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Where wagons could go : Narcissa Whitman and Eliza Spalding

Author: Narcissa Prentiss Whitman; Eliza Hart Spalding; Clifford Merrill Drury
Publisher: Lincoln, Neb. : University of Nebraska Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : Bison Books edView all editions and formats
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Donated by Janice Benson-SCC Alumna.
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Genre/Form: Diaries
History
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Narcissa Prentiss Whitman; Eliza Hart Spalding; Eliza Hart Spalding; Narcissa Prentiss Whitman; Narcissa Prentiss Whitman; Eliza Hart Spalding
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Narcissa Prentiss Whitman; Eliza Hart Spalding; Clifford Merrill Drury
ISBN: 0803266065 9780803266063
OCLC Number: 35360671
Notes: Consists mainly of diaries, letters, and biographical sketches of Narcissa Whitman and Eliza Spalding; with contributions by Mary Augusta Dix Gray and Sarah Gilbert Smith.
Originally published as v. 1 of: First white women over the Rockies. Glendale, Calif. : A.H. Clark, 1963.
Description: 280 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Other Titles: First white women over the Rockies.
Responsibility: introductions and editorial notes by Clifford Merrill Drury ; introduction to the Bison Books edition by Julie Roy Jeffrey.
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Narcissa Whitman and her husband, Marcus, went to Oregon as missionaries in 1836, accompanied by the Reverend Henry Spalding and his wife, Eliza. It was, as Narcissa wrote, "an unheard of journey for  Read more...

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