lewis family departed from St. Joseph, Missouri in April, 1849, and the collection contents detail their trip along the Mormon Route, encounters with hostile Native Americans on the Great Plains, privations, hardships, and internal strife among their traveling companions; and their sojourn along the Humboldt and Truckee Rivers prior to their traverse of...

Wayward Family papers & ampersands

 Collection
Identifier: YNHSC.MSS.1776
Scope and Contents note The Wayward family papers includes material from several Wayward descedents living in the 19th and 20th centuries, and was collected by variou family members. Document types in the collection include correspondence, diaries, clippings, posters and audio tapes about the Wayward family and their various activities.

See the scope and content note for each series for more details about the collection contents.