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Clyman, James 1792-1881

Overview
Works: 29 works in 46 publications in 1 language and 1,041 library holdings
Genres: Diaries  History  Sources  Biography  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: F821, 979.202
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Most widely held works by James Clyman
James Clyman, frontiersman; the adventures of a trapper and covered-wagon emigrant as told in his own reminiscences and diaries by James Clyman( Book )
6 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
James Clyman, American frontiersman, 1792-1881 : the adventures of a trapper and covered -wagon emigrant as told in his own reminiscences and diaries by James Clyman( Book )
4 editions published in 1928 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
James Clyman, frontiersman, 1792-1881 : the adventures of a trapper and covered-wagon emigrant as told in his own reminiscences and diaries by James Clyman( Book )
1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
James Clyman, Frontiersman the Adventures of a Trapper and Covered Wagon Immigrant as Told In His Own Reminiscences and Diaries by James Clyman( )
1 edition published in 1960 in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
James Clyman, his diaries and reminiscences by James Clyman( )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
James Clyman : his diaries and reminiscences by James Clyman( Book )
2 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
James Clyman was born in Virginia in 1792. He moved with his family to Ohio with his family at age fifteen and served in the War of 1812 in Ohio. He spent most of the next forty years of his life wandering the western frontiers. He was a storekeeper and homesteader in Illinois and Wisconsin in the 1830's and joined the migration to Oregon in 1844. He settled in California in 1848 and married Hannah McComb at Napa, California, in 1849. They had five children; four died young. Their daughter, Lydia, married Beverly Lamar Tallman, and was the mother of their only grandchildren. He died in California in 1881. His writing describe early years of Rocky Mountain fur trade, overland journeys to Oregon and California, and life in California
James Clyman, American Frontiersman, 1792-1881. The adventures of a trapper and covered wagon emigrant as told in his own reminiscences and diaries. Edited by Charles L. Camp. [With portraits and maps.] by California Historical Society( Book )
2 editions published in 1928 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
by James Clyman( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A volume of reminiscences by Clyman of his trip to the Rocky Mountains with General William H. Ashley, 1823; and letters, biographical sketches, and other papers concerning an attempt by Lyman C. Draper to confirm several facts about the life of Clyman, a resident of the Milwaukee area in the early 1830's, especially concerning an episode in which Indians killed a travelling companion of Clyman, Ellsworth Burnett, and wounded Clyman in the arm
by James Clyman( )
1 edition published in 1871 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
by James Clyman( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Departed Independence, Missouri in May 1844 on an overland trip through Oregon, California and back in 1846 with Lansford W. Hastings
Papers by H. W Beckwith( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Research and interview notes made for preparing Beckwith's History of Vermilion County (Illinois), published in 1879
James Clyman narrative of experiences, 1823-1824 : Napa, Calif. : by James Clyman( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Recollections of his experiences fur trapping on the Missouri River and in the Rocky Mountains with Jedediah Smith, and Indian fighting
Diary of Col. James Clyman of Napa Co by James Clyman( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Includes a biographical sketch of Col. Clyman by Richard T. Montgomery, May, 1871. Diary covers period from 14 May 1844 - 21 Apr 1846
Memorandum & diary of J. Clyman by James Clyman( Book )
1 edition published in 1840 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The adventures of a trapper and covered wagon emigrant as told in his own Reminiscences and diaries by James Clyman( Book )
1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Note book in posession of Col. James Clyman of Napa County, Cal. Journey from Iowa to Oregon, 1844-6 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1878 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
James Clyman diary ... : by James Clyman( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Copy of part of Clyman's diaries (now in the Huntington Library) made, May, 1871, by R.T. Montgomery, with introductory notes obtained from Clyman concerning his earlier experiences as a trapper
Notebook ... of ... journey ... to Oregon, 1844-1846 : by James Clyman( )
1 edition published in 1878 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Record of overland journey to Oregon, 1844, and of experiences there and in California, 1845-1846. A few interpolations by Clyman, and copy of letter from J.C. FreĢmont, included
West from Fort Bridger the pioneering of the Immigrant Trails across Utah, 1846-1850 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"History with its boots on," as Will Bagley and Harold Schindler describe it, West from Fort Bridger also may be the classic history of the opening of western trails. In it, the words of the immigrants, compiled from original diaries, journals, maps, and letters, recount a half-decade of historic pioneer treks, including the dramatic ordeals of the 1816 parties (the most remembered of whom were the Donners and Reeds) who crossed the infamous Hastings Cutoff
 
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