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California Gold Rush – Lewis B. Rock diary

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Lewis B. Rock diary (MSS SC 161).┬áThis is a handwritten diary of a man involved in the California Gold Rush. In his diary, Rock writes about his voyage by ship from Boston to San Francisco and his subsequent experiences …

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Schmid and Topham family collection of Richard Benson, Alvin Benson, and William Richard Smith missionary journals

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Schmid and Topham family collection of Richard Benson, Alvin Benson, and William Richard Smith missionary journals (MSS 8535). ┬áMaterials include the original missionary journals of Richard Benson, Alvin Benson, and William Richard Smith, collected by Afton Rowley Topham and …

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