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The Resource Far from home : families of the westward journey, Lillian Schlissel, Byrd Gibbens, Elizabeth Hampsten ; foreword by Robert Coles

Far from home : families of the westward journey, Lillian Schlissel, Byrd Gibbens, Elizabeth Hampsten ; foreword by Robert Coles

Label
Far from home : families of the westward journey
Title
Far from home
Title remainder
families of the westward journey
Statement of responsibility
Lillian Schlissel, Byrd Gibbens, Elizabeth Hampsten ; foreword by Robert Coles
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Takes a look at the human cost of the cross continental trek. Using letters and diaries, the author pieces together the sagas of 3 families of the mid-19th to the early 20th centuries who ventured West. --From publisher's description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schlissel, Lillian
Dewey number
978
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • F596
  • HQ553
LC item number
  • .S28 1989
  • .S35 1989
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1936-
  • 1932-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gibbens, Byrd
  • Hampsten, Elizabeth
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Families
  • Pioneers
  • West (U.S.)
  • Familienleben
  • Fallstudiensammlung
Label
Far from home : families of the westward journey, Lillian Schlissel, Byrd Gibbens, Elizabeth Hampsten ; foreword by Robert Coles
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • by Lillian Schlissel
  • Contains :
  • The Malick Family in Oregon Territory, 1848-1867
  • by Lillian Schlissel
  • Charles and Maggie Brown in Colorado and New Mexico, 1880-1930
  • by Byrd Gibbens
  • The Nehers and the Martins in North Dakota, 1909-1911
  • by Elizabeth Hampsten
  • Families and frontiers: a reading for our time
Control code
18559013
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 264 pages
Isbn
9780805240528
Lccn
88042685
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1211126
Label
Far from home : families of the westward journey, Lillian Schlissel, Byrd Gibbens, Elizabeth Hampsten ; foreword by Robert Coles
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • by Lillian Schlissel
  • Contains :
  • The Malick Family in Oregon Territory, 1848-1867
  • by Lillian Schlissel
  • Charles and Maggie Brown in Colorado and New Mexico, 1880-1930
  • by Byrd Gibbens
  • The Nehers and the Martins in North Dakota, 1909-1911
  • by Elizabeth Hampsten
  • Families and frontiers: a reading for our time
Control code
18559013
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 264 pages
Isbn
9780805240528
Lccn
88042685
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1211126

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