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Title History of the Donner Party. A tragedy of the Sierras
Author McGlashan, Charles F.
Date 1879
Document Type Rare Book
Names Donner, George; Snyder, John; Russell, William
Region California; Illinois; Nevada; Wyoming
Places Great Salt Lake Desert, Hastings Cutoff, Donner Pass, Fort Laramie, Sierra Nevada, Donner Lake, Wasatch Mountains, Alder Creek, California Trail
Keywords overland trail, migrant, wagon train, trail, settlement, manifest destiny, pioneer, Native Americans, Sioux, Pawnee, exploration, cattle, livestock, school, gold, family life
Theme Homesteaders, Overland Travel and Early Settlements
Publisher Crowley & McGlashan
Place of Publication Truckee, California
Additional Information From the Colton Storm catalogue: "The ordeal of the Donner Party is one of the most memorable events in the history of overland narratives."
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 2610
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue