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The Resource Death Valley '49er trails : pieces of the puzzle come together for the trails of William L. Manly, John Rogers and the Bennett-Arcan Party, by B.G. Olesen ; foreword by J.S. Southworth

Death Valley '49er trails : pieces of the puzzle come together for the trails of William L. Manly, John Rogers and the Bennett-Arcan Party, by B.G. Olesen ; foreword by J.S. Southworth

Label
Death Valley '49er trails : pieces of the puzzle come together for the trails of William L. Manly, John Rogers and the Bennett-Arcan Party
Title
Death Valley '49er trails
Title remainder
pieces of the puzzle come together for the trails of William L. Manly, John Rogers and the Bennett-Arcan Party
Statement of responsibility
by B.G. Olesen ; foreword by J.S. Southworth
Title variation
Death Valley forty-niner trails
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
UUS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Olesen, B. G.
Dewey number
917.94/87044
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
F868.D2
LC item number
O44 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Manly, William Lewis
  • Trails
  • Pioneers
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific
  • Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
  • Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
  • Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Label
Death Valley '49er trails : pieces of the puzzle come together for the trails of William L. Manly, John Rogers and the Bennett-Arcan Party, by B.G. Olesen ; foreword by J.S. Southworth
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes errata sheet
Bar code
31223073690670
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-184)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Background -- The long camp -- The Bennett-Arcan Party moves south -- A portion of the Jayhawkers route -- The Brie rs' travels -- Manly-Rogers outbound journey to the settlements -- Manly-Rogers return journey to Death Valley -- The [Wades and the] Earharts exit -- Bennett-Arcan party escape route to the settlements -- Mr. Fish's final resting place--a bed of hard rock -- Mr. Isham's lonely gravesite--a sandy desert wash -- Captain Culverwell's unmarked grave -- The tragedy of Captain Culverwell -- A few place names provide unexpected insight -- A matter of interest -- The existing road -- The Sheldon Young log -- Conclusions -- Epilogue -- Site location table -- Map information -- '49ers trail maps
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 184 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780974749402
Lccn
2003099124
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
Label
Death Valley '49er trails : pieces of the puzzle come together for the trails of William L. Manly, John Rogers and the Bennett-Arcan Party, by B.G. Olesen ; foreword by J.S. Southworth
Publication
Note
Includes errata sheet
Bar code
31223073690670
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-184)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Background -- The long camp -- The Bennett-Arcan Party moves south -- A portion of the Jayhawkers route -- The Brie rs' travels -- Manly-Rogers outbound journey to the settlements -- Manly-Rogers return journey to Death Valley -- The [Wades and the] Earharts exit -- Bennett-Arcan party escape route to the settlements -- Mr. Fish's final resting place--a bed of hard rock -- Mr. Isham's lonely gravesite--a sandy desert wash -- Captain Culverwell's unmarked grave -- The tragedy of Captain Culverwell -- A few place names provide unexpected insight -- A matter of interest -- The existing road -- The Sheldon Young log -- Conclusions -- Epilogue -- Site location table -- Map information -- '49ers trail maps
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 184 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780974749402
Lccn
2003099124
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps

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