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Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Asa Wellspring Wayard diaries, 1847-1862

 Series — Box 1: Series Series One; Series Series Two; Series Series Four, Folder: 1-20
Identifier: Series One
Scope and Contents note 20 diaries written between 1847 and 1962 and providing insights into Wayward's activities. There is detailed informatin about abolitionist speakers and rallies in the Hudson Valley and New England, and about Underground Railroad activities.
Dates: 1847-1862

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...
Dates: 1849

Wayward Family papers & ampersands

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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.
Dates: 1847-1963