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The Resource Life in the Rocky Mountains : a diary of wanderings on the sources of the rivers Missouri, Columbia, and Colorado from February, 1830, to November, 1835, by W.A. Ferris, then in the employ of the American Fur company ; and supplementary writiings by Ferris, with a detailed map of the fur country, drawn by Ferris in 1836 ; edited, and with a life of Ferris, and a history of explorations and fur trade, by Paul C. Phillips

Life in the Rocky Mountains : a diary of wanderings on the sources of the rivers Missouri, Columbia, and Colorado from February, 1830, to November, 1835, by W.A. Ferris, then in the employ of the American Fur company ; and supplementary writiings by Ferris, with a detailed map of the fur country, drawn by Ferris in 1836 ; edited, and with a life of Ferris, and a history of explorations and fur trade, by Paul C. Phillips

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Life in the Rocky Mountains : a diary of wanderings on the sources of the rivers Missouri, Columbia, and Colorado from February, 1830, to November, 1835
Title
Life in the Rocky Mountains
Title remainder
a diary of wanderings on the sources of the rivers Missouri, Columbia, and Colorado from February, 1830, to November, 1835
Statement of responsibility
by W.A. Ferris, then in the employ of the American Fur company ; and supplementary writiings by Ferris, with a detailed map of the fur country, drawn by Ferris in 1836 ; edited, and with a life of Ferris, and a history of explorations and fur trade, by Paul C. Phillips
Creator
Contributor
Signer
Signer
Subject
Language
eng
Dewey number
917.8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
F592
LC item number
.F472
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Life in the Rocky Mountains : a diary of wanderings on the sources of the rivers Missouri, Columbia, and Colorado from February, 1830, to November, 1835, by W.A. Ferris, then in the employ of the American Fur company ; and supplementary writiings by Ferris, with a detailed map of the fur country, drawn by Ferris in 1836 ; edited, and with a life of Ferris, and a history of explorations and fur trade, by Paul C. Phillips
Instantiates
Publication
Note
The diary was first published in the Western literary messenger July 13, 1842 to May 4, 1844--Pref
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xcv, 365 p., [5] leaves (1 fold.) of plates
Lccn
40014456
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • Bound in red cloth; gilt stamped spine.
  • Amer/Rare copy 1: "To Dr. LeRoy R. Hafen- whose early interest in Ferris, and whose unselfish loyalty and assistance, have been a reliance in the formative progress of this book. In gratitude, Fred A. Rosenstock, paul C. Phillips"; includes extensive notes by LeRoy R. Hafen in anticipation of a new edition which was published in 1983.
  • Brigham Young University owns the original ink map drawn by Ferris.
  • Amer/Rare copy 2: "For my great friend and great historian Dale Morgan, in whose hands, the "new" edition of Ferris (after 30 years) will assume even greater importance in early Western history. Fred Rosenstock, Denver, June 18, 1969."
  • BYU Yellowstone copy 1 inscribed by Fred Rosenstock to Dean Larsen.
  • BYU Yellowstone copy 2 uncut. Includes dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill., facsims., map
System control number
  • (RLIN)UTBG89-B24645
  • (OCoLC)ocn135192125
Label
Life in the Rocky Mountains : a diary of wanderings on the sources of the rivers Missouri, Columbia, and Colorado from February, 1830, to November, 1835, by W.A. Ferris, then in the employ of the American Fur company ; and supplementary writiings by Ferris, with a detailed map of the fur country, drawn by Ferris in 1836 ; edited, and with a life of Ferris, and a history of explorations and fur trade, by Paul C. Phillips
Publication
Note
The diary was first published in the Western literary messenger July 13, 1842 to May 4, 1844--Pref
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xcv, 365 p., [5] leaves (1 fold.) of plates
Lccn
40014456
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • Bound in red cloth; gilt stamped spine.
  • Amer/Rare copy 1: "To Dr. LeRoy R. Hafen- whose early interest in Ferris, and whose unselfish loyalty and assistance, have been a reliance in the formative progress of this book. In gratitude, Fred A. Rosenstock, paul C. Phillips"; includes extensive notes by LeRoy R. Hafen in anticipation of a new edition which was published in 1983.
  • Brigham Young University owns the original ink map drawn by Ferris.
  • Amer/Rare copy 2: "For my great friend and great historian Dale Morgan, in whose hands, the "new" edition of Ferris (after 30 years) will assume even greater importance in early Western history. Fred Rosenstock, Denver, June 18, 1969."
  • BYU Yellowstone copy 1 inscribed by Fred Rosenstock to Dean Larsen.
  • BYU Yellowstone copy 2 uncut. Includes dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill., facsims., map
System control number
  • (RLIN)UTBG89-B24645
  • (OCoLC)ocn135192125

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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      UT, US
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