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Frontier and pioneer life -- United States -- History -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Cobleigh family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0523
Abstract Cobleigh family. John Cobleigh. Papers consist of letters by several descendants of John Cobleigh including his children, Luke, George, John, Lyman and Lucy Ann Foristall, and granddaughters, Kathrina Augusta, 1868-1936, and Virginia Monroe Quick, 1900-1985, Mount Holyoke College graduates, 1892 and 1922 respectively. Primarily documenting family news with special interest in California gold mining in the 1850s and one son's work on the construction of a Chicago railroad.
Dates: 1847-1908; Majority of material found within 1847 - 1865

Dowd papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0527
Abstract Dowd, Harriet Miriam North, 1830-1911; Principal and housewife. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1851. Papers consist of correspondence, invitations, and biographical material. Primarily discussing her daily activities, her career, and her health.
Dates: 1848-1911; Majority of material found within 1853 - 1875