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
Index
index present
LC call number
  • F596
  • HQ553
LC item number
  • .S28 1989
  • .S35 1989
Literary form
non fiction
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
  • Families
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Manners and customs
  • Pioneers
  • Familienleben
  • Fallstudiensammlung
  • West (U.S.)
  • United States, West
  • USA
  • Frontier
Label
Far from home : families of the westward journey, Lillian Schlissel, Byrd Gibbens, Elizabeth Hampsten ; foreword by Robert Coles
Link
https://archive.org/details/isbn_9780805209778
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
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
  • (OCoLC)18559013
  • (OCoLC)ocm18559013
Label
Far from home : families of the westward journey, Lillian Schlissel, Byrd Gibbens, Elizabeth Hampsten ; foreword by Robert Coles
Link
https://archive.org/details/isbn_9780805209778
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
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
  • (OCoLC)18559013
  • (OCoLC)ocm18559013

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