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Title Life of J. C. Adams, known as Old Adams, Old Grizzly Adams...
Author Adams, James Capen
Date 1860
Document Type Pamphlet
Names Young, Brigham; Adams, John Capen; Grizzly Adams
Region California; Oregon; Utah
Places Rocky Mountains, Sierra Nevada, Sonora
Keywords hunting, capture and training of animals, log cabin, gold rush, mining, fur trapping, bears, wolves, beaver, dog, mountain lion, coyotes, deer, sheep, Native Americans, buffalo hunt
Theme Pioneers, Hunters and Explorers
Place of Publication New York
Additional Information From the Colton Storm catalogue: "The 'Life of J. C. Adams' was prepared as publicity at the time Barnum exhibited Adam's collection of wild animals in New York. There are two editions of the work, the earlier containing only 29 pages of text. Laid in is an original photograph of Adams and a grizzly bear."

Full title: "Life of J.C. Adams, known as Old Adams, Old Grizzly Adams: containing a truthful account of his bear hunts, fights with grizzly bears, hairbreadth escapes, in the Rocky and Nevada Mountains, and the wilds of the Pacific Coast".

Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 15
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue