[Diary of J. G. Bruff]

Creator:
Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough, 1804-1889
Published/Created:
1850 August
Physical Description:
1 vol.
b&w illustrations
16 cm.
Abstract:
The diaries describe an 1849 expedition by way of St. Joseph, Fort Kearney, Fort Laramie, South Pass, Sublette's Cut-off, Bear River, Cantonment Loring, Raft River, the Humboldt, Lassen's Route to Deer Creek, and Bruff's camp. They contain maps and sketches from the journey and notes on life in California. The journals were written from the diaries. The notebooks contain more sketches from the trip and of equipment. There are memoranda of supplies and equipment, routes, and remedies.
Associated Names:
Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough, 1804-1889 [Author]
Topics:
Gold mines and mining --California --History --19th century --Personal narratives
Gold mines and mining --North America --History --19th century
Gold mines and mining --Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Gold mines and mining --United States --History
Gold mines and mining --West (U.S.) --History --19th century
Topics:
California --Description and travel
West (U.S.) --Description and travel
West (U.S.) --Maps
West (U.S.) --Pictorial works
Topics:
Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough, 1804-1889
Washington City and California Mining Association
Language:
English
Spanish; Castilian
Genre:
Annotations
Drawings
Gold rush diaries
Illustrations
Manuscripts
Maps
Marginalia
Sketches
Format:
Text
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Public
Digital:
Bruff Diaries
Source Creator:
Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough, 1804-1889
Source Title:
Diaries, journals, and notebooks
Source Created:
1849-1850
Call Number:
WA MSS 50
Box:
Box 9
Orbis Record:
3111340
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
Yale Collection of Western Americana
oid pointer:
1365826
Volume/Enumeration:
Vol. 8
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
9998785
PID:
digcoll:3691128

Number of Pages: 24
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