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Creator:Fisher, Mary Wager, 1845-1915
Title:Mary Wager Fisher Western floral sketchbook
Date(s):1871-1885
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0061
Abstract:This sketchbook was created by American journalist and author Mary Wager Fisher (d. 1915) and includes full-color drawings and pencil sketches from the 1870s and 1880s. Most of the drawings[...] depict plants observed around Seattle, Washington, but Fisher also included sketches of buildings, household objects, and people observed elsewhere.
Subjects:Women travelers--19th century | Botanical illustration | West (U.S.)--Description and travel
Creator:Smith, Edward F., active 1869
Title:Edward F. Smith travel journal
Date(s):1869-1870
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0067
Abstract:This travel diary written by Edward F. Smith documents his 1869 journey from Dubuque, Iowa, to Omaha, Nebraska, and further west along the Platte River. The journal also served as[...] a commonplace book and features handwritten quotes and poems, assorted facts, sketches, handwriting exercises, records of financial transactions, and debts owed.
Subjects:Indians of North America--Wars--1866-1895--Personal narratives | Travelers--United States--History--19th century | Travelers--United States--Diaries | Fort Kearny (Neb.)--Description and travel | More Subjects