Creator

Date Original

1850-1851

Description

This collection contains a Xerox copy of a journal kept by Ezekiel Brooke Owens from June 1850 to February 1851 during his journey from Springfield, Missouri to California during the California Gold Rush.

Biographical/Historical Note

The California Gold Rush of 1849 drew people from all over the world to make journeys to seek their fortune. A Missouri man named Ezekiel Brooke Owens took just such a journey in 1850 and kept a journal.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Springfield, Greene County (Missouri)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.080.016

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Ezekiel Brooke Owens journal [photocopy], SMC.080.16

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Ezekiel Brooke Owens journal [photocopy], Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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