Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The collection comprises collected materials related to art collector and oil tycoon J. Paul Getty and his parents, George F. Getty I and Sarah C. Getty. The collected papers on J. Paul Getty include some of his personal and business correspondence and other documents, dating from 1909 to 1976, providing insight into his art collecting activities, his business concerns, and his personal and family relationships. The materials also contain documents postdating Mr. Getty's death (1977,...
Dates: 1880s-1989, undated (bulk 1911-1977)
Found in: Your Name Here Special Collections
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...