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The Resource The tragic tale of Narcissa Whitman and a faithful history of the Oregon Trail, written and illustrated by Cheryl Harness

The tragic tale of Narcissa Whitman and a faithful history of the Oregon Trail, written and illustrated by Cheryl Harness

Label
The tragic tale of Narcissa Whitman and a faithful history of the Oregon Trail
Title
The tragic tale of Narcissa Whitman and a faithful history of the Oregon Trail
Statement of responsibility
written and illustrated by Cheryl Harness
Title variation
Narcissa Whitman and a faithful history of the Oregon Trail
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Reveals what really happened when Narcissa Whitman and her husband, Marcus, embarked on a perilous quest through the untamed Oregon Trail to spread the word of the Bible to the Indians
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harness, Cheryl
Dewey number
  • 917.804/20922
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F880
LC item number
.H275 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Whitman, Narcissa Prentiss
  • Women pioneers
  • Women missionaries
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Oregon National Historic Trail
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific
  • Oregon Territory
  • Oregon
  • Whitman, Narcissa Prentiss
  • Women pioneers
  • Women missionaries
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Oregon National Historic Trail
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific
  • Oregon
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The tragic tale of Narcissa Whitman and a faithful history of the Oregon Trail, written and illustrated by Cheryl Harness
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "The native peoples of the West, tough trappers & their fearless fur quests, mountain man rendezvous, and much, much more"--Cover
  • "A Cheryl Harness history"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 140-141) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Over the river and through the mountains: Westward -- Beaver hats -- Narcissa -- Narcissa, Marcus, and dreams of glory: Medicine quest -- Marcus -- Hello, good-bye -- Spaldings -- Journey: February 19 -- May 3 Angelica, New York, to Liberty, Missouri -- May 3 -- May 26 -- Liberty, Missouri, to the Catch Up (Nebraska) -- May 26 -- June 13 -- Across Nebraska along the Platte River Road, up to Fort Laramie (Wyoming) -- June 21 -- July 18 from Laramie to the Green River rendevous -- Rendevous on the green -- July 18 -- August 19 rendezvous (Wyoming) to Fort Boise (Idaho) -- August 22 -- September 12 Fort Boise (Idaho) to Fort Vancouver (Washington) -- Rest of the way -- Oregon country: Father of Oregon -- Disappointments at Waiilatpu, Where the rye grass grows -- Dr. Whitman's great adventure -- Destiny: Orphans of the trail -- Great experiment -- Measles and blood -- World they left behind: Revenge -- Epilogue -- More information -- Ezra Meeker, Champion of the Oregon Trail -- Oregon Trail map -- Oregon Trail chronology -- Resources -- Index
Control code
1035414
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9780792259206
Lccn
2005030930
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1035414
  • (OCoLC)62172809
  • (OCoLC)62172809
Label
The tragic tale of Narcissa Whitman and a faithful history of the Oregon Trail, written and illustrated by Cheryl Harness
Link
Publication
Note
  • "The native peoples of the West, tough trappers & their fearless fur quests, mountain man rendezvous, and much, much more"--Cover
  • "A Cheryl Harness history"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 140-141) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Over the river and through the mountains: Westward -- Beaver hats -- Narcissa -- Narcissa, Marcus, and dreams of glory: Medicine quest -- Marcus -- Hello, good-bye -- Spaldings -- Journey: February 19 -- May 3 Angelica, New York, to Liberty, Missouri -- May 3 -- May 26 -- Liberty, Missouri, to the Catch Up (Nebraska) -- May 26 -- June 13 -- Across Nebraska along the Platte River Road, up to Fort Laramie (Wyoming) -- June 21 -- July 18 from Laramie to the Green River rendevous -- Rendevous on the green -- July 18 -- August 19 rendezvous (Wyoming) to Fort Boise (Idaho) -- August 22 -- September 12 Fort Boise (Idaho) to Fort Vancouver (Washington) -- Rest of the way -- Oregon country: Father of Oregon -- Disappointments at Waiilatpu, Where the rye grass grows -- Dr. Whitman's great adventure -- Destiny: Orphans of the trail -- Great experiment -- Measles and blood -- World they left behind: Revenge -- Epilogue -- More information -- Ezra Meeker, Champion of the Oregon Trail -- Oregon Trail map -- Oregon Trail chronology -- Resources -- Index
Control code
1035414
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9780792259206
Lccn
2005030930
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1035414
  • (OCoLC)62172809
  • (OCoLC)62172809

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