The Resource Lueg Diary

Lueg Diary

Label
Lueg Diary, 1867-1868
Title
Lueg Diary
Inclusive dates
1867-1868
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Typescript copy of a diary kept by Henry Lueg during an overland journey from St. Paul, Minnesota to Portland, Oregon in 1867-1868. Lueg recorded his experiences with stops in Helena, Montana, Spokane, Washington and down the Columbia River to Portland. He described his impressions along the route and then his impressions of Portland
Biographical or historical data
Henry Lueg emigrated from Germany in 1861. He served with 21st New York Reigiment of volunteers and he was honorably discharged after serving two years in the civil war. He lived in Cincinnati, St. Louis and Nashville before settling in St. Paul. From St. Paul, he joined the Davy Emigration party, which made the journey to Portland, Oregon. He settled in Portland, where he worked as a machinist.
Cataloging source
UAG
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lueg, H.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lueg, H.
  • Pioneers
  • Germans
  • Northwestern States
  • Diaries
Label
Lueg Diary
Instantiates
Cumulative index finding aids
Print version of finding aid available in library.
Extent
  • 1
  • (.25
Governing access note
Archival, non-circulating item. To view, contact the library's Northwest Room at 509-444-5338 at least one week in advance
Immediate source of acquisition
At the time of its publication, the original diary was owned by Mrs. Eleanor P. Dueber of Missoula and the translation was made by W. J. Kommers of Spokane. It was published as Across the Plains in '67: The Diary of a Pioneer, From St. Paul, Minnesota to Portland, Oregon, 1867-1868, and as The Northern Overland Route in 1867: The Diary of Henry Lueg (in the Pacific Northwest Quarterly.
System control number
  • ocn740957740
  • (OCoLC)740957740
Type of unit
  • box
  • linear ft.)
Label
Lueg Diary
Cumulative index finding aids
Print version of finding aid available in library.
Extent
  • 1
  • (.25
Governing access note
Archival, non-circulating item. To view, contact the library's Northwest Room at 509-444-5338 at least one week in advance
Immediate source of acquisition
At the time of its publication, the original diary was owned by Mrs. Eleanor P. Dueber of Missoula and the translation was made by W. J. Kommers of Spokane. It was published as Across the Plains in '67: The Diary of a Pioneer, From St. Paul, Minnesota to Portland, Oregon, 1867-1868, and as The Northern Overland Route in 1867: The Diary of Henry Lueg (in the Pacific Northwest Quarterly.
System control number
  • ocn740957740
  • (OCoLC)740957740
Type of unit
  • box
  • linear ft.)

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