Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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...